Profile of Saiful Islam

... Name Saiful Islam
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree M.S. (DU)
   

2014

(Held in 2015)

 

M.S. (Masters of Science), GPA 4.00 out of 4.00 scale (1st position among 50 students), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

 

2013

(Held in 2014)

B.S. (Bachelor’s of Science), CGPA 3.94 out of 4.00 scale (2nd position among 50 students), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

 

2008

H.S.C. (Science), GPA 5.00 out of 5.00 scale, National Ideal College, Dhaka.

 

2006

S.S.C. (Science) GPA 5.00 out of 5.00 scale, KPB High School and College (former Kadamtala Purbo Bashabo High School and College), Dhaka

Research grants received

  • “Effects of 2, 3, 5-Tri-iodobenzoic acid on growth, yield, biochemical and nutritional parameters of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) with relation to anatomical changes” funded by CARBS (Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences) in the year 2016-17.
  • “Effect of 2,3,5-trioiodobenzoic acid (TIBA) on yield and biochemical changes in chickpea plants with relation to anatomical changes” funded by CARBS (Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences) in the year 2017-18.

 

Workshops and Training Program

  • Workshop on Teaching and Learning, Module-1, organized by Dhaka University Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (DU CoETL), 04 January 2017.
  • 5 days long training program on Teaching Methods and Techniques, Module- 4 & 5 arranged by GTI, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensing during 29th January to 2nd February, 2017 under DU CoETL.
  • Workshop on Teaching-Learning, Module- 2 & 3, organized by DU CoETL, 7 February 2018.
  • Workshop on Teaching-Learning, Module- 6, organized by DU CoETL, 7 March 2018.
  • A day long 2nd workshop on Self-Assessment Improvement Plan (SAIP) under Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, Dhaka University (IQAC-DU), 14 July 2016.
  • 3rd workshop on Post Self-Assessment Plan (PSAIP) under Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, Dhaka University (IQAC-DU), 18 April 2016.
  • A day long workshop on Course Curriculum Design of SA-Entity under IQAC-DU organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, 26 June 2018.
  • Workshop on “National Integrity Strategy, Service Delivery and Good Governance” held in 2014, organized by National Academy for Planning and Development, Ministry of Planning, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

 

Seminars

  • Seminar lecture entitled “Canola (Brassica napus) Molecular Breeding-Research at University of Alberta, Canada”, delivered by Dr. Habibur Rahman, University of Alberta, Canada, organized by by Chromosome Research Centre, University of Dhaka. Dated: 20 July 2016.
  • Seminar lecture on “Increasing genetic variation in rapeseed by chemical mutagenesis and genome editing” given by Prof. Dr. Christian Jung, Plant Breeding Institute, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Olshausenstr. 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany, organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Dated: 03 December 2017.
  • Seminar lecture captioned “Development of QTL conferring Ascochyta blight and Fusarium wilt resistance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)” delivered by Dr. Hamwieh Aladdin, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), P.O. Box. 114/5055, Beirut, Lebanon, organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Dated: 03 December 2017.

 

Conferences

  • 7th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference, organized by Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014 (March).
  • 6th International Botanical Conference, Organized by Bangladesh Botanical Society, Theme: “Role of Botanist in Global Climate Change”, 6-7 December, 2014, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,  
  • Young Scientists Congress 2016, organized by BAS-IAP-TWAS-ROCASA, National Science and Technology Museum, Agargoan, Dhaka. October 27-27, 2016.
  • 8th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference, organized by Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 3-5, 2016.
  • 7th `International Botanical Conference themed on “Plant Diversity – Food security and environmental management” organized by Bangladesh Botanical Society, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. February 3-4, 2018.

 

  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth analysis of chickpea var. Barichola-7 as affected by foliar spray of TIBA (2, 3, 5-triiodobenzoic acid). J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci. 40 (2): 199-205.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth analysis of wheat var. BARI Gom- 26 as affected by foliar spary of NAA at different levels of nitrogen fertilizer. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 25(2): 131-138.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Effects of NAA and different nitrogen levels on nutrient uptake by BARI Gom- 26 (Triticum aestivum L.). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci. 42(1): 69-76.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth and yield responses of Triticum aestivum L. var. BARI Gom- 26 following application of Naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) at varying nitrogen levels. Bangladesh J. Bot. 45(2): 411-418.

