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Dr. Md. Anisur  Rahman  Khan

Professor, Department of Microbiology, 
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
                    
Contact telephone and e-mail :  Mobile: 01771587853,  
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E-mail: aniskhan@du.ac.bd. 
            

          
Education and Research:

Postdoctoral Study in Microbial Biotechnology / Applied Microbiology and Enzymology, Applied Enzymology Laboratory, Department of Applied Microbiology, National Food Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry  and Fishery (MAFF). Government of Japan.  Tsukuba Science City, Japan. March, 1998 to March, 2000 

Postdoctoral Study in Microbial Biotechnology / Molecular Biology and Protein Engeneering, Protein Engeneering Laboratory, Department of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Ministry of International Trade and Industry  (MITI), Government of Japan, Tsukuba Science City, Japan. March, 1997 to March, 1998.

Postdoctoral Study in Industrial Biotechnology. German National Institute of Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. 1996

Ph. D. in Applied Microbiology, Department of Bioresource sciences (United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (UGAS), Ehime University, Japan. September, 1993. 

M. Sc. (Thesis) from the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. 1983 (Exam. Held in 1988). Result-First Class.

B. Sc. (Honours) from the Department of Soil water and Environment, Faculty of Biological sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. 1982 (Exam. Held in 1985). Result-First Class.

H. S. C. (Science), Notre Dame College.  Dhaka.1979

S. S. C. (Science), Mirpur B. M. (Govt.) High School. Dhaka, 1977


Position Held: 

Professor : April, 2003 – Present : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 

Chairman : September, 2006 – June, 2009 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 

Associate Professor : September, 1997 – March, 2003 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Chairman : January, 1997 – March, 1997 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 

Assistant Professor: October, 1993 – September, 1997:,  Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 

Lecturer : November, 1988 - October, 1993 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.


Scholarships  and  Fellowship  obtained: 

STA Post Doctoral Fellowship (Japan): March, 1998 to March, 2000  (By the Science and Technology Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Japan) to pursue Post Doctoral Research at  Enzyme Application Laboratory, Department of Applied Microbiology, National Food Research Institute, 2-1-2, Kannondai, Tsukuba Science City, Japan.

Visiting Scientist Fellowship (AIST, Japan): March, 1997 to March, 1998. (By the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Ministry of International Trade and Industry  (MITI), Government of Japan) to pursue advance  postdoctoral research in Molecular Biology and Protein Engineering, at Protein Engeneering Laboratory, Department of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Government of Japan, Tsukuba Science City, Japan.

UNESCO-Germany Govt.-Fellowship, 1996. to pursue Postdoctoral Study in Industrial Biotechnology. German National Institute of Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. 

STA Fellowship (Post Doctoral): January, 1996 to March, 1996  (By the Science and Technology Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Japan and JISTEC) to pursue Post Doctoral Research at  Enzyme Application Laboratory, Department of Applied Microbiology, National Food Research Institute,  Tsukuba Science City, Japan.

Japanese Govenment Monobusho Scholarship: 1990 to 1993.  (By: Ministry of Education, and Culture, Japan) to pursue PhD programme in the Department of Bioresource Science, Faculty of Agricure, Kagawa University) and United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (UGAS), Ehime University, Japan. 

Government Talent Pool Scholarship to pursue M.Sc. course in the Department of
Microbiology, University of Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Experience  in  teaching:

Teaching various theoretical and practical courses at the Ph.D, M.Phil, M.S and Undergraduate (UG) students as Course Teachers of the following courses:

  1. Introduction to Microbiology
  2. Microbial Ecology
  3. Introduction to Environmental Science
  4. General Microbiology-1 & II
  5. Environmental Microbiology
  6. Food Microbiology
  7. Fish Microbiology and Quality control
  8. Environmental pollution and Bioremediation
  9. Medical Microbiology
  10. Agricultural Microbiology
  11. Industrial Microbiology
  12. Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  13. Microbial Biotechnology
  14. Fermentation Technology
  15. Quality Control of Food, Pharmaceutical and Fish
  16. Environmental Pollution and Microbial Control
  17. Advance Industrial microbiology 
  18. Enzyme and Protein Biotechnology
  19. Bioprocess Technology 
  20. Extremophiles and novel biological products
  21. Biomass and Biofuel


Research  area :

Environmental Science, Environmental Microbiology, Applied Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology/ Microbial Biotechnology, Food Microbiology, Fermentation and Enzyme Biotechnology.


