Profile of Dr. Mst. Nahid Akter

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Dr. Mst. Nahid Akter

Professor

Department of Aquaculture (AQC)

Faculty of Fisheries

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: mstnahidakter@gmail.com


RESEARCH INTEREST

    Aquaculture, Aquatic Animal Nutrition, Aquatic Animal Health, Chemicals and Aquadrugs, Fish Immunology, Probiotics and Prebiotics Application in Aquaculture

EDUCATION

  1. Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

    Universiti Sains Malaysia

  2. MS in Aquaculture, 2006

    Bangladesh Agricultural University

  3. B. Sc. Fisheries (Hons.), 2002

    Bangladesh Agricultural University


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  1. Professor (Grade 2)
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    January 16, 2021 to Present

  2. Dean, Faculty of Fisheries
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    February 25, 2018 to February 24, 2020

  3. Professor (Grade 3)
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    January 16, 2017 to January 15, 2021

  4. Chairman, Dept. of Aquaculture
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    July 27, 2015 to November 18, 2018

  5. Associate Professor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    January 16, 2013 to January 15, 2017

  6. Chairman, Dept. of Aquaculture
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    November 26, 2008 to October 19, 2011

  7. Assistant Professor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    January 16, 2008 to January 15, 2013

  8. Lecturer
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    January 09, 2005 to January 15, 2008


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

  1. A.Sutriana, M. N. Akter, R. Hashim & S. A. M Nor. (2021). Effectiveness of single and combined use of selected dietary probiotic and prebiotics on growth and intestinal conditions of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Sauvage, 1978) juveniles. Aquaculture International. (Impact Factor: 2.235; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q2; SJR Quartile Ranking Q2).

  2. Ferdoushi, Z., Azad, M. A. K., Rahman, M. S., & Akter, M. N. 2021. Water quality assessments of the river Gorveshwari in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 33(1), 119-128.

  3. M. N. Akter, K. Zahan, M. A. Zafar, N. Khatun, M. S. Rana & M. I. Mursalin. 2021. Effects of dietary mannan oligosaccharide on growth performance, feed utilization, body composition and haematological parameters in Asian catfish (Clarias batrachus) juveniles. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, DOI: 10.4194/1303-2712-v21_11_04. (Impact Factor: 1.264; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q3; SJR Quartile Ranking Q3).

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  4. M. N. Akter, M. M. Khatun & S. Das. 2019. . Status of aqua-drugs and chemicals for freshwater fish health management at Rangpur district of Bangladesh. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 6(1 & 2), 57-69.

  5. N. Akter, R. Hashim, H. Q. Pham, S. D. Choi, D. W. Lee, J. H. Shin, & K. Rajagopal. 2020. Lactobacillus acidophilus antimicrobial peptide is antagonistic to Aeromonas hydrophila. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 570851. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.570851. (Impact Factor: 5.640; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q1; SJR Quartile Ranking Q1).

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  6. M. Asaduzzaman, S. Akter, N. F. Hoque, A. Shakil, A. R. Noor, M. N. Akter & M. M. Rahman. 2020. Multifaceted linkages among eco-physiological factors, seasonal plankton dynamics and selective feeding behavior of the green mussel (Perna viridis) in the south-east coast of the Bay of Bengal. Journal of Sea Research, 164, 101933. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2020.101933. (Impact Factor: 1.725; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q2; SJR Quartile Ranking Q2).

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  7. M. F. F. Bappi, M. N. Akter, & I. Parvez. 2020. Effect of prebiotic mannan oligosaccharide on growth performance, survival and proximate composition of reba carp, Cirrhinus reba fry. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 8(3): 303-309.

  8. S. Das, M. N. Akter, & M. M. Khatun. 2020. Status of chemicals and aqua-drugs used for freshwater fish health management at Rangpur district of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 6(2), 283-293.

  9. M. N. Akter, G. Sarker, M. M. Ali, & M. A. Zafar. (2020). Present status of using aqua medicines and chemicals on fish health management in Bogura district, Bangladesh. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 7(1), 129-138.

  10. M. N. Akter, R. Hashim, A. Sutriana, & S. A. Mohd Nor. 2019. Influence of mannan oligosaccharide supplementation on haematological and immunological responses and disease resistance of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Sauvage, 1878) juveniles. Aquaculture International, DOI: 10.1007/s10499-019-00408-z. (Impact Factor: 2.235; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q2; SJR Quartile Ranking Q2).

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  11. M. N. Akter, R. Hashim, A. Sutriana & S. A. Mohd Nor. (2018). Effectiveness of the fermentative extract of Lactobacillus acidophilus as antimicrobials against Aeromonas hydrophila. Indonesian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 12(4):81-88. DOI: https://doi.org/ 10. 211 5 7 /  j.ked.hewan.v12i4.11920.

