Profile of Dr. Md. Azizul Haque

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Dr. Md. Azizul Haque

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: helalbmb2016@hstu.ac.bd


CAREER OBJECTIVE

    1. To engage in the development of excellent research environment in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology dept. of HSTU. 2. To develop myself as a world class professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

RESEARCH INTEREST

    Plant-microbe interaction, Food Toxicology, Cellulose swelling enzyme, Functional genomics

EDUCATION

  1. Ph. D. in Applied Life Science (major in Microbiology & Molecule Genetic); Results: A+, 2014

    Gyeongsang National University, South Korea

  2. M. Sc.(Thesis) Results: First Class 2nd (Top grade with merit position 2nd), 2010

    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  3. B. Sc. (Hons.) : Results: First Class 2nd (Top grade with merit position 2nd), 2008

    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  4. Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (HSC), 2000

    Saidpur Govt. College, Nilphamary

  5. Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSC), 1998

    Boro Hashimpur High School, Chirirbandar, Dinajpur


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  1. Assistant Professor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

    February 01, 2016 to Present

  2. Post-doctoral Researcher (Food Microbiology)
    Gyeongnam National University of Science & Technology, South korea

    August 29, 2014 to January 05, 2016


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

  1. Lee HY, DY Cho, Ahmad I, Patel HM, Kim MJ, Jung JG, Jeong EH, Haque MA , Cho KM★. Mining of a novel esterase (est3S) gene from a cow rumen metagenomic library with organophosphorus insecticides degrading capability: catalytic insights by site-directed mutations, docking, and molecular dynamic simulations. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.  Volume 190, 1 November 2021, Pages 441-455 Impact factor: 6.95. Elsevier. ( ★ Joint correspondence)

  2. Lee JH; Lee HY; Cho DY; Kim MJ; Jung JG; Jeong EH; Haque MA★ ; Cho KM★★ .  Biodegradable properties of organophosphorus insecticides by the potential probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum WCP931 with a degrading gene (opdC). Applied Biological Chemistry. Accepted. 2021. Journal of Applied Biological Chemistry, 2020 (Springer, IF=1.85) August ( ★ joint Correspondence)

  3. Hong SY, Lee DH, Lee JH, Haque MA, Cho KM.  Five Surfactin Isomers Produced during Cheonggukjang Fermentation by Bacillus pumilus HY1 and Their Properties.  Molecules 2021, 26, 4478. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules 26154478, MDPI (I.F.= 4.41)

  4. Sarkar PK, Sarker UK, Farhana F, Ali MM, Islam MA, Haque MA, Ishigami K, Rokeya B, Roy B. Isolation and characterization of Anti-diabetic compound from Clerodendrum infortunatum L. leaves. South African Journal of Botany. 2021.142, 380-390, Elsevier. I.F.=2.29

  5. Hee Yul Lee · Md. Azizul Haque · Kye Man Cho.  Changes in physicochemical property and lactic acid bacterial community during kimchi fermentation at different temperatures. J Appl Biol Chem (2020) 63(4), 429−437 https://doi.org/10.3839/jabc.2020.056 (SCIE, I.F.=1.88)

  6. Haque MA, Ashik MA, Aktar S, Akter MS, Halilu A, Haque MA, Islam MR,  Abdullah‑Al‑Mamun M, Nahar MN, Das SR, Das KC, Ahmed I, Manir MS, Islam MK, Shahadat MRB. Rapid Deconstruction of Cotton, Coir, Areca, and Banana Fibers Recalcitrant Structure Using a Bacterial Consortium with Enhanced Saccharification.  Waste and Biomass Valorization https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-020-01294-w     (SCIE, I.F.=3.23) 

  7. Haque MA, Hwang CE, Kim SC, Cho DY, Lee HY, Cho KM, Lee JH. Biodegradation of organophosphate insecticides by two organophosphorus hydrolase genes (opdA and opdE) from isolated Leuconostoc mesenteriodes WCP307 of kimchi origin. Process Biochemistry (Elsevier, IF=3.75), April, 2020. 