List  of  research   publications:

1.    Occurrence of hybrid Escherichia coli strains carrying shiga Toxin and heat-stable Toxin in livestock of Bangladesh. Fatema-Tuz Johura, Rozina Parveen, Atiqul Islam, Abdus Sadique, Md Niaz Rahim, Shirajum Monira1, Anisur R. Khan, Sunjukta Ahsan, Makoto Ohnishi, Haruo Watanabe, Subhra Chakraborty, Christine M. George, Alejandro Cravioto, Armando Navarro, Badrul Hasan and Munirul Alam. Frontiers in Public Health , Volume 4, Article 287 ; January 2017. www.frontiersin.org.

2.    Occurrence of enteric pathogens and estimation of physico-chemical parameters of Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant, Dhaka. R. Patwary, M.U.Rashid and Anisur Rahman Khan. Journal of Biodioversity Conservation and Bioresource Management. 2(1), 41-46. (2016).

3.    A comparative analysis of bacterial flora of Mud Crab Scylla Olivaceae Forsskal 1775  collected from different local markets of Dhaka city. Farhana Karim, M. G. Mustafa, Dewan Aali Ahsan and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology. 
43 (1),  66-71. (2015).

4.    Microbial occurrence at different freezing duration in speckled shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros (fabricus, 1798) from local of Dhaka city. Anisur Rahman Khan, T Yasmin, S. S. Nilla, M. M. R. Khan, Naziza Rahman, M. M. U. Rashid, and M. G. Mustafa. D U Journal of Biological Science. 22(2), 91-101 (2013)

5.    Effect of freezing period on the microbial and nutrient quality of pool barb, Puntius sophore from Dhaka city  retail market, Bangladesh. M. G. Mustafa, T Yasmin, S. S. Nilla, M. M. R. Khan and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology. 41(1), 1-11. (2013).

6.    Bacteriological Quality of marketed Mola fish Amblypharyngodon Mola from Dhaka Metropolis. S. S. Nilla, Anisur Rahman Khan. M. M. R. Khan, D. A. Ahsan.  and M. G. Mustafa, Bangladesh Journal of Zoology. 40(1), 77-88. (2012).

7.    Bacterial abundance in indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus collected from two different market condtions in Dhaka city. S. S. Nilla, M. G. Mustafa, D. A. Ahsan. M. M. R. Khan and Anisur Rahman Khan. D U Journal of Biological Science. 21(1), 29-38. (2012).

8.    Molecular epidemiology of adenovirus infection among infants and children with acute gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Dey Shuvra Kanti; Shimizu, Hideaki; Phan, Tung Gia; Hayakawa, Yuko; Islam, Abul; Salim Abul Faiz Mohammad;| Anisur Rahman Khan; Mizuguchi, Masashi;| Okitsu, Shoko; snd Ushijima, Hiroshi. Infection, genetics, and evolution, Vol: 9, Pages: 518-522 (2009)

9.    Phospholipase A from Cytosolic Fraction of Pyrococcus horikoshii Having High Reaction Temperature. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. YOSHITSUGU KOSUGI, YONG-GOE JOH, ANISUR RAHMAN KHAN, KATSUHIKO HIGUCHI, KAZUHIKO ISHIKAWA and IKUO MATSUI. Volume 864, Issue 1, 1998, Pages: 349–351, Article first published online : 7 FEB 2006, DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1998.tb10337.

10.    Partial purification and characterization of phospholipase A_2 from Pyrococcus horikoshii.  Feng Yan , Kosugi Yoshitsugu , Anisur Rahman Khan , Joh Yong-Goe , Ishikawa Kazuhiko , Ishida Hiroyasu , Higuchi Katsuhiko , Matsui Eriko , Masuchi Yaeko , Kawarabayashi Yutaka , Matsui Ikuo.  Proceedings of the 1998 Conference of Society for Biotechnology, Japan, 178, 1998.

11.    Charcterization of an organic solvent resistant and thermostable leucine aminopeptidase from  the hyperthermophillic bacterium, Aquifex aeolicus. Anisur Rahman Khan, S. Nirasawa, S.Kaneko, T. Shimonishi and K. Hayashi. Enzyme and Microbial Technology (USA). 27, 83-88. (2000).

