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The Department of GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

About GEB:
As the importance of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEB) to the national development was evident to the academics and Government and there was growing demand for expert graduates in this area, the University authority with the directive of the Government decided to establish the Department in Chittagong University (CU) in 2004 and started its activity to produce graduates to meet the local and international demand. Since its inception, the GEB CU has been offering 4 year B.Sc. (Honours), 1 year MS, 2 year M. Phil, and 3 year PhD degree programs from the 2004–2005 session. From the current academic session, GEB was admitting 41 students in the first year.
 
Vision:
To be a Department of excellence for academic and research in biosciences that will infuse highest cognitive skills to serve educational and research institute along with humanity to create knowledge-based society.
 
Mission:
The Department of GEB generates skilled graduates through cutting-edge research, innovation, creativity, academic excellence and interactive teaching-learning environment.
 
Message from the Chairman:
I am pleased to welcome you to the web portal of the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEB), CU. The GEB is one of the leading research-based departments of CU having 21 (3 are on study leave for pursuing PhD) faculty members from various discipline to fulfil the demand of its multidisciplinary nature. In brief, we are working with microbes, plants, humans and animals for better product and services and provide hands-on training to our graduates to serve different emerging working areas e.g. agriculture and food, public health, disease diagnosis, environment, bioremediation, biotech industries and biopharmaceuticals. Our students’ already proved themselves and working in different reputed organizations at home and abroad. Four students of GEB Department achieved Prime Minister Gold Medal as the recognition of the highest academic excellence (in the year of 2018, 2017, 2012 and 2008). Beside this, our students showing their bright performance in different extra co-curricular activities and obtaining prizes from national and international level. I hope, you can find our research interests, current projects, funding sources, research strengths and activities, and available facilities for students and academics in the departmental website.
 
Thanking you
 
Dr. S. M. Rafiqul Islam
Associate Professor and Chairman
Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
Email: smrafiqulgeb@cu.ac.bd; drsmrafiqcu@gmail.com
Cell phone: +88-01777607665
 
 
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Faculty Members:
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Dr. Mohammad Al-Forkan
Professor and Founder Chairman

Field of Interest:
Crop Biotechnology, Genomics
Contact:
+88-01819383213; 01554327785
alforkangeb@cu.ac.bd; alforkangeb@gmail.com
Dr. Lolo Wal Marzan
Professor

Field of Interest:
Microbial Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology
Contact:
+88-01832-366900
marzan.geb@cu.ac.bd
Dr. S. M. Rafiqul Islam
Associate Professor and Chairman

Field of Interest:
Bioprocess Engineering, Medical Biotechnology, Enzymology
Contact:
+880177-7607665
smrafiqulgeb@cu.ac.bd; drsmrafiqcu@gmail.com
Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Regeneration Biology
Contact:
+88- 01712166485
rafiq.geb@cu.ac.bd
Dr. Nazneen Naher Islam
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Microbial and Industrial Biotechnology, Medical Genetics
Contact:
+88- 01772236350
nazneendr.islam@yahoo.com
Mr. A. M. Abu Ahmed
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Medical Biotechnology, Natural Products
Contact:
+88-01819951527
abugeb@cu.ac.bd
Dr. Laila khaleda Ankhi
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Proteomics, Crop Biotechnology
Contact:
+8801742-809249
lkhaledcu@yahoo.com
Dr. A. M. Masudul Azad Chowdhury
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Molecular Biology of Cancer, Microbial and Industrial Biotechnology
Contact:
+8801835-505286
masudulchowdhury21@gmail.com; masud.geb@cu.ac.bd
Dr. Adnan Mannan
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Metabolic Signaling, Bioinformatics, Biomolecules and Molecular Epidemiology
Contact:
+8801716903485
adnan_orko@yahoo.com
Mrs. Sabrina Shameen Alam
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Human Genetics
Contact:
+8801746-213418
sabrinaalam.cu.bd@gmail.com
Yeasmeen Ali (Ety)
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Infectious Disease, Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Medicine
Contact:
+88-01818-176759
yeasmeen@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Mohd. Omar Faruk Sikder
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Molecular Biology of Cancer
Contact:
+8801746-558887
sikdercugeb@gmail.com
Mrs. Farjana Sharmen
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Contact:
+88-01829809858
sharmen.farjana@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Bashudev Rudra
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Medical Genetics
Contact:
+880814900325
bashudev@cu.ac.bd, bashudevrudra@yahoo.com
www.linkedin.com/in/bashudevrudra
Mrs. Sohana Akter Mina
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Epidemiology, Clinical Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Contact:
+8801811-282022
sohanageb@cu.ac.bd
Mrs. Yasmin Akter
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Microbial Biotechnology
Contact:
+88-01715-266039
yasminrinigeb@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Md. Mahbub Hasan
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Proteomics, Cancer epidemiology
Contact:
+8801712-386458
mahbub.hasan@cu.ac.bd
Mr. S.M. Murshid-ul Alam
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Microbial Biotechnology
Contact:
+8801827-416390
murshid.geb@cu.ac.bd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/romahbub
Mr. MD. Jibran Alam
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Clinical Biotechnology, Oncology, Plant Genetic Engineering, Molecular Genetics
Contact:
+8801914-240667
jibrangeb@cu.ac.bd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/romahbub
Dil Umme Salma Chowdhury
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Toxicology; Environmental Biotechnology; Cancer Biology; Epidemiology
Contact:
+8801883-330899
dilgeb@cu.ac.bd
Rahee Hasan Chowdhury
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Stem Cell Biology, Cancer Biology
Contact:
+8801751-469888
raheehasan_777@yahoo.com
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