Department of Microbiology




Details of Dr. Md. Mozammel Hoq

MD. MOZAMMEL HOQ                                            


Date of birth          April 1, 1952

Position held          Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka

Telephone             +880-2-9661900-49 Ext. 7734 (Off)

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Researcharea        Industrial Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology

                              Fermentation and Enzyme Biotechnology, Biopesticides & Anticancer protein


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND                                                                                                   

Post Doctoral Program, National Research Institute of Biotechnology, Germany (1992 -`94)

Ph.D. in the area of Microbial Biotechnology, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Nagoya University, Japan, 1986.

One year International Post-Graduate University Course in Microbial Engineering in Osaka and Kyoto University, Japan, 1980 -81.

One year Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics, Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of  Dhaka, 1976-1977.

Master of  Science in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1976 (Session.1974).

Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh, 1975 (Session 1973).

FELLOWSHIPS AND ACADEMIC AWARDS                                                                        

1.Ph.D. Fellowship Supported by Ministry of Education and Culture (MONBUSHO), Govt. of Japan, at Nagoya University, Japan. 1982 – 86

2. Post doctoral Research Fellowshipas Alexander –Von – Humboldt Fellow, Govt of Germany, at Biochemical Engineering Division, National Center for Biotechnological Researches (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany, 1992-1994.

3. International Training Program (ITP) fellowship  in Industrial Biotechnology, sponsored by UNESCO and Govt of Germany at  GBF, Braunschweig,   Germany, 1991

4. Fellowship sponsored by UNESCO and Govt. of Japan for One year International Post-Graduate University Course in Microbial Engineering in Osaka and Kyoto University, Japan, 1980 -81.

EMPLOYMENT RECORD                                                                                                                                          




Visiting Professor

2001 to July 2002

International Center for Biotechnology

Faculty of Engineering

Osaka University, Osaka, Japan


Since 1997 

Department of Microbiology

Associate Professor

1992 – 1997

Department of Microbiology


1989 to 1992

Department of  Microbiology

Assistant Professor

1987 – 1992

Department of Microbiology

Senior QC Officer


BEXIMCO  Pharmaceuticals

Scientific officer


BCSIR, Dhaka


2004 -2010

Fazlul Haq Muslim Hall, DU


INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC COLLABORATION                                                                

i.  Internatioanl Center for Biotechnology, (ICBiotech), Fac. of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

ii. Biochemical Engineering Division, National Center for Biotechnological Research (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany

iii. RitaColwell Laboratory,  Maryland Pathogen Research Institute, 3239 Bioscience Research Building (Bldg. 413), University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 20742, USA


RESEARCH INTEREST                                                                                                        

Current work:

i. Biotechnological Production of eco-friendly industrial enzymes for their technical applications:

            - Alkaline protease and  keratinase byBacillus licheniformis strains

            -  Cellulases of  Trichoderma spp,  Amylases of Bacillus lichniformis

            - Phytases of Aspergillus niger and bacteria

ii. Production of Bacillus thuringiensisbiopesticides by biotechnoloogcal approaches for controllingof major vegetable and agricultural pests.

iii. Isolation and characterization of parasporin genes encoding anticancer proteinfrom Bacillus thringiensisagainst human cancer cells,

iv.Antibiotic peptides from indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis strains

Previous Work

i.  Biotechnoloogical production of  cellulase-free xylanase  by Thermomyces lanuginosus strains

ii. Bioconversion of11β-hydroxylation of steroid by immobilized living mycelia of Curvularia lunata.

iii. Microporous hydrophobic membrane bioreactor for continuous enzymatic conversion of lipid


ACADEMIC AFFILIATION (Membership of learned bodies)                                               

Ex President

Japan University Alumni Association in Bangladesh(2002 – 2006)

Ex President

South Asian Federation of the Japanese Universities Alumni Associations(2004 – 2006)

Ex President

Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists(2008 – 2009)

Vice President

Association of Humboldt Fellows Bangladesh (AHFB)(since 2013)


Alumni Association of German Universities, Bangladesh (AAGUB)      

Ex. Treasurer

Bangladesh Biochemical Society (2012 – 2015)

Ex-Secretary General (founder)

Shariatpur  Zila  Shikkha Trust, Dhaka (1998 -  2004)& as a member continued


Bangladesh Standards  and  Testing Institution, Tejgaon, Dhaka (1988 – 1996)

Member (founding)

Committee of Action for Research, Extension& Services (CARES) (Since 2012)


1. Member, Editorial Board “Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology”

2. Member, Associate Editor, “Frontiers Public Health”

3. Ex Member, “The Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences”


RESEARCH GRANTS                                                                                                      

Ongoing research projects:

1. Grant from USDA(United States Department of Agriculture), Biotech Agricultural Research, 2010 –“ Production of Bacillus thuringiensis biopesticides for the control of major vegetable pests in Bangladesh”

2.  Grant from Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh, July 2015-June 2016. “Bioprocess development for production of amylase for its application in Textiles industries”.

