Profile of Ahmed Faisal Sumit

... Name Ahmed Faisal Sumit
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree M.S.
   

MSc, Dept. of Life science, Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology, Imperial College London, UK.

MS, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. GPA 3.95 out of 4.00.

BS, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. CGPA 3.94 out of 4.00.

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. 17/July/2016 to date.

Original Research Article

  1. Das A, Sumit AF, Ahsan N, Kato M, Ohgami N, Akhand AA. Impairment of extra-high frequency auditory thresholds in subjects with elevated levels of fasting blood glucose. Journal of Otology. 2018; 13: 29-35.
  2. Nibir YM, Sumit AF, Akhand AA, Ahsan N, Hossain S. Comparative assessment of total polyphenols, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of different tea varieties of Bangladesh. Asia Pac. J. Trop. Biomed. 2017; 7(4): 352-57.
  3. Akter M & Islam NN, Sumit AF, Ahsan N, Hossain S, Ahmed M, Akhand AA. Tea extract prevents arsenic-mediated DNA damage and death of murine thymocytes in vitro. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 2015; 14(1): 79-85.
  4. Sumit AF, Das A, Sharmin Z, Ahsan N, Ohgami N, Kato M, and Akhand AA. Cigarette Smoking Causes Hearing Impairment among Bangladeshi Population. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3): e0118960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118960. [Impact factor: 3.53]

 

Abstracts/Presentations/Conference Proceedings/Posters/Others

“Ameliorating effects of tea extract against arsenic-mediated toxicity in mice”. Presenter: Sumit AF. Venue:  Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BSBMB) Conference at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka on March 21, 2015.

Thesis/Project

1.   MSc Thesis: ‘’The presence of group 4 capsule in Shigella sonnei modulates its mechanism of cellular pathogenesis compared to Shigella flexneri.’’ accepted by the Imperial College London in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MSc in Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology.

2.   MS Thesis: “Ameliorating effects of Tea extract against arsenic-mediated toxicity in mice.” accepted by the University of Dhaka in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Science in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology.

3.   Project Report: Cigarette Smoking Causes Hearing Impairment among Bangladeshi Population. accepted by the University of Dhaka in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology.

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. 17/July/2016 to date.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship for MSc at Imperial College London, UK, 2016-17.
  • “National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship” by The Ministry of Science and Technology, People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
  • “Dean’s Award”-by the Dean of “The Faculty of Biological Science”, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Molecular Genetics, Recombinant DNA technology, Environmental Biotechnology, Infection and Immunity.

Current Research

  1. Ameliorating effects of tea extracts against arsenic mediated toxicity in mice model.
  2. Association between smokeless tobacco use and hearing impairment among Bangladeshi population.
  3. Effects of gestational diabetes on newborn’s health.

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. 17/July/2016 to date.

Ahmed Faisal Sumit

Lecturer

Room: TR-12, 5th floor, Science Complex Building,

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

Phone: 9661900~73, Office Ex- 7816, Mobile: +8801732195008

Email: ahmedfaisalsumit@du.ac.bd

Education

MSc, Dept. of Life science, Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology, Imperial College London, UK.

MS, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. GPA 3.95 out of 4.00.

BS, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. CGPA 3.94 out of 4.00.

Honors and Awards

  1. Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s at Imperial College London, UK, 2016-17.
  2. “National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship” by The Ministry of Science and Technology, People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
  3. “Dean’s Award”-by the Dean of “The Faculty of Biological Science”, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Special Training

Training on “Statistical Data Analysis for Biological Sciences” organized by “Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), University of Dhaka.

Positions Held

Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. 17/July/2016 to date.

Research interests

Molecular Genetics, Recombinant DNA technology, Environmental Biotechnology, Infection and Immunity.

Current Research

  1. Ameliorating effects of tea extracts against arsenic mediated toxicity in mice model.
  2. Association between smokeless tobacco use and hearing impairment among Bangladeshi population.
  3. Effects of gestational diabetes on newborn’s health.

 

Publications

Original Research Article

  1. Das A, Sumit AF, Ahsan N, Kato M, Ohgami N, Akhand AA. Impairment of extra-high frequency auditory thresholds in subjects with elevated levels of fasting blood glucose. Journal of Otology. 2018; 13: 29-35.
  2. Nibir YM, Sumit AF, Akhand AA, Ahsan N, Hossain S. Comparative assessment of total polyphenols, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of different tea varieties of Bangladesh. Asia Pac. J. Trop. Biomed. 2017; 7(4): 352-57.
  3. Akter M & Islam NN, Sumit AF, Ahsan N, Hossain S, Ahmed M, Akhand AA. Tea extract prevents arsenic-mediated DNA damage and death of murine thymocytes in vitro. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 2015; 14(1): 79-85.
  4. Sumit AF, Das A, Sharmin Z, Ahsan N, Ohgami N, Kato M, and Akhand AA. Cigarette Smoking Causes Hearing Impairment among Bangladeshi Population. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3): e0118960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118960. [Impact factor: 3.53]

 

Abstracts/Presentations/Conference Proceedings/Posters/Others

“Ameliorating effects of tea extract against arsenic-mediated toxicity in mice”. Presenter: Sumit AF. Venue:  Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BSBMB) Conference at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka on March 21, 2015.

Thesis/Project

1.   MSc Thesis: ‘’The presence of group 4 capsule in Shigella sonnei modulates its mechanism of cellular pathogenesis compared to Shigella flexneri.’’ accepted by the Imperial College London in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MSc in Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology.

2.   MS Thesis: “Ameliorating effects of Tea extract against arsenic-mediated toxicity in mice.” accepted by the University of Dhaka in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Science in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology.

3.   Project Report: Cigarette Smoking Causes Hearing Impairment among Bangladeshi Population. accepted by the University of Dhaka in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology.