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Hashimul Ehsan

Hashimul Ehsan, Ph.D.

Director of MS Biomedical Science Program
Associate Professor of Biology


Phone: (361) 570-4289

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Biology Faculty, (2008-2010) State University of New York, Oswego, NY-13126. Courses taught: Molecular Biology (Bio 439), Molecular & Cellular Foundations (Bio 120), Biotechnology (Bio 316) and Genetics ( Bio 301).


Grewal HS, Yoshinaga T, Ehsan H, Yu EM*, Kaneko G*. (2022) A genome-wide screening of the 70 kDa heat shock protein (HSP70) genes in the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis sensu stricto with a characterization of two heat-inducible HSP70 genes.
Cell Stress Chaperones,  DOI: 10.1007/s12192-022-01260-6

Alisha Merchant, Bradly I. Ramirez, Melinda N. Reyes, Dysocheata Van, Marilin Martinez-Colin, Damilola O. Ojo, Esmeralda L. Mazuca, Heidi J. De La O, Abigayle M. Glenn, Claudia G. Lira, Ehsan H, Ermeng Yu, Gen Kaneko (2022) Genomic loss of the HSP70cA gene in the vertebrate lineage Biorxiv, doi:  (under review)

Merchant A, Tania VH, Baptiste M, Ehsan H, Kaneko G. (2022) Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2: An era of struggle and discovery leading to the emergency use authorization of treatment and prevention measures based on computational analysis. In: Parihar, Khan, Kumar, Kaushik, Gohel Eds. Computational Approaches for Novel Therapeutic and Diagnostic Designing to Mitigate SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Elsevier, 2022. Chapter 25. Pages 559-582. ISDN: 978-0-323-91172-6.

Reyes AC., Egwu E, Yu EM, Sanchez AN, De La O L, Elijah OE, Muschalek TJ, Zhang W, Ji H, Ehsan H, Kaneko G* (2021) Forkhead transcription factor O1 (FoxO1) in torafugu pufferfish Takifugu rubripes: molecular cloning, in vitro DNA binding, and target gene screening in fish metagenome. Gene 768, 145335.

Yu EM, Yoshinaga T, Jalufka FL, Ehsan H, Mark Welch D*, Kaneko G* (2021) The complex evolution of the metazoan HSP70 gene family. bioRxiv 2020.09.21. doi:

Baptiste M, Moinuddeen SS, Soliz CL, Ehsan H, Kaneko G* (2021) Making sense of genetic information: the promising evolution of clinical stratification and precision oncology using machine learning. Genes 12, 722.

Yu EM, Fu B, Wang G, Li Z, Ye D, Ji H, Wang X, Yu D, Ehsan H, Gong W, Zhang K, Tian J, Yu L, Xie J*, Kaneko G* (2020) Proteomic and metabolomic basis for improved textural quality in crisp grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus V) fed with a natural dietary pro-oxidant. Food Chem 325, 126906.

Kaneko G, Salinas C, Ehsan H*. (2020) Uphill Battle of CRISPR/Cas9: a budding technology in need of refinement. Biores Commun 6, 859-871.

Tegeler, Z., Kaneko, G. & Ehsan, H., (2020) Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Genetically Modified Organisms: A Preliminary Survey that Predicts Honest Labeling Under the Mandatory Labeling Law. Texas Public Health Journal (TPHA Journal) Volume 72, Issue 2: 8-12.

Hamdoun, Z., Ehsan, H., (2017) Aftermath of the Human Genome Project: An Era of Struggle and Discovery. Turkish Journal of Biology, 41: 403-418.

Brown, A., Tavakkoli, A., Loffredo, D. Ehsan, H. (2014) Interactive Level Design for iOS Assignment Delivery: A Case Study. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics 12(1): 27-38. 

Ehsan, H., Ray, WK., Phinney B., Wang, X., Huber, SC., and Clouse, SD. (2005) Interaction of Arabidopsis BRASSINOSTEROID-INSENSITIVE 1 receptor kinase with a homolog of mammalian TGF-beta receptor interacting protein. Plant Journal, 43(2):251-61.

Ehsan, H., Reichheld JP, Durfee T, Roe JL (2004) TOUSLED kinase activity oscillates during the cell cycle and interacts with chromatin regulators. Plant Physiology 134(4): 1488-99.

Ehsan, H., Luc, R., Witters, E., Reichheld, J-P., Inze, D., & Van Onckelen, H. (1999) Indomethacin induced G1/S phase arrest of the plant cell cycle. FEBS letters 458:349-353.

Ehsan, H., Reichheld, J-P., Luc, R., Witters, E., Lardon, F., Van Bockstaele, D., Van Montagu, M., Inze, D., & Van Onckelen, H. (1998) Effect of indomethacin on cell cycle dependent cyclic AMP fluxes in tobacco BY-2 cells. FEBS Letters 422:165-169.