3. Grant from Ministry of Education, Gov’t of Bangladesh (2014- 2017) “Isolation and characterization of anticancer protein(s) parasporin from Bacillus thuringiensis in Bangladesh”

4. Grant from Ministry of Education, Gov’t of Bangladesh (2016 – 2018) “Mass Production of Efficient Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Biopesticides for Sustainable Delivery to the Farmers”


Completed research projects on grants:                                                                           

1. Project from Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov't of Bangladesh (1999-2000) “ Development of a Fermentation Biotechnology Laboratory: Fermentation of Environmental Friendly Microbial Enzymes to be Used in Tanneries and Detergent Industries” (.Ref. BPM/Sha-9/grant-1/99/581, date-13-07-2000)

2.  Project from Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov't of Bangladesh (2004)

Biotechnological Production of Environmentally Friendly Enzymes: Alkaline Protease and Keratinase  for Leather and Detergent Industries

3. Project from Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov't of Bangladesh (2007)  Biotechnological Production of  Bacillus thuringiensis Biopesticides and its application  for the Control of Major Vegetable Pests in Bangladesh

4. Project from the Ministry of Education, Gov’t of Bangladesh (2010-2013)    “Gene Cloning for Increasing Production of ‘Keratinase’ and ‘Alkaline Protease’ from Bacillus licheniformis for Biotechnological Application in Leather Industries of Bangladesh”

5. Project from Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov't of Bangladesh (2014 -15) Bioprocess development for production of cellulase for its application in Textiles industries.

6. Sponsored by Alexander Humboldt Foundation (AVH), Govt. of Germany, on “Production of thermostable cellulase-free xylanases by thermophilic fungi, Thermomyces lanuginosus for jute fibre processing and pulp and paper industry. 1992 – 1994.


Supervision of MS/Ph.D. students:

  • Seventy three students performed M.Sc./MS theses under my supervision
  • Four students obtained Ph.D. degrees (two under the sandwich programme at the. RitaColwell Laboratory,
  • Currently Seven students have been working for Ph.D. degrees four of them are expected to submittheir theses by the end of 2017.


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS                                                                           

  • : Development of a Bioprocess for Industrial Production of Proteases by Bacilluslicheniformis DUH10 and its Application in Bating of Hides and Skins in Leather Industries.

Patent Ref.: BD/P/2013/000260.

  • Technology transferred to Industry:

Our developed bioprocess on “Industrial protease production for leather industries” has been transferred to the Active Fine Chemicals Biotech Ltd for commercial level production

  • Book/Book Chapters:
  • Pesticides in Bangladesh: current trends in the usage and research on biopesticides,
  • LAP Lambert academic publishing GmbH& Co.KG, Germany, 2011.
  • Continuous synthesis of glycerides by lipase in amicroporous membrane bioreactor. In Enzyme Engineering 7’ Ed. A. I. Laskin, G.T. Tsao and L.B. Wingard, JR, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, ,558-568 (1984).
  • News Paper Articles (reportedby Journalist on our works):
  • DU scientists invent biopesticide to cut farmers` pest prevention costs, The Financial Express, 14 September, 2013
  • BD develops enzymes for tannery, poultry units The Financial Express, 09 September, 2013
  • Conferences/seminar attended:

              Total                                                  :  43

     As key note speaker                                    :  18

  • Research Publication:

Total 96, International – 39, National – 57

  • Thersis supervised:MS= 73, PhD (completed) = 4; current PhD students = 7

MS Thesis List ( Sl. No., Title  of Thesis, Student's Name, Session, Exam. Roll, Year of Submission)

1  Isolation and partial characterization of a thermophilic  pactinolytic and hemicellulolytic fungus        

    Ranjit Kimar Shaha                      1984-85       SH-324      December, 1989

2  Bioenrichment of wheat soybean flours through solid state fermentation                                         

    Md. Mainul Ahsan                        1984-85       FH-328      December, 1989

3  Isolation and characterization of lipolytic bacteria                                                                        

    Md. Wasimul Qader Chowdhury     1984-85       SH-338     December, 1989

4  Enzymic saccharification and ethanol fermentation from wheat starch                                           

    AKM Shafiqur Rahman                  1986-87         4602       November, 1991

5  Impact of bacterial agents on the epizootic disease of fish in Bangladesh                                      

    Md. Zahedur Rasul                        1986-87         4608       December, 1991

6  Production and characterization of xylanases from two thermo-philic fungi under solid state fermentation               

    Md. Mostafa Alam                        1987-88           5604       November, 1991

7  Production and characterization of alkaline protease from locally isolated bacteria            

    Jaber Hossain                              1987-88            5603         Aug-92

8  Production and characterization of alkaline lipase from locally isolatd bacteria    

    Md. Nazimuddin                           1987-88             5609       August, 1992

9  Studies on extracellular alkaline proteases from Bacillus and Proteus species       

     AKM Fakaruddin                         1988-89           7702       November, 1993

10 Production optimization and partial characterization of xylanase from Thermomyces lanuginosus RT- 9    

      Nawabur Rahman                       1988-89             7706       December, 1993

11  Production and partial purification of alkaline protease Bacillus spp.        

     Samir Kumar Bakshi                   1990-91             8204         May, 1995

12 Studies on yeast biomass production molasses media     

     Housne Ara Begum                     1990-91             8209         April, 1995

13 Induction of cellulose free xylanase in thermophilic fungus Thermomyces langinosus RT9               

     M. Mohiuddin Bhuiyan                 1992-93             8301        JAN. 1997

14 Production and characterization of a thermo and alkalotolerant lipase from Thermomyces lanuginosus RT 9               

     Istiak Sajjad                                1992-93             8305        JAN. 1997

15  Bioprocess for cellulose free xylanase production by Thermomyces lanuginosus MH 4      

      Mohammad Ilias                         1992-93             8307        JAN. 1997

16  Production of extracellular lipases by the yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae             

      Saqib Hossain Shiraj                   1992-93            8308         JAN. 1997

17  Factors influencing the production of alkaline protease by a Bacillus isolate and its application in hide processing         

      Md. A.K. Azad                            1993-94            8702         December, 1997

18  Optimization of cellulase-free xylanase production under solid-state fermentation by Thermomyces lanuginosus strain MH4 and its leaching process

      Delara Islam Sharif                       1993-94            8716       December, 1997

