Qasim K. Beg

(Ph.D. Microbiology)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 (Map)

Phone: (617) 358-6318; Fax: (617) 353-6766; E-mail: qasimbeg@bu.edu

Research Groups: http://prelude.bu.edu; http://gardnerlab.bu.edu

 

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[28] Organizing Committee member: Boston Bacterial Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2011 and 2012)

[27] Reznik E*, Baldwin S*, Beg QK, Segre D. (2011). Deciphering the growth dynamics of Shewanella oneidensis by integrating metabolite and gene expression profiles with stoichiometric modeling. The 2011 Genomic Science Contractor-Grantee meeting/UDSA-DOE Plant feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy Awardees Meeting, Arlington, VA, Apr. 10-13, 2011. (poster presentation, *presenting authors) (Link)

[26] Host: Regional meeting of the New England Section of Society for Industrial Microbiology, USA at Boston University, June 22, 2010.

[25] Beg QK, Zampieri M, Baldwin S, Klitgord N, Serres MH, Altafini C, Segre D. (2010). Transcriptional dynamics of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 during growth on minimal and rich media. The 16th Annual Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM 2010), Harvard University Science Center, Cambridge, MA, June 17-18, 2010. (poster presentation)

[24] Rosenbaum M*, Bar HY, Beg QK, Booth J, Segre D, Cotta MA, Angenent LA. (2010). Transcriptional profiling of Shewanella oneidensis with an electrode, iron(III)-citrate, and oxygen as the electron acceptor.  American Chemical Society, Northeast Regional Meeting, Potsdam, NY, June 3-5, 2010 (oral presentation, *presenting author)

[23] Beg QK, Zampieri M, Baldwin S, Klitgord N, Serres MH, Altafini C, Segre D. (2010). Identifying the mediators of environmental changes through integration of steady state and time-course gene expression profiles in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. The 2010 Genomic Science Contractor-Grantee and Knowledge Workshop, sponsored by US-DOE Office of Biological Environment Research, Feb. 7-10, 2010. (both poster and oral presentations) (Link)

[22] Host: Winter 2009 Meeting of the New England Section of Society for Industrial Microbiology, USA at Boston University, Dec. 14, 2009.

[21] Beg QK, Zampieri M, Klitgord N, Baldwin S, Gardner TS, Segre D. (2009). Systems approach for identifying transcriptional and metabolic changes in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 during growth-phase transitions. The 10th International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB-2009), Aug. 30-Sep. 4, 2009, Stanford, CA. (poster presentation) (Link-1) (Link-2)

[20] Zampieri M*, Klitgord N, Beg QK, Altafini C, Segre D. (2009). Inferring drug targets from Gene-Networks. 2nd Conference on Drug Development for the Third World. From Computational Molecular Biology to Experimental Approaches. June 1-5, 2009, Trieste, Italy (*presenting author) (Link)

[19] Beg QK, Klitgord N, Zampieri M, Gardner TS, Segre D. (2009). Experimental and computational analysis of growth-phase dependent transcriptional programs in Shewanella oneidensis. Genomics: GTL Contractor-Grantee Workshop VII and USDA-DOE Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy Awardee Workshop, Feb. 8-11, 2009, Bethesda, MD. (poster presentation) (Link)

[18] Beg QK, Klitgord N, Byrne DK, Gardner TS, Segre D. (2008). Growth-phase dependent transcriptional regulation in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Shewanella Federation Meeting Fall 2008, Oct. 5-7, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA. (oral presentation) (Link)

[17] Beg QK, Driscoll ME, Klitgord N, Cosgrove EJ, Byrne DK, Gardner TS, Segre D. (2008). Regulation of transcriptional programs in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 in wide range of environmental conditions. Society for Industrial Microbiology’s (SIM) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Aug. 10-14, 2008, San Diego, CA. (poster presentation) (Link)

[16] Ernst J*, Beg QK, Balazsi G, Kay KA, Oltvai ZN, Bar-Joseph Z. (2008). A Semi-Supervised Method for Predicting Transcription Factor-Gene Interactions in Escherichia coli. 16th Annual International Conference: Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), July 19-23, 2008, Toronto, Canada. (*presenting author) (Link)

[15] Beg QK, Byrne DK, Driscoll ME, Juhn FS, Shen Y, Faith JJ, Paschalidis I, Segre D and Gardner TS. (2008). Integrated understanding of the metabolic and gene regulatory systems of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), June 1-5, 2008, Boston, MA. (poster presentation)

