19 Years
Areas of Expertise
  • Pharmacy
  • Science
  • Nursing
  • Technology
  • Medicine
Bachelor of Science
· Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, 1990

Master of Science
· Biotechnology, Aligarh Muslim University, 1993

· Bioscience, Jamia Millia Islamia, 2000

· Lecturer, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, 1998-2001
– Teaching responsibilities of Physical Chemistry, Animal Physiology, Biochemistry, and Biophysics to students of Bachelor’s and Master’s programs
– Organized an Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) awareness campaign
– Organized a National Symposium on “Intellectual Property Rights and Indian Germplasm Resources: Emerging Challenges”

· Assistant Manager, Copyediting, Thomson Press India Ltd., 2004-2005
– Trained, managed, and built a team of around 50 copy editors
– Managed project management and master copying
– Created comparative style sheets for various product lines to streamline the processes
· Senior Manager, Copyediting, SPI Technologies, 2005-2006
– Managed a team of around 40 professional
– Developed teams to handle copyediting and editorial proofreading for books
– Trained fresh pass outs from the universities and developed new cost-effective resources on a regular basis
– Monitored the team’s performance regularly; created training programs for new recruits of the existing team
– Implemented a performance improvement plan for the team
– Achieved enhanced productivity and established a team full of enthusiasm to offer highend editorial services
· Manager, Copyediting, Pearson Education, 2007
– Worked with a vendor company and managed an editorial team with a proactive approach toward meeting the organization’s expectations
– Managed job allocation, job monitoring, query handling, and team mentoring
– Prepared and standardized quality-supporting documents such as Standard Master Style Sheet, Standard Checklist, Consistency Checklist, and client-specific documentation
– Implemented quality enhancement schemes as per the current trends of the industry
– Standardized and documented the departmental proceedings such as Team Productivity Record and Client Feedback Log
· Assistant General Manager and Head, Editorial Services, Macmillan Publishing Solutions, 2007-2012
– Managed a team of 75 professionals; evaluated skill sets on a regular basis
– Delivered on-time and quality products
– Developed editorial strategies aligned with business requirements to meet the company annual targets
– Implemented and organized training programs for new recruits
· Senior Manager and Head, Editorial Services, Wiley India Pvt Ltd, 2012-2015
– Provided support for publishing programs to three verticals: Global Education, Health Sciences, and Professional Development
– Streamlined workflows and rolled out an internal Editorial Services Manual
– Managed health sciences projects through the entire cycle of production, including author coordination, developing and editing manuscripts, and getting print-ready files created
– Managed version/custom publishing projects from start to finish
– Maintained a long-term relationship with all internal and external stakeholders
· Freelance Editor, 2015-Present
– Editing medical, agriculture, social sciences, science, mathematics, and technology content
– Editing medical and non-medical books/journal articles/thesis
– Writing infographics for published medical articles
– Content writing
– Copyediting
– Translation
– Project Management

· Product Scientist and Content Writer, Astell Scientific, 2001-2004
– Created content (technical and commercial) for around 50 websites related to medical equipment in illustrious and user-friendly language
– Created Excel-based guides for data entry operators and developers for website creation
– Created portals
– Created brochures and miniatures for almost 50 products

· Bushra Rashid ve Luqman A. Khan (1997). Nutrient stimulation of PM-ATPase of Candida albicans spheroplasts. FASEB J. Tem 31; 11 (9): A951

· Bushra Rashid ve Luqman A. Khan (2000). Transport ATPases and regulation of transmembrane protein motive force. In: Biophysical processes in living systems. Oxford IBH and Scientific Inc. ABD (Editör: P. Pardha Sardhi)

· Nikhat Manzoor, Bushra Rashid, Amin M. ve Luqman A. Khan (2000), Nutrient associated changes in Plasma membrane H+-ATPase activity of permeabilized Candida albicans cells. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Cilt 37, Ağustos 2000, s. 241-244

· Bushra Rashid, Nikhat Manzoor, M. Amin ve Luqman A. Khan, Effect of glucose, its analogs and some amino acids on pre-steady-state kinetics of ATP hydrolysis by PM- ATPase of pathogenic yeast (Candida albicans). Korean Journal of Biological Sciences, Cilt 8, 307-312, 2004

· Bushra Rashid,* Nikhat Manzoor,* Luqman A. Khan, Kinetic analysis of nutrient- stimulated H+ efflux by PMATPase of Candida albicans, ALAM, Cilt 49, s. 55 – 59, 2007

· State Award (Gold Medal), Child Arts Central Academy of India, 1981
· Member Editorial Board, Hall Magazine, Abdullah Hall, Aligarh Muslim University
· Recipient of merit scholarship during the Bachelor’s degree program, Ranchi University, 1988-1990
· Recipient of studentship by the Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University, 1991-1993
· Qualified Merit Scholarship test during the Master’s degree program (Biotechnology), Aligarh Muslim University, 1991-1993
· Recipient of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, which conferred eligibility for lectureship
· Recipient of Gold Medal for achieving the highest academic standing in the Master’s degree progarm (Biotechnology), Aligarh Muslim University, 1991-1993
· Senior Cultural Secretary, Abdullah Hall, Aligarh Muslim University, 1992-1993
· Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) with a score of 84.6%
· Certified by Society of Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) for completing the course “CE3: Copy-editing Progress”
· Qualified Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) examination in May 2010
· Successfully completed the course “Writing in the Sciences by Stanford University on Coursera” 2018
· Bushra Rashid, Nikhat Manzoor, M. Amin and L.A. Khan (1998). Pre-steady-state
kinetics of yeast and mycelial PM-ATPase of Candida albicans. Proceedings of 67th Annual Meeting of Society of Biological Chemists (India). P.6.1.
· Rashid B, Amin M and Khan L A (1999). Effect of nutrients/analogs on pre-steady-state
kinetics of ATP hydrolysis by PM-ATPase of Candida albicans. Proceedings of 11th Annual Conference of the Physiological Society of India. PA3.
· Member of Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)
· Advanced Professional Member of SfEP
· Chicago Manual of Style
· American Medical Association
· Oxford University Press Manual of Style