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Jesmin  

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Room: TR-01, 5th floor, Science Complex Building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Phone: 966-1920 Office Ex.-7819
Fax: +880 (2) 861-5583
Email: mailjesmin@yahoo.comjesmin@univdhaka.edu

 

Education:

Ph.D, Biochemistry, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK, November 2001
M.Sc (Thesis), Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 1996
B.Sc (Hons), Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 1994

Special Training:

Postdoc at University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, 2009
Advanced Training Course, Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, June 2007

Honors and Awards:

Erasmus Mundus ECW postdoctoral fellowship at University of Nice Sophia Antipolis , 2009
Fellowship for the advanced training course, Sanger Centre, Wellcome Trust, Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, 2007
CEC Scholarship, awarded by the Commission of European Communities, Tuberculosis Drug activation project, 1998 – 2001
Wingate Scholarships, awarded by the Harold Hyme Wingate Foundation, London, 1998 – 2000
ORS (Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme), awarded by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and
Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom, 1997 – 2000
Charles William Wallace Trust Fund Award, awarded by the High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, London, 1997 – 1998

Position Held:

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 2002 –July 2004
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2004 – April 2011

Post-doctoral research Associate, Virtual Biology lab, CNRS UMR 6543 - Institute of Developmental Biology and Cancer, Centre de Biochimie, Faculte des Sciences, Nice, France, September 2009 – July 2010

Chairperson, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 2010 – August 2011

Associate Professor, Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 2011 till to date

Research interests:

Molecular Biology, Disease Mechanism, drug designing, computitional genomics

Publications:

 

Original Research Article:

1. Jesmin, Rashid MS, Jamil H, Hontecillas R, Bassaganya-Riera J. “Gene regulatory network reveals oxidative stress as the underlying molecular mechanism of type 2 diabetes and hypertension”. BMC Med Genomics. 2010 Oct 13; 3(1):45. Impact facor 2.66

2. Amin R, Jesmin, Jamil H and Hossain MA, “In silico analysis of human Telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene: Identification of a distant homolog of melanoma antigen family gene (MAGE)”. Cancer Informatics, November 2009:7 171–181. H Index: 8

3. Begum Z, Shoyaib Md, Baker S.M., Zaman M. Md, and Jesmin, “Power Aligner: A prototype to reduce the Computational time of Needleman Wunsch Seller (NWS) Algorithm,” Dhaka Univ. J Science, July 2007, 55(2): 259-262.

4. Jesmin and N.Sharmin, “Computational analyses of NS3 serine protease of Dengue virus,” Bangladesh J Microbiol., Dec 2006, 23(2): 107-113.

5. Nigel A. J. Eady, Jesmin, Spiros Servos, Anthony E. G. Cass, Judit M. Nagy and Katherine A. Brown, “Probing the function of Mycobacterium tuberculosis catalase-peroxidase by site-directed mutagenesis,” Dalton Trans., 2005, p 3495 - 3500, DOI: 10.1039/b508448m

6. Thomas Bertrand, Nigel A. J. Eady, Jamie N. Jones, Jesmin, Judit M. Nagy, Brigitte Jamart-Grégoire, Emma Lloyd Raven, and Katherine A. Brown, “Crystal Structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Catalase-Peroxidase,” J. Biol. Chem., Sep 2004; 279: 38991 – 38999.

7. Jesmin, JM Nagy, S Servos, AEG Cass, KA Brown, “Site-directed mutants of the catalase-peroxidase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” Biochem. Soc. Trans 1998, 26 (3): S281.

 

Abstract/Conference Proceedings/Poster

1. Jesmin, JM Nagy, S Servos, AEG Cass, KA Brown. “Site-directed mutants of the catalase - peroxidase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” Poster presentation at the conference on “Structure and Metabolism of Enzymes”, University of Southampton, 1998, UK.

2. Jesmin, JM Nagy, AEG Cass, KA Brown, “Construction and expression of the truncated forms of the katG gene from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,”Transactions at Biochemical society Meeting “Enzyme Catalysis: Structure, Dynamics and Chemistry”. University of Leicester, UK, 1999, 26 p47.

3. Jesmin, JM Nagy, AEG Cass, KA Brown, “Construction and expression of the truncated forms of the katG gene from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” Transaction at the Fourth International Conference on the “Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial Infections”. Department of Microbiology, Umea University, Stockholm, Sweden, 1999, 27 p 93.

4. Sharmin N, Jesmin, “Structural Investigation of the Dengue Virus Genome Using Bioinformatics,” Transaction and poster presentation at the Bangladesh Society for Biochem. & Mol. Biol. Meeting, July 2006, p18.

5. Noor S, and Jesmin, “A Comparative study of the genes related to long-term potentiation (LTP) and memory development,” Transaction and Poster presentation at the Bangladesh Society for Biochem. & Mol. Biol. Meeting, Apr 2007, p89.

6. Hossain S, Islam M, Jesmin and Jamil M. H, “PhyQL: A Web- based Phylogenetic Visual Query Engine” In BIBM’ 2008: Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, Philadelphia, USA, Nov 2008, p295-298, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3452-7.

7. Jesmin and Jamil H, "Hypothesis Driven Secondary Network Mining from PubMed using Epiphany", International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology, IEEE Press, Singapore, April 2009. 483-487. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3653-8

8. Jamil H and Jesmin, "Online Discovery and Refinement of Novel Genes using GeneScope", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Taiwan, June 2009. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3656-9.

9. Jesmin, JM Nagy, AEG Cass, KA Brown, “Construction, expression and characterization of site-directed mutants of the katG gene from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” Transaction at 18th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) “Beyond the genome”, Birmingham, UK, 2000, 29(1) p 315.

10. Jesmin, JM Nagy, AEG Cass, KA Brown, “Site-directed mutants of the active site residues of catalase-peroxidase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” Transaction and Poster presentation at Biochemical society Meeting “Enzyme Catalysis: Structure, Dynamics and Chemistry”. University of Sussex, UK, 2001, p38.