19  Optimisation of lipase production by a Rhizopus isolate in shake culture conditions           

      Roksana Kader                             1883-94           8717       December, 1997

20  Optimization of lipase production by Thermomyces lanuginosus in bioreactor     

       AHM Sazzadul Anawar Khan         1994-95           8308       September, 1998

21  Partial purification and characterization of xylanases from Thermomyces lanuginosus RT-9            

      Kamalesh Halder                           1994-95            8311        September, 1998

22  Mutation of Thermomyces lanuginosus to improve the quality and yield of xylanolytic enzymes  

      Laila Farzana                                1994-95            8313         September, 1998

23   Production of high level alkaline protease by a Bacillus isolate in batch culture    

       Mohd. Repon Khan                       1995-96           10101        September, 1998

24  Carboxymethylcellulase and xylanase of mutants of Neurospora crassa  

      Mohammad Sorowar Hossain         1996-97             3502         July, 2000

25  Optimization of mutation condition of Bacillus sp. To increase the yield of alkaline protease         

      Ismail Mustafa Maraz                     1996-97             3503       July, 2000

26  Production and partial purification of extracellular xylanose from Cellulomonas sp isolated from termite gut               

      Md. Maqsud Hossain                     1996-97              3508       July, 2000

27  Isolation and characterization of noval Bacillus licheniformis for production of protease and keratinase   

      KA Zaid Siddique                           1997-98             3404        June, 2001

28  Production and applications of proteases by Bacillus bacteria and fermentation characteristics of alkaline protease from Bacillus licheniformis MZK -03      

      Mohd. Shamim Iqbal                      1998-99             3502       October, 2002

29  Degradation of feather by bacillus isolates of a novel Bacillus cereus MZK -09       

      Golam Mostafa                             1998-99              3510       October, 2002

30  Microbiological quality of processing areas and its control in a pharmaceutical industry  

      Saiful Islam                                2000-01            1203         April, 2005

31  Comparative investigations of alkaline proteus producing two Bacillus licheriformis strains            

       S.M. Abu Sayem                       2000-01            1205          April, 2005

32  Purification and Characterization of Alkaline Protease from Bacillus licheniformis MZK 03               

      Mohammad Minnatul Karim           2002-03                209         October, 2006

33  Purification and characterization of keratinase from Bacillus licheniformis MZK 03             

      Nasrin Begum                              2002-03                226         October, 2006

34  Gene cloning of kerA gene from Bacillus licheniformis MZK 05     

      Md. Sanowarul Hoque                   2003-04              505           November, 2007

35  Statistical analysis of keratinase from Bacillus licheniformis MZK-03 and native feather hydrolysis              

      Mohd. Intakhar Ahmed                  2004-05             1406         June, 2008

36  Distribution of vibrio pathogenicity islands, pandemic markers and related genes in non-cholera bacteria in a pond serving as the niche for vibrio cholerae serogroups 01 and 0139      

      Nigarin Sultana                            2004-05              1415         June, 2008

37  Cloning of Alkaline protease gene from Bacillus licheniformis MZK 05       

      Kazi Md. Mostafizur Rahman        2005-06                1203

38   Dichromate Reductase Activity of locally isolated Pediococcus pentosaceus strain             

       Iftekhar Md. Rafiqullah                2005-06                1205

39   Isolation and molecular characterization of Vibrio cholerae collected from different ponds at Matlab, Chandpur           

      Rokonuzzaman                          2006-07                203         Sep-09

40   Cloning of kerA gene from Bacillus licheniformis MZK 05

      Md. Asaduzzaman Shisher           2006-07                205         Sep-09

41  Detection and genetic characterization of group B Rotaviruses in hopitialized patients with diarrhea         

      H. Nabi Ashikur Rahman                2006-07                206         Sep-09

42  Identification and characterization of locally isolated strains of Bacllus Thuringiensis and its larvicidal activity on Leucinodes orbonalis              

      Md. Raeed Jamiruddin                   2006-07                212         Sep-09

43  Relation between growth, sporulation and endotoxin formation of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates

      A.K.M. Golam Kibria                     2007-08                1020           Jul-10

44  Characterization of Bacilius thuringiensis from different regions of Bangladesh   

      Asma Akter                                  2007-08                1028          Jul-10

45  Optimization of cellulase production by Tricoderma viride and partial characterization of the enzyme      

      Md. Abdullah Al Masud                  2008-09                1110          Mar-11

46   Mutation of Bacillus licheniformis MZK O5 for Over Production of Alkaline Protease         

       Md. Kawsar Mustafa                     2008-09                1112         Mar-11

47   Isolation and Characterization of Hexavalent Chromium Detoxifying Microorganisms from Tannery Waste Water  

       Md. Safiul Islam                            2008-09                1117         Mar-11

48  Screening and characterization of Bacillus spp. for production of alkaline protease from environmental samples              

      Md. Atikuzzaman                          2008-09                1121           Mar-11

49  Development of mutants of Bacillus licheniformis for increased production of keratinase

      Serajus Salaheen                           2009-10                708

50  Cloning of kerA gene for increased production of keratinase from Bacillus licheniformiz MZK-05 for biotechnological application in industry

      Summya Waliullah                          2009-10                721

51  Gene cloning of Asp from Bacillus licheniformis MZK-05 for the over expression of alkaline protease         

      Md. Hasanuzzaman                       2010-11                303               

52   Isolation and characterization of serologically cross-reactive environmental Shigella-like bacterial isolates               

       Rabeya Bilkis                                2010-11                318

53  Isolation and characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis for parasporin anticancer protein

      Nasima Aktar                                2010-11                319

54  Production, Purification and characterization of alkaline protease with some technical functions from Bacillus licheniformis M9             