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  8. Hwang CE, Haque MA, Hong SY, Kim SC, Cho KM. Origin of lactic acid bacteria in mulkimchi fermentation. Journal of Applied Biological Chemistry, 2020 (Springer, IF=1.85)

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  9. Barman DN, Haque MA, Hossain MM, Paul SK, Yun HD. Deconstruction of Pine Wood (Pinus sylvestris) Recalcitrant Structure Using Alkali Treatment for Enhancing Enzymatic Saccharification Evaluated by Congo Red.  Waste and Biomass Valorization . (Springer, SCIE, IF: 3.23). December, 2018. Waste and Biomass Valorization (2020) 11:1755-1764

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  10. Haque MA, Hong SY, Hwang CE, Kim SC, Cho KM. Cloning of an organophosphorus hydrolase (opdD) gene of Lactobacillus sakei WCP904 isolated from chlorpyrifosimpregnated kimchi and hydrolysis activities of its gene product for organophosphorus pesticides. Applied Biological Chemistry. Springer. SCI (IF=1.8) 2018 September, Appl Biol Chem (2018) 61(6):643-651

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  11. Haque MA*Barman DN, Das SR, Prodhan MY, Chowdhury AKMMB, Rahman MB, Haque MA, Yun HD. Hydrothermal assisted Bacillus sp. AY8 pretreatment on lignocellulose for the liqufaction and enhancement of enzymatic hydrolysis. Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 3(2): 66-78, 2018 . 

  12. Hwang CE, Haque MA, Lee JH, Song YH, Lee HY, Kim SC, Cho KM*. Bioconversion of gamma-aminobutyric acid and isoflavone contents during the fermentation of high-protein soy powder yogurt with Lactobacillus brevis. Applied Biological Chemistry Springer, SCI (I.F.= 1.8) Applied Biological Chemistry volume 61, pages409-421(2018)

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  13. Hwang CE, Haque MA, Lee JH, Joo OS, Kim SC, Lee HY, Um BS, Park KS, Cho KM*. Comparison of gama-aminobutyric acid and isoflavone a glycone contents, to radical scavenging activities of high-protein soybean sprouting by lactic acid fermentation with Lactobacillus brevis. Korean Journal of Food Preservation. 25(1) 7-18 (2018)

  14. Lee JH, Kim B, Hwang CE, Haque MA, Kim SC, Lee CS, Kang SS, Cho KM*, Lee DH*. Changes in conjugated linoleic acid and isoflavone contents from fermented soymilks using Lactobacillus plantarum P1201 and screening for their digestive enzyme inhibition and antioxidant properties. Journal of Functional Foods. 43 (2018) 17-28. Elsevier (SCI, IF=4.41)

  15. Haque MA*, Akhtar M, Halilu A, Yun HD. Validation and extended application of cellulose microfibril swelling enzyme assay method to alkali induced swelling of cellulose. Journal of Chemical Engineering and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2017, 2(1)

  16. Halilu A, Shahadat MRB, Ashik MA, Tanshen MR, Haque MA*. Environmental assessment of radionuclide and heavy metals in soil and biological samples using instrumental neutron activation analysis technique. World Journal of Science and Engineering (WJSE). 3 (1) 2018, 9-17

  17. Halilu A, Ashik MA, Akter MS, Bappah AI, Tanshen MR, Haque MA*. Essential Nutrient, micronutrient, and toxic metal analysis of medicinal agama lizard flesh and bone using energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. World Journal of Science and Engineering (WJSE). 3 (1) 2018, 1-7

  18. Akter MS, Uddin MMPK, Barman DN, Lucky UK, Ashik MA, Haque MA*. Antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity of Moringa olifera leaves grown in Bangladesh. World Journal of Science and Engineering (WJSE). 3 (1) 2018, 87-99

  19. Hwang CE, Haque MA, Lee JH, Ahn MJ, Lee HY, Lee BW, Lee YY, Lee C, Kim BJ, Park JY, Sim EY, Lee DH, Ko JM, Kim HT, Cho KM. Changes in phytoestrogen contents and antioxidant activities during fermentation of soybean-powder milks prepared from different soybean cultivars by Lactobacillus plantarum P1201. Korean Journal of Microbiology. 2016, 52 (2) 202-211.

