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Profile of DR. MD. ASADUZZAMAN SHISHIR

Assistant Professor

DR. MD. ASADUZZAMAN SHISHIR
Assistant Professor, Microbiology

B.Sc.(Hons.), University of Dhaka
M.Sc, University of Dhaka
Ph.D., University of Dhaka
Post Doctoral, University of Dhaka
Email: md.shishir@primeasia.edu.bd

Academic Information


Post Doctoral In Bioprocess Technology University of Dhaka 2020
Ph.D. In Microbiology University of Dhaka 2015
M.Sc In Microbiology University of Dhaka 2009
B.Sc.(Hons.) In Microbiology University of Dhaka 2008

Personal Information


Full Name DR. MD. ASADUZZAMAN SHISHIR
Email: md.shishir@primeasia.edu.bd
Work Address House # 31, Shahidbagh, Dhaka-1217.
Mailing Address H-102, Shahid Nazimuddin Road, Majorvita, Bhaluka-2240, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Research & Publication


1

Bari, MA, Shishir, MA, Khan, SA, Khan, SN, Hoq, MM. (2021) Bio-efficacy of Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis JSd1 against Melon Fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Coq.) (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). International Journal of Entomology Research6(2):127-134.

2

Hoque MM, Rattila S, Shishir MA, Bari ML, Inatsu Y and Kawamoto S. (2011) Antibacterial Activity of Ethanol Extract of Betel Leaf (Piper betleL.) Against Some Food Borne Pathogens. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology, 28(2): 58-63.

3

Shishir MA, Akter A, Hassan MH, Kibria G, Ilias M, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2012) Characterization of locally isolated Bacillus thuringiensis for the Development of Eco-friendly Biopesticides in Bangladesh. Journal of Biopesticide, 5 (Supplementary): 216-222.

4

Shishir MA, Akter A, Bodiuzzaman M, Aktar N, Rahman MM, Shakil M, Ilias M, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2012) Molecular characterization of indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki isolates from Bangladesh and toxicity of Btk HD-73 against melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae. 1st AFSA Conferences on Food Safety and Food Security held in Osaka, Japan from September 15-17.

5

Hoq MM, Mamun AA, Shishir MA, Khan MM, Akhand NR and Khan SN. (2013) Bioprocess development for eco-friendly microbial products and its impacts on bio-industry establishment in Bangladesh. Proceedings of CARES 1st International conference on Biotechnology, Dhaka, Bangladesh from May 25-26.

6

Shishir MA, Roy A, Islam N, Rahman A, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2014) Abundance and diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis in Bangladesh and their cry genes profile. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 2:20.

7

Shishir MA, Akter A, Bodiuzzaman M, Hossain MA, Alam MM, Khan SA, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2015) Novel toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains against melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae). Biocontrol Science. 20(2): 115-123.

8

Mourin M, Shishir MA, Khan SN and Hoq MM (2015) Regulation of major cultural components for designing a cost effective medium to increase δ-endotoxin synthesis by Bacillus thuringiensis. African Journal of Biotechnology. 14(16): 1379-1386.

9

Shishir A, Bhowmik A, Akand NR, Mamun AA, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2015) Efficacy of Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis Strains for Controlling Major Vegetable Pests in Bangladesh. Egyptian Journal of Pest Control, 25(3): 729-734.

10

Islam MN, Akhand NR, Mamun AA, Shishir MA, Aktar MZ, Khan SN, Hoq MM and Hossain MS. (2015) Screening and Characterization of Bacteriocin-Like Inhibitory Substances Produced by Bangladeshi Strains of Bacillus thuringiensis. Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 18(2): 149-156.

11

Shishir MA, Pervin S, Sultana M, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2015) Genetic Diversity of Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis Strains by RAPD-PCR to Combat Pest Resistance. Bt Research, 6: 1-16.

12

Bhowmik  A, Mourin M, Shishir MA, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2015) Development of a cost effective medium for enhanced production of Bacillus thuringiensis δ- endotoxin. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology, 32(1): 1- 6.