[14] Byrne DK*, Beg QK, Driscoll ME, Juhn FS, Shen Y, Faith JJ, Paschalidis I, Segre D and Gardner TS. (2008). Systematic identification of regulatory mapping and optimal metabolic engineering strategies in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Joint Genomics: GTL Awardee Workshop VI, Metabolic Engineering for Bioenergy Awardee Workshop and Shewanella Federation Meeting, Feb. 9-13, 2008, Bethesda, MD. (*presenting author) (Link)

[13] Beg QK, Vazquez A,  Barabasi AL and Oltvai ZN. (2007). Impact of intracellular crowding of macromolecules on E. coli metabolic capabilities. 7th Annual ORFeome Meeting: ORFeomes and Systems, Harvard Medical School, Oct. 24-26, 2007, Boston, MA. (poster presentation)

[12] Farkas I*, Oltvai ZN, Bahar I, Beg QK, Wu C, Chennubhotla C. (2007). Signal integration in the transcriptional regulatory networks of E. coli and S. cerevisiae. 15th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) & 6th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), July 21-25, 2007, Vienna, Austria. (*presenting author) (Link)

[11] Beg QK, Vazquez A,  Barabasi AL and Oltvai ZN. (2006). Impact of intracellular crowding of macromolecules on E. coli metabolic capabilities. 6th Annual ORFeome Meeting: ORFeomes and Systems, Harvard Medical School, Nov. 15-18, 2006, Boston, MA. (poster presentation) (Link)

[10] Beg QK and Oltvai ZN .(2006). Molecular crowding constrains maximum growth. Systems Biology Retreat organized by Systems Biology Interest Group, Carnegie Mellon University, Feb. 17, 2006, LeMont Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA. (oral presentation) (Link)

[9] Beg QK and Gupta R. (2002). Thiol-dependent, bleach-stable alkaline serine protease from Bacillus mojavensis: Purification, characterization and applications. ESBES-4, 4th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Science, Technische Universiteit, Delft, Netherlands, Aug. 28-31, 2002. (poster presentation)

[8] Beg QK and Gupta R. (2001). Protease synthesis in Bacillus mojavensis by derepression and induction under semi-batch and fed-batch operations. National Symposium on Lignocellulose Biotechnology: Present and future prospects. Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus, Dec. 10-11, 2001, New Delhi, India. (poster presentation)

[7] Beg QK and Gupta R. (2001). Bleach- and thermostable alkaline proteases from Bacillus sp. for detergent applications. Thermophiles 2001, International Conference on Biology and Biotechnology of Thermophilic Microbes, Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus, Dec. 3-7, 2001, New Delhi, India. (poster presentation)

[6] Beg QK, Saxena RK and Gupta R. (2001). Enhanced protease synthesis in Bacillus mojavensis by derepression and induction under fed-batch operations. Biotrans 2001, The 5th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotransformations, Technische Universitat, Sep. 2-7, 2001, Darmstadt, Germany. (poster presentation) (Link)

[5] Beg QK, Kapoor M, Mahajan L and Hoondal GS. (2001). Biobleaching of eucalyptus kraft pulp and degumming of ramie and sunn hemp bast fibers with xylanases and pectinases from Streptomyces sp. and Bacillus sp. 24th Annual Conference of Electron Microscopy Society of India (EMSI) on Electron Microscopy and Allied Fields, Feb. 9-11, 2001; pp. 64-65, Chandigarh, India. (oral presentation)

[4] Beg QK, Oberoi R, Saxena RK and Gupta R. (2000). Bleach-stable alkaline proteases from microorganisms. Proceedings of Chemcon-2000, 53rd Annual Conference of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Dec. 18-21, 2000; Vol. II, pp. BIO129-131, Calcutta, India. (oral presentation)

[3] Beg QK, Saxena RK and Gupta R. (2000). Control of protease production by Bacillus sp. under semi-batch and fed-batch operations by de-repression and subsequent induction. Microbiotech-2000, 41st Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists (AMI) of India, Nov. 25-27, 2000; pp. 65, Jaipur, India. (poster presentation)

[2] Beg QK, Kapoor M, Singh K, Bhushan B and Hoondal GS. (2000). Application of xylanases and pectinases in biobleaching of kraft pulp, fruit juice clarification and degumming of ramie and sunn hemp bast fibers. Conference on Biotechnological Strategies in Agro-processing, Feb. 9-11, 2000, Chandigarh, India. (poster presentation)

[1]   Beg QK, Kapoor M, Bhushan B and Hoondal GS. (1999). Biobleaching of eucalyptus kraft pulp using cellulase-free xylanase from Streptomyces sp. QG-11-3. Chemcon-99, 52nd Annual Conference of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Dec. 20-23, 1999; pp. 60, Chandigarh, India. (oral presentation)

 

           

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