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CURRICULUM VITAE

Rizwan Ali
Date of birth: November 1st, 1979. Nationality : Pakistani

Permanent Address:

N-157 Al Burhan Arcade Blk E North Nazimabad Karachi Pakistan 74700. Landline: +92 21 6624358 Mobile: +92 3343537290

Objective
To secure a promising position that offers a challenging career and an opportunity to enhance my experience related to present cutting-edge scientific research and development areas.

Education
Oct.2003Sep.2005: Master in Molecular Bioengineering, University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany. (Grade: 2.1 out of 5.0) Technical

Jan.1999Dec.2002:

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Sir Syed University of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan (CGPA: 2.78 out of 4.0)

Professional Experience
Aug.2004June2005: Research student in the Dept. of Bionanotechnology in the Group of BNS (Bionanotechnology and Networking Systems), Max Bergman Zentrum for Biomaterials, Dresden.

Oct.2004 Feb.2005:

Research student in the Dept. of Tissue Engineering in the Group of Interactions of bone and endothelial cells with implants, Institute for Anatomy, Medizinische Fakultt Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden.

Mar.2005Oct.2005:

Research student in the Dept. of Tissue Engineering on the topic Response of Corneal Endothelial Cells to Electric Field invitro, Institute fr Anatomy, Medizinische Fakultt Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden.

Nov.2005 Nov.2007:

Postgraduate Research Scientist in the Dept. of Anaesthesiology on the topic Quantitative analysis of alveolar epithelial barier under mechanical stress: Impact of surfactant on cellular mechanotransduction, Institute for Anaesthesiology, Medizinische Fakultt Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden.

Technical and Experimental Skills


Molecular Biological Techniques: Qualitative PCR, Quantitative PCR, RNA Isolation, FACS Analysis, Cell Culture, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, Western Blotting, Gel Electrophoresis. Atomic Force Microscopy, Fluorescence Imaging, Phase Contrast Microscopy, Open lab microscopy(live cell imaging)

Microscopy:

Project Overview
Master Thesis Mar.2005Oct.2005: Responsibilities: Response of Corneal Endothelial Cells to Electric Field in vitro Cell culture of different cell lines and Corneal Endothelial primary cells to investigate their behavior in EF in vitro.

Immunohistochemistry of cells. Construction of chamber for live cell imaging. Open lab microscopy. Postgraduate Scientist Nov.2005 Nov.2007: Responsibilities: Quantitative Analysis of Alveolar Epithelial Barrier Constituting Proteins Under Mechanical Stress Cell culture of primary alveolar epithelial cells and lung epithelial cell lines. Quantitative and qualitative analysis to study gene transcription. Phase Contrast and Immunoflourescence microscopy Flow Cytometry

Poster Presentation
Presented a poster during ELSO Conference 2005 (Dresden, Germany) Topic: Electric field induced migration and orientation of human corneal endothelial cells. Research paper expected in 2008.

Computer Skills
MSOffice Networking AutoCAD Introductory LABView

Award of Excellence
MERIT Scholarship for Excellency in B.Sc., (Biomedical Engineering) by Sir Syed old Boys Association.

Fields of Interest
Nanotechnology Biomaterial Science Tissue Engineering

Additional Information
Interests: Cricket, Painting, Swimming Visiting new places and learning about different cultures.

Languages:

English, German (Basic level), Urdu IELTS - Score: 6.0

References
Prof. Dr. Med. R.H.W Funk Medizinische Fakultt Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universitt Dresden Institut fr Anatomie Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany +49 351 458 6110 +49 351 458 6303 richard.funk@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

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Dr. rer. nat. habil. Thomas Medizinische Fakultt Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universitt Dresden Monsees Institut fr Anatomie Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany Phone: Fax: E-Mail: +49 351 458 6089 +49 351 458 6303 thomas.monsees@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

Dr. rer. nat. Jrg Opitz

LOD Fraunhofer-Institut fr Zerstrungsfreie Prfverfahren Institutsteil Dresden Maria-Reiche-Strae 2, 01109 Dresden, Germany 03 51 / 8 88 15-516 03 51 / 8 88 15-509 Joerg.Opitz@izfp-d.fraunhofer.de

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Edmund Koch

Head of work group Technical University Dresden Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus Clinical Sensoring and Monitoring Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Phone: Fax: E-Mail:

03 51 / 458-6131 03 51 / 458-6325 edmund.koch@tu-dresden.de

Dr. Martina Wendel

Project Leader Technical University Dresden Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus Institute for Anaesthesiology Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Phone: Fax: E-Mail:

03 51 / 458-6131 03 51 / 458-6325 martina.wendel@tu-dresden.de