Ashfaq Ali

Post Doctoral Researcher
Systems Medicine

Phone +45 30 91 28 35 

Research area
Systems biology, Non-Alcohol related Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic Disease, Bioinformatics

Ongoing projects 
  • EPoS Elucidating Pathways of Steatohepatitis – Post Doc
  • EU FP7 BetaBat (Development of novel treatment strategies based on knowledge of cellular dysfunction in diabetes) – Collaboration
2012 PhD. in Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
2010 Masters in Molecular Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
2006 BSc (Hons) in Microbiology and Molecular genetics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Latest positions 
Postdoctoral Researcher, Steno Diabetes Centre, Gentofte, Denmark, (2015 – present)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Lund University Diabetes Research Centre, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmø, Sweden, (2013 – 2015)
PhD student, Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden, (2007-2012)

Positions of trust 
Plant Link Steering Committee: Doctoral Student representative, 2010-2012

Presentations the last 3 years
2015, Diabetes complications Symposium, Poster, Malaga, Spain
2014, Annual meeting European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Vienna, Austria
2014, Intelligent Systems in Molecular biology (ISMB), Poster,  Boston, USA

Scientific publications

1. Clausen, Anders R; Girandon, Lenart; Ali, Ashfaq; Knecht, Wolfgang; Rozpedowska, Elzbieta; Sandrini, Michael PB; Andreasson, Erik; Munch‐Petersen, Birgitte; Piškur, Jure; ,Two thymidine kinases and one multisubstrate deoxyribonucleoside kinase salvage DNA precursors in Arabidopsis thaliana,FEBS Journal,279,20,3889-3897,2012,

2. Ali, Ashfaq; Moushib, Laith Ibrahim; Lenman, Marit; Levander, Fredrik; Olsson, Kerstin; Carlson-Nilson, Ulrika; Zoteyeva, Nadezhda; Liljeroth, Erland; Andreasson, Erik; ,Paranoid potato: phytophthora-resistant genotype shows constitutively activated defense,Plant signaling & behavior,7,3,400-408,2012,Taylor & Francis

3. Sandin, Marianne; Ali, Ashfaq; Hansson, Karin; Månsson, Olle; Andreasson, Erik; Resjö, Svante; Levander, Fredrik; ,An adaptive alignment algorithm for quality-controlled label-free LC-MS,Molecular & Cellular Proteomics,12,5,1407-1420,2013,American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

4. Rehman, A; Ali, ASHFAQ; Shakoori, AR; ,"Biosorption of mercury by bacteria, isolated from industrial effluents: potential use in bioremediation of wastewater",Pakistan Journal of Zoology,40,2,115,2008,Zoological Society of Pakistan

5. Rehman, ABDUL; Ali, A; Muneer, B; Shakoori, AR; ,Resistance and biosorption of mercury by bacteria isolated from industrial effluents,Pakistan Journal of Zoology,39,3,137,2007,Zoological Society of Pakistan

6. Alexandersson, Erik; Ali, Ashfaq; Resjö, Svante; Andreasson, Erik; ,Plant secretome proteomics,Frontiers in plant science,4,,,2013,Frontiers Media SA

7. Ahmad, Shafqat; Rukh, Gull; Varga, Tibor V; Ali, Ashfaq; Kurbasic, Azra; Shungin, Dmitry; Ericson, Ulrika; Koivula, Robert W; Chu, Audrey Y; Rose, Lynda M; ,"Gene x physical activity interactions in obesity: combined analysis of 111,421 individuals of European ancestry",PLoS Genet,9,7,e1003607,2013,

8. Ali, Ashfaq; ,Defence and signalling in Potato-Phytophthora infestans interactions,,,,,2012,Lund University

9. Resjö, Svante; Ali, Ashfaq; Meijer, Harold JG; Seidl, Michael F; Snel, Berend; Sandin, Marianne; Levander, Fredrik; Govers, Francine; Andreasson, Erik; ,Quantitative label-free phosphoproteomics of six different life stages of the late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans reveals abundant phosphorylation of members of the CRN effector family,Journal of proteome research,13,4,1848-1859,2014,American Chemical Society

10. Ali, Ashfaq; Alexandersson, Erik; Sandin, Marianne; Resjö, Svante; Lenman, Marit; Hedley, Pete; Levander, Fredrik; Andreasson, Erik; ,Quantitative proteomics and transcriptomics of potato in response to Phytophthora infestans in compatible and incompatible interactions,BMC genomics,15,1,497,2014,BioMed Central Ltd

11. Resjö, S; Ali, A; Meijer, HJG; Seidl, MF; Snel, B; Sandin, M; Levander, F; Grenville-Briggs, L; Govers, F; Andreasson, E; ,Proteomics and phosphoproteomics of P. infestans and potato,Book of Abstracts Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network Meeting,,,14-15,2014,

12. Lenman, Marit; Ali, Ashfaq; Mühlenbock, Per; Carlson-Nilsson, Ulrika; Liljeroth, Erland; Champouret, Nicolas; Vleeshouwers, Vivianne GAA; Andreasson, Erik; ,Effector-driven marker development and cloning of resistance genes against Phytophthora infestans in potato breeding clone SW93-1015,Theoretical and Applied Genetics,,,1-11,2015,Springer

Sidst opdateret 03-01-2017