Siddique Muhammad Jawad

Siddique Muhammad Jawad - Predoctoral fellow
Joined the group in 2022

Jawad has obtained his Master degree in Biotechnology from National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) PIEAS, Pakistan. He did his masters thesis at Microbial Ecology Lab under the supervision of Dr. Asma Imran, where he studied the molecular and genetic mechanisms of drought tolerance in bacteria to utilize their plant beneficial traits during plant-microbe interaction. In July 2022, he started his PhD research in the Oxidative Stress Signaling group of Prof. Dr. Frank Van Breusegem in the VIB-UGent Center for Plant System Biology. He is studying oxidative post-translational cysteine modifications using protein-based thiol traps.