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Suaib Luqman, Ph.D., B.Sc
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India
Indira Nagar, Near Kukrail Picnic Spot,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow - 226 016   
Uttar Pradesh   
Phone: 91- 522-2718635
Mobile: 91-9450904995
Fax: 91-522-2716141
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Senior Scientist Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India 2008-Present
Co-ordinator Jawaharlal Nehru University 2013-Present
Assistant Professor AcSIR 2011-Present
Faculty Jawaharlal Nehru University 2007-Present
Visiting Faculty University of Allahabad 2003-2004
Vice Principal Institute of Para Medical Sciences, Allahabad 2002-2004
Area of Specialization:
Molecular Bioprospection


1. Singh DK, Luqman S*, Mathur AK. 2015. Lawsonia inermis L.–A commercially important primaeval dying and medicinal plant with diverse pharmacological activity: A review. Industrial Crops and Products 65: 269-286.
2. Singh, A., Fatima, K., Singh, A., Behl, A., Mintoo, M. J., Hasanain, M., Ashraf, R., Luqman S., Shanker, K., Mondhe, D. M., Sarkar, J., Chanda, D. and Negi, A. S.  Anticancer activity and toxicity profiles of 2-benzylidene indanone lead molecule. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences : Official Journal of the European Federation For Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015.  76, 57-67. [PubMed]
3. Negi, A. S., Gautam, Y., Alam, S., Chanda, D., Luqman S., Sarkar, J., Khan, F. and Konwar, R.  Natural antitubulin agents: importance of 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl fragment. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 2015.  23, 373-389. [PubMed]
4. Sathish, K., Kumar, A., Singh, J., Hasanain, M., Singh, A., Fatima, K., Yadav, D. K., Shukla, V., Luqman S., Khan, F., Chanda, D., Sarkar, J., Konwar, R., Dwivedi, A. and Negi, A. S.  Synthesis of 2-alkoxy and 2-benzyloxy analogues of estradiol as anti-breast cancer agents through microtubule stabilization. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 2014.  86, 740-751. [PubMed]
5. Luqman, S., Rizvi, S. I., Beer, A. M., Khare, S. K. and Atukeren, P.  Efficacy of herbal drugs in human diseases and disorders. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : ECAM. 2014.  2014, 273676. [PubMed]
6. Shukla, A., Sharma, P., Prakash, O., Singh, M., Kalani, K., Khan, F., Bawankule, D. U., Luqman S. and Srivastava, S. K.  QSAR and docking studies on capsazepine derivatives for immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activity. PloS One. 2014.  9, e100797. [PubMed]
7. Masood, N. and Luqman S.  A method for measuring difference in activity of phenolic and non- phenolic groups through 2,2` azino-bis-(3-ethyl-benzothiazoline-6- sulphonate) radical cation. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening. 2014.  17, 718-722. [PubMed]
8. Maurya, A. K., Singh, M., Dubey, V., Srivastava, S.,Luqman S. and Bawankule, D. U.  alpha-(-)-bisabolol reduces pro-inflammatory cytokine production and ameliorates skin inflammation. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 2014.  15, 173-181. [PubMed]
9. Masood, N., Fatima, K. and Luqman S.  A modified method for studying behavioral paradox of antioxidants and their disproportionate competitive kinetic effect to scavenge the peroxyl radical formation. TheScientificWorldJournal. 2014.  2014, 931581. [PubMed]
10. Rai, V. K., Yadav, N. P., Sinha, P., Mishra, N.,Luqman S, Dwivedi, H., Kymonil, K. M. and Saraf, S. A.  Development of cellulosic polymer based gel of novel ternary mixture of miconazole nitrate for buccal delivery. Carbohydrate Polymers. 2014.  103, 126-133. [PubMed]
11. Sathish, K., Singh, A., Kumar, A., Singh, J., Hasanain, M., Singh, A., Masood, N., Yadav, D. K., Konwar, R., Mitra, K., Sarkar, J., Luqman S., Pal, A., Khan, F., Chanda, D. and Negi, A. S.  Synthesis of neolignans as microtubule stabilisers. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 2014.  22, 1342-1354. [PubMed]
12. Phukan, U. J., Mishra, S., Timbre, K., Luqman S. and Shukla, R. K.  Mentha arvensis exhibit better adaptive characters in contrast to Mentha piperita when subjugated to sustained waterlogging stress. Protoplasma. 2014.  251, 603-614. [PubMed]
13. Tripathi, H., Luqman S., Meena, A. and Khan, F.  Genomic identification of potential targets unique to Candida albicans for the discovery of antifungal agents. Current Drug Targets. 2014.  15, 136-149. [PubMed]
