Dr. M. Mushfequr Rahman

Dr. M. Mushfequr Rahman received both his BSc (Hons) and MSc degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Dhaka. He received MPhil degree on his work in the field of Microbiology from the same university. His MPhil research was focused on Extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) producing bacteria in Bangladesh. He first time identified and reported ESBL prevalence in Bangladesh. He obtained his PhD in Microbiology in 2007 from Okayama University, Japan. His Doctoral thesis describes ‘Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of the multi-drug efflux pumps in Vibrio cholerae non-O1’. He was trained as a Post doctoral fellow in the department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine in 2009-2010 at the McMaster University, Canada. During his post doctoral studies he worked on “Immunological control of serotonin production in gut: elucidating the role of IL-13 in animal model”.

He received his first appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology on May 2008 at the Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences (BIHS), where he was also acted as Assistant Course Coordinator of the B. Sc in Laboratory Sciences Course. Later he joined the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) in July of 2013. Before joining in BUHS, he has been worked in different projects (BIRDEM, NDN, NHN, BIHS) under Bangladesh Diabetic Somity since December 1995. He has published 17 articles in different local and International journals and also got special training on Molecular based techniques from Malaysia, Japan and Canada. His research interests are on Molecular Microbiology, Diagnostic Microbiology and Immunology, Emerging and Re-emerging infectious diseases.


Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Microbiology
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: A-21, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1,Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-8055312, 9010654, Ext: 1231
Fax: [880] 2-8055312
E-mail: contact.microbiology@buhs-edu.org
Web: www.buhs-edu.org


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Shah Md. Zahurul Haque Asna
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 0000
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Faculty Members

Full-Time Faculties

Prof. Dr. Shah Md. Zahurul Haque Asna 
Associate Professor
Dr. Shameem Akhter
Assistant Professor
Dr. Md. Mushfequr Rahman


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