Profile of Priyanka Barua

... Name Priyanka Barua
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree B.S. (Honours), M.S. (Parasitology)
  1. The University Of Melbourne (PhD.-current), Department of Medicine and Radiology
  2. University of Dhaka (MS; Parasitology Branch, Department of Zoology)
  3. University of Dhaka (BS, Honours; Department of Zoology)
  • Effect of nutrient supplementation on the acquisition of humoral immunity to Plasmodium falciparum in young Malawian children
  • Entamoeba Histolytica, Giardia Lamblia and Cryptosporidium spp. infection in children in an urban slum area of Bangladesh
  • Comparison of direct microscopy and in-vitro culture for the detection of Blastocystis hominis among the slum children of Dhaka city
  • Establishment of Blastocystis hominis in-vitro Culture Using Fecal Samples from Infants in Slum Area of Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Detection of Giardia lamblia in children by microscopy, ELISA and real time PCR assay
  • Comparing direct microscopy and in-vitro culture for diagnosis of Blastocystis hominis infection among the infants of a diarrheal-affluent area of Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Silver Jubilee Award (2011), Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka
  • Dean's Award (2009),Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka

Immunology, Tropical disease, Malarial immunity in children, Diarrheal disease in children