      Md. Murad Khan                            2011-12                5303

55  Detection of cry gene present in the indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis for the development of Biopesticides               

      Namista Islam                              2011-12                5306

56  Abundance and distribution of Bacillus thuringiensis in Bangladesh          

      Arpita Roy                                   2011-12                5307

57  Development of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides from Bacillus thuringiensis to Control Drug Resistant Pathogenic Bacteria               

      Md. Ashraful Alam                       2012-13                2104

58  Factors Affecting Sporulation and Delta-endotoxin Synthesis by Bacillus thuringiensis Strains        

      Muntahi Mourin                           2012-13                2121

59  Improvement of Bacillus licheniformis MZK 05 Strain by Mutation for Increasing Protease Production       

      Trosporsha Tasnim Khan               2012-13                2122

60  Identification and Characterization of Novel Anticancer Protein, Parasporin from Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis of Bangladesh        

      Naurin Rahman                             2012-13                2124

61  Genomic Diversity Analyses of Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis of Bangladesh by PCR-RAPD Method       

      Safirun Pervin                               2012-13                2131

62  Optimization of cellulase enzyme production by Trichoderma viride under solid state fermentation          

      Md. Abu Huryra                           2013-14                1706

63   Assessment of Antibacterial Activities and Characterization of Bacteriocin Produced by Local Bacillus thuringinsis Isolates       

       Md. Sanaul Ahmed                     2013-14                1707

64  Fermentation of Amylase by Bacillus licheniformis MZK05M9 based on Response Surface Methodology  

      Muhammad Al Mamun                 2013-14                1715

65  Alkaline protease production under batch and fed-batch fermentation by Bacillus licheniformis MZK05M9 and application of enzyme in goat skin dehairing       

     Md. Abir Hosain                            2013-14                1716

66  Characterization of Wild, Mutant and Recombinant Keratinase of Bacillus licheniformis   

      Tabassum Tasnim Auroni              2013-14               1723

67  Detection and Characterization of Genes for Anticancer Protein, Parasporin from indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis     

      Nuzhat Jerin                                 2013-14               1725

68  Cloning of truncated cry1Aa-type gene of Bacillus thuringiensis strainJSc1 for activated protein delivery  

       Umme Salma Sumi                    2013-14                  1733

69  Detection of ps4 gene encoding an Anticancer Protein, Parasporin from Bacillus thuringiensis SgSp2 and its Expression in a Heterologous system     

      Md. Hasib Adnan                         2014-15                  1505

70  Production and characterization of amylases of Bacillus licheniformis wild and mutant strains      

      Shamima Nasrin                          2014-15                  1519

71  Fermentation and Characterization of Phytase from Newly Isolated Klebsiella sp.

      Dilruba Akter                               2014-15                  1521

72  Investigation into Phytases of Indigenous Aspergillus spp.            

      Nadia Afrin                                  2014-15                   1524

73  Cloning and expression of truncated cry1Aα from Bacillus thuringiensis JSc1 in heterologous system        

      Deena Mehjabeen                        2014-15                   1527                                                                


Ph.D Thesis List ( Sl. No., Title  of Thesis, Student's Name, Year of Submission, Registration No)

1   Biodiversity of intestinal microflora in serverely malnourished children with cholera         

     Shirajum Monira                                2008                  13          

2    Environmental Factors, Microbial Community Dynamics and Emergence of Vibrio-cholerae           

     Nur A. Hasan                                   2012                   225 

3   Characterization of Fungi and Its Enzymes for Application in Retting of Jute Ribbons         

      Firoza Akther                                                                                    Jul-11                 

4  Characterization of Cry Genes and Insecticidal Proteins from Indigenous Bacillus Thuringiensis to Develop Potential Biopesticide   

    Md. Asaduzzaman Shishir                   2015                    86          


Current Ph.D Work 

1   Genomics and populoation dynamics of Vibrio Cholerae causing pandemic cholera           

     Shah Manjur Rashed

2   Bioprocess development for production of proteases by Bacillus licheniformis.   

     Arafat Al Mamun

3   Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistance in Environmental and Clinical Isolates of Salmonella from Bangladesh        

    Momena Shirin

4   Gene cloning for increasing production of alkaline protease and keratinase form Bacillus licheniformis for industrial applications   

     Mukitun Nahar

5   Isolation and characterization of parasporal anticancer protein form Bacillus thuringiensis strains               

     Mamun Hasan

6   Insecticidal activity of infigeneous Bacillus thuringines against Tephritids fruit fly pests affecting fruits and vegetables         

     Md. Abdul Bari

7   Isolation and characterization of bacteriocin  form indigenous Bacillus Thuringiensis strains           

    Md. Rezaul Alam




 1. Hoq, M.M. and Joarder, G.K. The fungal flora of Bangladesh mangoes, Bangladesh J. Microbiol., (2), 41-47 (1980)

2. Hoq. M.M. and Joarder, G.K. Black rot of onion. J. Sci. Indust. Res.XVII (34), 279-282.(1980)

3. Hoq, M.M. Ilsam, K.R., Khatun, M. and Joarder, G.K. Preservation of mango at cold temperatures. Bangladesh J. Agric. 5(3), 145-150 (1980) 

4. Sonomoto, K., Hoq, M.M.. Tanaka, A and Fukui, S. Growth of Curvularia lunata spores into mycelial form within various gels and steroid 11β-hydroxylation by the entrapped mycelia. J Ferment Technol., 39(6), 465 (1981).

