All About Me

Dr. Sharique Ali
Professor of Zoology/Physiology,
Head Department Of Biotechnology,
Chief Editor, Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications (BBRC)
Saifia College Of Science,
Bhopal,M.P., India.

Educational Qualification

Ph.D. (1983)Bioscience(DAE, BARC National Fellow) Barkatullah University, Bhopal

MSc First Class Zoology By ResearchNagpur University. Nagpur, India (1978) MSc First Class (Fisheries Biology)  Bhopal University Bhopal, India (1985). BSc Biology Nagpur University (1976), HSSC Mah. Pune Board First Class with Distinctions in Urdu English & Biology. Written several general articles /letters in The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Hitawada, Current Science, Science Reporter, Environmental Science, Cambridge University Press, Readers Digest and Nature Blog USA.


Dr. Sharique Athar Ali was born in Jabalpur, India on the 28th of December, 1957, to highly educated parents, Prof. M. A. Ali (M.A. English, Urdu, Persian, B.T.L.L.B.) and Mrs. Siddiqua Begum (M.A. Urdu).

Dr. Sharique studied Chemistry, Zoology and Botany for his B.S. from Nagpur University and got his M.S. in Animal Physiology from King Edward College, Now Government  Institute of Science and Humanities Nagpur University in 1978. He got the prestigous National Fellowship for his Ph.D., from BARC ( Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Department of Atomic Energy, Trombay) and completed his Doctorate in Bioscience in 1983 from Bhopal University, now Barkatullah University Bhopal.

He was appointed as Lecturer in Physiology in 1983 at Saifia College of Science Bhopal and presently is Professor and   Head, Department of Biotechnology. He was conferred with the Young Scientist Award by Govt. of M.P. and D.S.T., followed by the prestigous International Young Scientist UNESCO Award in Environmental Biotechnology. He has successfully guided 50

students for their Ph.D., in Zoology, Bioscience and Biotechnology, 8 more students are presently doing Ph.D., under him. . Dr Ali has more than 150 full research Publications to his credit in International Journals of high IF and repute.He has completed 8 research projects of Agencies like USDA (PL-480), ICAR, UGC and MAPCOST. Many other research projects are in the pipeline.

Dr. Ali has published research papers in reputed journals like British Journal of Pharmacology (John Wiley & Sons), Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Blackwell), Phytochemistry, Cytokine, Viral Epidemiology, BMC Infectious Diseases, Food Science Technology (Elsevier), Cell & Molecular Biology (Verlag), Journal of Receptors and Cell Transduction, In Vitro Biology (Springer), Planta Medica (Thieme, UK), Journal of Experimental Botany, Environmental Conservation (Cambridge), Pharmacologia, Acta Biologica Hungarica, Natural Product Research, Pharmaceutical Biology, Bull Cont Toxicology (Springer), National Academy of Science (Springer), Current Science, Experimental Biology and many others.

Dr. Ali has  also  published  several scientific communications  in The Times of India, Nature USA, Readers Digest, Current Science, Science Reporter and Environmental Conservation, UK and has also given more than one dozen T.V. and Radio talks on National T.V. & All India Radio on popular scientific topics. He has also delivered about 50 invited talks all over the country and in many universities in the U.S., U.K., K.S.A., Pakistan and Germany.

Dr. Ali has also filed one patent through NRDC, New Delhi and has also got gene sequencing credits. He has visited several countries like the U.S.A., U.K., Germany, France and many others on academic assignments several times. He has successfully completed 8 major research projects in Biology & Medicine, including the prestigious (PL-480) U.S. Department of Agriculture, OICD International Research Program.

Dr. Sharique Ali is Editor in Chief of an international peer reviewed journal, Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications (BBRC) and editor reviewer of many international journals, member board of studies of Biotechnology and PhD examiner of various universities in India. Dr.Ali is Fellow of several societies of science  has also been conferred Fellowships of Royal Society of Biology and Linnaeus Society London, UK for his outstanding contribution to science and technology. Dr. Ali has achieved all these academic accomplishments being a teacher in a private government aided college.

