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Head, Microbiology
Professor, Microbiology
Dean, School of Science

Post Doctoral, University of Minnesota, USA
Ph.D., University of Tokyo, Japan
M.Sc, University of Dhaka
B.Sc.(Hons.), University of Dhaka
PABX: 112

Academic Information

B.Sc.(Hons.) In Microbiology University of Dhaka 1996
M.Sc In Microbiology University of Dhaka 1998
Ph.D. In Bacterial Genetics University of Tokyo, Japan 2006
Post Doctoral In Cancer drug development(Biotechnology) University of Minnesota, USA 2011

Personal Information

PABX: 112

Research & Publication


Kaniz Fatema, Mustafizur Rahman and Suvamoy Datta*, “Comparative analysis of multi-drug resistance pattern of Salmonella spp Isolated from chicken feces and poultry meat in Dhaka city of Bangladesh” Journal of pharmacy and biological sciences, 2013, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p147-154


Hafsa Afroz,  Manjur Hossain,  Afzal Hossain,  Zahed U M Khan, Suvamoy Datta*Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Bloodstream Salmonella Infections in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Dhaka”  Journal of Medical Sciences, USA 2013, Vol.13,  Issue 5,  p 360-366.


Dilip Kumar, Selina Akter, Nikhat Ara and Suvamoy Datta* “Prevalence of urinary tract infection by multidrug resistant bacteria with special interest in extended spectrum beta lactamase producer in an urban hospital of Dhaka” International Journal of Biosciences, 2014, Vol. 5, Issue 11 p. 15-21


Fouzia Sultana, Kamrunnahar,  Hafsa Afroz,  Afroz Jahan, Md. Fakruddin and Suvamoy Datta

 “Multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria in frozen food (ready to cook food) of animal origin sold in Dhaka, Bangladesh” Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Elsevier B.V.,  Netherlands 2014, Vol. 4(1), p268-271


Hafsa Afroz, Fouzia Sultana and Suvamoy Datta*, “Isolation of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus from full cream powder milk Sold under Market Conditions at Dhaka, Bangladesh and their antibiotic susceptibility” Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, 2013, Volume: 4, Issue: 3, Page: 27-31


Hafsa Afroz, Md. Azhar Ali, Md. Fakruddin, Kamrunnahar and Suvamoy DattaPevalence and treatment follow-up of drug-resistant extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in rural communities in Narshingdi, Bangladesh” International J. of Advances in Medicine, India, 2014, Vol. 1(2), p 71-77


Selina Akter, Amir Hossain, Tazeena H. Islam, Nikhat Ara, and Suvamoy Datta“ Etiology of urinary tract infection in obstetric patients attended an urban hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh Annals of Biological Research, USA 2014, Vol. 5 (1), p 1-8


Md. Abbas Uddin, Amrita Bandyopadhyay, and Suvamoy Datta*  “Microbiological and Chemical analysis of treated water from different textile zones around Dhaka city, Bangladesh” Journal of  Primeasia University Studies, 2011, Volume 1, No.1, p 5-10


Md. Abbas Uddin, Amrita Bandyopadhyay , and Suvamoy Datta*  “Microbiological and Chemical Standardization of water treatment plant” Journal of  Primeasia University Studies, 2011, Volume 1, No.1, p 35-42


Md. Abbas Uddin, Zakaria Ahmed ,and Suvamoy Datta*  Microbiological analysis of medical textiles and effectiveness of antimicrobial finished fabricsJournal of  Primeasia University Studies, 2011, Volume 1, No.1, p1-4


Shishir  K. Pramanik, Md. Abdullah-Al-Shoeb, Suvamoy Datta, Md. Abbas Uddin. “ Natural adsorbents for dye effluent of high strength COD and their microbiological anlysis” Chemistry Journal, UK, 2011, Volume 1, p29-35 .


Hafsa Afroz, Azhar Ali, Selina Akter, Zahed UM Khan, Suvamoy Datta* “Occurrence and prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis in rural communities in Narsingdi, Bangladesh” (Journal of Dental & Medical Sciences, IOSR, 2012, Vol. 2, Issue 6)


Tazeena H. Islam, Abul Hayat Bin Azad, Selina Akter, Suvamoy Datta* “Antimicrobial Activity of Medicinal Plants on Streptococcus mutans, a Causing Agent of Dental Caries. International Journal of Scientific Research, 2012, Vol. 2, Issue 10


