Areas of Expertise:
Natural Products Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Rational Design
- Member of the AGYA Energy, Water and Environment (EWE), Innovation & Arab and German Education Working Groups.
- Principal-Investigator (2015 – 2017). Funding Agency: His Majesty’s (HM) Research Grant. Amount: 75,000 Omani Rials (equivalent to ~ 195,000 US dollars). Title: Investigating the anti-cancer properties of natural products isolated from date fruits of the Omani elite variety “Khalas”.
- Co-Principal-Investigator (2014 – 2016). Funding Agency: The Research Council of Oman (TRC). Amount: 320,700 Omani Rials (equivalent to ~ 834,000 US dollars). Title: Towards a better understanding of protein-ligand interaction: The role of protein flexibility in ligand recognition, biological function, and drug binding.