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Abira Khan

Lecturer
Office location:

Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology

Faculty of Biological Sciences
Room: TR-09, 5th floor, Science Complex Building

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

Phone: 966-1920 Office Ex. 7816

Email: abira.khan@du.ac.bd

abira.khan@live.com


 

Education:

  • Master of Science in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (2014), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (2012), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


 

Honors & Awards:

  • Dean’s List for Academic Excellence from University of Dhaka for academic and extra-curricular performance in Bachelor of Science courses

  • National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship2013-14, from Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Bangladesh for Masters of Science thesis research

  • Sumitomo Corporation (Japan) Scholarship for Bachelor of Science (BS) examination and Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) examination results

  • Ruqayyah Hall Memorial Merit Scholarship from University of Dhaka for academic and extra-curricular performance in Bachelor of Science (BS) course. 

  • National Education Board Scholarship (Merit) for Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) examination result. 

  • National Education Board Scholarship (General) for Secondary School Certificate(S.S.C.) examination result. 

  • ARSHI-CARE Creative Awards 2010 for Painting (Special Prize)


Positions Held:

  • Lecturer (17 July, 2016 – till now), Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka

  • Lecturer (January, 2015 - July, 2016), Department of Mathematics & Natural Science (MNS), BRAC University.

Research Areas/Interests:
Plant biotechnology, computational genomics, bioinformatics (protein characterization, phylogenetics), environmental biotechnology