Work Experience

Lecturer: 17 July 2016 – Present

 

Courses taught & taken at undergraduate level

Theory courses (2): BOT 206: Fundamental Plant Physiology, BOT 409: Horticulture and Agronomy

Practical courses (6):

Departmental: BOT 206 (Fundamental Plant Physiology), BOT 306 (Plant Biochemistry), BOT 405 (Plant Physiology), BOT 406 (Plant Nutrition), BOT 409 (Horticulture and Agronomy)

Extra-Departmental: BOT 2002 (Genetics and Cytogenetics)

  • Academic award of merit for the first class second position in B. S. (Hons.) examination 2013.
  • National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship 2014, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • EBL-DUAA (Eastern Bank Limited & Dhaka University Alumni Association) Scholarship 2010-11.

Work Experience

Lecturer: 17 July 2016 – Present

 

Courses taught & taken at undergraduate level

Theory courses (2): BOT 206: Fundamental Plant Physiology, BOT 409: Horticulture and Agronomy

Practical courses (6):

Departmental: BOT 206 (Fundamental Plant Physiology), BOT 306 (Plant Biochemistry), BOT 405 (Plant Physiology), BOT 406 (Plant Nutrition), BOT 409 (Horticulture and Agronomy)

Extra-Departmental: BOT 2002 (Genetics and Cytogenetics)

Lecturer:

 

Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Plant Nutrition Laboratory                                                                 

Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

Cell no.: +88-01681893668, +88-01883144536

E-mail: saifuldhakauniv@gmail.com & saiful.botany@du.ac.bd

 

 

Academic Qualifications

2014

(Held in 2015)

 

M.S. (Masters of Science), GPA 4.00 out of 4.00 scale (1st position among 50 students), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

 

2013

(Held in 2014)

B.S. (Bachelor’s of Science), CGPA 3.94 out of 4.00 scale (2nd position among 50 students), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

 

2008

H.S.C. (Science), GPA 5.00 out of 5.00 scale, National Ideal College, Dhaka.

 

2006

S.S.C. (Science) GPA 5.00 out of 5.00 scale, KPB High School and College (former Kadamtala Purbo Bashabo High School and College), Dhaka

 

Dissertation

M.S. 2015. “Effects of Naphthalene acetic acid at varying nitrogen levels on wheat (Triticum aestivum L. var. BARI Gom-26)”. Dissertation. Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Plant Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.

 

Work Experience

Lecturer: 17 July 2016 – Present

 

Award and Achievements

  • Academic award of merit for the first class second position in B. S. (Hons.) examination 2013.
  • National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship 2014, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • EBL-DUAA (Eastern Bank Limited & Dhaka University Alumni Association) Scholarship 2010-11.

 

Research Interests

  • Plant physiology
  • Plant growth and development
  • Stress physiology
  • Plant growth regulator
  • Plant growth regulator and gene interaction
  • Gene expression
  • Mineral Nutrition
  • Yield and yield quality of produce
  • Horticulture

 

Current Research

Effect of 2,3,5-trioiodobenzoic acid (TIBA) on yield and biochemical changes in chickpea plants with relation to anatomical changes.

 

Research grants received

  • “Effects of 2, 3, 5-Tri-iodobenzoic acid on growth, yield, biochemical and nutritional parameters of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) with relation to anatomical changes” funded by CARBS (Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences) in the year 2016-17.
  • “Effect of 2,3,5-trioiodobenzoic acid (TIBA) on yield and biochemical changes in chickpea plants with relation to anatomical changes” funded by CARBS (Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences) in the year 2017-18.

 

Research Publications (4)

  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth analysis of chickpea var. Barichola-7 as affected by foliar spray of TIBA (2, 3, 5-triiodobenzoic acid). J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci. 40 (2): 199-205.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth analysis of wheat var. BARI Gom- 26 as affected by foliar spary of NAA at different levels of nitrogen fertilizer. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 25(2): 131-138.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Effects of NAA and different nitrogen levels on nutrient uptake by BARI Gom- 26 (Triticum aestivum L.). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci. 42(1): 69-76.
  • Islam, S. and N. Jahan. 2016. Growth and yield responses of Triticum aestivum L. var. BARI Gom- 26 following application of Naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) at varying nitrogen levels. Bangladesh J. Bot. 45(2): 411-418.