  20. Haque MA*, Cho KM, Tanshen R. Quantitative measurement of filter paper swelling using Congo red. World Journal of Science and Engineering (WJSE). 2016, 1(1), 15-29

  21. Haque MA, Yun HD, Cho KM*. Diversity of indigenous endophytic bacteria associated with the roots of Chinese cabbage (Brassica campesteries L.) cultivars and their antagonism towards pathogens. Journal of Microbiology. 2016, 54, 353-363. Springer, SCIE (I.F.=3.4) 

  22. Haque MA, Hwang CE, Lee HY, Ahn MJ, Sin EC, Nam SH, Joo OS, Kim HJ, Lee SW, Kim YG, Ko KH, Goo YM, Cho KM*. Comparison of isoflavone contents and antioxidant effect in Cheonggukjang with black soybean cultivars by Bacillus subtilis CSY191. Korean Journal of Environmental Agriculture. 2016, 35, 62-71. (Index: SCOPUS, KSCI) 

  23. Kim B, Lee BW, Hwang CE, Lee YY, Lee C, Kim BJ, Park JY, Sim EY, Haque MA, Lee DH, Lee JH, Ahn MJ, Lee HY, Ko JM, Kim HT, Cho KM*. Screening of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) producing Lactobacillus plantarum and production of CLA on soy-powder milk by  these strains. Korean Journal of Microbiology. 2015, 51, 231-240. (Index: SCOPUS, KSCI) 

  24. Lee CK, Haque MA, Choi BR, Lee HY, Hwang CE, Ahn MJ, Cho KM*. Molecular diversity of endobacterial communities in edible part of King oyster mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii) based on 16S rRNA. Korean Journal of Microbiology. 2015, 51, 148-155. (Index: SCOPUS, KSCI) 

  25. Haque MA, Barman DN, Kim MK, Yun HD*, Cho KM*. Cogon grass (Imperata cylindrica) a potential biomass candidate for bioethanol: cell wall structural changes enhancing hydrolysis in a mild alkali pretreatment regime. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2015. Wiley online library, SCI (I.F.=3.6)

  26. Haque MA, Seo WT, Hwang CE, Lee HY, Ahn MJ, Cho KM. Culture-independent analysis of yeast diversity in Korean traditional fermented soybean foods (doenjang and kanjang) based on 26S rRNA sequence. Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry. 2015, 58, 377-385. Springer, SCIE (I.F.=1.88)

  27. Haque MA, Cho KM, Barman DN, Kim MK, Yun HD*. A potential cellulose microfibril swelling enzyme isolated from Bacillus sp. AY8 enhances cellulose hydrolysis. Process Biochemistry. 2015, 50, 807-815. Elsevier, SCI (I.F.=3.75)

  28. Haque MA, Lee JH, Cho KM*. Endophytic bacterial diversity in Korean kimchi made of Chinese cabbage leaves and their antimicrobial activity against pathogens. Food Control. 2015, 56, 24-33. Elsevier, SCI (I.F.=3.67)

  29. Kang YM, Kim MK, An JM, Haque MA, Cho KM*. Metagenomics of un-culturable bacteria in cow rumen: Construction of cel9EÃ-xyn10A fusion gene by site-directed mutagenesis. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 2015,113, 29-38. Elsevier, SCI (I.F.=2.27)

  30. Barman DN1, Haque MA1, Islam SMA, Yun HD, Kim MK*. (1Equally contributed). Cloning and expression of ophB gene encoading organophosphorus hydrolase from endophytic Pseudomonas sp. BF1-3 degrades organophosphorus pesticide chlorpyrifos. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 2014, 108,135-141. Elsevier, SCI (I.F.=6.27)

  31. Haque MA, Barman DN, Kang TH, Kim MK, Kim J, Kim H, Yun HD*. Effect of dilute alkali pretreatment on structural features and enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of Miscanthus sinensis at boiling temperature with low residence time. Biosystems Engineering. 2013, 114, 294-305. Elsevier, SCI (I.F.=4.12)

