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Details of Dr Mohammad Shamsur Rahman


 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal information

First name(s) / Surname(s)

Mohammad Shamsur RAHMAN, PhD

Address

Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, BANGLADESH

Telephone(s)

+88029881920/7789

Mobile

+8801818314899

Fax(es)

+88 02 9667222 (VC Office)

E-mail(s)

shamsur@du.ac.bd; shamsuaf@gmail.com

Website

http://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/AQF/1502

Nationality

Bangladeshi

Date of birth

01 June 1979

Research Interests

Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Biology

especially Fish & Shrimp Diseases, Health Management, Fish Genetics, Aquaculture Biotechnology, application of Bioinformatics etc.

Work experiences

 

10 June 2015 to date

Associate Professor

Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

   

17 February 2013 to 09 June 2015

Assistant Professor

Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

   

26 November 2008 to 16 February 2013

Lecturer, Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

   

01 September 2008 - 25 November 2008

Lecturer, Department of Fisheries and Marine Science

Noakhali Science & Technology University, 3802 Noakhali, Bangladesh

   

15 October 2006 - 31 August 2008

Senior Research Assistant, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

Education

 

   

01 January 2010 to 03 April 2013

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (PhD Research Project: " Molecular Characterization of Vibrio spp. in Shellfish using Multilocus Sequence Analysis”)

Public Health & Comparative Pathology Curricula, Doctoral School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Padova, 35020 Padova, Italy

   

01 July 2002 - 30 June 2003

Master of Science (MS) in Fisheries (Thesis Group: “Incidence of Vibrio cholerae in freshwater fishes of Bangladesh”)

Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

1000 Dhaka (Bangladesh)

   

01 July 1998 - 30 June 2002

Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honours in Fisheries (Internship: “Short-Term Preservation by Gamma Radiation and Some Aspects of Biochemical Composition of Puntius sarana (Ham., 1822)”

Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

1000 Dhaka (Bangladesh)

   

Training

 

   

26 -27 September 2017 

Training on TiLV TR-PCR: Building Capacity on Aquatic Animal Disease Diagnostics

in Bangladesh

WorldFish and BFRI, Bangladesh; conducted by Dr Agus Sunarto, CSIRO health and biosecurity, Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL).

   

29 July to 02 August 2017 

Application of Molecular Diagnostic Methods for shrimp and prawn

SAFETI Project and Farmer-to-Farmer program, Winrock International; conducted by Dr Arun K Dhar, Director of Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory, UAZ, USA.

   

19 July to 20 July 2017 

Basic molecular biological steps of Bacterial identification

Invent Technologies Ltd. Bangladesh

   

27 February to 17 March 2017 

Responsible aquaculture development for food security and economic progress

Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

   

01 to 03 June 2016 

Train-the –Trainer course on “ Seafood Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)”

Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF) in collaboration with Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), University of Maryland, USA

   

8 to 12 May 2016 

Quality management and value addition in Fish and Shrimp processing in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF) in collaboration with The United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme;  and Matis Food Research and Biotechnology Laboratories, Iceland

   

30 November to 17 December 2015 

Statistical Data Analysis for Biological Sciences using R

Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT) under HEQEP project (CP 3236), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

22 September to 01 October 2014 

Experimental techniques using Medaka and Xenopus-the merits of using both

The 8th NIBB/The 3rd NIBB-TLL-DBS/NUS Joint International Practical course on Genome editing, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan

   

(09 to 11) September 2014 

Cell Culture techniques to encourage intracellular growth of virus for research purpose

Strategies in reducing the burden of influenza infections in slum, Dhaka, Bangladesh (CP 2212, HEQEP), Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

07 September 2014 

Workshop on “Isolation and identification of influenza virus”

Strategies in reducing the burden of influenza infections in slum, Dhaka, Bangladesh (CP 2212, HEQEP), Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

(22  to 28) December 2013 

Training Course “Data Analysis (SPSS)”

Faunal Survey and Enrichment of Facilities for Biodiversity Research Sub-Project, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

(17  to 21) November 2013 

Training Course “Bioinformatics for Biological Research”

Faunal Survey and Enrichment of Facilities for Biodiversity Research Sub-Project, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