 

Website Links (research)

  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Saiful_Islam81

 

Workshops and Training Program

  • Workshop on Teaching and Learning, Module-1, organized by Dhaka University Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (DU CoETL), 04 January 2017.
  • 5 days long training program on Teaching Methods and Techniques, Module- 4 & 5 arranged by GTI, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensing during 29th January to 2nd February, 2017 under DU CoETL.
  • Workshop on Teaching-Learning, Module- 2 & 3, organized by DU CoETL, 7 February 2018.
  • Workshop on Teaching-Learning, Module- 6, organized by DU CoETL, 7 March 2018.
  • A day long 2nd workshop on Self-Assessment Improvement Plan (SAIP) under Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, Dhaka University (IQAC-DU), 14 July 2016.
  • 3rd workshop on Post Self-Assessment Plan (PSAIP) under Institutional Quality Assurance Cell, Dhaka University (IQAC-DU), 18 April 2016.
  • A day long workshop on Course Curriculum Design of SA-Entity under IQAC-DU organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, 26 June 2018.
  • Workshop on “National Integrity Strategy, Service Delivery and Good Governance” held in 2014, organized by National Academy for Planning and Development, Ministry of Planning, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

 

Seminars

  • Seminar lecture entitled “Canola (Brassica napus) Molecular Breeding-Research at University of Alberta, Canada”, delivered by Dr. Habibur Rahman, University of Alberta, Canada, organized by by Chromosome Research Centre, University of Dhaka. Dated: 20 July 2016.
  • Seminar lecture on “Increasing genetic variation in rapeseed by chemical mutagenesis and genome editing” given by Prof. Dr. Christian Jung, Plant Breeding Institute, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Olshausenstr. 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany, organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Dated: 03 December 2017.
  • Seminar lecture captioned “Development of QTL conferring Ascochyta blight and Fusarium wilt resistance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)” delivered by Dr. Hamwieh Aladdin, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), P.O. Box. 114/5055, Beirut, Lebanon, organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Dated: 03 December 2017.

 

Conferences

  • 7th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference, organized by Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014 (March).
  • 6th International Botanical Conference, Organized by Bangladesh Botanical Society, Theme: “Role of Botanist in Global Climate Change”, 6-7 December, 2014, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,  
  • Young Scientists Congress 2016, organized by BAS-IAP-TWAS-ROCASA, National Science and Technology Museum, Agargoan, Dhaka. October 27-27, 2016.
  • 8th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference, organized by Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B), Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 3-5, 2016.
  • 7th `International Botanical Conference themed on “Plant Diversity – Food security and environmental management” organized by Bangladesh Botanical Society, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. February 3-4, 2018.

 

Courses taught & taken at undergraduate level

Theory courses (2): BOT 206: Fundamental Plant Physiology, BOT 409: Horticulture and Agronomy

Practical courses (6):

Departmental: BOT 206 (Fundamental Plant Physiology), BOT 306 (Plant Biochemistry), BOT 405 (Plant Physiology), BOT 406 (Plant Nutrition), BOT 409 (Horticulture and Agronomy)

Extra-Departmental: BOT 2002 (Genetics and Cytogenetics)

 

Professional Membership

Member, Bangladesh Botanical Society (BBS).

Life member, Dhaka University Botany Alumni Association (DUBAA).

 

Others

  • ICT in charge, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.
  • An active member of different cultural and academic programs organized by Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. i.e. Orientation, Farewell, Conference etc.
  • An active member in the organization of countrywide Botany Olympiad organized by the association of Bangladesh Botanical Society, Dhaka University Botany Alumni Association and Department of Botany, University of Dhaka.
  • Acting as judge in the National Science Quiz Competition on the occasion of National Science and Technology week, organized by National Museum of Science and Technology, Agargaon, Sher-E-Banglanagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.