Suvamoy Datta*, Imam Gazzaly Shah, Asma Akter, Kaniz Fatema, Tazeena H. Islam, Amrita Bandyopadhyay, Zaheed UM Khan “Microbiological Quality Assessment of Raw Meat and Meat Products, and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Isolated Staphylococcus aureus Journal of Agriculture, Food and Analytical Bacteriology, USA, 2012, Vol. 2, Issue 3, p187-194


Hafsa Afroz, G. M. Raisul Alam, Md. Hafizur Rahman, Zahed UM Khan, Suvamoy Datta “Evaluation of  Iodine-Glycerol for Wet-Mount preparation of feces for detection of intestinal parasites ” International Journal of Biological & Medical Research, 2013, Vol.4, Issue 4, p3615-3618


Md. Afzal Hossain, Hafsa Afroz, Abdur Rahim Khan,  Zahed U M Khan, and Suvamoy Datta*Comparative analysis of multi-drug resistance patterns in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from skin of various professional groups” Journal of current research in science, USA 2013, Volume 1, No. 6, p 489-494.


Hafsa Afroz, Azhar Ali, Md. Fakruddin, Kamrunnahar, Suvamoy Datta “Prevalence of  Multi- Drug Resistant (MDR) pulmonary tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital of Narsingdi, Bangladesh”  International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research, 2013, Vol. 4, Issue 2, p 98-104.


Tashfina Mirza, Suvamoy Datta*, Zakaria Ahmed and Shantanu Biswas.  “Comparative analysis of multi-drug resistance patterns in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from various sources in Dhaka city” Journal of Pure & Applied Microbiology, 2010, Volume 4, No. 2, p 483-486


Suvamoy Datta*, Kazi Sabrina Afreen, Md. Abbas Uddin and Amrita Bandyopadhyay, “Assessment of antimicrobial effectiveness of natural dyed fabrics” Bangladesh J. of Sci.  and Ind. Res., 2013, Vol. 48(3), p179-184


Tahmina Aktar, Syeda Tasneem Towhid , K M Shahidul Islam, and Suvamoy Datta*Bacterial Skin and Soft Tissue Infection in Dhaka, Bangladesh” Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, IOSR,  2015,Volume 10, Issue 2, p 20-26


Sazin Islam, Sharmin Akter, Md. Mohbub Alam, Md. Mizanur Rahman and Suvamoy Datta “Effect of Chitosan on Physical status of Mammals and in vivo Antimicrobial Effect on Pathogenic Bacteria” Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, India, 2016, Vol.11, Issue 1, p50-55


Safirun Pervin, Shakila Sultana, Asif Hayat Zilani and Suvamoy Datta Microbiological And Antibiotic Resistance Pattern Analysis Of Wash Water From Tea Vendors Of Urban Areas In Bangladesh” International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, India, 2016, Vol. 5, Issue 12, p203-207



Tanzina Akter, Mohammad Jakir Hossain , Md Sumon Khan ,  Kaniz Fatema and Suvamoy DattaIsolation, identification and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern analysis of Escherichia coli isolated from clinical samples of Bangladesh” Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, India,  2016, Vol.6 (54), p13-16.


Taslim Tamanna, Mahmud Asif, Alam M. Jahangir and Datta Suvamoy* “Uropathogenic Analysis and Commonly Used Drug Sensitivity Patterns of the Pathogens in Dhaka City, Bangladesh” British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research,UK , 2016, Volume 11, Issue 1, p 1-8


Tanzina Akter, Mohammad Jakir Hossain , Md Sumon Khan ,  Kaniz Fatema and Suvamoy DattaPrevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Salmonella spp. Isolated from Clinical Samples of Bangladesh” American Journal of Pharmacy & Health Research, USA,  2016,  Volume 4, Issue 3,  p 102-111


Muhammad Ekhlas Uddin, Tanzina Akter, Safirun Pervin, Bishajit Debnath and Suvamoy Datta “Microbial Safety of Street Vended Fruit Juices in Dhaka City of Bangladesh Journal of Advances in Microbiology, India,  2017, Volume 3, Issue 2, p 1-7


Suvamoy Datta, Hidekazu Niwa and Kikuji Itoh. “Prevalence of 11 pathogenic genes of Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated from humans, poultry meat,broiler and bovine feces by PCR” Journal of Medical Microbiology, London, UK . 2006; 52, 345-348


Suvamoy Datta, Hidekazu Niwa and Kikuji Itoh. “Variation of pathogenic genes retained in

Campylobacter jejuni isolated from chickens in a poultry farm depended on age Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, Japan. 2009; 71 (9), 1247-1249