12.    Heat resistant dehydrogenase, DNA coding the heat resistant dehydrogenase, process for preparing heat resistant dehydrogenase and use of heat resistant dehydrogenase. Anisur Rahman Khan, Y. Kosugi, S. Ando, H. Ishida, K. Ishikawa1, E. Matsui, Y. Kawarabashi and I. Matsui. The Japan Patent. Patent No. 3032779. (Date of patenting 17-4-2000). (2000)


13.    Molecular cloning and expression of leucine aminopeptidase gene from the hyperthermophillic bacterium,   Aquifex aeolicus. Anisur Rahman Khan, S. Kaneko, S.Nirasawa, T.Shimonishi and K.Hayashi. In : Genetics, Biochemiistry and Molecular  Biology of Cellulose degradation. Book published by UNI Publishers Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. P 758-765 (1999)

14.    Shuffling of xylanase genes of Streptomyces olivaceoviridis and Thermpnospora alba and chatracterization of the translated chimeric enzymes. M. M. Ahsan, S. Kaneko, Anisur Rahman Khan, Q. Wang, I. Kusakabe, Y. Sato, K. Yura, M. Go and K. Hayashi. In : Genetics, Biochemiistry and Molecular Biology of Cellulose degradation. Book published by UNI Publishers Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan.P 271-279 (1999)

15.    Cloning and expression of a  gene encoding solvent resistant and thermostable aminopeptidase. 1999. Anisur Rahman Khan, Satoru Nirasawa, Satoshi Kaneko, Tsuyoshi Shimonishi and Kiyoshi Hayashi. The Protein Science. 24 (8), 16-17, 1999

16.    Production of D-sorbose from D-tagatose by immobilized D-tagatose 3-epimerase. H. Itoh, T. Sato, T. Takeuchi, Anisur Rahman Khan and K. Izumori, J. Ferment. Bioeng (Japan). 79, 184, (1995).

17.    Purification and characterization of D-tagatose 3-epimerase from Pseudomonas spp. ST-24 H. Itoh, H. Okaya, Anisur Rahman Khan, S. Tajima, S. Hayakawa, and K. Izumori.St-24. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem (Japan). 58, 2168-2171 (1994).

18.    A new enzyme D-ketohexose 3-epimerase from Pseudomonas  spp. ST-24. K. Izumori, Anisur Rahman Khan, H. Okaya, and T. Tsumura. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem (Japan). 57, 1037-1039 (1993). 

19.    "D-sorbose fermentation" from galactitol by Pseudomonas spp. ST-24. Anisur Rahman Khan, S. Takahata, T. Tsumura, and K. Izumori. J. Ferment. Bioeng (Japan). 74, 1149-152 (1992).

20.    Conversion xylitol to of L-xylulose by Alkaligenes spp. 701B. Anisur Rahman Khan, H. Tokunaga, K. Yoshida, and K. Izumori. J. Ferment. Bioeng (Japan). 79, 488-490 (1991).

21.    Production of human protein in high-cell density cultivation of recombinant E. coli Anisur Rahman Khan, M.A. Z. Ayub, A. Kumar, and A. A. Salguerio. Proceedings of the 10th ITP  in Industrial Biotechnology.  German National Instititute of Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. 1-6 (1996).

22.    Food Safety and Public Health Concerns In Developing countries. The proceedings of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (the Japan-Bangladesh joint conference on food safety and Hygiene, 24-25 March, 2008) Naiyyum Choudhury, D. J. Gomes, and  Anisur Rahman Khan. . 1-14 (2008).

23.    Food safety in public health and economic development issues for developing countries. D. J. Gomes, S. A. Nayeem, J. Shafiq, Anisur Rahman Khan and Naiyyum Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Medical Science. 14 (1) 1-16. (2008).

24.    Isolation and identification of indigenous baker’s yeast. Nasrin Jahan, Nafisa Azmuda and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 24(1), 65-66. (2007).  

25.    Production and comparison of indigenous and commercial baker’s yeasts. Nafisa Azmuda, Nasrin Jahan and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 23(2), 89-92. (2006).

26.    Effect of radiation sterilization on the physicochemical properties and microbial load of Amoxicillin Tri-Hydrate powder. M.H. Kabir, Anisur Rahman Khan, M. J. Akhter, M. A. Malek.. N. A. Chowdhury, and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 23(2), 165-167. (2006).

27.    Drug sensitivity pattern and plasmid profile of pathogenic bacterial isolated from patients with burn infections. Shahzada Khan, Sangita Ahmed and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 23(1), 49-51. (2006).

