इंडियन आवाज़     06 Dec 2023 07:54:28      انڈین آواز

AMU scientist passes away

He will be buried at the University Graveyard today after the Asr prayer.

His son Dr. Shahid Jameel is an eminent scientist in New Delhi and Dr. Afashan Hashim is a business development, regulatory affairs and scientific consultant, USA.
Born on January 1, 1933. He got his early education from Christian College, Lucknow and obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemistry from AMU in 1952 and 1954 respectively. Prof. Siddiqui obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1962 from School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

Prof. Majid Siddiqui held the positions of Consultant in Biochemistry, Khartoum, Sudan (1985-86), Dean Faculty of Life Sciences, AMU (1986-88), Head of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Basrah, Iraq (1977-81), Research Assistant, University of California, USA (1959-62).

Prof. Siddiqui was a brilliant student and was awarded Faculty of Science prize for securing highest marks in B.Sc. I year (1950), Gold Medal in 1952 for securing first position in B.Sc. (1952-53).

Recognition of his research work includes US Patent No. 3, 62, 94, 49 dated December 21, 1971 on ‘A Process of Combating hypercholesterolemia wherein 3-hydroxy-e-methylglutric acid’. He had also been the member of different academic and administrative bodies of the Aligarh Muslim University. He was the first provost of Mohammad Habib Hall.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Govt launches National Best Tourism Village Competition & Best Rural Homestay Competition 2024

AMN / WEB DESK Union Tourism Ministry has launched National Best Tourism Village Competition and the Nation ...

Thailand announces visa-free entry for Indian citizens

Thailand is scrapping visas for scores of Indian tourists in order to rekindle the fire in its tourism sector. ...

World Tourism Day 2023: Govt Launches ‘Travel for LiFE’ Campaign

By Vinit Wahi On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2023 today, the Ministry of Tourism (Northern Region) u ...


International forum on ‘Role of Media in Inciting Hatred and Violence’ begins in Jeddah

JEDDAH The Secretary-General of the Muslim World League Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa on Sunday hi ...

Journalists felicitated on National Press Day at Press Club of India

Journalists will have to fight together against attacks on press freedom: Siddharth Varadarajan Staff R ...


India and US to launch joint microwave remote sensing satellite (NISAR) for Earth observation

India and the US will launch the joint microwave remote sensing satellite for Earth observation in the coming ...

Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Center plays crucial role in field of space: Jitendra Singh

AMN / WEB DESK Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh said that Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Center( VSSC ...

@Powered By: Logicsart