Profile of Dr. Md. Abu Sayed

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Dr. Md. Abu Sayed

Professor

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: sayed_bmb@yahoo.com


CAREER OBJECTIVE

    To establish a modern molecular biology laboratory for doing basic and applied research by making collaboration with renowned Professors / Researchers / Scientists in Bangladesh and abroad.

RESEARCH INTEREST

    Role of mitochondrial alternative oxidase and cytosolic phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase for mitigating salinity stress in cereal crops (wheat, rice, barley). Role of major transcription factors under salinity stress in cereal crops.

EDUCATION

  1. Post Doc (TYSP Fellow), 2020

    Coconut Research Institute, CATAS, China

  2. Visiting Research Fellow, 2018

    Gothenburg University, Sweden

  3. PhD (MEXT Fellow), 2017

    Iwate University, Japan

  4. Visiting Research Fellow, 2013

    Nottingham University, UK

  5. Master of Science (MS) in Biochemistry, 2009

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh

  6. B.Sc.Ag. (Hons), 2007

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  1. Director
    CADS(Career Advisory Service), Hajee Mohammad Danesh Sci. & Tech. University

    June 30, 2021 to January 02, 2022

  2. Professor
    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    May 16, 2021 to Present

  3. Hall Super
    Sheikh Fajilatunnesa Mujib Hall, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    May 08, 2020 to Present

  4. Chairman
    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    September 23, 2017 to September 22, 2020

  5. Assistant Proctor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    February 20, 2019 to December 23, 2019

  6. Assistant Hall Super
    Zia Hall (D2), Hajee Mohammad danesh Science and Technology University

    May 07, 2017 to February 19, 2019

  7. Associate Professor
    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    May 16, 2017 to May 15, 2021

  8. Assistant Professor
    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    May 16, 2012 to May 15, 2017

  9. Lecturer
    Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University

    May 16, 2010 to May 15, 2012


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

  1. Badruzzaman, M., Gaswami, C., Sayed, M. A. 2021. Photoperiodic light pulse induces ovarian development in the catfish, Mystus cavasius: Possible roles of dopamine and melatonin in the brain. 227:112941 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.291https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112941

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  2. Hoque, M. N., Tahjib-Ul-Arif, M., Hannan, A., Sultana, N., Akhter, S., Hasanuzzaman, M., Akter, F., Hossain, M. S., Sayed, M. A., Hasan, M. T., Skalicky, M., Li, X., Brestič, M. 2021. Melatonin modulates plant tolerance to heavy metal stress: morphological responses to molecular mechanisms. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(21): 11445 (MDPI, Impact Factor: 5.923)   https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms222111445

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  3. Abedin, M.T., Sujon, M.N., Islam, M.N., Sadiq, S.R. and Sayed, M.A. 2021. Phytogenic feed additive influences on the growth performances, serum lipid profile, liver functions and antibacterial activity of broiler chicks. International Journal of Poultry Science. 20 (5): 188-198

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  4. Rasel, M., Tahjib-Ul-Arif, M., Hossain, M.A., Sayed, M.A. and Hassan, L. 2020. Discerning of rice landraces (Oryza sativa L.) for morpho-physiological, antioxidant enzyme activity and molecular markers responses to induced salt stress at the seedling stage. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 39 (1): 41-59  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-019-09962-5 (Springer, IF 2.893).

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  5. Abedin, M. T., Rahman, S. T., Islam, M. M., Hayder, S., Ashraf, M. A., Pelc, J. and Sayed, M. A. (2020). Honeyweed (Leonurus sibiricus) and Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) supplemented diet improve growth performance, lipid profile and hematological values of broiler chicks. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.18.159764 (Preprint)

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  6. Chando, R. K., Nazmul Hussain, N., Rana, M.I., Sayed, S., Alam, S., Fakir, T.A., Sudip Sharma, S., Tanu, A.R., Mobin, F., Apu, E. H., Hasan, M.K., Sayed, M. A. and Ashraf, M.A. 2019. CDK4 as a phytochemical based anticancer drug target.  doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/859595 (Preprint)

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  7. Shakil, M., Akter, T., Nayem, M.F., Sayed, M.A., Roy, J. and Hossain, M.S. 2019. Effect of substituting wheat flour with buckwheat, honeyweed and stevia on nutritional and organoleptic properties of biscuit. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 5(4): 26-34.