28.    Extraction of chitin / chitosan from shrimp wastes and application of irradiated chitosan as an anti-bacterial agent. S. C. Saha, S. M. Asaduzzaman, Abdullah Al Mahin, H. Rashid, and Anisur Rahman Khan. DU Journal of Biological Science. 14(2), 161-168. (2005).

29.    Microbiological and physicochemical aspects of radiation sterilization of chloramphenicol powder. M Humayun Kabir, Anisur Rahman Khan, M Iqbal Hassan Khan, Naiyyum Choudhury and M A Malek. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 22(2), 171-173. (2005).

30.    Effect of radiation sterilization on the physicochemical properties and microbial load of dexamethasone sodium phosphate powder. M.H. Kabir, Anisur Rahman Khan, M. J. Akhter, M. A. Malek.. N. A. Chowdhury, and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 22(1), 68-71. (2005).

31.    Assesment of of microbiological quality of some fast foods in relation to safety and hygiene. M. Nizamuddin, Abdullah Al Mahin, R. Begum and Anisur Rahman Khan . Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 22(1), 72-75. (2005).

32.    Microbiological analysis of some common raw vegetables collected from different markets of Dhaka city. A. B. M. Raisul Alam, Abdullah Al Mahin, R. Begum and Anisur Rahman Khan . Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 21(2), 65-67. (2004).

33.    Solid-state fermentation by pleurotus sajor-caju for upgrading agro-industrial wastes to animal feed. Abdullau-Al-Mahin, M.S. Islam, N. Choudhury, N.A. Chowdhury, M. A. Malek and Anisur Rahman Khan. D U Journal of Biological Science. 13(2), 181-189. (2004). 

34.    Production of extracellular carboxymethy 1 cellulase and avicelase by a sawdust degrading Streptomyces sp. Mohsina Huq, Md. Majibur Rahman, Anisur Rahman Khan and Md. Abdul Malek. Bangladesh J. Microbiology. 19(1&2), 1-6. 2002.

35.    Decontamination of agro-industrial cellulosic wastes by physical and chemical treatments. Abdullah-Al-Mahin, M.S. Islam, S.M. Asaduzzaman, N. A. Chowdhury, M.A. Malek and Anisur Rahman Khan. Bangladesh J. Microbiology. 19(1&2), 47-52. 2002.

36.    Baeteriogical analysis of catla fish (Catla catla) in marketing conditions. H. Rashid, A.M.F. Rabby, S.M. Asaduzzaman, G.C. Debnath, Anisur Rahman Khan and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Microbiology. 19(1&2), 99-100. 2002.          

37.    Microbiological aspects of spoilage of dried loita fish (Harpodon neheius) and their preservation by radiation. M. A. Islam, Anisur Rahman Khan, H. Rashid, S. M. Asaduzzaman, N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 18(1), 39- 46. (2001).

38.    Microbiological and physicochemical Aspects of Radiation Sterilization of Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium Powder M.H. Kabir, N. A. Chowdhury, Anisur Rahman Khan, N. Choudhury and M. A. Malek.. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 18(1), 67-72. (2001).

39.    Changes of  microbiological, physico-chemical,and organoleptic properties  of dried loita fish (Harpodon neheius) during storage. M. A. Islam,  Anisur Rahman Khan, H. Rashid, S. M. Asaduzzaman and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Sci. and Technol. 4 (2) 249-254. 2001

40.    Partial purification of alkaline protease from Bacillus spp. S. K. Bakshi, Anisur Rahman Khan, M.  Akhteruzzaman, and N. Choudhury. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 26 (1), 1-8 (2000).

41.    Microbial Contamination of Rita (Rita rita) Fish and its Kebab. M. H. Rashid, Anisur Rahman Khan,   A.N.M. Fakhruddin and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 16, 179-184 (1999&(2000)

42.    Sterilization of thymine hydrochloride by radiation : a new appraoach. Z. Ahmed,  Anisur Rahman Khan, H. Rashid, N. A. Choudhury and N. Choudhury. Bangladesh J. Life  Sciemces.  8(1). 71-78. (1996)

43.    Effect of pesticides on soil bacterial populations. M. M. Rahman, Anisur Rahman Khan, S. R. Rahman and G. Hossain. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sciences. 5(2), 121-128. (1996)