Suvamoy Datta*, Sourav M. Rashid, Zahed U.M. Khan, Abdus Sabur Khan, M. Kamruzzaman and Debdus Kundu “Microbiological analysis and antimicrobial  effectiveness of chitosan extracted from shrimp shell collected from khulna bangladesh”  (Published as Proceedings at 11th International congress on chitosan- Taipei, Taiwan, 2009)


Suvamoy Datta*, Md. Abbas Uddin  and Amrita Bandyopadhyay, “Efficacy of antimicrobial finish on cotton fabrics” Journal of Pure & Applied Microbiology, 2010, Volume 4, No. 2, p 513-516


Hwan Ki Park, Hong Wang, Jun Zhang, Suvamoy Datta, and Peiwen Fei “Convergence of Rad6/Rad18 and Fanconi Anemia Tumor Suppressor Pathways upon DNA Damage” PLoS one, USA,  2010, 5(10), e13313


Suvamoy Datta* and Kikuji Itoh “Molecular pathogenesis of Campylobacter jejuni a foodborne child pathogen in Bangladesh” Journal of Primeasia University Studies, 2011, Volume 1,  p 53-58


Hafsa Afroz, Manjur Hossain and Suvamoy Datta “A Retrospective Study on Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen (HbsAg) among Healthy Individuals Attending a Tertiary Care Clinic in Dhaka, Bangladesh” International Journal of Biomedical Research, 2013, Volume: 4, No.: 6


Rokaia Sultana, Palash Chandra Sarkar, Jakia Khan and Suvamoy Datta  “Prevalence of Multi-drug Resistance Pattern of Escherichia  coli in Different Age and Gender of Urinary Tract Infected PatientsMicrobiology Research Journal International, UK, 2018, Volume 24, Issue 2, p 1-10


Md. Asaduzzaman Shishir,  Md. Al Mamun,  N J Akter,  Suvamoy Datta, and Md. Ehsanul Kabir

“Prevalence of Vibrio cholerae in Coastal Alternative Supplies of Drinking Water and Association with Bacillus-Like Spore Formers” Frontiers in Public Health, Switzerland, 2018, Volume 6, p 50

Events & Award


Best Volunteer Award 2004: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Japan


Japanese Government (MONBUSHO) Scholarship (2001~2006): Carried out Ph.D. projects

 in the University of Tokyo, Japan.


European Medical Society (ESCMID) Grant: From CHRO2007, Netherland.


International Award: Young Scientist Award from CHRO-2009, Japan 


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

Postdoctoral Research on Biotechnology (Cancer drug development, Year: 2011): University of Minnesota, USA.

Research area: Project 1: Role of Fanconi Anemia pathway in bladder tumorigenesis

                        Project 2: Functional mechanism of FANCD2 mono-ubiquitination 

                        Project 3: Chemo-prevention of bladder & skin cancer using food ingredients.

Company/Institute Name: University of Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: Ph.D Student
Job Description:

PhD research on Bacterial Genetics (Clinical Microbiology,Years: 2001-2006): The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Thesis title: Functional mechanism of the pldA gene of Campylobacter jejuni  in

the invasion of INT-407 cells and colonization, translocation to CF-1 germfree mice

Company/Institute Name: Opsonin Pharmaceutical group
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: Microbiology
Job Description:

Responsible for the tests of microbial contamination, sterility, bacterial endotoxin, antibiotic bioassay of raw & finished products

water quality analysis, environmental monitoring & control, preparation of SOPs, maintaining documents for batch release of pharmaceutical products.

planning and carrying out trialsgrowing microbe culturesdeveloping new pharmaceutical products, vaccines, medicines and compounds such as antiseptics

collecting samples from a variety of locationsrecording, analyzing and interpreting data

Company/Institute Name: Primeasia University
Job Type: Permanent
Designation: Professor
Job Description:

Worked with management in resolving academic issues.

Maintained department equipment and materials in good conditions.

Responded to daily needs of Microbiology department.

Assigned work to other faculty in the department.

Provided support for research programs.

Collaborate with dean, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to cultivate the mastery of course content

Promote the department by organizing scientific seminars for students with international scientists from USA and Canada.

Establish Center for Excellence in advanced Microbiological research to produce international standard researcher



Research Supervised:

Retrospective Study on Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen (HbsAg): Published in international journal

Microbiological quality analysis of various foods: Published in several international journals

Multi-drug resistance pattern of pathogens causing for UTI, Skin and food borne infection: Published in several international journals

Research on going:

Forecasting of Multi-drug resistance in Bangladesh perspectives : Presented as invited Speaker in USA, Malaysia and India.


Convener, Admission Committee, Primeasia University. 


Executive editor,Journal of Primeasia University


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