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  12. M. N. Akter, R. Hashim, A. Sutriana, S. A. Mohd Nor & M. Asaduzzaman. (2019). Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus supplementation on growth performances, digestive enzyme activities and gut histomorphology of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Sauvage, 1878) juvenile. Aquaculture Research. DOI: 10.1111/are.13938. (Impact Factor: 2.082; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q2; SJR Quartile Ranking Q2).

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  13. A.Sutriana, R. Hashim, M. N. Akter & S. A. M Nor. (2018). Galactooligosaccharide and a combination of yeast and β-glucan supplements enhance growth and improve intestinal condition in striped catfish Pangasianodon hypophthalmus fed soybean meal diets. Fisheries Science, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12562-018-1195-4. (Impact factor-1.617; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q3; SJR Quartile Ranking Q3).

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  14. I. Parvez, H. S. Sujan, M. A. Alam, M. N. Akter, K. Roy & M. R. Haque. (2017). Fish biodiversity and conservation status of the Dhepa river sanctuary in protection and restoration of threatened fishes of the norwest Bangladesh. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Science, 10(1): 183-190.

  15. K. Gosh, G. U. Ahmed & M. N. Akter. (2016). Investigation on changing pattern of health status of juvenile Hypophthalmichthys molitrix from farming systems in Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries, 4(3): 420-427.

  16. M. N. Akter, M. M. Khatun, M. S. Rana & N. Khatun. (2016). Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers in some selected areas of Kaharole Upazila, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. International Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Studies, 4(5): 511-515.

  17. M. N. Akter, I. Parvez & Z. P. Patwary. (2016). Beneficial effects of probiotics in aquaculture. International Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Studies, 4(5): 494-499.

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  18. G. U. Ahmed, M. N. Akter & K. M. M. Rahman. (2016). Investigation on the health status of juvenile indian major carp (Cirrhinus cirrhosus) from various farms of Mymensingh area. Journal of Innovation & Development Strategy, 10(1): 6-11.

  19. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, A. D. Talpur & R. Hashim. (2015). Dietary supplementation with mannan oligosaccharide influences growth, digestive enzymes, intestinal morphology, and microflora in juvenile striped catfish, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus. Aquaculture International, 24, 127-144. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10499-015-9913-8. (Impact Factor: 2.235; Web of Science Quartile Ranking Q2; SJR Quartile Ranking Q2).

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  20. G. U. Ahmed, M. N. Akter, M. R. Islam & K. M. M. Rahman. (2011). Health condition of juvenile exotic carp Cyprinus carpio from various fish farms of Mymensingh area, Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 1(4): 77-81. DOI: http://dx.doi.org / 10.3329/ijns.v1i4.9732

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  21. M. M. Hossain, G. U. Ahmed, Z. Tazri, M. A. Haque & M. N. Akter. (2009). Health status of a snakehead (Channa punctatus) of two fish markets in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries Research, 13(1): 11-17. 

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  22. G. U. Ahmed, M. N. Akter, S. A. Nipa & M. M. Hossain. (2009). Investigation on health condition of a Freshwater Eel, Monopterus cuchia from Ailee Beel, Myemnsingh. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7(2): 419-424. 10.22004/ag.econ.208454

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  23. M. N. Akter, G. U. Ahmed & M. S. Hossain. (2009). Seasonal variation of gill pathology of a climbing perch in lake fisheries of Bangladesh. International Journal of Animal & Fisheries Science, 2(3): 208-213.

  24. M. A. Sohel, N. Akter, M. S. Haq, S. Nasrin & A. K. M. R. Islam. (2008). Assessment of the livelihood status of the fish farmers in some selected areas of Kahaloo upazilla, Bogra. Journal of Agroforestry & Environment, 2(2): 173-178.

  25. M. N. Akter, G. U. Ahmed, M. K. Roy & S. Akter. (2006). Study on the health condition of a freshwater eel, Macrognathus aculeatus from Ailee Beel, Mymensingh. Progressive Agriculture, 17(2): 125-132.

  26. S. Akter, G. U. Ahmed, M. K. Roy & N. Akter. (2006). Investigation of some small indigenous fish species from Ailee beel, Mymensingh. Progressive Agriculture, 17(1): 219-225.

  27. M. K. Roy, G. U. Ahmed, S. Akter & N. Akter. (2006). Study of health condition of small indigenous freshwater fishes of Ailee beel Mymensingh. Progressive Agriculture, 17(1): 201-209.