44.    Microbiological and physico-chemical aspects of radiation sterilization of oxytetracycline-HCl powdwer. Z. Ahmed,  Anisur Rahman Khan, N. A. Choudhury and N. Choudhury .Bangladesh J.Microbiol. 13 (1), 29-34. (1996)

45.    Lactic acid bacteria as contaminants in alcohol fermentation. Anisur Rahman Khan and Mozammel Hoq. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 7(2), 191-193 (1990)

46.    Alcohol production from molasses and liquid sugar using some indigenous yeast isolates. Anisur Rahman Khan, M. A. Malek, N. Choudhury, and S.I. Khan. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 6 (1), 37-42  (1989)

47.    Microbes associated with vegetables spoilage and brine preservation of vegetables. Anisur Rahman Khan, N. Choudhury, S.I. Khan, A.Begum and H. Rashid. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 6(1), 37-42. (1988) 

48.    Brine preservation of vegetables in different types of containers. Anisur Rahman Khan, N. Choudhury, S.I. Khan, and A.Begum. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 5(2), 7-10.(1988) 

49.    Fungal isolates from brine preserved vegetables. Anisur Rahman Khan, S.I. Khan, N. Choudhury, H. Rashid and A.Begum. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 4(2), 25-28.(1987)

50.    Fungal isolates for degradation of lignocellulosics. R. Islam, . Rashid. N. Choudhury and Anisur Rahman Khan. Proceedings of tjhe 15th Annual BAAS Conference. AERE, Savar, Dhaka. Section-2, Page-46, 1990.

51.    Food biotechnology and role microorganism. Anisur Rahman Khan in the proceedings of Japan-   Bangladesh joint conference on food microbiology. p. 23-28 (2005).  

52.    Hypertremophilic archaea: The third phylogenetic bomain of life and its importance in biotechnology. Anisur Rahman Khan and Donald James Gomes. Proceedings of the 17th annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists. p. 10. (2000). 

53.    Microbial production of xylitol – a low calorie sweetner. Anisur Rahman Khan.  Microbes in action, p. 19-20 (2000).

54.    Microbes help preserve vegetables. Anisur Rahman Khan. Microbes world. p. 22. (1990).


Supervision of M.S, M.Phil / Ph.D research (thesis) (Following thesis / Research works were supervised):