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  8. Tahjib-Ul-Arif, M., Sayed, M.A., Islam, M.M., Siddiqui, M.N.A., Begum, S. N., Hossain, M.A. 2018. Screening for salinity stress tolerance of rice landraces (Oryza sativa L.) using morpho-physiological and molecular markers at seedling stage. Acta Physiologiae Planturam.40:70  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-018-2645-4 (Springer, IF: 1.681)

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  9. Siddiqui, M.N., Mostofa, M.G., Akter, M.M., Srivastava, A.K. Sayed, M.A., Hasan, M.S., Tran, L.S.P. 2017. Salt-induced toxicity impacts on growth and yield-potential of local wheat cultivars: Oxidative stress and ion toxicity are among the major determinants of salt-tolerant capacity. Chemosphere.187:385-394 (Elsevier, IF 5.089)

  10. Ali, M.T., Alam, M. A., Ullah, M.E., Ashraf, M. A., Sayed, M.A., Jahan, A. 2017. Prediction of possible effects of arsenic and cadmium in human health using chemical-protein and protein-protein interaction network. Journal of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Engineering. 2(4):45-52.

  11. Ali, M.T., Sazed, S.A., Palit, P., Sayed, M.A, Aalm, M.A. 2017. Network and pathway analysis for Cesium in Homo sapiens. Bioresearch Communications. 3(1): 289-297.

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  12. Sayed, M.A., Yui, U, Ito, K. 2016. Metabolic interplay between cytosolic Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase and mitochondrial alternative oxidase in the thermogenic skunk cabbage, symplocarpus renifolius. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 11(11): e1247138 (Tylor and Francis, IF: 1.644)

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  13. Sayed, M.A., Alam, M. A.,  Islam, M.S., Ali, M.T., Ullah, M.E., Shibly, A.Z., Md. Aslam Ali, M.A., Olive, M.M.H. 2016. Leonurus siribicus L. (Honeyweed): A review of Its Phytochemistry and Pharmacology. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 6(12):1076-1080 (Elsevier, IF: 1.587).

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  14. Roy, P.R., Tahjib-Ul-Arif, M., Akter, M.T., Ray, S.R., Sayed, M.A. 2016. Exogenous ascorbic acid and hydrogen peroxide alleviates salt-induced oxidative stress in rice (Oryza sativa L.) by enhancing antioxidant enzyme activities and proline content. Advances in Environmental Biology. 10(10):148-154 (ISI, Thomson Reuters)

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  15. Sayed, M. A., Imam, R., Haque, M. M., Siddiqui, M. N. A., Raihanun-Nabi, S.M.,   Aktar, S., Das, S. R., Hossain, M. A. 2015. Allelopathic activity Leonurus siribicus L. on seed germination and seedling growth of wheat in vitro and 4- hydroxy benzoic acid is an allelochemical determination by chromatography. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 48 (3): 1189-1195 .(SCIE, IF: 0.69)

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  16. Islam, M.S. Siddiqui, M.N., Sayed, M.A., Tahjib-UL-Arif, M., Islam, M. A., Hossain, M.A. 2016. Dietary effects of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) and black cumin (Nigella sativa) seed on growth performance, serum lipid profile and intestinal microflora of broiler chicks. South African Journal of Animal Science. 46(1):103-111. (SCIE, IF: 0.678)

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  17. Sayed, M. A., Islam, M. T., Haque, M. M., Hossain, S. M. J., Uddin, R., Siddiqui, M. N. and Hossain, M. A. 2015. Dietary effects of chitosan and buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) on the performance and serum lipid profile of broiler chicks. South African Journal of Animal Science. 45(4): 429-440. (SCIE, IF: 0.678)

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  18. Siddiqui, M. N., Islam, M. T., Sayed, M. A. and Hossain, M. A. 2015. Effect of Dietary Supplementation of Acetone Extracts of Nigella sativa seeds on Serum Cholesterol and Pathogenic Intestinal Bacterial Count in Broilers. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 25 (2): 372-379. (SCIE, IF: 0.529)

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  19. Islam, M. T., Selim, A. S. M., Sayed, M. A., Khatun, A., Siddiqui, M. N. A., Alam, M. S. and Hossain M. A. 2011." Nigella sativa L. supplemented diet decreases egg cholesterol content and suppresses harmful intestinal bacteria in laying hens. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 20 (4). 587-598. (SCIE, IF: 0.906)

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  20. Siddiqui, M.N. and Sayed, M.A. 2015. Effect of dietary black seed (Nigella sativa L.) extract supplemented diet on growth performance, serum metabolites and carcass traits of commercial broiler. Journal of Animal Science Advances. 5(8):1380-1385.

