Abdullah F. Saeed



2021 - till date

Researcher, USA

2018 - 2021

Post-Doctoral Fellow, China

2008 - 2013

Lecturer in Biology, Pakistan

About Me

I am 

A scientist with all my heart

A team player who loves working crosswise disciplines and within a broader cultural and social framework

Entirely dedicated to the multidisciplinary contribution

Fully committed to enthusiastically participate in regular Faculty meetings, seminars, and thematic technical panels including other events to link fundamental research with a clinical bearing


Foreign Ph.D., Bilateral Scholarship

September 2013 – June 2017

  • Cultural Exchange Scholarship Program, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), Government of Pakistan in affiliation with China Scholarship Council (CSC), Government of China, availed
  • Indigenous Ph.D., Fellowships, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Govt. of Pakistan (awarded distinctly in 2008 & 2013), not availed

Research skills

Skilled in:

  • Research and excellent in research writing
  • English language, reviewing, and editing
  • Cell culture and animal handling
  • Cancer Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, and Structural biology
  • ELISA, SDS, immunoblot, and other immunology assays
  • PyMol, Chimera, and several other structural and statistical tools

IT Skills

Project Documentation 82%
Internet browsing 89%
Microsoft Office 90%
Graphics Design 77%
Data Representation 81%




Doctor of Science in Microbiology

Awarded Bilateral Cultural Exchange Scholarship from Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Pakistan and China Scholarship Council (CSC)


Master of Science (honours)

University of the Punjab, Lahore


Master of Science

University of the Punjab, Lahore


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore

Other Certifications

TOEFL, IELTS, GRE International

Top FIRST AUTHOR Publications

  1. Saeed, A.F.U.H., Chun Chan, Hongxin Guan, Bing Gong, Peixuan Guo, Xiaolin Cheng, Songying
    Ouyang. Structural insights of gp16 ATPase in bacteriophage phi29 DNA packaging motor.
    Biochemistry, 2021. (IF 3.321). DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00935 
  2. Saeed, A.F.U.H., Jingqian Su, and Ouyang, S. Marine-derived drugs: Recent advances in cancer therapy and immune signaling. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, February 2021. (IF 7.419). DOI 1016/j.biopha.2020.111091
  3. Saeed, A.F.U.H., Chun Chan, Hongxin Guan, Bing Gong, Peixuan Guo, Xiaolin Cheng, Songying Ouyang. 2020. An integrative structural model of the full-length gp16 ATPase in bacteriophage phi29 DNA packaging motor. bioRxiv: 2020.2007.2020.213124. (Preprint). DOI: 1101/2020.07.20.213124
  4. Saeed, A.F.U.H., and Ouyang, S. “Ubiquitin: There’s no quitting”. Science Bulletin, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.scib.2020.04.026 (IF 20.577).
  5. Saeed, A.F.U.H., Ruan, XL., Guan, H., Su, J., Ouyang, S. Regulation of cGAS-mediated Immune Responses and Immunotherapy. Advanced Science 2020, 7, 1902599. DOI: 10.1002/advs.201902599 (IF 17.521)
  6. Saeed, A.F.U.H., Ling, S., Yuan, J., and Wang, S. The preparation and identification of a monoclonal antibody against domoic acid and establishment of detection by indirect competitive Elisa. Toxins, 2017, 9(8): 250. DOI: 10.3390/toxins9080250 (IF 5.075)
  7. Saeed, A.F.U.H, Wang, R., Ling, S., and Wang, S. Antibody Engineering for Pursuing a Healthier Future. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8: 495. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00495 (IF 6.064)
  8. Saeed, A.F., Awan, S.A., Ling, S., Wang, R., and Wang, S. Domoic acid: Attributes, exposure risks, innovative detection techniques and therapeutics. Algal Research, 2017, 24: 97-110. DOI: 10.1016/j.algal.2017.02.007 (IF 5.276)
  9. Saeed, A.F., Wang, R., and Wang, S. Microsatellites in Pursuit of Microbial Genome Evolution. Frontiers in microbiology, 2015, 6: 1462. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01462 (IF 6.064)
Please refer to my Google Scholar Page for all Publications.