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Showing profile for Dr Hazim F EL Sharif PhD

Position: Research Associate
Institution: University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Department: Centre of Material Science
Address: School of Physical Sciences & Computing, Chemsitry Devision
 UCLan, Preston

Web: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/hazim-f-el-sharif-b59a8b73
Email: Not public
Telephone: Not public

Personal statement:
I am currently a research associate at UCLan’s centre of material science for Dr Reddy’s Wellcome Trust project in Smart Materials: Development of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers as Synthetic Antibodies for the Metaphylactic and Therapeutic Treatment of Viral Infection.

I am a dual national, innovative and energetic individual with excellent communication skills and an impeccable work ethic. I am very much keen on international collaborative research opportunities. I received a BSc, MRes and PhD in Chemistry at the University of Surrey, one of the top 5 UK universities. The PhD, jointly funded by NERC and the RSC (ACTF) under Dr Reddy and Dr Stevenson, encompassed the research and development of smart material biosensors for pathogens and biomarkers. I completed two PGRA positions with Dr Reddy at the University of Surrey and a PDRA with Dr Bailey and Dr Salguero at the Surrey Ion Beam Centre/School of Veterinary Medicine. 

Selected Publications:
1: El-Sharif HF et al., MIP-based protein profiling: A method for interspecies discrimination.
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 241, 33-39, (2017)

2: Stevenson D et al., Selective extraction of proteins and other macromolecules from biological samples using molecular imprinted polymers.
Bioanalysis, 8, (21), 2255-2263, (2016)

3: El-Sharif HF et al., Spectroscopic and quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) characterisation of protein-based MIPs.
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 206, 239-245, (2015)

4: El-Sharif HF et al., Highly selective BSA imprinted polyacrylamide hydrogels facilitated by a metal-coding MIP approach.
Acta Biomaterialia, 28, 121-127, (2015)

5: Khurshid S et al., Automating the application of smart materials for protein crystallization.
Acta Crystallographica Section D, 71, (3), 534-540, (2015)

6: Bueno L et al., MIP-based electrochemical protein profiling.
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 204, 88-95, (2014)

7: El-Sharif HF et al., Determination of protein binding affinities within hydrogel-based molecularly imprinted polymers (HydroMIPs).
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, (29), 15483-15489, (2014)

8: El-Sharif HF et al., Book chapter, Hydrogel-Based Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Biological Detection, 
In: Advanced Synthetic Materials in Detection Science, Reddy SM (Ed.) The Royal Society of Chemistry: Cambridge, 75-115, (2014)

9: El-Sharif HF et al., Enhanced selectivity of hydrogel-based molecularly imprinted polymers (HydroMIPs) following buffer conditioning.
Analytica Chimica Acta, 809, 155-161, (2014)

10: Reddy SM et al., Protein Crystallization and Biosensor Applications of Hydrogel-Based Molecularly Imprinted Polymers.
Biomacromolecules, 13, (12), 3959-3965, (2012)


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