(01  to 04) October 2013 

Training Course “DNA Barcoding: A tool for molecular taxonomy”

Faunal Survey and Enrichment of Facilities for Biodiversity Research Sub-Project, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

   

(03  to 07) October 2011 

Theoretical and Practical Course “ Advanced Bioinformatics: Computational Systems Biology”

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy

   

(25  to 29) August 2010 

PhD Pre-Course “ Advanced Food Microbiology” 4 ECTS credits

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

   

10 May to 02 July 2009

“ Foundation Training for University Teachers”

Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Bangladesh Agricultural University

   

Additional information

A. Publications

32. Eshik, MME, MM Abedin, NJ Punom, MK Begum and MS Rahman. 2017. Molecular identification of AHPND positive Vibrio parahaemolyticus causing an outbreak in south-west shrimp farming regions of Bangladesh. Submitted to the ‘Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences’

31. Eshik, MME, NJ Punom, MK Begum, T Khan, ML Saha and MS Rahman. 2017. Molecular characterization of Acute Hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) causing Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains in cultured shrimp Penaeus monodon in south-west farming region of Bangladesh. Submitted to the ‘Dhaka University journal of Biological Sciences’.

30. Rahman, M.S., R. Carraro, B. Cardazzo, L. Carraro, D.B. Meneguolo, M.E. Martino, N.A. Andreani, P. Bordin, R. Mioni, E. Novelli, S. Balzan and L. Fasolato. 2017. Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from molluscs in the North Adriatic Sea. Foodborne pathogens and disease 14 (8): 454-464. Online ahead of print, 17 May 2017. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2016.2263

29. Hasan, M.A.R., M.I. Haque, A. Hossain, M. Hasan and M.S. Rahman. 2017. Bacterial loads in shrimp and fish hatchery environments of Bangladesh. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 43 (1): 37-47

28. Smriti, S., T. Islam, M.K. Begum, N.J. Punom, S. Mitra, A. Hossain, R.H. Sarker and M.S. Rahman. 2017. Fraudulence detection in fish marketing of Bangladesh using DNA barcoding. Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. 41 (1): 17-27

27. Islam, M.R., M.R. Hassan, M. Begum, N.J. Punom, M.K. Begum, N. Sultana and M.S. Rahman. 2017. Effects of feeding zooplankton, Moina macrocopa (Straus, 1820) on the growth and body composition of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus L. Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res. 52 (2): 127-134

26. Hossain, M.A., A. Ganguly, S.M.A. Rahman, A. Hossain, M. Hasan and M.S. Rahman. 2016. Amino acid profile of the gelatin extracted from the scales of catla, rohu, grass carp and their mixed type. Bangladesh J. Zool. 44 (2): 185-195

25. Hasan, M.A.R., M.A. Siddique, M. Hasan, M.A. Hossain and M.S. Rahman. 2017. 16S rRNA gene sequence based identification of Vibrio spp. in shrimp and tilapia hatcheries of Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 26 (1): 45-58

24. Hossain, M.B., N. Sultana, P. Noor, S. Khan, S.A. Lisa, M. Begum, N.J. Punom, M.K. Begum, M.R. Hasan and M.S. Rahman. 2017. Growth performances and fatty acid profile of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) fed with different phytoplankton. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 26 (1): 13-27

23. Kabir, M.A., M.S. Rahman, M. Begum and M.H. Faruque. 2017. Genetic diversity by RAPD in four populations of Rohu Labeo rohita. Croatian Journal of Fisheries 75: 1-9

22. Hossain, M.I., B. Saha, M. Begum, N.J. Punom, M.K. Begum and M.S. Rahman. 2016. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) fed with commercial feeds. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research. 29 (2): 89-99

21. Sarder, H., T. Khan, M.L. Saha, N.J. Punom, S.C. Mandal and M.S. Rahman. 2016. Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from freshwater fishes. Journal of Fisheries 4(3): 411-419. DOI: 10.17017/jfish.v4i3.2016.177

20. Punom, N.J., A.K.M.M. Hasan, W. Haque, M.K. Begum and M.S. Rahman. 2016. 16S rRNA sequence based identification of pathogenic gut microbiota of Rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton-Buchanan 1822) and Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valenciennes 1844). Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 25(2): 169-184