  32. Barman DN, Haque MA, Kang TH, Kim GH, Kim TY, Kim MK, Yun HD*. Effect of mild alkali pretreatment on structural changes of reed (Phragmites communis Trinius) straw. Environmental Technology. 2013, 5(2), 232-241. Taylor & Francis, SCI (I.F.=2.3)

  33. Haque MA, Barman DN, Kahng TH, Kim MK, Kim J, Kim H, Yun HD*. Effect of dilute alkali on structural features and enzymatic hydrolysis of barley Straw (Hordeum vulgare) at boiling temperature with low residence time. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2012, 22(12), 1681-1691. Springer, SCIE (I.F.=1.65

  34. Barman DN, Haque MA, Kahng TH, Kim MK, Kim J, Kim H, Yun HD*. Alkali pretreatment of wheat straw (Triticum aestivum) at boiling temperature for producing a bioethanol precursor. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 2012, 76(12), 120480-1-7. Taylor & Francis, SCI (I.F.=1.25)

  35. Kabir SR*, Haque MA, Nurujjaman M, Hasan I, Zubair MA, Chowdhury MRH, Uddin MB, Roy N, Islam MK, Absar N. Study of antimicrobial activities of chitinases from a potato prototype cultivated in Bangladesh. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology. 2011, 7(2), 92-96 (I.F.=0.02)

  36. Kabir SR*, Zubair MA, Nurujjaman M, Haque MA, Hasan I, Islam MF, Hossain MT, Hossain MA, Rakib MA, Alam MT, Saha RK, Hossain MT, Kimura Y, Absar N. Purification and characterization of a Ca2+-dependent novel lectin from Nymphaea nouchali tuber  with anti-proliferative activities. Bioscience Reports. 2011, 31, 465-475. Springer, SCI (I.F.=3.84)

Conference Papers

  1. The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 virtual (SRI2021); 12-15 June, 2021 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center in Brisbane, Australia

  2. Kabir SR*, Haque MA, Nurujjaman M, Hasan I, Chowdhury MRH, Zubair A, Absar N. Comparative study of antimicrobial properties and cytotoxicity of chitinases from diamond and local varieties of potatoes, 5th International Conference on Microbiology of Food, Health and Environment, 26–28. December, 2010 Proceedings, pp 29–136.

    • Kabir SR*, Hasan I, Haque M A and Nurujjaman M. Comparative study of Antimicrobial Properties of Chitinases from Diamond and Local (Deshi) Varieties of Potatoes. 5th International Conference on Microbiology of Food, Health and Environment: Problems and Prospect in Developing Countries. 26th -28th December, 2010. Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka. Abstract page no. 136. Bangladesh.

  3. Dhirendra Nath Barman, Md. Azizul Haque, Tae Ho Kang, Jungho Kim, Hoon Kim, Han Dae Yun*. Alkali pretreatment of wheat straw (Triticum vulgare) at boiling temperature for production of bioethanol precursor. (P 011). The Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology-2012.2.17-18. Abstract page no. P012.

  4. Shah Md. Ashraful Islam, Dhirendra Nath Barman, Tae Ho Kang, Md. Azizul Haque, Kon Ho Lee, Han Dae Yun*. Identification and role of substrate binding amino acids of tri-functional Cel44C from Paenibacillus polymyxa GS01 on enzyme activity by site-directed mutagenesis. Gordon Research Conferences – USA, 2011, Program - Cellulosomes, Cellulases & Other Carbohydrate Modifying Enzymes, http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx? year=2011&program = cellulo

    • Md. Azizul Haque, Dhirendra Nath Barman, Tae Ho Kang, Jungho Kim, Hoon Kim, Han Dae Yun*. Evaluation and Optimization of Mild Alkaline pretreatment for Barley straw (Hordeum vulgare). (P012). The Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology-2012.2.17-18. Abstract page no. P012.

