MSc/PhD Program
Md. Rezaul Islam
First Name:
Md. Rezaul

Last Name:
Islam

Country:
Bangladesh

 



Md. Rezaul Islam

EDUCATION

College / University:
University of Dhaka

Highest Degree:
M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Major Subjects:
Biochemistry, molecular Biology, basic neuroscience, immunology, bioinformatics

Lab Experience:
Primer designing, molecular cloning, conventional PCR, realtime PCR, molecular docking

Projects / Research:
miR166 and miR167, key regulatory mediators of salt stress in plants, down-regulate their corresponding target genes in Corchorus olitorius (Master’s Thesis)
Accelerated Evolution of Brain specific microRNA locus in Homo sapiens (Presented as poster in ICHG, 2011 Conference, Montreal, Canada)
A computational assay to design an epitope-based peptide vaccine against chikungunya virus (Future Virology, October 2012, Vol. 7, No. 10, Pages 1029-1042)
Structural, functional and molecular docking study to characterize GMI1 from Arabidopsis thaliana (Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences;
March 2013, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 13-22)
In silico prediction and conservancy analysis of promiscuous epitopes in human adenovirus HAdV-65  (Online Journal of Bioinformatics; Volume 13(3):432-431, 2012)

Scholarships:
2013 - 2015: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship
2008 - 2011: Sumitomo Corporation, Japan Scholarship
2005 / 2007: Bangladesh Government Scholarship


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I have keen interest to understand how our brain and memory function and what the underlying mechanisms of the neurological disorders are. Moreover, I am interested in drug designing against complex neurological disorders.