Maqsudul Alam

Professor and Chair




Snyder 111


(808) 956-8121


(808) 956-5339

Research Interests

  • Microbial Hemoglobin/ Myoglobin Sensors
  • Extremophiles
  • System Biology (cross-talk between microbial with host metabolic network)
  • Molecular Modeling and Molecular Dynamics Simulation
  • in silico drug design (Dengue Fever and Avian Flu)

Selected Publications

Saito, J.A., Wan, X., Lee, K.S., Hou, S., Alam, M. 2008. Globin-coupled sensors and protoglobins share a common signaling mechanism. FEBS Lett. In press.

Stott, M.B., Crowe, M.A., Mountain, B.W., Smirnova, A.V., Hou, S., Alam, M., Dunfield, P.F. 2008. Isolation of novel bacteria, including a candidate division, from geothermal soils in New Zealand. Environ Microbiol. In press.

Tang, H., Bowers, J.E., Wang, X., Ming, R., Alam, M., & Paterson, A.H. 2008. Synteny and collinearity in plant genomes. Science. 320(5875):486-488.