19. Hossain, M.J., A. Hossain, S.C. Mandal and M.S. Rahman. 2016. Impact of live tubificid worms on the growth and survival of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794) reared in tanks. Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res. 51(3): 175-182

18. Rohomania, T., M.L. Saha, A. Hossain and M.S. Rahman. 2015 (June-December). Morphological and Biochemical Characterization of Bacteria isolated from fresh and salted Hilsa, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822). Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 32 (1&2): 07-13

17. Haque, M.M., A. Hossain, S.C. Mandal, M.S. Rahman and Z.H. Mahmud. 2015 (July). Prevalence, characterization and antibiotic susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from fishes and shellfishes of coastal regions of Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ J Biol Sci. 24(2) : 121-129

16. Husain, M.A., A. Hossain, S.C. Mandal, M.A. Kabir and M.S. Rahman. 2015 (January). Optimization of feeding frequency on the growth performance of thai pangas, Pangasius hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878). Dhaka Univ J Biol Sci. 24(1) : 83-90

15. Rohomania, T., M.L. Saha, A. Hossain, S.C. Mandal and M.S. Rahman. 2014. Microbial and proximate composition of fresh and salted hilsa, Tenualosa ilisha .Bangladesh J Zool. 42(2): 235-244

14. Kabir, M.A., M.S. Rahman, A. Hossain and S.C. Mandal. 2014. Proximate composition and microbial quality of three imported aquarium fish feeds in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J Zool. 42(2): 291-302

13. Rahman, M.S., M.E. Martino, B. Cardazzo, P. Facco, P. Bordin, R. Mioni, E. Novelli and L. Fasolato. 2014. Vibrio trends in the ecology of the Venice lagoon. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(8): 2372-2380

12. Rabbane, M.G., M.S. Rahman and A. Hossain, 2013. Role of maternal cortisol hormone on gene regulation of Zebra fish (Danio rerio, F. Hamilton, 1822). Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 22 (2): 135-144

11. Mandal, S. C., M. Hasan, M.S. Rahman, M. H. Manik, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2012. Prevalence and characterization of Vibrio vulnificus in nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus). Int. j. ecotoxicol. agric. technol 2 (1): 101-112

10. Quaiyum, M. A., M. M. Rahman, B. S. Sarkar, M. M. Alam, N. S. Khan, M. S. Rahman and R. Siddiqui. 2012. Microbiological quality assessment of Chapila (Gudusia chapra) and Tengra (Mystus vittatus) in Bangladesh. S. J. Microbiol. 2 (1): 6-9

9. Rahman, M.M., M.S. Rahman and M. Hasan. 2011. Changes in sperm quality of silver (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and bighead carps (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) during the spawning season. Asian Fisheries Sciences 24: 413-425

8. Rahman, M.M., M.S. Rahman, A. Hossain and M. Hasan. 2011. Seminal Plasma composition and their physiological relationship with spermatozoa motility in silver carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix). World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences 3(3): 194-200

7. Hossain, A., M.S. Rahman and M. Hasan. 2011. Optimum harvest for sustainable yield of fish live food Tubificid Worms. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci 20(1): 57-63.

6. Rahman, M.S., M. Hasan, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2010. Bacterial load in twelve freshwater Fishes of four feeding habits in Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci 19(2): 145-150.

5. Hossain, A., S.C. Mandal, M.S. Rahman, M.M. Rahman and M. Hasan. 2010. Microbiological Quality of Processed Frozen Black Tiger Shrimps in Fish Processing Plant. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences 2 (2): 124-128

4. Parvin, H., M.H. Uddin, H. Khanum, M.S. Islam, M.A. Matin, M.S. Rahman, H.P. Endtz, A. Cravioto and M.S. Islam. 2010. Prevalence of Helminths in a lake of Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 38(1): 31-39

3. Sarker, B. S., M. Hasan, M.S. Rahman and A.F.M.A. Rahman. 2009. Non-Conventional fishery by-products of fish markets in Dhaka Metropolis, Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development. Vol.XIX. No.2: 57-72.

