Dr. Syed   Riyaz-Ul-Hassan

Dr. Syed Riyaz-Ul-Hassan

Senior Scientist
CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agricultural Microbiology from Aligarh Muslim University, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant-microbe Interaction
62%
Plant Growth
90%
Molecular Sciences
75%
Agricultural Microbiology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Wani, Z.A., D.N. Mirza, P. Arora and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2016. Molecular phylogeny, diversity, community structure and plant growth promoting properties of fungal endophytes associated with the corms of Saffron plant: an insight into the microbiome of Crocus sativus Linn. Fungal Biol., 120: 1509-1524.
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  2. Qadri, M., Y. Nalli, S.K. Jain, A. Chaubey and A. Ali et al., 2016. An insight into the secondary metabolism of Muscodor yucatanensis: small molecule epigenetic modifiers induce expression of secondary metabolism related genes and production of new metabolites in the endophyte. Microbial Ecol., 10.1007/s00248-016-0901-y.
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  3. Nalli, Y., V. Khajuria, S. Gupta, P. Arora, S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, Z. Ahmad and A. Ali, 2016. Four new carbazole alkaloids from Murraya koenigii that display anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial activities. Org. Biomol. Chem., 14: 3322-3332.
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  4. Koul, M., S. Meena, A. Kumar, P.R. Sharma and V. Singamaneni et al., 2016. Secondary Metabolites from Endophytic Fungus Penicillium pinophilum Induce ROS-Mediated Apoptosis through Mitochondrial Pathway in Pancreatic Cancer Cells. Planta Med., 82: 344-355.
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  5. Arora, P., Z.A. Wani, Y. Nalli, A. Ali and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2016. Antimicrobial potential of thiodiketopiperazine derivatives produced by Phoma sp., an endophyte of Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn. Microbial Ecol., 72: 802-812.
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  6. Wani, Z.A., N. Ashraf, T. Mohiuddin and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2015. Plant-endophyte symbiosis, an ecological perspective. Applied Microbiol. Biotechnol., 99: 2955-2965.
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  7. Qadri, M., R. Deshidi, B.A. Shah, K. Bindu, R.A. Vishwakarma and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2015. An endophyte of Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex. Benth, producing menthol, phenylethyl alcohol and 3-hydroxypropionic acid, and other volatile organic compounds. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 31: 1647-1654.
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  8. Pathania, A.S., S.K. Guru, N.U. Ashraf, S.R. Hassan and A. Ali et al., 2015. A novel stereo bioactive metabolite isolated from an endophytic fungus induces caspase dependent apoptosis and STAT-3 inhibition in human leukemia cells. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 765: 75-85.
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  9. Nalli, Y., D.N. Mirza, Z.A. Wani, B. Wadhwa and F.A. Mallik et al., 2015. Phialomustin A-D, new antimicrobial and cytotoxic metabolites from an endophytic fungus, Phialophora mustea. RSC Adv., 5: 95307-95312.
  10. Bhat, A., S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, N. Srivastava and S. Johri, 2015. Molecular cloning of rhodanese gene from soil metagenome of cold desert of North-West Himalayas: sequence and structural features of the rhodanese enzyme. 3Biotech., 5: 513-521.
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  11. Qadri, M., R. Rajput, M.Z. Abdin, R.A. Vishwakarma and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2014. Diversity, molecular phylogeny and bioactive potential of fungal endophytes associated with the Himalayan blue pine (Pinus wallichiana). Microbial Ecol., 67: 877-887.
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  12. Nigg, J., G. Strobel, W.B. Knighton, J. Hilmer and B. Geary et al., 2014. Functionalized para-substituted benzenes as 1,8-cineole production modulators in an endophytic Nodulisporium species. Microbiol., 160: 1772-1782.
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  13. Zilla, M.K., M. Qadri, A.S. Pathania, G.A. Strobel and Y. Nalli et al., 2013. Bioactive metabolites from an endophytic Cryptosporiopsis sp. inhabiting Clidemia hirta. Phytochem., 95: 291-297.
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  14. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., V. Verma and G.N. Qazi, 2013. Real-time PCR based rapid and culture-independent detection of Salmonella in dairy milk- addressing some core issues. Lett. Appl. Microbiol., 56: 275-282.
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  15. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., G. Strobel, B. Geary and J. Sears, 2013. An endophytic Nodulisporium sp. from Central America producing volatile organic compounds with both biological and fuel potential. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 23: 29-35.
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  16. Qadri, M., S. Johri, B.A. Shah, A. Khajuria and T. Sidiq et al., 2013. Identification and bioactive potential of endophytic fungi isolated from selected plants of the Western Himalayas. SpringerPlus, Vol. 2. 10.1186/2193-1801-2-8.