5. Hoq, M.M.., Tanaka, A. and Fukui, S. 11β-hydroxylation of steroid by immobilized living mycelia of Curvularia lunata. Annual Reports of ICME, Osaka University. 4, 139-156 (1981)

6. Sonomoto, K., Hoq, M.M. Tanaka, A and Fukui, S. 11β-hydroxylation of cortexolone (Reichstein’s Compound S) to hydrocortisone by Curvularia lunata entrapped in photocrosslinked resin gels. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 45, 436 (1983)

7. Yamane, T., Hoq, M.M.., and Shimizu, S. Continuous synthesis of glycerides by lipase in a  microporous membrane bioreactor. In Enzyme Engineering 7’ Ed. A. I. Laskin, G.T. Tsao and L.B. Wingard, JR, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 434,558-568 (1984).

8. Hoq, M.M. Yamane, T., Shimizu, S. Funada S. and Ishida, S. Continuous synthesis of glycerides by lipase in microporous hydrophobic membrane bioreactor. J. Am. Oil Chem.Soc.,61,776-781 (1984).

9. Hoq, M.M.., Koike, M., Yamane, T. and Shimizu, S. Continuous hydrolysis of olive oil by lipase in microporous hollow fiber bioreactor. Agric. Biol, Chem., 49(11), 3171-3178 (1985).

10. Hoq, M.M., Yamane, T.  and Shimizu, S. Continuous hydrolysis of olive oil by lipase in a microporous hydrophobic membrane bioreactor. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 62 1017-1021 (1985).

11. Hoq, M.M.., Tagami, H., Yamane, T. and Shimizu, S. Some characteristics of continuous  glycerides synthesis by lipase in microporous hydrophobic membrane bioreactor. Agric. Biol. Chem. 49(2), 335-342 (1985).

12. Yamane, T., Hoq, M.M.., Itoh, S. and Shimizu, Continuous glycerolysis of fat by lipase in microporous hydropyobic membrane bioreactor. J. Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc., 35(8), 6632-636 (1986).

13. Yamane, T., Hoq, M.M.., Itoh, S and Shimizu, S. Glycerolysis of fat by microbial lipase J. Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc. 35(8), 625-631 (1986).

14. Hoq, M.M.., Yamane, T. and Shimizu, S. Role of oleic acid solubilized in buffer-glycerol solution on adsorbed lipase during continuous hydrolysis of olive oil in microporous membrane bioreactor, Enz. Microbiol. Technol. 8, 236-240 (1986)

15. Yamane, T., Hoq, M.M..and Shimizu, S. Kinetics of continuous by hydrolysis of olive oil by lipase in microporous membrane  bioreactor. J. Jpn. Oil Chem. 35(1), 34-41, (1986)

16. Shahidullah, M., Hoq, M.M. and Joarder, G.K. The effect of ‘chick pea’ Rhizobium spp. on bengal gram. J. Asiatic Soc. Of Bangladesh, 14(1) 124-127 (1988).

17. Hoq, M.M.. Immobilized biocatalyst sysem – an innovation in biotechnology. Bangladesh J. Microbiol., 6(1), 1-11 (1989).

18. Khan, A.R. and Hoq, M.M. Lactic acid bacteria as contaminants in alcohol fermentation. Bangladesh J. Microbiol., 7(2), 119-121 (1990)

19. Hoque, M.M. Ahsan, M.M. and Hoq, M.M. Cereal and pulse based fermented food: Bioenrichment of wheat and soybean flours through solid state fermentation under natural conditions. Bangladesh J. Microbiol., 7(1), 63-69 (1990).

20. Gomes. D.J., Sayeed, S., Hoq, M.M. and Khan, S.I. Microbial contaminants in an urea producing industrial cooling water reservoir. Bangladesh J. Microbial. 8(2) 109-111 (1991)

21. Chowdhury, W.Q. and Hoq, M.M. Isolation and characterization of lipolytic bacteria. Bangladesh J. Microbiol., 8(1), 45-50 (1991)

22. Gomes, D.J. Syeda, M.R. and Hoq, M.M. Development of appropriate preservative for liquid antacid. I: Bacterial contaminants in antacid samples. Bangladesh J. Microbiol., 8(1), 5-10 (1991)

23. Gomes, I., Mohiuddin, G., Saha, R.K. and Hoq, M.M.. Isolation and characterization of a cellulase-free pectinolytic and hemicellulolytic thermophilic fungus. World J. Microbiol Biotechnol., 8(5) (1992).

24. Hoque, M.M., Rasul, Z., Ahsan, C.R. and Hoq, M.M. Bacterial flora in the alimentary tract of live fresh water diseased fish and their response to different antibiotics. Bangladesh J. Zoo 20(2), 341-346 (1992).

25. Ahsan, C.R., Hoque, M., Rasul, Z. and Hoq, M.M.. Enterotoxicity of Vibrio hurnissi isolated from infected fish. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol.,(8), 187-189 (1992).

26. Hoque, M.M. Ahsan, M. and Hoq, M.M. Bioenrichment of Wheat-soybean flour with yeast and lactic acid bacteria. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 10(2) 117-119 (1993)

27. Parveen, M. Rahman, M.M. and Hoq, M.M. Production of indigenous baker’s yeast: Isolation of potential strains. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 2(1): 129-131, (1993).

28. Hoq, M.M.., Alam, M., Mohiuddin, G. and Gomes, I Enzyme Biotechnology in Developing Counries: production and application of thermostable xylanase for jute fiber upgradation. In Hamessing Biotechnology for the 21st Century: Proceedings of the Ninth Internationology Symposium and Exposition. ACS, Michael and Bose (eds), pp 568-573 (1993).

29. Rasul, Z. Hoque, M.M. Ahsan, C.R. and Hoq, M.M. Effect of physical factors on the growth of different enterophathogenic bacteria isolated from ulcerative disease of fish in Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 2(2): 225-227 (1993).

