Mir Mohammad Yaqub

Name: Mir Mohammad Yaqub
Address: Department of Theory, Wigner RCP, RMI, HAS, Konkoly-Thege M. út 29-33, Budapest, H-1121, Hungary
Office: KFKI Campus, Building 13, Floor 1, Room 6.
Phone: +36 1 392 2222 x1238
Mobile: +36 30 873 4703
Mail: yaqubmir@gmail.com, mohd.yaqub.mir@wigner.mta.hu
See also at: Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Semmelweis University


2017- Research assistant, PHD student at Szentágothai Doctoral School of Neuroscience, Semmelweis University, Budapest.


2015-2017 Masters in Molecular Biology, University of Szeged, Hungary.

Thesis: Galectin 1 Expression profile in Central Nervous System (CNS).

2012-2013 Masters in Education, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, India.

Thesis: A study of emotional stability, level of aspiration and need for achievement of senior secondary school students with special reference to certain demographic variables.

2011-2012 Bachelor in Education, University of Kashmir, India.

Subjects: Theory and Principles of Education, Psychology of Learning and Development, Development of Education System in India, Teaching of English, Teaching of Biosciences, Environmental Education.

2008-2010 Masters in Biotechnology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India.

Thesis: Cloning, Expression and Purification of Cytosolic Domain of PIG-L of Candida albicans.

2003-2005 Bachelor in Science, University of Kashmir, India.

Subjects: General English, Fruit Preservation and Mushroom Cultivation, Botany, Chemistry.

Other Qualifications:

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in NGO (Non-governmental Organizations) Management
    • 3 Months Diploma in Networking and System Engineering

Honors and Awards:

    • Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Awarded by Tempus Public Foundation Hungary for pursuing MSc in Molecular Biology at the University of Szeged.
    • The Euro Life Winter School 2018
    • IBRO YITP (Young Investigator Training Program) award 2019.

Research Interest:

Modular organization of connectivity in the primate somatosensory cortex

Technical Skills:

Tract tracing, Histochemistry, Electrophysiology, Immunohistochemistry, Gel Electrophoresis, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Gel Extraction and DNA Purification, Competent Cell Preparation, Western Blotting-SDS.

Computer Skills:

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Image J, Photoshop, Sigma Plot, Statistica, Neurolucida, R Program.

Previous Scientific Projects:

    • Cloning of Heterologous (Pseudomonas aeruginosa Alkane 1 monooxygenase) Expression in E. coli with pET21b+ vector under the supervision of Professor Rákhely Gabor, Department of Biotechnology, University of Szeged.
    • Generation of competent E. coli bacterial cells and transformation of pET-Pfu Plasmid into DH5 alpha E. coli cells under the supervision of Professor Imre Boros, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Szeged.
    • Sexual life cycle of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Random Spore Analysis) and Aspergillus Nidulans (Full Progeny, Genotype and linkage analysis) under the supervision of Professor Illona, Department of Microbiology, University of Szeged.
    • Establishment of sterile plant tissue, agrobacterium-mediate transformation, plant RNA and DNA extraction under the supervision of Professor Csiszár Jolán Department of Plant Biology, University of Szeged.


Mother Tongue: Kashmiri, Urdu.
English Language: TELC B2 Complex.

Personal Skills:

Team & Group Work, Project Management, Analytical Thinking,
Communication, Critical Thinking, Initiative, and Leadershipp


    • Federation of European Neuroscience Society (FENS)
    • Hungarian Neuroscience Society (HNS)
    • Hungarian Nephrology Society (HNS)
    • Society of Neuroscience (SNF)

Conferences, Schools and Presentations:

    • April 2018: Poster Presentation entitled ‘Galectin 1 Expression Profile in CNS’ at the PhD scientific days, an international conference organized by Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.
    • June 2018: Attended 2 weeks’ system neuroscience (a study abroad summer school), The main topics were Neuronal Genomics and Proteomics, Neocortex from structure to function at Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary.
    • August 2018: Budapest Nephrology School, one-week, English-speaking, internationally recognized, CME refresher nephrology course which has been organized by the Hungarian Kidney Foundation at the Semmelweis University for the past 24 years, under the auspices of ISN, ERA-EDTA, RPS, IFKF and ISP.
    • October 2018: 3 day International Alumni Workshop on Innovation in Heath Care organized by Tempus Public Foundation, Budapest, Hungary.
    • October 2018: Poster presentation ‘Modular organization of cortical connectivity does not affect the structural basis of axonal transmission’ (Page 82) at International Medical Conference (MED PECS 2018), Pécs, Hungary.
    • 30 November 2018:Symposium "New approaches and applications of STORM super-resolution imaging in life sciences" at Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest Hungary.
    • 16-20 December 2018: Euro Life Summer School Structure and Function of Genomes in Homeostasis and Disease, organized by the University Medical Center Gottingen, Medical University of Innsbruck and University of Strasbourg at Obergurgl, Austria.
    • 9 January 2019: Symposium “Best practices in data analysis and statistics” organized by Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest Hungary.
    • 16 January 2019: Presentation “Connectional modularity in primate somatosensory cortex” at 3rd Hungarian Neuroscience Doctoral Conference (HUNDOC), Medical University Debrecen, Hungary.
    • 17-18 January 2019: Poster Presentation “Structural correlates of modular organization of signal transmission in the primate somatosensory cortex” at 16th Meeting of Hungarian Neuroscience Society organized by MITT and FENS, Debrecen Hungary.