Dr. Shamim Ahmad
Aligarh Muslim University
Dr. Shamim Ahmad is a is a very well known personality in the field of Ophthalmic Microbiology. He is currently serving as a very senior distinguished Professor of Microbiology ,Superintendent (Examinations) Faculty of Medicine & Officer In-Charge Microbiology Section , Institute of Ophthalmology, J.N. Medical College , Faculty of Medicine , Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh ,India since January,10,1983 . He also contributed his services as Teacher / Officer In-Charge (Administration), Manager , Blind School and many other academic & administrative positions at Aligarh. Beside, he was deputed to serve as Faculty for more than 5 years abroad at Faculties of Medicine in Libya and Saudi Arabia. After earning his Ph.D. degree in 1982, he obtained his Post Doc. training in various Departments of clinical and applied Microbiology at 7 Universities of world repute in 6 countries, being recipient of at least 6 International Fellowships including "DAAD (W. Germany) , "JSPS"(Japan)"ROYAL SOC. London"(UK),"DAAD"(Germany), "TUBA" (Turkey) and "SAIA" (Slovak Republic). Beside, regular Undergraduate (MBBS) and Post Graduate (MS & DO) medical students and some Professional Courses (DOA) teaching ,he has been actively engaged in the teaching & practical Classes of some of M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in India and abroad . Professor Ahmad's research work mainly involved Multi-resistant Eye Pathogens including Super Bugs MRSAs and their alternative treatment with newer antibacterial and innovative natural products especially the "Honey". He has a credit of publishing many papers , books and Book -Chapters and Supervised /Co-supervised of about 52 theses students beside presenting many papers at National and International conferences having being visited about 30 countries for academic purpose. Currently, Prof. Ahmad is honored to be Organizing Committee Member(OCM) of various Internal Conferences beside being member in the Editorial team including Chief Editor of at least 78 International Journals of world repute.
Bacterial and Fungal Infections of the Eye and their Chemotherapy, Molecular Aspect of antibiotic resistance and pathogenicity including biofilms production among of Ocular Bacterial pathogens especially Staphylococci particularly Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Exploration of newer and newer Antibiotics ,Medicinal Plants and Unani Formulations and Natural Products especially Honey for their antimicrobial activity against multi-resistant super bugs in Medicine, including Ophthalmology.