2. Mandal, S. C., M. Hasan, M.S. Rahman, M. H. Manik, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2009. Coliform Bacteria in Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus of Shrimp-Gher, Pond and Fish Market. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences 1 (3): 160-166

1. Rahman, M.S., M. Hasan, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2009. Incidence of Vibrio cholerae in twelve freshwater fishes in fish markets of Dhaka Metropolitan City, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 37(1): 113-121.

Proceedings full paper

3. Haque, MI, MA Siddique, SK Sanyal, A Hossain, SP Nandi, MS Rahman, M Sultana, M Hasan and MA Hossain. 2017. Incidence of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in cultured shrimp of coastal region in south-west Bangladesh. Proceedings of the 14th ASCon 2017 of CVASU. pp. 25-29

2. Mandal, S. C., M. Hasan, M. H. Manik, M.S. Rahman, A. Hossain, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2010. Survival of Vibrio cholerae O1 in the gut of climbing perch, silver carp and silver barb. Proceedings of the 5th Bangladesh-Japan joint international conference on Food, Health and Environment; Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 December 2010

1. Manik, M. H.,  M. Hasan, S. C. Mandal, M.S. Rahman, Z. H. Mahmud and M. S. Islam. 2010. Prevalence and characterization of Escherichia coli from export quality frozen fishes. Proceedings of the 5th Bangladesh-Japan joint international conference on Food, Health and Environment; Dhaka, Bangladesh, 26-28 December 2010

B. Research Projects

15. “Molecular characterization of freshwater eel Monopterus spp. of Bangladesh through DNA barcoding” Funded by Biotechnology Research Centre, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2017.

14. “Diversity of Vibrio species’ in Black Tiger Shrimp Penaeus monodon cultured in South-West region of Bangladesh as revealed by 16S rRNA gene sequencing” funded by University Grants Commission Bangladesh for the year 2016-2017

13. “Pangasius fish industry in Bangladesh-quality aspects and market price variation” funded by Cassidy Levy Kent (USA) LLP in the year 2017

12. “Effect of cinnamon (Cinnamomum sp.) as feed supplement on growth performance and bacterial load of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1972)” funded by Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2017.

11. “Heavy metals accumulation in Black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon cultured in Bagerhat district in Bangladesh” funded by University of Dhaka for the year 2016-2017

10. “Histopathology and Molecular characterization of microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) in Black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh for fiscal year 2016-2017

9. “Diversity of pathogenic Vibrio spp. in shrimp hatchery of Cox’s Bazar as revealed by 16S rRNA sequencing” Funded by Biotechnology Research Centre, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2016.

8. “Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Aeromonas hydrophila strains isolated from freshwater fishes” funded by Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2016.

7. “Detection of novel strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus causing Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) in cultured Shrimp” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh for fiscal year 2015-2016

6. “Isolation of Lactobacilli strains of bacteria with probiotic potential from Black Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798)” funded by Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2015.

5. “Fraudulence detection in fish marketing of Bangladesh using DNA Barcoding as modern molecular technique” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh for fiscal year 2014-2015

4. “Molecular Characterization of Aeromonas hydrophila Isolated from Cultured Freshwater Fish of Bangladesh” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh for fiscal year 2013-2014

3. “Isolation and identification of Vibrio rotiferianus from fish hatchery” funded by University of Dhaka for the year 2012-2013

2. “Molecular identification of Vibrio coralliilyticus from coral of the Saint Martin’s Island, Bangladesh” Funded by Biotechnology Research Centre, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh for the year 2013.

1. “Effects of Feeding frequency and cycled starvation on growth and oxygen consumption of Pangas, Pangasius hypophthalmus” funded by Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka,  Bangladesh for the year 2012.