30. Rahman, A.K.M.S., Rahman M.F. Hossin, M. Feroza, B. and Hoq, M.M. Enzymic saccharificaton of wheat starch by glucoamylase from a niger A-20 and the alcoholic fermentation of the hydrolysates by Saccharomyces cerevisiae-JY. Bangladesh J. Microbiol 13(2), 42-48 (1993)

31. Rahman, A.K.M.S., Rahman, M.F., Nath, P.K. and Hoq, M.M. and M.M. Hussain, Glucoamylase activity of some elected strains of A spergillus niger and Aspergillus oryzae. Bangladesh J. Microbio 10(2) 107-110, (1993)

32. Hoq, M.M. Hempel, C. and Deckwer, W.-D. Cellulase-free xylanase by Thermomyces lanuginosus: Effect of agitation, aeration and medium components on production. J. Biotechnol 37: 49-58 (1994)

33. Hoq, M.M. Hempel, C. and Deckwer, W.-D. High productivity of thermostable xylanase free of cellulase: A promising system for large scale production. IChem (Institution of Chemical Engineers)U.K. Series No.137 ((ISBN 085295 330 5) October (1994).

34. Alam, M.M. Gomes, I Mohiuddin, G and Hoq, M.M. Production and characterization of thermostable xylanases by Thermomyces lanuginosus and Thermoascus auranticacus grown on lignocelluloses. Enz. Microbiol. Technol. 16, 298-302 (1994)

35. Gomes, D.J., Gomes, J., Hoq, M.M..and Steiner, W. Induction of cellulase degrading enzymes in Themoascus aurantacus. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 12: (1 & 2), 23-29, 1995.

36. Gomes, D.J., Gomes, J., Hoq, M.M. and Steiner, W. Factors influencing the inductive formation of β-glucosidase by methyl-β-xyopyranoside in Thermoascus aurantiacus. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 12: (1&2), 15-21, (1995).

37. Hoq, M.M.and Deckwer, W.D. Cellulas-free xylanase by thermophilic fungi: A  comparison on the production of xylanases by two Thermomyces lanuginosus strains. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 43: 604-609, (1995).

38. Hoq, M.M. Solomon. B.O., Hempel, C. Rinas, U. Deckwer, W.-D. The kinetics of cellulase-free xylanase excretion by Thermomyces lanuginosus RT9. J. Chem. Tech. Biotechnol. 63, 229-236 (1995).

39. Rasul, Z. M.  Ahsan, C.R. Hoque, M.M. and Hoq, M.M. Bacteria associated with epizootic fish disease in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 13: (1 & 2), 63-70, (1996).

40. Bhuiyan, M.M., Gomes, D. J. and Hoq M.M. Glucose effect on inductive synthesis of xylanase by thermophilic fungus Thermomyces lanuginosus Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 14: (1 & 2), 9-16, (1997).

41. Bhuiyan, M.M., Gomes, D.J. and Hoq M.M. Induction of cellulase-free xylanase in thermophilic fungus Thermomyces lanuginosus RT9. Bangladesh J. Biochem. 3(1): 1-10, June (1997).

42. Ilias, M. and Hoq, M.M. Production of cellulase-free xylanase by Thermomyces lanuginosus MH4 in shake culture. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 14: (1 & 2), 1-7, (1997).

43. Sarker, M. Ilias, M. and Hoq M.M. Characterization of xylanase and CMCase from Rhizomucor pusillus. Bangladesh J. Biochem. 15: (2), 41-47, (1998).

44. Ilias, M.and Hoq, M.M. Effect of agitation rates on the  growth and production of xylanase free of cellulase by Themomyces lanugiosus MH4 in bioreactor. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 14: 765-767, (1998).

45. Sarker, M. Ilias M. and Hoq, M.M. Optimization of cultural conditions for the production of xylanase with low cellulase by Rhizomucor pusillus. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 8(1): 45-52, (1999) (January)

46. Hoq, M.M.Farzana L. and Deckwer, W.D. Development of bioprocess for cellulase-free xylanase production by Thermomyces lanuginosus. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 8 (2), (1999).

47. Farzana L., Ilias M. and Hoq M.M. Production of extracellular xylanase by some mutants of Thermomyces lanuginosus. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 16(1) 43-51, (1999).

48. Hoq M.M. Syeda M. B. and Gomes D. J. Efffectiveness of methyl-parabean and chlorohexidine gluconate in liquid antacid preparation. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 8(2): 165-170, (1999)(July).

49. Gomes, J.D., Sharif, D.L. and Hoq, M.M. Xylanase production by Thermomyces lanuginosus MH4 in solid state cultivation. Bangladesh J. Microbiol.16(2): 197-202, (1999).

50. Farzana L. and Hoq M.M. Improved production of debranching xylanolytic enzymes mutants of Thermomyces lanuginosus. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Science 9 (3): 123-130, (2000).

51. Azad, A.K. and Hoq M.M. Production of alkaline serine protease by Bacillus sp. MA6. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 17(2) December: 143-149, (2000).

52. Hossain S.M., Hoq, M. M. and Mozmadar T.I.M. Production and acivity of extracellular carboxymethyl cellulase of Neurospora crassa. Bangladesh J. Microbiol 18(2)169-176, (2001).

53. Rahman, A.K.M.S, Kawamura, S. Hatsu, M., Hoq M.M. and Takamizawa, K. Physicochemical properties of a novel α-L-arabinofuranosidase from Rhizomucor pusillus HHT-1. Can J. Microbiol. 47: 767-772, (2001)

54. Azad, A. K., Shibata, H. and Hoq, M. M. Hide processing with alkaline protease from Bacillus sp. MA6.  Bangladesh J.  Microbiol. 19 (1 & 2), 67- 71, (2002).

