AGYA Alumnae/Alumni

Younis Baqi

Chemistry, Pharmacy

Areas of Expertise:
Natural Products Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Rational Design

Current projects

  • Member of the AGYA Energy, Water and Environment (EWE), Innovation & Arab and German Education Working Groups.
  • Principal-Investigator (2015 – 2017). Funding Agency: His Majesty’s (HM) Research Grant. Amount: 75,000 Omani Rials (equivalent to ~ 195,000 US dollars). Title: Investigating the anti-cancer properties of natural products isolated from date fruits of the Omani elite variety “Khalas”.
  • Co-Principal-Investigator (2014 – 2016). Funding Agency: The Research Council of Oman (TRC). Amount: 320,700 Omani Rials (equivalent to ~ 834,000 US dollars). Title: Towards a better understanding of protein-ligand interaction: The role of protein flexibility in ligand recognition, biological function, and drug binding.


Sultan Qaboos University Applied Chemistry Division

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