1.    Virulence gene and antibiotic resistance profile of Eschericia coli from raw chicken samples obtained from retail market. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2014-2015
2.    Characterization of heavy metal tolerant Lactobacillus spp.isolated from yougurt samples. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2014-2015
3.    Seasonality and diversity of toxiogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the aquatic ecosystems of coastal Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2013-2014
4.    Salmonella spp. in betel leaf; Identification method and occurence in samples collected from retail markets in Dhaka City. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2013-2014
5.    A comparative analysis of bacterial flora and proximate composition of mud crab (Scylla serrata, Forssaka 1775) collected from different local markets of Dhaka city. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2013-2014
6.    Sources of Vibrrio cholerae 01 causing epidemics in coastal villages of Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2011-2012
7.    Microflora distribution and occurence of pathogenic bacteria in raw dairy milk samples collected from rural areas of Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2010-2011
8.    Drug susceptibility, virulence and molecular properties of Vibrrio cholerae 01 causing in Chhatak, Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2010-2011
9.    Effect of freezing duration on the microbial load in Jati Punti (Puntius sophore) and Horina Chingri ( Metapenaeus monoceros) . M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2010-2011
10.    Multidrug genetic screeing of Vibrrio cholerae 01 isolated from endemic cholerae in Mexico (2004 – 2008). M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2009-2010
11.    Genetic diversity of tdh+  Vibrrio parahaemolyticus occurring  in coastal aquatic  environment of Bangladesh. Year of supervision : 2009-2010
12.    Bacterial flora and proximate composition in Indian white shrimp and Mola from markets and Gher of Dhaka city and southwest Bangladseh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2009-2010
13.    Conventional PCR based identification of Mycobacterium spp. from lymph node aspirates and their  drug susceptibility testing. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2008-2009
14.    Prevalence of tuberculosis of cattle belongs to government diary farm and to individual farmers. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2008-2009
15.    Microbiological and Histopathological study of vital organs of dead cows for the isolation and characterization of Mycobacterium spp. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2008-2009.
16.    Prevalence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the coastal aquatic ecosystems of Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2007-2008
17.    Characterization of Vibrio cholerae 0139 Bengal isolated between 1993-2006. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2007-2008.
18.    Detection of ipaH gene in large Escherichia coli from different sources of Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2007-2008
19.    Characterization of multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis : Prevalence of different phylogenetic clades and sensitivity to second line anti-tuberculosis drugs. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2006-2007
20.    Virulence potential of  Escherichia coli isolated from livestock samples: Molecular and phylogenetic analyses. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2006-2007
21.    Virulence and : Molecular traits of  Escherichia coli of clinical, environmental and livestock origins: DNA sequencing and proteomic analyses of Stx gene.  M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2006-2007
22.    Incidence of Salmonella in street vended fruit juice samples and comparative characterization with clinical isolates of Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2005-2006
23.    Clonal traits of Mycobacteria causing tuberculosis in Bangladesh. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2005-2006
24.    Molecular Characterization of diarrhoeagenic non- 01/ non-0139 serogroup strains of Vibrio cholerae and their comparison with environmental strains. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2005-2006
25.    Assessment of Bacterial contamination of tube well water in Bangladesh and probable sources of contamination: Implication in disease transmission. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2004-2005.
26.    Microbiological quality assessment of fast foods and fruit juices collected from different shops of Dhaka city. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2004-2005.
27.    In vitro antibacterial activity of chlroform and ethanol extracts of cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) against some multi-drug resistant human pathogens. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2004-2005.
28.    Microbiological assessment of locally available fast foods and soft drinks collected from different fast food restaurants. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 2002-2003.
29.    Upgrading of Cellulosic agrowastes to animal feed through radiation and solid stare fermentation. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 2001-2002.
30.    Extraction of chitin / chitosan and its application as an antimicrobial agent. Year of supervision : 2001-2002
31.     Microbiological and physicochemical aspects of radiation sterilization of various pharmaceutical products. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1995-1996 
32.    Microbial and physic-chemical analyses of Rita (Rita rita) Fish and its Kebab. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1994-1995.
33.    Sterilization of thymine hydrochloride by radiation : a new approach. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1994-1995.
34.    Microbiological aspects of spoilage of dried loita fish (Harpodon neheius) and their preservation by radiation. M. Sc Thesis.  Year of supervision : 1993-1994
35.    Production and Purification of alkaline protease from Bacillus spp. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1993-1994. 
36.    Isolation, characterization, and evaluation of indigenous baker’s yeast. Year of supervision : M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1989-1990.
37.    Microbial production of alcohol from agro-industrial residues by some indigenous yeast isolates. M. Sc Thesis. Year of supervision : 1989-1990


Professional  presentation :

1.    Evolution of Vibrio Cholerae 0139 Bengal in Bangladesh, 1993-2006. S.B. Mannan, A. Islam, S.M. Rashed, A. sadique, Fatema-TuzJJohura, Anisur Rahman Khan A. Siddique, A. Iqbal, S. U. ahmed, R. Bradly Sack, Nur-A Hasan, Anwar Haq, Rita R. Colwell, Alejandro Cravioto and M Alam.  The. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologist, Chittagong, Bangladesh. January, 2012. 

2.    Bacterial profusion in indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus of two different market condtions from Dhaka city , Bangladesh. S. S. Nilla, M. G. Mustafa, M. M. R. Khan and Anisur Rahman Khan. The 5th fisheries Conference and Research Fair, Bangladesh,  2012


3.    Cloning and expression of a gene encoding solvent resistant and thermostable aminopeptidase. 1999. Anisur Rahman Khan, Satoru Nirasawa, Satoshi Kaneko,Tsuyoshi Shimonishi and Kiyoshi Hayashi. Thirteenth Symposium of the Protein Society, July 24-27, Boston, USA. 

4.    Solvent resistant aminopeptidase from the hyperthermophillic bacterium,Aquifex aeolicus. Anisur Rahman Khan, Satoshi Kaneko, Satoru Nirasawa, Tsuyoshi Shimonishi and Kiyoshi Hayashi.Annual Conferance of the Japan Society of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry. March 30-April 1, 1999, Fukuoka, Japan.

5.    Expression and characterization leucine aminopeptidase from the hyperthermophillic bacterium, Aquifex aeolicus.Anisur Rahman Khan, Satoshi Kaneko, Satoru Nirasawa, Tsuyoshi Shimonishi and Kiyoshi Hayashi.Annual Conferance of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan. December 16, 1998, Yokohama, Japan.