55. Rahman, A., Haque, M. M., Hoq, M. M., Gomes D. J. Comparison of β-mannanase  production from Aspergillus niger in shake-flask and bioreactor cultures and partial characterization of the enzyme. . Bangladesh J.  Microbiol. 19 (1 & 2): 35 - 40, ( 2002).

56. Hossain, M. H., Iqbal M. S, and Hoq M. M. Fermentative characteristics of alkaline proteases by Bacillus cereus MZK-09. Bangladesh J.  Microbiol. 21 (2), 86-89, (2004).

57. Meraz, Choudhury, T. and Hoq M. M. Optimization of mutation conditions of Bacillus sp. To increase the yield of Alkaline protease. J. Life Sci. Japan. vol. 4, (2005)

58. Ilias M, Barua, S., Bhuian, M. U., Rahman, A. and Hoq M. M. Characteristics of proteases production by Brevibacillus borstenlensis MZK-6. Bangladesh J.  Microbiol. 22 (2), 126-129, (2005).

59. Hoq, M. M., Siddiquee, K.A.L, Kawasaki, H. Seki, T. Keratinolytic activity of some newly isolated Bacillus species. J. Biol. Sciences 5(2) 193-200, (2005).

60. Nizam Uddin, M., Ilias, M., Rahman, A. and Hoq, M. M.. Compatibility and stability of alkaline protease from Bacillus licheniformis MZK-5 with commercial detergents. Bangladesh J. Microbiolol. 23 (1), 19-23, (2006)

61. Hossain, M. S., Ilias, M. and Hoq, M. M.. Production and characterization of alkaline protease from novel Bacillus licheniformis MZK03. The Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences 15 (2), 139-147, (2006).

62. Muniruzzaman, M., Rahman, A. ., Hoq, M. M. Optimization of medium ingredients for keratinolytic protease production by Bacillus licheniformis MZKo3 using statistical experimental designs.  Bangladesh J. Microbiolol. 24 (1), 52- 56 (2007)

63. Hossain, M. S., Azad, A. K., Sayem A. S. M., Golam, G. and Hoq , M. M.  Production and partial characterization of feather degrading keratinolytic serine protease from B. lichenifromis MZZK-3 . J. BIol. Sciences, 7_, 599-606,(2007)

64. Peul, D., Rahman,A.,   Ilias, M. and Hoq , M. M. Production and characterization of)keratinolytic protease of Bacillus licheniformis MZK03 grown on feather mill. Bangladesh J. Microbiolol. 24 (1), 57- 61 (2007)

65. Rafiqullah, I. M., Hossain, A. M. M. M., Ilias, M. and Hoq , M. M.  Chromium (VI) Reducing Native Microorganisms for Remediation of Chromium Eco-toxicity in Environment of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Sci. & Ind. Res. 43(4) 455 – 3466, (2008)

66. Ilias M., Hossain A.M.M.M., Rafiqullah I. M., Mannan, S. B., Debnath B. C. and Hoq, M. M. Chromium contamination of effluent and feed by leather industries and its control of entry into food chain. Food Safety and Hygien. Third Bangladesh –Japan Joint Conference , Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24 – 25 March 2008 Proceedings. Bangladesh Academy of Sciences 163 -172 (2008)

67. Hossain, M.S., Ilias, M. Paul, L. H.Karim, F. M. and  Hoq M. M. Application of Protease and Keratinase from Bacillus licheniformis MZK03 in leather processing. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 17(2): 127-135, 2008(July)

68. Akther, F,  Halim A, Haque  M.S and  Hoq,  M. M. Enrichment of Old effective Jute retting bacteria. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech 6(1) 253- 256, (2008)

69. Hasan, N.A., Grim, C.J., Haley, B.J., Chun, J., Alam, M., Taviani, E., Hoq, M.M., Munk, A.C., Saunders, E., Brettin, T.S., Bruce, D.C., Challacombe, J.F., Detter, J.C., Han, C.S., Xie, G, Nair, G.B., Huq, A. and Colwell, R.R. Comparative genomics of clinical and environmental Vibriomimicus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107 (49):21134-9 (2010)

70. Zahan Z, Khan SN and Hoq M M. 2010. Screening of keratinolytic bacteria from poultry wastes. Bangladesh J. Scie. Indust. Res. 45(3), 261-266.

71. Hasan, M.H., Akter, A., Ilias, M., Khan, S.N. and Hoq, M. M. Growth, sporulation and toxin production by Bacillus thuringiensis isolates in media based on mastered-seed meal. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 27 (2):51-55 (2010)

72. Hossain, R., Chowdhury, M.K., Yeasmin, Sabina. And Hoq, M.M. Production of ethanol using yeast isolates on water hyacinth and Azolla. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 27 (2):56-60 (2010)

73. Monira, S., Hoq, M. M., Chowdhury, AKA., Suau, A., Magne, F., Endtz, Hph., Alam, M., Rahman, M., Pochart, P., Desjeux, J-F. and Alama, N.H. Short-chain fatty acids and commensal microbiota in the faces of severely malnourished children with cholera rehydrated with three different carbohydrates. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 64:1116-1124 (2010)

74. Ilias, M., Rafiqullah I. M., Debnath, B.C., Mannan, S. B. and Hoq, M. M. Isolation and Characterization of Chromium (VI)-Reducing Bacteria from Tannery Effluents. Indian J Microbiol. 51 (1): 76-81(2011)

75. Runa, F., Yasmin, M., Hoq, M. M., Begum, J., Rahman, A.S.M.M., and Ahsan, C.R. Molecular versus conventional methods: clinical evaluation of different methods for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in Bangladesh. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 44: 101-105 (2011)

76. Asaduzzaman Shishir, Asma Akter, Bodiuzzaman, Nasima Aktar, Mushfiqur Rahman, Md. Shakil, Mohammad Ilias, Shakila Nargis Khan and Mozammel Hoq. Molecular characterization of indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki isolates from Bangladesh and toxicity of Btk HD-73 against melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae.1st AFSA Conferences on Food Safety and Food Security held in Osaka, Japan fromSeptember 15-17, 2012.

