Resume (Updated November 2021)

Abdullah Farhan ul haque Saeed, PhD

Researcher @ United States of America

Young Scientist


June 2021- Present

Researcher at USA

Research areas: Cancer Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, and Immunotherapy

March 2018 - March 2021

Post-Doctoral Scholar, China

Research areas: Structure Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Immunotherapy

2008 - 2013

Lecturer Biology at Lahore, 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., Merit 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
  • Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Immunology and Structural biology techniques
  • IHC, IF, FACS, Western blot, Cell cultures, Mammalian cell lines, Mice administration and handling
  • ELISA, SDS-PAGE, 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%



Sep 2013- June 2017

Doctor of Science (Ph.D.) in Microbiology


Foreign Ph.D. Scholarship Award:

Awarded Merit Bilateral Cultural Exchange Scholarship (Batch-2013) from Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Govt. of Pakistan in Affiliation with China Scholarship Council (CSC) Govt. of China


Master of Science (honours)

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan


Master of Science

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan


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

Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan

Other Certifications

TOEFL, IELTS, GRE International

Top FIRST AUTHORed Publications

  1. Saeed AFUH, Chan C, Guan H, Gong B, Guo P, Cheng X, Ouyang S. Structural insights of gp16 ATPase in bacteriophage phi29 DNA packaging motor. Biochemistry, 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00935  (IF 3.162)
  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. DOI 1016/j.biopha.2020.111091 (IF 6.529)
  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 11.780).
  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 16.806)
  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 4.546)
  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 5.640)
  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 4.401)
  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 5.640)
Please refer to my Google Scholar Page for all Publications.

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Dr. AF Saeed is a Researcher in Cancer Biology, Microbiology and Immunology in United States

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Dr. Frank Robert is an Assistant Professor in Biology in New York, United States

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