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  17. Kumar, M., M. Qadri, P.R. Sharma, A. Kumar and S.S. Andotra et al., 2013. Tubulin Inhibitors from an Endophytic Fungus Isolated from Cedrus deodara. J. Nat. Prod., 76: 194-199.
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  18. Bhat, A., S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, N. Ahmad, N. Srivastava and S. Johri, 2013. Isolation of cold-active, acidic endocellulase from Ladakh soil by functional metagenomics. Extremophiles, 17: 229-239.
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  19. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., G. Strobel, E. Booth, B. Knighton, C. Floerchinger and J. Sears, 2012. Modulation of volatile organic compound formation in the Mycodiesel® producing endophyte- Hypoxylon sp. CI-4. Microbiol., 158: 465-473.
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  20. Mends, M.T., E. Yu, G.A. Strobel, S.R. Hassan and E. Booth et al., 2012. An endophytic Nodulisporium sp. producing volatile organic compounds having bioactivity and fuel potential. J. Pet. Environ. Biotechnol., 3: 1-7.
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  21. Kudalkar, P., G. Strobel, S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, B. Geary and J. Sears, 2012. Muscodor sutura, a novel endophytic fungus with volatile antibiotic activities. Mycosci., 53: 319-325.
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  22. Strobel, G., S.K. Singh, S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, A.M. Mitchel, B. Geary and J. Sears, 2011. An endophytic/pathogenic Phoma sp. from creosote bush producing biologically active volatile compounds having fuel potential. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 320: 98-104.
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  23. Ali, S.S., R. Andrabi, V. Verma, Ruchika, A. Shaheen, R. Pervez and S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, 2010. Steinernema masoodi, S. seemae and other Indian isolates of Steinernema spp. Trends Biosci., 3: 112-116.
  24. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., S. Syed, S. Johri, V. Verma and G.N. Qazi, 2009. Application of a multiplex PCR assay for the detection of Escherichia coli, Shigella and shiga toxin producing E. coli in milk. J. Dairy Res., 76: 188-194.
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  25. Rehman, S., A.S. Shawl, S. Sultana, A. Kour, S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan and G.N. Qazi, 2009. In vitro cytotoxicity of an endophytic fungus isolated from Nothophodytes foetida. Ann. Microbiol., 59: 157-161.
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  26. Venu-Gopal, S.K., S. Naik, P. Somal, P. Sharma and A. Arjuna et al., 2008. Production of 17-keto androstene steroids by the side chain cleavage of progesterone with Bacillus sphaericus. Biocatal. Biotransform., 26: 272-279.
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  27. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., V. Verma and G.N. Qazi, 2008. Evaluation of three different molecular markers for the detection of Staphylococcus aureus by polymerase chain reaction. Food Microbiol., 25: 452-459.
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  28. Rehman, S., A.S. Shawl, A. Kour, R. Andrabi and P. Sudan et al., 2008. An endophytic Neurospora sp. from Nothapodytes foetida producing camptothecin. Applied Biochem. Microbiol., 44: 203-209.
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  29. Puri, S.C., A. Nazir, R. Chawla, R. Arora and R. Hassan et al., 2006. The endophytic fungus Trametes hirsuta as a novel alternative source of Podophyllotoxin and related aryl tetralin lignans. J. Biotechnol., 122: 494-510.
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  30. Maqbool, Q.A., S. Johri, S. Rasool, S.R. Hassan and V. Verma et al., 2006. Molecular cloning of carboxylesterase gene and biochemical characterization of encoded protein from Bacillus subtilis (RRL-BB1). J. Biotechnol., 125: 1-10.
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  31. Rasool, S., S. Johri, S. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, V. Verma, S. Koul, S.C. Taneja and G.N. Qazi, 2005. Molecular Cloning, nucleotide sequencing, and properties of an enantioselective ester hydrolase from Bacillus pumilus DBRL191. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 249: 113-120.
  32. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., V. Verma and G.N. Qazi, 2004. Rapid detection of Salmonella by polymerase chain reaction. Mol. Cell. Probes, 18: 333-339.
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  33. Ahmad, K., S. Koul, S.C. Taneja, A.P. Singh and M. Kapoor et al., 2004. Enzyme directed diastereoselectivity in chemical reductions: studies towards the preparation of all four isomers of 1-phenyl-1,3-butanediol. Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 15: 1685-1692.
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  34. Riyaz-Ul-Hassan, S., V. Verma, A. Malik and G.N. Qazi, 2003. Microbiological characteristics of walnut kernels and apple juice concentrate. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 19: 845-850.
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  35. Maqbool, Q.A., S. Johri, Verma L, S.R. Hassan and V. Verma et al., 2002. A novel enantioselective hydrolase from Bacillus subtilis; Purification and characterization. Biotechnol. Appl. Biochem., 36: 227-234.