Department of Genetic Engineering and Bio-Technology

Notice

News

Event

Details of Ahmed Faisal Sumit


Ahmed Faisal Sumit

Lecturer

Room: TR-00, 5th floor, Science Complex Building,

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

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

Email: ahmedfaisalsumit@du.ac.bd

 

Education

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 taught 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.

Current Research

  1. Ameliorating effects of plant extracts against arsenic mediated toxicity in mice model.

  2. Association between diabetes and hearing impairment among Bangladeshi population.

  3. Antioxidant and antibacterial activates of Bangladeshi varieties of tea extracts.


Publications

Original Research Article

1. 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 Mar 17;10(3):e0118960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118960. eCollection 2015. [Impact factor: 3.53]

2. 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. 14(1): 79-85, 2015 (June).

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: “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.

2. 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.