Editorial Team

Editor in Chief

Hossain Uddin Shekhar
Hossain Uddin Shekhar, PhD

Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Cell: +8801715059252
Email: shekhardu@hotmail.com
Fax: +88029667222
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7LsamAEAAAAJ&hl=en
Brief CV: Dr. Hossain Uddin Shekhar is a versatile author and an academician. He earned his Ph.D. and post doctoral experience from Tokyo Metropolitan University and the United Nation University respectively. He has vast experience of organizing scientific conferences and symposia in the home and abroad. He has been serving as an editorial board member in many reputed international journals. Dr Shekhar has experience of publishing around hundred of papers in peer- reviewed journals. His book on functional food was published in Germany and two edited books were published from the USA. In 2019 he acted as lead guest editor of of a special issue of BioMed Research International (https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/si/761489/) . He is the active member of Asian Council of Science Editors. Asian Council of Science Editors is the first and the foremost organization in Asia that was developed with the aim to provide a unified and active platform for Asian editors and scholars where they can understand about their editorial problems, learn about the solutions and devotedly take up the future challenges to enhance the quality of Asian Scientific and Scholarly publications.

Regional Editors

Bangladesh


M. Anwar Hossain, PhD

Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Email: hossain.50@gmail.com
Brief CV:
Anwar obtained his bachelor's and master's from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Dhaka in 1971 and 1972 respectively. He did his MSc thesis under the supervision of Kamaluddin Ahmad.[9] Anwar joined Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Dhaka as a lecturer on 1 January 1975. In 1982 Anwar was awarded a Monbukagakusho Scholarship with which he pursued doctoral studies at Kyoto University, Japan under the supervision of Kozi Asada. His Ph.D. thesis was titled "Photosynthesis: Plant's Defence Mechanism Against Photo-Oxidative Damage” and was awarded the degree in 1985. He became an Assistant Professor at 1985 and Associate Professor at 1990. From 1994 to till date he is working as a Selection Grade Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka. He was Chairman of the Department from 2001–2003. Hossain was elected as Dean of the Biological Sciences and the Founding Project Director of Dhaka University's Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.[10] He has, in the past, served as the elected General Secretary and President of the Dhaka University Teachers' Association (DUTA) for multiple terms.[11][12] Professor Hossain was elected as the Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on 17 July 2012, a position which he served till January 2014.[13]


Haseena Khan, PhD

Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Email: haseena@du.ac.bd
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4643-4106
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jItXx-wAAAAJ&hl=en
Brief CV: 
Haseena Khan is a Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka. She has served in the first National Executive Committee on Biotechnology, (2004-2006). She has helped in the development of National Biotechnology Guidelines. She is a member of the Board of Governors, National Institute of Biotechnology, member of Forensic DNA Laboratory Advisory Council (2016-) and a member of the National Technical Committee on Biotechnology (2016 – till date). She has served on the Board of Studies (2016 – 2018), Faculty of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, South Asian University New Delhi, India where she had earlier worked as a Visiting Professor for one year. Professor Khan is a Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Science and a Fellow of The World Academy of Science. She has been awarded the Bangladesh Academy of Science-M.O. Ghani Memorial Gold Medal in 2011 and the Kazi Mahbubullah Gold Medal in 2015 and Moni Singh - Farhad Memorial Trust Award, 2016. She was been awarded the Independence Day Award, 2019. She has many publications to her credit.


Sharif Akhteruzzaman, PhD

Professor
Dept. of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Email: sharif_akhteruzzaman@yahoo.com


Md. Abdul Khaleque, PhD

Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology
North South University, Bashundhara, Dhaka
Email: akhaleque@northsouth.edu

USA


S. Ashraf Ahmed, PhD

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Molecular and Translational Medicine Division
United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)
1425 Porter Street Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702
Email: syed.a.ahmed.civ@mail.mil
Phone: 301-619-6299


AKM Khyrul Wara, PhD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
New research building-742 Boston, MA 02132, USA;
ph: +617-535-4368; fax: +1-617-525-4380
Email: awara@partners.org


Altaf Hossain Sarker, PhD

Department of Cancer and DNA Damage Response, Life Sciences Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, MS 977-250, CA94720, USA;

Email: ahsarker@lbl.gov
Tel: 510-334-6966
Fax: 510-486-6816


M. Nasir Uddin FAHA, PhD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Pediatrics/Internal Medicine
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine/Baylor Scott & White Health
2401 S 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508
e-mail: mnuddin@sw.org or uddin@medicine.tamhsc.edu
Phone. 254-724-3624 (office), Fax. 254-725-1046, Pager. 633-1395

Canada


Mohammad Rubayet Hasan, PhD
Division of Microbiology, Virology and Infection Control,
Department of Pathology, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC.
University of British Columbia
2K9, 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
Ph: +(604) 875-2000×7490; +1(778) 321-4775(Mobile)
Email: rubayet.hasan@cw.bc.ca
Fax: +1(604) 875-3777

United Kingdom


Abul Kalam Azad, PhD

WIMM, University of Oxford
Email: aazad03@gmail.com
Fax: 44-07877584922

Editorial Assistants


AR-Rafi Md. Faisal

Lecturer
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Phone: +8801680081355
Email: rafi.faisal@du.ac.bd