6.    Shuffling of xylanase genes of Streptomyces olivaceoviridis and Thermpnospora alba and chatracterization of the translated chimeric enzymes. M. M. Ahsan, S. Kaneko, A.R. Khan, Q. Wang, I. Kusakabe, Y. Sato, K. Yura, M. Go and K. Hayashi. Annual Conferance of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan. December 16, 1998, Yokohama, Japan.

7.    L-Threonine dehydrogenase from the hypertherophilic arechaea Pyrococcus horikoshii.  A.R. Khan, Yoshitsugu1 Kosugi, Susumo Ando1, Hiroyasu Ishida1, Katsuhiko Ishikawa1, Eriko Matsui1, Yutaka Kawarabashi and Ikuo Matsui. Annual Conferance of The Japanese Biochemical Society. October  15, 1998, Nagoya, Japan. 

8.    Purification and properties phospholipase A2 from the hypertherophilic arechaea Pyrococcus horikoshii. Y. Kosugi, A.R. Khan, Yong-Goe Joh, Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Hiroyasu Ishida, Katsuhiko Higuchi, Eriko matsui,Yaeko Masuchi, and Ikuo Matsui. International congress on Extremophiles. January 18, 1998, Yokohama, Japan.

9.    Characterization of phospholipase A2 from the hypertherophilic arechaea Pyrococcus horikoshii. . Yan Feng, Yoshitsugu Kosugi, A. R. Khan , Yong-Goe Joh,  Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Hiroyasu Ishida, Katsuhiko Higuchi, Eriko matsui,Yaeko Masuchi, Yutaka Kawarabashi and Ikuo Matsui. Annual Conferance of the Society of fermentation of Bioengeneering. September 30, 1998, Hiroshima, Japan.

10.    Phospholipase A from membrane fraction of Pyrococcus horikoshii having high reaction temperature. Yoshitsugu Kosugi, Yong-Goe Joh, A. R. Khan , KatsuhikoHiguchi, Kazuhiko Ishikawa and Ikuo Matsui. Enzyme Engeneering Conference, October 12, 1998, Beijing, China.(Organised by Engeneering Foundation, New York, 345 East  47th street-Suite 303, NY 10017.

11.    Partial purification and characterization of phospholipase A_2 from Pyrococcus horikoshii . Feng Yan , Kosugi Yoshitsugu , Khan Anisur Rahman , Joh Yong-Goe , Ishikawa Kazuhiko , Ishida Hiroyasu , Higuchi Katsuhiko , Matsui Eriko , Masuchi Yaeko , Kawarabayashi Yutaka , Matsui Ikuo . Abstracts Program Annual Meeting of the the Society for Biotechnology, Japan. 178, 1998-08-31 

12.    Shuffling of Xylanase Genes of Streptomyces olivaceoviridis and Thermomonospora alba and Characterization of the Translated Chimeric Enzymes   
M. Mainul ahsan , KANEKO Satoshi , Anisur Rahman Khan , WANG Qin , KUSAKABE Isao , SATO Yoko , YURA Kei , GO Mitiko , HAYASHI  Kiyoshi 
             Program Abstracts Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan 
21, 326 Abstracts Program Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan, 1998-12-01 

13.    Thermosphilic phospholipase A2 activity from membrane fraction of Pyrococcus horikoshii.  Yoshitsugu Kosugi, A. R. Khan , Yong-Goe Joh, Katsuhiko Higuchi, Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Eriko matsui, Hiroyasu Ishida, Yaeko Masuchi, Ikuo Matsui. Annual Conferance of The Japanese Biochemical Society. September 23, 1997, Kanazawa, Japan.

14.    Immobilization of D-ketohexose 3-epimerase from Pseudomonas spp. ST-24.P3-epimerase. H. Itoh, T. Sato, T. Takeuchi, A. R. Khan and K. Izumori, Annual conferance of the Society of fermentation and Bioengeneering. Tsukuba, Japan. December, 1993

15.    A new enzyme D-ketohexose 3-epimerase from Pseudomonas spp. ST-24. K. Izumori, A. R. Khan , H. Okaya, and T. Tsumura. Annual conferance of the Society of fermentation and Bioengeneering. Osaka, Japan. November, 1992

16.    Production of L-xylulose from xylitol by Alkaligenes spp. 701B. A.R.Khan, H.Tokunaga, K.Yoshida, and K.Izumori. Annual Conferance of the Society of fermentation of Bioengeneering. November, 1991, Hiroshima, Japan.

