Support & Services
BMS Journal Club extends the existing practice of Journal Club common to all faculty to collaborate for the better understanding of the research trends world over for enhancement of the teaching practices and for sharing of individual research ideas among the faculty members of the department.
- BMS Journal club (JC) presentation started this AY 2018-19 with Dr. Israa’s presentation in September; since last presentation by Dr. Isra Maali was postponed at the end of the previous academic Year (AY 2017-18). She presented her paper on “Receptor for Activated C-Kinase 1 (PfRACK1) is required for Plasmodium falciparum intra-erythrocytic proliferation”.
- In the month of October Dr. Abdullah Awadh was slotted to present his paper on “Lipid droplet homeostasis regulates spread of hepatitis C virus infection”, but the presentation was postponed upon his request.
- In the month of November, Journal Club slot was provided on request of Chairman DBMS Dr. Saeed A Sheikh to Er. Musuab Abdullah of Arab Engineers Co who presented his company’s various Basic Science research equipment to COM-J faculty and KAIMRC researchers.
- The December slot of the Journal Club was cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.
- In January 2019, 19th presentation of Journal Club was delivered by Dr. Al Qassim Al Hakami. He presented his paper on “β-lactams modulate astroglial glutamate transporters and attenuate dependence to CP 55,940, a CB1 receptor agonist, in rat model”.
- For the month of February, Dr. Abdullah Awadh is slotted to present his paper.
Dr Syed Sameer, Aga.
Coordinator | ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOCHEMISTRY | CHAIRMAN QAAA Unit
Journal Club Committee
Coordinator: Dr. Syed Sameer
Co-Coordinator: Dr. Yasser Al-Harabi
Support Admin Asst: Mr. Saad Basaad
1. Academic Promotion and Appraisal Group
Point Person: Dr. Faisal Zaidi
Dr. Abdullah Awadh
Dr. Nadia ElAmin
Dr. Israa Malli
2. Teaching and Learning Group
Point Person: Dr. Abdullah Awad
Dr. Amir Abu Shouk
Dr. Badar Khwaji
Dr. Reem BuSaeed
Dr. Ambreen Faiyaz
3. Research Facilitation Group
Point Person: AlQassem Y. Hakami
Dr. Israa Malli
Dr. Malak AlGhamdi
Dr. Uzma Asif
Dr. Kanwal Ahmed
Dr. S. Faisal Zaidi
Dr. Syed Sameer Aga