14. Yadav, N. P., Meher, J. G., Pandey, N., Luqman S, Yadav, K. S. and Chanda, D.  Enrichment, development, and assessment of Indian basil oil based antiseptic cream formulation utilizing hydrophilic-lipophilic balance approach. BioMed Research International. 2013.  2013, 410686. [PubMed]
15. Parihar, S., Kumar, A., Chaturvedi, A. K., Sachan, N. K.,Luqman S, Changkija, B., Manohar, M., Prakash, O., Chanda, D., Khan, F., Chanotiya, C. S., Shanker, K., Dwivedi, A., Konwar, R. and Negi, A. S.  Synthesis of combretastatin A4 analogues on steroidal framework and their anti-breast cancer activity. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2013.  137, 332-344. [PubMed]
16. Saikia, D., Parveen, S., Gupta, V. K. and Luqman S.  Anti-tuberculosis activity of Indian grass KHUS (Vetiveria zizanioides L. Nash). Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2012.  20, 434-436. [PubMed]
17. Chanda, D., Bhushan, S., Guru, S. K., Shanker, K., Wani, Z. A., Rah, B. A., Luqman S., Mondhe, D. M., Pal, A. and Negi, A. S.  Anticancer activity, toxicity and pharmacokinetic profile of an indanone derivative. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences : Official Journal of the European Federation For Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2012.  47, 988-995. [PubMed]
18. Luqman S.  Ornithine decarboxylase: a promising and exploratory candidate target for natural products in cancer chemoprevention. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention : APJCP. 2012.  13, 2425-2427. [PubMed]
19. Luqman S..., Meena, A., Singh, P., Kondratyuk, T. P., Marler, L. E., Pezzuto, J. M. and Negi, A. S.  Neoflavonoids and tetrahydroquinolones as possible cancer chemopreventive agents. Chemical Biology & Drug Design. 2012.  80, 616-624. [PubMed]
20. Verma, P., Mathur, A. K., Masood, N., Luqman S.. and Shanker, K.  Tryptophan over-producing cell suspensions of Catharanthus roseus (L) G. Don and their up-scaling in stirred tank bioreactor: detection of a phenolic compound with antioxidant potential. Protoplasma. 2013.  250, 371-380. [PubMed]
21. Parihar, S., Gupta, A., Chaturvedi, A. K., Agarwal, J., Luqman S.., Changkija, B., Manohar, M., Chanda, D., Chanotiya, C. S., Shanker, K., Dwivedi, A., Konwar, R. and Negi, A. S.  Gallic acid based steroidal phenstatin analogues for selective targeting of breast cancer cells through inhibiting tubulin polymerization. Steroids. 2012.  77, 878-886. [PubMed]


Book Chapters:
Modulation of Rifampicin-induced TNF-α and IFN-γ Expression in Hepatic Tissues of Swiss Albino Mice by Vetiveria zizanioides root extract
Capsicum: A Medicinally Important Spice
Human ageing and the role of medicinal plants
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Ph.D. Allahabad University
M.Sc. Allahabad University
B.Sc Allahabad University
Honors and Awards
ICMR Prize for Biomedical Research for the year 2012 for commendable contribution on Plant based natural products as anticancer agents. 2016
CSIR-CIMAP Annual Day Award for Outstanding Research Publication from the Institute in the Year 2014. 2015
CSIR-CIMAP Annual Day Award for Outstanding Publication from the Institute in the Year 2013. 2014
FELICITATED for lucratively completing research work under the Indo-US Research Fellowship Program by IUSSTF, New Delhi & SERB-DST, Government of India at First Indo-US Research Fellows Conclave. 2013
Bharat Jyoti Award-Certificate of Excellence for meritorious services, outstanding Performance and remarkable Role by India International Friendship Society (IIFS), New Delhi. 2013
ICMR Prize for Biomedical Research for commendable contribution on Plant based natural products as anticancer agents. 2012
Award of New Frontiers in Vetiver in recognition of pioneering work on potentially new area of use for vetiver that shows promise for breaking new grounds conferred by The Board of The Vetiver Network International (TVNI). 2011
Scientia Pharmaceutica Citation Award for the most cited paper of the year 2009 by The Austrian Pharmaceutical Society (Österreichische Pharmazeutische Gesellschaft, ÖPhG) and the Austrian Chamber of Pharmacists (Österreichische Apothekerkammer, ÖAK). 2010
Young Scientist Award from Association of Microbiologists of India. 2009
Life Member, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientist (IABS)
Life Member, Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Association of India (MAPAI)
Life Member, Uttar Pradesh Academy of Sciences (UPAS) erstwhile known as Uttar Pradesh Association for the Science & Technology Advancement
Life Member, Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists, India (LF: 616/2012)
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