C. Attended Conferences

9. 10th Symposium on Disease in Asian Aquaculture (DAA10), Bali, Indonesia. 28 August - 01 September 2017. (Molecular identification of AHPND positive Vibrio parahaemolyticus in cultured shrimp of Bangladesh)

8. 30th Annual Conference of Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 29, 2017 (Molecular identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus causing Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease in cultured Shrimp)

7. 7th Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2016. Organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 29-30 October 2016. (Identification of pathogenic gut microbiota of rohu Labeo rohita and silver carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix by 16S rRNA gene sequencing; and Fraudulence detection in fish marketing of Bangladesh using DNA barcoding)

6. International Conference (29th AGM) of Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM) on Microbes for benefit of the society, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 26-28 December, 2015 (Seasonal prevalence of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) in cultured tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) of Bangladesh)

5. International level seminar on “Problems and prospects of coastal aquaculture and application of biotechnological tools for rural development”, Vidyasagar University, India. 01-03 March 2013. (Effects of salinity on growth and survival of Pungas catfish, Pangasius hypophthalmus)

4. 23rd International ICFMH Symposium Food Micro 2012, Istanbul, Turkey. (03-07) September, 2012. (Population structure of Vibrio spp. in Mollusk of Venice Lagoon as revealed by Multilocus Sequence data)

3. 4th Conference on the Biology of Vibrios Vibrio 2011, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. (01-04) November, 2011. (MLSA (Multilocus Sequence Analysis) Approach to identify Vibrios isolated from Shellfish, Venice lagoon, Italy)

2. 22nd International ICFMH Symposium Food Micro 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark. 30th August-3rd September, 2010. (Comparison of biochemical and biomolecular approaches to identify Vibrio spp. in Shellfish: A preliminary survey in Veneto, Italy)

1. 3rd Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2008. Organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 16-17 January 2008. (Incidence of Vibrio cholerae in freshwater fishes of Bangladesh)

D. Life Member/ Member

1. Asian Fisheries Society (AFS)

2. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)

3. Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ZSB)

4. Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM)

5. Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS)

6. Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB)

7. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB)

8. Global Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNOBB)

E. MPhil./PhD candidates guided

1. One PhD student starts her research work on ‘Molecular characterization of pathogenic strains of bacteria causing Motile Aeromonas Septicaemia (MAS) in Heteropneustes fossilis; Implications for potential drug development’

2. Currently guide one M.Phil. student working on ‘Impacts of commercial drugs and chemicals on aquaculture production in north-east region of Bangladesh’

3. Supervised more than twenty MS research students worked on various aspects of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Microbiology, molecular biology, fish and shrimp disease etc.

At present, three MS students working on fish disease, pollution, fish genetics etc.

F. Editorial activity/Journal Reviewer

1. Peer reviewed open access journal ‘PeerJ’

2. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology (BJZ)

3. Journal of Noakhali Science and Technology University (JNSTU)

4. Journal of Fishing and Post-harvest Technology (JFPT)

G. Countries Visited

Japan, India, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Turkey, The Netherlands, Indonesia

H. Collaborations

1. Laboratory of Microbiology, Plant breeding and biotechnology laboratory, Cytogenetics laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2. Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

3. Microbial genetics and Bioinformatics laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

4. Chemical Biology & DNA research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

5. Zoology section; Soil, agronomy and environment section, Bangladesh Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Dhaka, Bangladesh

6. Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences & Services Division, ICDDR,B, Bangladesh

7. Food Safety section, Department of Comparative Biomedicine & Food Science, University of Padova, Italy

I. Names and contacts of three professional referees

Dean of the Faculty

1. Professor Dr M Imdadul Hoque

Dean, Faculty of Biological Sciences

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Cell: +8801711224350

Phone: +88028613243

PABX: +88029661900 ext 4355, 7545

Fax: +88 02 9667222 (VC Office)

Email: deanbio@du.ac.bd, mimdadul07@yahoo.com

PhD supervisor

2. Dottor Luca FASOLATO

Ricercatore Universitario, Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Padova

Agripolis- Viale dell’Università 16, Legnaro (PD)-35020, Italy

Phone: +390498272966, Fax +39 049 8272973

Cell: +393403170415

E-mail: luca.fasolato@unipd.it  

Master of Science (MS) thesis supervisor/ Previous employer

3. Dr Mahmud Hasan

Professor

Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

PABX: +88029661900 ext 7781

Fax: +88 02 9667222 (VC Office)

Cell: +8801715509796

Email: mhasan@du.ac.bd; mahmud_66@yahoo.com