Conference Papers

  1. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, R. Hashim & M. N. Siti-Azizah. (2016). Effect of mannan oligosaccharide supplementation on digestive enzyme activities and intestinal morphology of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus sauvage, 1878) juveniles. 7th Biennial Conference and Research Fair, 29-30 October, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  2. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, A. C. Shu-Chien & R. Hashim. (2016). Effectiveness of the Fermentative Extract of Lactobacillus acidophilus as Antimicrobials against Aeromonas hydrophila. 5th National Convention and International Agricultural Conference, 29-30 September, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  3. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, R. Hashim & M. N. Siti-Azizah. (2015). Effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus and mannan oligosaccharide on health status of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus sauvage, 1878) in diets containing soybean meal. 5th International Fisheries Symposium, 1-4 December, 2015, Penang, Malaysia.

  4. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, R. Hashim & M. N. Siti-Azizah. (2015). Influence of Lactobacillus acidophilus supplementation on digestive enzyme activities, gut histo-morphology and microflora of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Sauvage, 1878) juveniles. Video Presentation on the International Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries, 20-22 July, 2015 Brisbane, Australia.

  5. M. N. Akter, A. Sutriana, R. Hashim & M. N. Siti-Azizah. (2014). Effect of prebiotic on immune response, haematological parameters and disease resistance of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) juveniles against (Aeromonas hydrophila). 4th International Fisheries Symposium, 30-31 October, 2014, Surabaya, Indonesia.

  6. M. N. Akter & R. Hashim. (2013). Effect of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus on growth, survival and haematological parameters of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) juveniles. 3nd International Fisheries Symposium, 28-30 November, 2013, Pattaya, Thailand.

  7. M. N. Akter & R. Hashim. (2012). Effect of increasing dietary levels of Mannan Oligosaccharide (MOS) on growth, survival, haematology parameters and intestinal flora of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hupophthalmus) juveniles. 2nd International Fisheries Symposium, 6-8 December, 2012, Can Tho, Vietnam.

Books

  1. Akter, M. N., Hashim, R., Sutriana, A.,  Mohd Nor, S. A., 2021. Application of Prebiotic Mannan oligosaccharide in Aquaculture. Lambert Academic Publishing. pp.121.

  2. Akter, M. N. & G. U. Ahmed. (2011). Changing Patterns of Health Status of Freshwater Eels of Ailee Beel. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller GmbH & Co. KG, Dudweiler Lanstr. 99, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany.

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Others

  1. AuthorAID and INASO organized Online course on Research Writing and Proposal Writing. 1st June to 17th of July 2015.

  2. International Forum on “Harnessing Women’s Talents in Science, Technology and Innovation”, 25-26 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  3. Workshop on Scientific Presentation under the Professional and Personal Development Program Organized by the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia dated on 26/1/2012.

  4. Workshop on Introduction to SPSS under the Professional and Personal Development Program Organized by the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia dated on 19/1/2012.

  5. Workshop on Research Proposal Writing under the Professional and Personal Development Program Organized by the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia dated on 16/1/2012.

  6. Workshop on Literature Review under the Professional and Personal Development Program Organized by the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia dated on 6/1/2012.


SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) grants scholarship for doctoral degree

    Funded by: Greece

  2. OWSD PhD fellowship for four years from October 2011 to September 2015

    Funded by: Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World


PROJECTS

  1. Efficacy of different probiotics on growth performance, survival and haematological parameters of Asian catfish (Clarius batrachus) juveniles

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2020-2021

  2. Single and Combined Effect of Probiotic and Prebiotic on Growth and Health Status of Asian catfish (Clarias batrachus) Juveniles

    Funded by: University Grant Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh through Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2019-2020

  3. A comparative study of the health status of reba carp (Cirrhinus reba) from Dhepa and Atrai river of Dinajpur region.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2019-2020

  4. Chemicals and aqua-drugs used in aquaculture activities for freshwater fish health management at Rangpur district of Bangladesh.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2018-2019

  5. Present status and potential effect of aqua-medicines and chemicals used for fish health management at Bogra district of Bangladesh.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2017-2018

  6. Effect of dietary prebiotic mannan oligosaccharide on growth and health status of Asian catfish (Clarias batrachus) juveniles

    Funded by: University Grant Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh through Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2016-2017

  7. Effects of stocking density on the polyculture system of Vietnamese koi with magur, tilapia and shorputi in Northern region of Bangladesh

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2016-2017

  8. Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers in some selected areas of Kaharol upazila, Dinajpur.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training (IRT)

    Position: Principle investigator

    Description: Duration 2015-2016

  9. Assessing the nutritional value of selected prebiotics and probiotics with respect to growth and health status of Pangasianodon hypophthalmus juveniles.

    Funded by: Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia

    Position: PhD research fellow

    Description: Duration 2012-2014


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