Dr. Sharique is married to Dr. Ayesha Ali, Ph.D., CSIR Fellow, Professor of Zoology and has two well settled children.

My Skills


Excellent communication and writing skills of the English language. Had throughout first class school and college education in Missionaries Holy Cross Convent & at King Edward College, Amravati, with English Medium.


Won several prizes in debates, elocution competitions at State and National Level.


Areas of Specialization: Zoology -Animal Physiology.

Research and Teaching

Completed 8 major research projects in Biology & Medicine. Total 33 Years of Post Graduate Teaching Experience in Animal Physiology/Biotechnology and Biology & Medicine. Successfully guided 38 Ph.D., students and more than 50 M.Sc., dissertation students in areas of Applied Biology who are well placed now.  READ MORE

Professor incharge

Opened several new job oriented courses in the college, Professor in charge of College development Programmes of University Grants Commission New Delhi since 1985 till date.

My Experience

  • Professor of Physiology and Head Postgraduate Department of Biotechnology since 1996—till date.
  • 36 Years of Postgraduate Teaching & Research Experience
  • Principal Investigator of MAPCOST Project in Biotechnology (2012-2014).
  • Principal Investigator, MP Biotechnology Council Project (2010-2013).
  • Chief Editor, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECNOLOGY RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS (Intl. Journal) ISSN-0974-6455 (2008- till date).
  • Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Physiology at PG Saifia College of Science Bhopal, from 1/8/1983 till 31/7/1992 respectively.
  • Course Coordinator for 3 (UGC New Delhi) new courses for the first time in M.P. (Saifia College, Bhopal: B.Sc. Biochemistry, BSc. Microbiology and BSc) and M.Sc. Biotechnology (1992) (1997) respectively.
  • Principal Investigator of US DA (PL-480) project having 11 staff members 1987-1992.
  • Coordinator of UGC New Delhi B. Sc. Biotechnology Vocational Course since 1995 till 2000.
  • Worked as In charge Consultant Professor for College Development Council (UGC Xth Plan Grant) at Barkatullah University for a period of 3 weeks assisting the Dean CDC Barkatullah University Bhopal 2001-2002.

  • UGC In Charge Professor from 1/1/1986 till 6/3/2002 and from July 2004 till date.



  • Research Training UK in Pigment Cell Physiology (1986-87).
  • Research Training and Lectures Animal Physiology at University of Arizona,Tucson, USA, Trinity College Washington, USA, (1986-87)
  • 3 Week Research Course at Virginia State University, Virginia, USA June 1988
  • Lab – Work Seminars/Lectures in US Varsities, USA. (1988 – 89 )
  • Cooperating Scientist USDA (PL-480) OICD FERRO Waste Water Recycling Project (1986-1990)
  • Research Training in Environmental Technology at James Watsons Centre for Cellular & MolecularBiology. University of Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. Jan 1988-89 (Sponsored by UNESCO AS A UNESCO FELLOW)
  • CNRS Paris France-UGC Govt. of India Scientist Exchange Program (1995-1996) as Foreign University Visiting Fellow.
  • 4 week Orientation Course  / Remote Sensing  Techniques  at MAPCOST,  Bhopal   Oct.Nov1997
  • 3 Week Refresher Course in  Applied Biology at Academic Staff College,Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, May – Jun 1999.
  • 3 Week Refresher Course in Biosciences atBarkatullah University, Bhopal. March 2000.




36 years of research experience with   over 150Full  ResearchPapers and 50 Abstracts, totaling  over 200research publications in national and international peer reviewed journals.

  • Several visits to USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, UAE Middle East, Pakistan& Saudi Arabia on teaching & research assignments.
  • Have guided 45 PhD. students for successfulaward of their doctorates in Zoology/Biosciences/Biotechnology.
  • Successfully guided 75 MSc Students for their Masters Dissertations.
  • Have successfully completed 8major research projects in Biology including US Department of Agriculture-PL-480 (FERRO INTERNATIONAL WASTE WATER RECLAMMATION RESEARCH PROGRAM) in Environmental Sciences.
  • Manuscript reviewer for International Journals of Elsevier, Springer, Cambridge,and Oxford for last 15 years.