Arshan Nasir

Assistant Professor

Bio Science , Islamabad Campus
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Arshan Nasir completed his PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (May 2015). His main research interests are reconstructing the history of biological 'omes' (proteomes, genomes, functionomes), understanding the processes governing the emergence and evolution of viruses, and developing methods to detect horizontal gene transfer in host-associated microbial genomes. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals such as Science Advances, Trends in Microbiology, Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Nucleic Acids Research, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, Frontiers in MicrobiologyBMC Evolutionary Biology, and others. Specifically, his work on origin and evolution of viruses has received broad attention worldwide (http://news.discovery.com/animals/viruses-are-alive-and-are-oldest-living-creatures-150925.htm for Discovery News coverage). He has also served as special Guest Editor for Archaea and has taken up the post of Managing Editor for Frontiers in Bioscience (https://www.bioscience.org/special-issue-details?editor_id=1569). 

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