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CONTACT ADDRESS:

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Dhaka

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

RESEARCH AREA:

Microbiology and Parasitology: Toxoplasma gondii in Bangladesh.

EMPLOYMNET EXPERIENCES:

December 2017 to Present: Assistant Professor and Researcher, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

September 2014 to November 2017: PhD student, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Goettingen, Germany

May 2013 to September 2014: Assistant Professor and Researcher, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

July 2010 to April 2013: Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

April 2009 to June 2010: Research Officer, Immunology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh

 March 2008 to March 2009: Thesis student (MSc), Immunology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh.

 

MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION:

1. Member, German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology, Germany

2. Member, Graduate Biochemist Association (GBA), Bangladesh.

3. Member, Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BSBMB), Bangladesh.

ACADEMIC TRAINING/COURSES:

2015: German language certificate courses A1.2, winter semester 2015, University of Gottingen, Germany.

2015: German language certificate courses A1.1, summer semester 2016, University of Gottingen, Germany.

2012: Training program on Bioinformatics, Online teaching, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2012: Training program on Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS Software), Institute of Statistics and Research Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2009: Training program on Bio-safety and Bio-security, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh.

2009: Training program on Gender issue and awareness, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh.

2008:   Laboratory visit, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh (ICDDR, B) and SQUARE pharmaceuticals Ltd.

SCHOLARTSHIP/ AWARDS :

2014: PhD fellowship, Erasmus Mundus (Interweave), University of Göttingen, Germany.

2012: Travel grant, German Cancer Research Center, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

2010: Travel award, International Summer program 2010 “Infection and immunity” Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

2009: Dean’s Award, Faculty of Biological Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2002: Board Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh. 

LIST OF SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2017:   Lüder, Carsten G.K., and Taibur Rahman. “Impact of the Host on Toxoplasma Stage    Differentiation.” Microbial Cell 4.7 (2017): 203–211.

2014:   Sajib Chakraborty, Taibur Rahman, and Rajib Chakravorty, “Characterization of the Protective HIV-1 CTL Epitopes and the Corresponding HLA Class I Alleles: A Step towards Designing CTL Based HIV-1 Vaccine,” Advances in Virology, vol. 2014.

2012:   Sajib Chakraborty*,Taibur Rahman, Rajib Chakravorty, Alison Kuchta, Atai Rabby and Munsi Shaiuzzaman. HLA supertypes contribute in HIV-1 Cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) epitope clustering in Nef and Gag proteins, AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2012 Oct 12.

2011:   Kuchta A*, Rahman T*, Sennott EL, Bhuyian TR, Uddin T, Rashu R, Chowdhurry F, Kahn AI, Arifuzzaman M, Weil AA, Podolsky M, Larocque RC, Ryan ET, Calderwood SB, Qadri F, Harris JB. Vibrio cholerae O1 Infection Induces Pro-inflammatory CD4+ T Cell Responses in Blood and Intestinal Mucosa of Infected Humans.Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Jun 22.  [* indicate equally contributed First Author]

2011:   Sheikh A, Khanam F, Sayeed MA, Rahman T, Pacek M, Hu Y, Rollins A, Bhuiyan MS, Rollins S, Kalsy A, Arifuzzaman M, Leung DT, Sarracino DA, Krastins B, Charles RC, Larocque RC, Cravioto A, Calderwood SB, Brooks WA, Harris JB, Labaer J, Qadri F, Ryan ET.Interferon-γ and Proliferation Responses to Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi Proteins in Patients with S. Typhi Bacteremia in Dhaka, Bangladesh, PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun;5(6):e1193