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  21. Rashid, M., Islam, M.S., Salahuddin, M., Sayfullah, M., Hussain, D., Momin, M.A., Sayed, M. A., Sah, J.P., Sah, S.K. 2015. The Biochemistry of hunger stimulating hormone: Why understanding this cascade in hypothalamus is beneficial. Biochemistry and Physiology. 4(3): e136.

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  22. Sah, J.P., Salahuddin, M., Sayed, M.A., Salauddin, S.A., Syfullah, M., Rashid, M., Saclain, S., Washim, M.R., Zeb, M.A., Hossain, D., Chowdhury, M.R., Momin, M.A. 2015. Transfection optimization in HEK-293 cell line. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research. 1(1): 121-129.

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  23. Mondal, M.A., Yeasmin, T.,Karim, R., Siddiqui, M.N., Raihanun-Nabi, S. M., Sayed, M.A. 2015. Effect of dietary supplementation of turmeric (curcuma longa) powder on the growth performance and carcass traits of broiler chicks. SAARC Journal of Agriculture. 13(1): 188-199.

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  24. Hossain, A. K. M. S., Latif, M. A., Biswas, B. K., Saclain, S., Salahuddin, M., Sayed, M. A., Hussain, M. M., Moniruzzaman, M. S. and Islam, M. S. 2014. Extraction of Jute Genomic DNA: Difficulties and Solutions. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology (IJASBT). 2(4): 516-520

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  25.  Hossain, A., Sayed, M. A., Sarker, B. C., Mojumder, U. K. and Hossain, M. A. 2013. Prevalence and Risk factors with diabetes mellitus among the people in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. J. Sci. Technol. 11:80-85.

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  26. Islam, R., Anwar, M.B., Hakim, M.A., Khan, M.M., Sayed, M.A. 2013. Screening of heat tolerant wheat Genotypes in Bangladesh. Journal of Natural Products.6: 132-140.

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  27. Sayed, M. A., Islam, M. T., Haque, M. M., Hossain Shah, M.J. and Hossain, M. A. 2013. Buckwheat supplemented diet suppresses serum triglycerides and increases high density lipoprotein in broilers for antibiotic free safe meat. Science Secure Journal of Biotechnology. 2 (1):26-35.

  28. Ahad, M. A., Sayed, M. A., Siddiqui, M. N. A and Haque, M. M. 2012. Evaluation of some indigenous plant extracts against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis L. (Bruchidae: Coleoptera) in stored green gram (Vigna radiata L.). Global Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 1(1):33-41.

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  29. Ali, M. A., Hasan, S. M. K., Mahmud, M. S. and Sayed, M. A. 2012. Processing and storage of instant cooked rice. Bangladesh Res. Pub. J. 7(3):300-305.

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  30. Sayed, M. A., Haque, M. M., Roy, B., Hossain, S. M. J. and Das, S. R. 2012. Allelopathic Effects of different extracts of honeyweed (Leonurus siribicus L. on seeds germination and seedlings growth of some selected vegetables. Journal of Natural Products.5: 243-250.

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  31. Aktar, S.,  Sayed M. A., Islam, M. R., Roy, B. and Hossain, M. A. 2012. Growth regulatory activities of different extract of Tinospora cordifolia on some vegetable seeds with their chemical investigation. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources. 5(1): 129-132.

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  32. Roy, B., Sarker, B. C., Ali, M. R., Das, S. R., and Sayed, M. A. 2012. Seed germination and seedling growth of two vegetables in responses to aqueous extract of four herbal plant leaves. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources. 5(1): 133-140.