77. Muhammad Ali AKand, Momena Shirin, Saidul Alam, SMR Hasan, Md. Habibur Rahman and Md. Mozammel Hoq. Frequency of drug resistant Salmonella spp. Isolated from poultry samples in Bangladesh. Stamford J. Microbiology. 2(1), 15-19, ( 2012)

78. Md. Asaduzzaman, Asma Akter, Mohammad Ilias, Shakila Nargis Khan, Md. Mozammel Hoq. Characterization of locally isolated Bacillus thuringiensis for the development of eco-friendly biopesticides in Bangladesh. Journal of Biopesticide, 5(1), 2012.

79. Eppinger M, Clark PW, Chen A, Alam M, Haley BJ, Taviani E, Hine E, Su Q, Tallon LJ, Prosper JB, Furth K, Hoq MM, Li H, Fraser-Liggett CM, Cravioto A, Huq A, Ravel J, Cebula TA, Colwell RR. Genomic diversity of 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak strains. ProcNatlAcadSci U S A. 2012 Jul 17;109(29):E2010-7.

80. Nusrat Khandoker, Arafat Al Mamun, Tanvir Noor Nafiz, Shakila Nargis Khan  andMd. Mozammel Hoq.Strain improvement of Trichoderma viride through mutation for enhanced production of cellulase. Bangladesh J Microbial, Vol 30, No 1&2, June-December 2013, pp 43-47

81. Hoq M.M., Mamun A.A., Shishir M.A., Khan M.M., Akand M.N.R. and Khan S.N. (2013), Bioprocess development for eco-friendly microbial products and impacts on bio-industry establishment in Bangladesh. Proceedings of international conference on biotechnology, 25-26 May, 2013.

82. Shishir M, Roy A, Islam N, Rahman A and Khan SN, Hoq M,. Abundance and diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis in Bangladesh and their cry genes profile.Front. Environ. Sci.2:20 (2014).

83. Md. Arafat Al Mamun 1, Md. Murad Khan 2, Md. Nahinur Rahman Akand 2, Shakila Nargis Khan 2, Md. Mozammel Hoq 2* “Characterization of an alkaline protease with high quality bating potential in leather processing from Bacilluslicheniformis MZK05M9 mutant”International Journal of Biological Research, 3 (1) (2015) 36-41

84. Md. Asaduzzaman Shishir, Arpita Roy, Namista Islam, Alamgir Rahman, Shakila N Khan and Md. Mozammel Hoq "Novel toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains against melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae)" (No.1437, original). Accepted for publication. Biocontrol Science, Vol.20, No.2, 2015.

85. Searajus Salaheen, Md Arafat al Mamun, Shakila Nargis Khan and Md Mozammel Hoq “Improvement of Bacillus licheniformis MZK05 by mutation for increased production of keratinase”. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci.24 (1):17-23, 2015 (January)

86. Shishir A., Bhowmik A., Akand N.R., Mamun A.A., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015) Efficacy of Indigenous Bacillusthuringiensis Strains for Controlling Major Vegetable Pests in Bangladesh. Egyptian Journal of Pest Control, 25(3):729-734.

87. Bhowmik A., Mourin M., Shishir M.A., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015) Development of a cost effective medium for enhanced production of Bacillusthuringiensis δ- endotoxin. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology,32(1): 1- 6.

88. Shishir M.A., Pervin S., Sultana M., Khan S.N., and Hoq M.M. (2015) Genetic Diversity of Indigenous Bacillusthuringiensis Strains by RAPD-PCR to Combat Pest Resistance. Bt Research, 6: 1-16.

89. Shishir, M.A., Akter A, Bodiuzzaman M., Hossain M.A., Alam M.M., Khan S.A., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015) Novel toxicity of Bacillusthuringiensis strains against melon fruit fly, Bactroceracucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae). Biocontrol Science, 20(2): 115-123.

90. Mourin M., Shishir A., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015) Regulation of major cultural components for designing a cost effective medium to increase δ-endotoxin synthesis by Bacillus thuringiensis. African Journal of Biotechnology. 14(16): 1379-1386.

91. Mamun A.A., Khan M.M., Akand M.N.R., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M.(2015).  Characterization of an alkaline protease with high quality bating potential in leather processing from Bacilluslicheniformis MZK05M9 mutant. International Journal of Biological Research. 3(1):36-41.

92. Islam M.N., Akhand N.R., Mamun A.A., Shishir A., Aktar M.Z., Khan S.N., Hoq M.M. and Hossain M.S. (2015). Screening and Characterization of Bacteriocin-Like Inhibitory Substances Produced by Bangladeshi Strains of Bacillus thuringiensis.Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal. 18 (2):149-156.

93. Khan T.T., Mamun A.A., Mian M.M., Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015) Stability of Bacillus licheniformis MZK05 mutants upon mutagenic treatment for enhanced protease activity. Bangladesh Journal of Botany.

94. Mamun M.A.A., Hosain M.A., Ahmed S.,  Zohra F.T., Sultana R., Khan M.M.,Akhter M.Z.,  Khan S.N. and Hoq M.M. (2015). Development of an alternative enzyme-assisteddehairing method