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Mohammed Nazmul Ahsan

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Room: TR-02, 5th floor, Science Complex Building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000.
Phone: 9661920, Office Ex.- 7822 (office), 01718340750 (cell phone) 
Fax: 880-2-8615583
Email: shishir_ahsan@yahoo.co.in

 

Education

Ph. D., Department of Tumor Virology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan, 2005
M. Sc., Microbiology, Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 1995
B. Sc. (Honors), Microbiology, Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 1994

Special training:

Post doctoral fellow, UK Institute for Cancer Research, Birmingham University, UK, 2005
GMP workshop for small and medium sizes pharmaceutical industries-organized by Drug administration, Motijheel, Dhaka, June 20-24, 1999. 
"Use of radioactive compounds" organized by Hokkaido University, Institute of Radiation, Japan. June 1-14, 2001.
GMO workshop organized by Royal Danish Embassy. Dhaka. June 22, 2006. 
Standard on Laboratory management and technical system participated in assessor training program on ISO 17025 jointly organized by UNIDO, Norwegian Accreditation and Bangladesh Quality Support Program (BQSP), Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 24-28, 2007. 
Safety Assessment of Foods Derived from Genetically Engineered Plants jointly organized by BARC, DOE and AGBIOS, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July16-20, 2010.

Position Held:

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, August 2005 -September 2006.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, September 2006 - April 2011.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, April 2011 till to October 2013.
Professor, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, October 2013 till to date.

Research Interests:

Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Virology, Biotechnology

Publications:

Original Research Article:

 T. Kanda, Yajima. M., Ahsan N., Tanaka M., Takada K.  2004. Production of high-titer EBV recombinants derived from Akata cells using a bacterial artificial chromosome system. J Virol. 78: 7004-15.

Nazmul Ahsan., Kanda T. Nagashima K., Takada. K. 2005. Viral transforming protein LMP1 plays a critical role in virus production. J Virol. 79: 4415-4424. 

Report in Nature in Microbiology (Research Highlight): Volume 3: 366 May 2005.

Nazmul Ahsan, S. M. Mostafa Kamal, Nur-A-Hasan, S. A. M. Khairul Bashar, Shin-ichi Miyoshi, Munirul Alam. 2005. Characterization of human +ve blood group-specific hemagglutination mediating intestinal adherence of Vibrio cholerae 0139 Bengal. Bangladesh J Med Sci. 11:96-100

Aklimunnessa Khondoker, M.M.H. Khan, Nazmul Ahsan, M. Fazley Elahi Chowdhury, M. Kabir and Mitsuru Mori. 2006. Association between decision making autonomy and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention among ever-married women in Bangladesh.   J Med Sci. 6:155-163. 

MMH Khan, Khandoker Aklimunnessa, Nazmul Ahsan, M Kabir, Mitsuru Mori. 2006. Case-control study of arsenicosis in some arsenic contaminated villages of Bangladesh.  Sap Med J (Japan). 75: 51-61. 

Meshkatul Jannat, Nazmul Ahsan, M Monirul Islam, M Raknuzzaman, M Niamul Naser and Fauzia Begum. 2007. Bacterial load of raw Hilsha (Tenualosa ilisha) collected from catching point and market. Bangladesh J Microbiol. 24(2): 160-162.

MMH Khan, Khandoker Aklimunnessa, Nazmul Ahsan, M Kabir, Mitsuru Mori. 2007. Comparison between arsenicosis cases and controls in an arsenic contaminated areas of Bangladesh: hepatic condition and other health problems. J Epidemiol.  17(1): OP21.

Nazmul Ahsan and Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2008. Latent Membrane Protein 1 (LMP1) of Akata strain Epstein-Barr virus is essential for B cells transformation.  Bangladesh J Med Sci. 14(2): 112-116.

Abu Hena Muhammad Yousuf, Md. Kawser Ahmed, Sabina Yeasmin, Nazmul Ahsan, Md. Mujibur Rahman and Md. Monirul Islam. 2008.  Prevalence of Microbial Load in Shrimp, Penaeus monodon and Prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii from  Bangladesh. World J Agric Sci. 4 (S): 852-855

Abu Hena Muhammad Yousuf, Md. Kawser Ahmed, Sabina Yeasmin, Nazmul Ahsan, Md. Mujibur Rahman and Md. Monirul Islam. 2008. Reduction of Bacterial Pathogens in Penaeus monodon and Macrobrachium rosenbergii Using Several Chemical Interventions. World J Agric Sci. 4 (S): 856-861. 

Md. Kawser Ahmed, Masudul Hasan, Md. Jahangir Alam, Nazmul Ahsan, Md. Monirul Islam and Mosammat Salma Akter 2009. Effect of Gamma Radiation in Combination with Low Temperature Refrigeration on the Chemical, Microbiological and Organoleptic Changes in Pampus chinensis (Euphrasen, 1788). World J Zool. 4 (1): 09-13. 

Mosammat Salma Akter, Md. Kawser Ahmed, Anwarul Azim Akhand, Nazmul Ahsan, Md. Munirul Islam.Md. Shahnewaz Khan. 2009. Arsenic and mercuric induce death of Anabus testudineus (Bloch) involving fragmentation of chromosomal DNA. Terre & Aqua Env Toxicol J. 3(1): 42-47.