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  33. Farid, M. S., Mamun, M. A. A., Matin, M. A., Jahiruddin, M. and Sayed, M. A. 2011. Effect of cowdung, poultry manure, dhaincha and fertilizers on the nutrient content and uptake of BRRI dhan 41. Bangladesh J. Prog. Sci. & Tech. IX (2): 209-212.

  34. Paul, T., Mozumder Rubel, N. H. M., Sayed, M. A., and Akhtaruzzaman, M. 2011. Proximate compositions, mineral contents and determination of protease activity from green gram (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek). Bangladesh Res. Pub. J. 5(3):207-213.

  35. Sayed, M. A., Mortuza, M. G., Rashid, M. H. and Hossain, M. A. 2009. Formulation of stevia incorporated cereal-legume based therapeutic food for regulating lipid profile. J. Agrofor. Environ. 3(2):95-97.

  36. Sayed, M. A., Mortuza, M. G., Rashid, M. H. and Hossain, M. A. 2009. Growth Performances of Rat Fed on Formulated Food Added with Stevia. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources. 2(2):189-192.

Conference Papers

  1. Abedin, M.T., Sujon, M.N., Hayder, S., Islam, M.N and Sayed, M. A. Formulation of organic and environment friendly safe poultry feed for the production of quality meat. Proceedings in the 9th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology: Biotechnology for Food Security and Sustainable Environment at Dhaka, Bangladesh held from 8-10 February, 2020.

  2. Sujon, M.N., Abedin, M.T., Hayder, S., Islam, M.N and Sayed, M. A. Study on the effect of honeyweed (Leonurus sibiricus) supplemented diet on growth performance, blood metabolites, histology and intestinal microflora of broiler chicks. Proceedings in the 4th Young Scientist Congress on Young Scientists for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals at Dhaka, Bangladesh held from 13-15 December, 2019.

  3. Sayed, M. A., Umekawa, Y. and Ito, K. Isolation and expression analysis of a cDNA encoding for phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase in thermogenic skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus renifolius. Proceedings in the International Conference on Biochemistry held from 10-12 October, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia.

  4. Sayed, M. A., Umekawa, Y. and Ito, K. Metabolism of phosphoenolpyruvate in thermogenic spadix of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus renifolius. Proceedings in the 38th Annual Meeting of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB2015), Kobe, Japan held from 1-4 December, 2015.

  5. Umekawa, Y., Sayed, M. A. Seito, T., Ito, K. Analysis of temperature effects on NADH respiration of isolated mitochondria from thermogenic tissue in skunk cabbage. Proceedings in the 87th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society: Biochemistry Underlying Biomedical Innovation, Kyoto, Japan held from 15-18 October, 2014.

  6. Umekawa, Y., Seito, T., Sayed, M. A., Ito, K. The rotenone-insensitive internal alternative NADPH dehydrogenase- dependent respiration in the mitochondria from skunk cabbage: temperature responses of COX-and AOX-mediated respiration pathways. Proceedings in 18th European Bioenergetics Conferences (EBEC), Lisbon, Portugal held from 12-17 July, 2014.

  7. Ghori, V., Fox, A. J., Noori, H., Santidamrongkul P., Sayed, M. A. and Leach, L. L-NAME alters sub-cellular distribution of eNOS and caveolin-1 in the perfused human placental microvascular bed. Proceedings on Conference of International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS), Birmingham, United Kingdom held from 21-26 July, 2013.

  8. Sayed, M. A., Islam, M. T., Haque, M. M., Hossain, M. J., and Hossain, M. A. Buckwheat supplemented diet suppresses serum triglycerides and increases high density lipoprotein in broilers for antibiotic free safe meat. Proceedings in International Conference on Transfer of Biotechnology and Land Use Management for Sustainable Development, Government College of Aron, Madhya Prodesh, India held from 16-17 February, 2013.

  9. Siddiqui, M. N. A., Islam, M. T., Sayed, M. A., and Hossain M. A. Supplementation of acetone extract of Nigella sativa L. seeds in diet decreases serum cholesterol and harmful intestinal bacteria in broiler. Proceedings on Conference of the Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh held from 25-26 February, 2012.

