Profile of Tahmina Hossain Ahmed (on study leave)

... Name Tahmina Hossain Ahmed (on study leave)
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree M.S. (DU)


Blacksburg VA, USA


Ph: 540-353-7565, E-mail:,



Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


Ph.D. student in the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA, USA


Master of Science (M.S.)

Name of University:

University of Dhaka

Year of Completion:

2011(Held in 2012)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Honors

Name of University:

University of Dhaka

Year of Completion:

2010 (Held in 2011)




Research Officer: January, 2013- May, 2013 (icddr,b)

Elective Fellow: August, 2011- January, 2013 (icddr,b)




  1. Talent pool Scholarship for the result of B.S. (Hons.) from University of Dhaka (DU)
  2. Dean’s Award for Bachelor of Science (Hons.) result from DU


  1. Selected as Fogarty Trainee (August 2011 to August 2012) and got stipend for research works (Grant number: D43 TW005572); Training program on “Vaccine Development and Public Health”, National Institute of Health (NIH), USA
  2. Alumni Association Scholarship for B.S. (Hons.) result from DU
  3. Achieved 1st prize under Physics category at Inter-college Science Fair, 2005
  4. Achieved 13th prize for Intra-college Science Fair at Viqarunnisa Noon College, 2005




  1. Workshop on “Cell Culture Technique to Encourage Intracellular Growth of Viruses in Research Purposes” (3 days workshop: 9-11 September, 2014)




  1. Training on“HPLC and Related Equipment Management” (3 days training-August, 2013)


  1. BSBMB (Bangladesh Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Conference at Chittagong University, Bangladesh (January, 2013); participated on poster presentation


  1. Seminar on “Gender Awareness and Equality” (February, 2013)
  2. BSBMB Conference at Rajshahi University, Bangladesh (February, 2012)
  3. Bioethics training at ICDDR,B (3 day training- 2012)


  1. Bio-safety training on“Good Clinical Practice and Laboratory Equipment Management” at ICDDR,B (2011)



1. An Overview of Oxidative Stress and Its Effect on Fetal Development and Organogenesis


Authors: Tahmina Hossain Ahmed1, MdMahbubur Rahman2


Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh1,


Department of Biomedical Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA2.


Published on:American J of Bio-pharm Biochem and Life Sci;2015 April, Volume: 4 Issue: 2


Manuscript in preparation


1. Memory B cell Induction in Mice Immunized with Vibrio cholerae O1 Outer Membrane Vesicles


Authors: S.M. Touhidul Islam1, NabilahIbnat Baby1, Tahmina Hossain Ahmed1, Kawsar Khan1, Md. Nazim Hossain1, Md. Ismail Hosen1, Muhammad Ikhtear Uddin1, Mohammad Murshid Alam1, Alaullah Sheikh1, TaufiqurRahmanBhuiyan1, Andrew Camilli2, Firdausi Qadri1


Center for Vaccine Sciences, Enteric Vaccines, icddr,b, Dhaka1, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University, USA2.





  • Regional committee member of DUBANA (Dhaka University Biochemistry Alumni in North America)


  • Society Membership of:
    • ASM (American Association for Microbiology)


  • BSBMB (Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


  • GBA (Graduate Biochemists Association)