  5. Jeong YS, Hwang CE, Lee HY, Ahn MJ, Haque MA, Nam SH, Joo OS, Shin EC, Cho KM*. Bacterial diversity of Bacillus subtilis group in Doenjang and Kanjang Based on 16S rRNA sequence and their antibacterial and enzymatic activities. The Korean society for food science and nutrition, 2014/8.Page 299-300.

  6. Hwang CE, Kim HY, Haque MA, Lee HY, Ahn MJ, Cho KM*. Free radical scavenging effect and oxidative stress protective activity of domestic processed polygoni multiflori radix. The Korean society for food science and nutrition, 2015/8.Page 331-331.

    • OPCW-TWAS Training workshop on Policy & Diplomacy for Scientist, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, Funded by: Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons convention (OPCW), The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

    • Training conference: Building Skills s for Scientific Research, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1-4 May,2019, Funded by: Young scientist individual grants award, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy

    • 1st International Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference, 16-19 October 2019, Beijing, China. Funded by: Young scientist individual grants awards, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy. Title “Massive deconstruction of typical lignocellulose coir, areca, banana, and ICR-cotton fibers recalcitrant structure with a newly made bacterial consortium” by Md. Azizul Haque, Md. Ashikujjaman Ashik, and Shefali Aktar

Others

  1. AASSA-BAS Training workshop. Development of enzyme secreting bacterial consortium for the modification of  lignocellulosic wastes into value added products: A green technology towards bioscouring and bioethanol industry to promote sustainable development, 3rd International Young Scientist Congress, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  2. Md. Azizul Haque. Research projects management (speaker/Invited lecture): Science diplomacy and leadership workshop (23rd - 31th August, 2021) hosted by National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB)


SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021); 12-15 June, 2021 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center in Brisbane, Australia

    Funded by: the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development, French

  2. 1st International Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference, September, 2019, Beijing, China

    Funded by: Young scientist individual grants awards, The world Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy

  3. Training conference: Building Skills for Scientific Research, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1-4 May,2019,

    Funded by: Young scientist individual grants award, The world Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy

  4. Undergraduate Student Stipend, 2004 to 2008

    Funded by: University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  5. OPCW-TWAS Training workshop on Policy & Diplomacy for Scientist, ICTP, Trieste, Italy

    Funded by: Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons convention (OPCW), The World Academy of Science

  6. Post-doctoral research fellowship

    Funded by: National Research Foundation (NRF), South Korea

  7. Brain Korea 21 Plus scholarship

    Funded by: Ministry of education, Science & Technology, Republic of Korea

  8. Brain Korea 21 Scholarship For Ph. D. Program

    Funded by: Ministry of education, Science & Technology, Republic of Korea


PROJECTS

  1. Unraveling molecular diversity, growth promotion and bioremediation potential of profenophos and cypermethrin degrading endophytic bacteria from pesticide impregnated brinjal and rice plants

    Funded by: Ministry of Science & Technology, Bangladesh.FY (2018~2019)

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: to develop profenophos and cypermethrin scavenging endophytic bacterial consortium from pesticide impregnated brinjal and rice plants >>>>

  2. Exploring of organophosphorus hydrolase genes harboring endophytic and soil bacteria to degrade pesticides in the contaminated environment to promote sustainable development.

    Funded by: Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC). 2018-2019

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: We targeted about 30 different pesticide degrading bacteria from different types of plants and soil sources. Only organophosphorus hydrolase genes harboring bacteria are screening.>>>>>>>>>so on

  3. Molecular clonning and expression of lignocellulose degrading genes from bacterial strains to develop bioethanol technology in Bangladesh.

    Funded by: The world academy of sciences (TWAS) Young scientist research grants (2018~: Ongoing

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: To clone and expression of some lignocellulose degrading genes for the development of bioethanol production in Bangladesh

  4. Isolation and characterization of cellulose microfibril swelling enzyme (Cms) and lignocellulose degrading enzyme producing bacterial strains for the rapid conversion of lignocellulose to renewable energy bioethanol

    Funded by: Ministry of Science & Technology, Bangladesh.FY (2016~2017): completed

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: The aim of the project is to isolate and characterize some lignocellulase degrading and liquefying enzyme secreting bacterial strains to develop bioethanol technology in bangladesh..........


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