17.    Microbiological aspects of radiation preservation of dried fish. A. Islam, H. Rashid, A. Begum, A. R. Khan and N. Choudhury. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh. March, 1995.

18.    Production and partial purification of alkaline proteasefrom Bacillus spp. B1. S. K. Bakshi,  A. R. Khan, Akhteruzzaman and N. Choudhury. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh. March, 1995. 

19.    Microbiological and physico-chemical aspects of radiation sterilization of oxytetracycline-HCl  powder. Z. Ahmed, A. R. Khan, N. A. Choudhury and N. Choudhury. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh. March, 1995. 

20.    Radiosensitivity of low temperature storage behaviour of bacteria associated with ice packed  rita fish. M. H. Rashid, H. Rashid, A. R. Khan and N. Choudhury. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologist Dhaka, Bangladesh. March, 1995.

21.    Alcohol production from agro-industrial residues by some indigenous yeast isolates. A. R. Khan, M. A. Malek, N. Choudhury, and S.I. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Mymensing, Bangladesh. February, 1989.

22.    Microbes associated with vegetables spoilage and brine preservation of vegetables. A. R. Khan, N. Choudhury, S.I. Khan, A.Begum and H. Rashid. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Science. Dhaka, Bangladesh. July, 1988.

23.    Presevation of some local vegetables through microbial activity. A. R. Khan, N. Choudhury, S. I. Khan and A. Begum. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh. March, 1987

24.    Antibacterial activity of irradiated chitosan against bacteria isolated from spoiled fruits. S. C. Saha, S. M. Asaduzzaman, H. Rashid, A. R. Khan, N. A. Chowdhury, and N. Choudhury, Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2002

25.    Degradation of agro-industrial cellulose wastes by bacterial enzymes. M. Huq, M. M. Rahman, A.R. Khan, and M. A. Malek.  Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July, 2002

26.    Assessment of microbiological quality of fast foods in relation to safety and hygiene. M. Nizam Uddin and A.R. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 31, 2002

27.    Extraction of chitin / chitosan from shrimp wastes and application of irradiated chitosan as an anti-bacterial agent. . S. C. Saha, S. M. Asaduzzaman, Abdullah Al Mahin, H. Rashid, and A. R. Khan. Dhaka, Bangladesh,  2003.

28.    Microbiological analysis of some common raw vegetables collected from different markets of Dhaka city. A. B. M. Raisul Alam, Abdullah Al Mahin, R. Begum and A. R. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004

29.    Microbiological assessment of locally available fast foods and soft drinks collected from different fast food restaurants. Shurva Kanti Dey and A.R. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, 2005

30.    Production and comparison of indigenous and commercial baker’s yeasts. Nafisa Azmuda, Nasrin Jahan and A. R. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006

31.    Isolation and identification of indigenous baker’s yeast. Nasrin Jahan, Nafisa Azmuda and A. R. Khan. Annual conference of the Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Dhaka, Bangladesh , 2006

13. Country  visited :  Japan,  USA, Germany, Thailand , Singapore, Saudi Arabia.

Editors:

Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology (2014-2017)
Dhaka University Journal of Biological Science (2007 -2009)


Member of professional societies:

General Secretary, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists. (2016-2017)
General Secretary, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists. (2007-2009)
Join Secretary, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists. (2003-2005) 
Life member, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists.
Life Member, Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Science.(BAAS)
Life Member, Japanese University Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB)
Life member, Dhaka University Alumni Association 
Life member, Dhaka University Microbiology Department Alumni Association 
Member, Dhaka University Soil Science Student Alumni Association
Member,  Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Member, The Protein Society, USA. 1999-2000
Member, The Molecular Biology Society of Japan. 1998-2000
Member, The Japan  Society of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry,
                1998- 2000
Member, The Japanese Biochemical Society.  1997-98
Member, The Society of Fermentation and Bioengineering, Japan, 1990-1993. 


Administrative / governing  experience:

Chairman : September, 2006 – June, 2009 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 
Chairman : January, 1997 – March, 1997 : Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh 
Member of Governing Body (Former), International Medical College, Tongi, Gazipur 
Member of Governing Body (Former), Nightingle Medical College, Asulia, Dhaka
Member of Governing Body (Former), Delta Medical College, Dhaka
House Tutor, Shahidullah Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000 from 1994 to 1997
House Tutor, Fajlul Haq Muslim Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, from 2001 to 2003
House Tutor, Amar Ekushey Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, from 2003 to 2008