Miraj Kobad Chowdhury, Nazmul Ahsan, Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2009. Azadirachta indica and Terminalia arjuna extracts provoke death of HeLa cells without DNA degradation. Dhaka Univ J Pharm Sci. 8 (1): 75-79.

Miraj Kobad Chowdhury, Nazmul Ahsan, Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2009. Azadirachta indica and Terminalia arjuna leaf extracts induce death of bacterial cells involving protein aggregation.  J Top Med Plant. 10 (1):

Sayema Perveen, Md. Anwarul Azim Akhand and Nazmul Ahsan. 2010. Influence of temperature and growth regulators on wound periderm formation of potato tuber. J Adv Lab Res Biol. 1(2): 150-156.

Hasan, M.A.A., Ahmed, M.K., Akhand, A. A., Ahsan, N. and Islam, M.M. 2010. Toxicological Effects and Molecular Changes Due to Mercury Toxicity in Freshwater Snakehead (Channa punctatus Bloch, 1973). Int J Env Res. 4(1):91-98.

Sumaiya F. Khan, Fazle Rabbi, Nazmul Ahsan, Mahmuda Yasmin, Jamalun Nessa and Chowdhury R. Ahsan. 2010. Novel functions of the non-O1 non-O139 Vibrio cholerae Lipopolysaccharide for its Haemagglutinating Activity. Dhaka Univ J Biol Sci. 19(2): 189-194.

Nilanjana Paul, Anwarul A. Akhand, Sahab Uddin Babu, Nazrul Islam and Nazmul Ahsan. 2011.  Syzygium cumini leaf extract showed vibriocidal activity on selected diarrhea causing bacteria. J Adv Lab Res Biol. 2(3): 127-132.

Nazmul Ahsan, Kashfia Faruque, Farah Shamma, Md. Nazrul Islam and Md. Anwarul A. Akhand. 2011. Bacterial extracellular polymeric substances play role in arsenic adsorption. Bangladesh J Microbiol. 28(2): 80-83.

Rim Sabrina Jahan Sarker, Nazmul Ahsan, Khaled Hossain, PK Goush, and Anwarul  Azim Akhand. 2012. Protective effects of water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) on sodium arsenite-mediated adverse effects in mice. Avicenna J Med Biotech. 4(3): 148-154.

Nazmul Ahsan and Md. Anwarul A. Akhand. 2012. CD40 doesn’t complement the function of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Latent Membrane Protein 1 in B cells transformation. Bangladesh. J Med Sci. 11(2): 112-116.

Nazmul Ahsan, Nilanja Paul, Nazrul Islam and Md. Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2012. Leaf extract of Syzygium cumini shows vibriocidal activity through DNA damage. Dhaka Uni J Pharm Sci. 11(1): 25-28.

Rim Sabrina Jahan Sarker, Nazmul Ahsan and Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2012. Sodium arsenite induced systemic organ damage and changes in various blood parameters in mice. Dhaka Univ J Pharm Sci. 11(2): 169-172.

Nazmul Ahsan and Sayema Perveen. 2013. Factor(s) remain in ethyl acetate extract synergistically act with abscisic acid in inducing wound periderm formation of potato tuber. Res Desk. 2(1): 97-100. 

Mohammad Shahnoor Hossain, Yead Morshed Nibir, Sayma Zerin and Nazmul Ahsan. 2014. Aqueous extract of Bangladeshi Black Tea exhibits antibacterial activities against multiple pathogenic bacteria. J Antimicrobials. 129: 304-313.

Mohammad Shahnoor Hossain, Yead Morshed Nibir, Sayma Zerin and Nazmul Ahsan. 2014. Antibacterial activities of the methanolic extract of Bangladeshi black tea against various Human pathogens. Dhaka Univ J Pharm Sci. 13(1): 97-103.

Ahmed Faisal Sumit, Anindya Das, Zinat Sharmin, Nazmul Ahsan, Nobutaka Ohgami, Masashi Kato and Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2015. Cigarette Smoking Causes Hearing Impairment among Bangladeshi Population. PLOS ONE. 10(3), e0118960.

S Sayed, Nazmul Ahsan, Masashi Kato, Nobutaka Ohgami and Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2015. Protective effects of Phyllanthus emblica leaf extract on sodium arsenite-mediated adverse effects in mice. Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 77, 145-153.

Masuma Akter, Nafisa Nawal Islam, Ahmed Faisal Sumit, Nazmul Ahsan, Shahanoor Hossain, Anwarul Azim Akhand. 2015. Tea extract prevented arsenic-mediated death of murine thymocytes in vitro. Dhaka Univ J Pharm Sci. 14(1): 79-85.

NobutakaOhgami, Yuji Mitsumatsu; Nazmul Ahsan, Anwarul A Akhand, Xiang Li, Machiko Iida, Ichiro Yajima, Mariko Naito, Kenji Wakai, Shoko Ohnuma, Masashi Kato. 2015. Epidemiological analysis of the association between hearing and barium in humans. J. Exp. Sci. & Env. Epidemiol. 5:1-6.

Jalish Mahmud, Miraj Kobad Chowdhury, Abdullah Bashar Sami, Anwarul Azim Akhand and Nazmul Ahsan. 2015. Co-resistance to chromium and antibiotics in bacteria isolated from tannery effluents. Dhaka Univ J Pharm Sci. 14(2): 193-197.