Vice Chancellor, Jamia Hamdard and Professor & Head, JH-Institute of Molecular Medicine; Invited Professor, IIT Delhi. Formerly: Vice-Chancellor, U. of Hyderabad; Hon. Prof., JNCASR, Bangalore; first Dir., CDFD, Hyderabad. Hasnain received PhD from JNU (1980), postdoc. training in Canada/USA, and was Staff Scientist, Natl. Inst. of Immunology, New Delhi. Awards include: SS Bhatnagar Prize; Ranbaxy Res. Award; GD Birla Award; JC Bose Natl. Fellow, B. R. Ambedkar Award of the ICMR, Humboldt Res. Prize; Robert Koch Fellow (Berlin), Padma Shri (Civilian Award). Member, Sci. Advisory Council to the Prime Minister; former Pres., All India Cell Biology Soc.; Elected fellow of INSA, IASc, NASI, German Acad. of Scs., Leopoldina and American Acad. of Microbiology, etc. He is associated with editorial boards of natl./intl. journals and Biotech Advisory Council of various states and has authored +250 publications/patents. He received DasVerdienstkreuz, 1. Klasse in 2014.