13

Nahar M, Shishir MA, Waliullah S, Haque S, Ilias M, Karim MM, Khan SN and Hoq MM. (2016) Cloning, expression and structure simulation of keratinase from Bacillus licheniformis strain MZK05. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 12 (2): 182-190.

14

Shishir MA*, Mamun MA, Mian, MM, Akter NJ, Ferdous UT, Suravi RS, Datta S and Kabir ME. (2018) Prevalence of Vibrio cholerae in Coastal Alternative Supplies of Drinking Water and association with Bacillus like Spore-formers. Frontiers in Public Health, 6:50.

15

Iqbal A, Hakim A., Hossain MS, Rahman MR, Islam K, Azim MF, Ahmed J, Asaduzzaman M, Hoq MM, Azad AK. (2017) Partial purification and characterization of serine protease produced through fermentation of organic municipal solid wastes by Serratia marcescens A3 and Pseudomonas putida A2. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. 16(1): 29-37.

16

Shahnoor MH, Akhter MZ, Hossain MM, Shishir MA, Khan SN, Hoq MM. (2018) Complete Genome Sequence of Bacillus subtilis Strain MH1, Which Has a High Level of Bacteriocin-Like Activity, Isolated from Soil in Bangladesh. Genome Announcements, 6(25): e00516-18.

17

Ferdous UT, Shishir MA, Khan SN, Hoq MM (2018). Bacillus spp.: Attractive Sources of Anti-cancer and Anti-proliferative Biomolecules. Microbial Bioactives, 1(1), 033-045.

18

Abony M, Banik A, Shishir MA, Akter NJ, Uddin ME, Datta S (2018). Physico-chemical Characterization of Indigenous Streptomyces and Influence of pH on Antimicrobial Activity. Microbial Bioactives, 1(2), 059-066.

19

Shishir MA, Hoq MM (2020). The Exploitation of Microbes: Next Generation Global Solution. Microbial Bioactives, 3(1), 106-109.

Events & Award


Experience


1
Company/Institute Name: University of Dhaka
Job Type: Contactual
Designation: Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Description:

To do research in the field of Microbial Biotechnology and Bioprocess
technology. Currently involved in research with microbial metabolites
1. To ensure crop and vegetable protection from pest and pathogens.
2. To develop potential therapeutics.
Also involved in two Research projects with grant-in-aid of Ministry of Education,
Government of Bangladesh and Ministry of Science and Technology,
Government of Bangladesh.

2
Company/Institute Name: Primeasia University
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Job Description:

Role was as teacher for the following courses: Bioprocess technology, Medical
Microbiology, Microbial Metabolism and Food Microbiology in Graduate and
undergraduate programs.
As Supervisor: Twelve MS students were supervised in their thesis work so far,
presentation and dissertation preparation.

3
Company/Institute Name: University of Dhaka
Job Type: Contactual
Designation: Research Fellow
Job Description:

To do research in the field of Microbial Biotechnology and Bioprocess
technology.
Economic and sustainable bioprocess development for Bacillus thuringiensis
(Bt) biopesticide production in controlling the pests with vegetables.

4
Company/Institute Name: University of Dhaka
Job Type: Contactual
Designation: Research Associate
Job Description:

To carry out research for my doctoral degree. I was also employed as Research
Associate in the project "Production of Bacillus thuringiensis biopesticides by
biotechnological approach for the control of vegetable pests in Bangladesh"
supported by a Grant- in-Aid from USDA. Working station was Lab-215 of
Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka.

5
Company/Institute Name: Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited, Track-II
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: QC Officer
Job Description:

Microbiologist (QC Officer)
Worked as a QC officer in the Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Duty was to
perform microbiological quality analysis of raw materials, water, packaging
materials, finished products, production areas, environmental monitoring etc. At
the same time, Good manufacturing practice, Good laboratory practice, proper
documentation and quality report preparation were my management roles.
 

6
Company/Institute Name: ACI Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: QA Officer
Job Description:

Worked as a QA officer in the pharmaceuticals production plant. Duty was to
monitor the aseptic practices in the IV and sterile products formulation facilities.
At the same time, microbiological quality analysis of raw materials, water,
packaging materials, finished products, production areas, environmental
monitoring etc were my major duties.

Activities