  10. Roy, B., Sarker, B., Ali, M. R., Das, Shukla. R., and. Sayed, M. A. Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Some Vegetables in Response to Aqueous Extract of Four Plant Leaves. Proceedings on Third International Seed Conference: Quality Seed for Food Security under Changing Climate. Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh held from 8-10 February, 2012.

  11. Islam, M. T., Siddiqui, M. N. A., Sayed, M. A., Selim, A. S. M., and Hossain M. A. Nigella sativa L. Supplemented Poultry Feed for Antibiotic Free Low Cholesterol Egg and Safe Meat. Proceedings on Conference of the Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University, Bangladesh held from 7-8 March, 2012.

Books

  1. Sayed, M. A. and Hossain, M. A: Stevia Supplemented Diet for Management of Cardiovascular Disease. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, 2011.


SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. Talented Young Scientist Program (TYSP) for Post Doctoral Study from 20 December, 2019 - 19 December, 2020.

    Funded by: The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China

  2. Visiting Researcher under the project Molecular breeding of salt tolerant wheat varieties, which is part of the VR/SIDA exchange project between Sweden and Bangladesh, offered by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden from September - October, 2018.

    Funded by: SIDA, Sweden

  3. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for PhD study from April 2014-March 2017.

    Funded by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

  4. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship as a Research Student from October 2013-March 2014.

    Funded by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

  5. Academic Visitor under the 2013 Visiting Fellowship Scheme

    Funded by: The University of Nottingham, UK

  6. Academic Visitor under joint British Council INSPIRE Strategic Partnership Project SP-0112 in 2012

    Funded by: British Council

  7. NSICT fellowship (Now NST) in 2008.

    Funded by: Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh


PROJECTS

  1. Sustainable saline farming using wheat

    Funded by: Swedish Research Council

    Position: Principle Investigator (Bangladesh Part)

    Description: Ongoing (2022 -2024). This project is collaboration between the University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Lund, Sweden; Lal Teer, Bangladesh and Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University.

  2. Effects of exogenous ascorbic acid on morphophysiological, biochemical traits and antioxidant enzymes of wheat varieties grown under sodium fluoride (NaF) induced toxicity.

    Funded by: Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh (ES 384)

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Ongoing (July, 2021 - June, 2022)

  3. Effect of Sodium Fluoride (NaF) induced toxicity on morphophysiology, antioxidant enzymes activity, growth and yield of wheat in Bangladesh.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Ongoing (July, 2021 - June, 2022)

  4. Study on the genetic diversity of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum moench) using morphological and biochemical characterization of locally grown in the northern region of Bangladesh towards the development of new variety .

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (2020-2021)

  5. Value addition and standardization of nutritional level in selected food items from animal and plant origin funded by: Project Implementation Unit (PIU), NATP: Phase II Project, BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh.

    Funded by: NATP: Phase II Project, BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

    Position: Co-Investigator

    Description: Completed (2018-2020)

  6. Effect of exogenous ascorbic acid on sodium fluoride (NaF) induced toxicity of green amaranth (amaranthus viridis).

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2019- June, 2020)

  7. Linnaeus-Palme partnership project- 2019 between Dept. of BMB, HSTU and Dept. of BioEnv, Gothenburg University, Sweden.

    Funded by: The Swedish Council for Higher Education

    Position: Principle Investigator (Bangladesh Part)

    Description: Completed (2019)

  8. Effect of different bagging materials on the production of quality mango (BARI Aam -4).

    Funded by: Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh (ES 70)

    Position: Co-Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2018 - June, 2019)

  9. Study on the efficacy of honeyweed (Leonurus siribicus) supplemented diet on growth performances in broiler at different poultry farms of Dinajpur.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2018 - June, 2019)

  10. Proximate composition and nutritional evaluation of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) cultivated in northern region of Bangladesh.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2018 - June, 2019)

  11. Assessment the role of mitochondrial alternative oxidase (AOX) gene of wheat cultivars for salinity tolerance in Bangladesh.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2017- June, 2018)

  12. Effect of honeyweed (Leonurus siribicus) supplemented diet on serum cholesterol and harmful intestinal bacteria in broiler.

    Funded by: Institute of Research and Training, HSTU

    Position: Principle Investigator

    Description: Completed (July, 2017- June, 2018)


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