Dr. Ahmad Ali is currently working in the Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai, Mumbai as Assistant Professor.
Earlier he worked in the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER).
He studied at Jamia Hamdard and University of Mumbai obtaining his M. Sc. and Ph. D. degree in Biochemistry. He has over 12 years of teaching and research experience.
Presently he is heading the Molecular Biochemistry laboratory in the Department. His areas of research are Protein and DNA Biochemistry with special contributions on Glycation of biomolecules, DNA damage, and antiglycating properties of natural products. He has also made significant contributions in the area of artificial sweeteners and their role in the process of glycation. Cyanobacterial systems are another thrust area in his lab where researchers are exploring various applications of these organisms in the field of cosmetics and health benefits.
He has received several extramural grants from Government and private funding agencies. He has collaborators from National and International laboratories. He is serving as the Reviewer and member of Editorial board of various international journals like Chemosphere, Frontiers in Plant Sciences and Microbiology, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Annals of Phytomedicine and other journals of Elsevier and Springer. He has contributed more than 25 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals. He is also author of one book and several book chapters from Springer and Elsevier publishing houses. He has presented his work in many international and national conferences. He has also worked as Member of organizing committee for many of these conferences.