Zubair Karim

Assistant Professor

Zubair Karim

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: Nutrition

The Graduate School

Bio

Zubair A. Karim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at Augusta University, where he has been since 2021. He received an M.S. from the Hamadard University, New Delhi, India. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India in 2004. In 2004, he joined Dr. Sidney Whiteheart (University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY) as a post-doctoral fellow.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry Banaras Hindu University, 2004

  • MS, Biochemistry Jamia Hamdard-Hamdard Universi, 2001

  • BS, Biochemistry Siddu Kanhu University, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Scientist Development Grant American Heart Association, 2013

  • Tom Vanaman Award University of Kentucky, 2008

  • Senior Research Fellowship Council of Scientific Industrial and Research, 2003

  • Junior Research Fellowship Council of Scientific Industrial and Research, 2001

  • Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering Indian Institute of Science, Delhi, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • FDNS 7900

    Nutritional Genomics
  • CAHS 7100

    Patho for Allied Health
  • CAHS 9010

    Seminar - Research HealthCare: Doctoral Seminar
  • FDNS 7800

    Nutr Independent Study
  • CAHS 6501

    Evidence-Based Practice
  • FDNS 7500

    Obesity Prevention Treatment

Teaching Interests

Pathophysiology, Nutritional Genomics, Obesity, Pharmacology and Drug dosage calculation

Research Interests

Specifically, his research focuses on the following areas: (1) platelet SNARE machinery, (2) role of IKK in platelet signaling, (3) role of lipid raft in protein trafficking, and (4) role of platelets in COVID-19 associated venous thrombosis.

Department Service

  • PhD Student Dissertation-Emily Johnson 2022 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Capstone Project MS-DI Program- Adrianne Smith 2022 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Capstone Project MS-DI Program-Brittany Price 2022 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Capstone Project MS-DI Program-Madeline Blackadar 2022 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Capstone Project MS-DI program-Rebecca Reese 2022 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor

Professional Service

  • American Heart Association 2022 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Blood 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Ecological Indicators 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Mitochondrion 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • ACS Nano 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer