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Muhammad Mosaraf Hossain, PhD


Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

University of Chittagong

Principal Investigator (Cancer Science) and Lab Head,

EuGEF Research Group


Dr. Muhammad Mosaraf Hossain is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Chittagong (BMBCU) since 2018. Before that he joined as a Lecturer in the same university in 2011 and was upgraded to Assistant professor in 2012. He has awarded his PhD degree from NUI Galway, Ireland with College of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences (CMNHS) scholarship for tenure of four years from 2014 to 2018. Earlier, he has completed his four years undergraduate and one year Master of Science (MS) courses from University of Chittagong major in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology securing top positions with good score in grading system. Currently, Dr. Hossain is continuing research in the field of breast cancer biology as a Principal Investigator (Cancer Science) of the Laboratory of Eukaryotic Gene Expression and Function (EuGEF Lab), BMBCU. At present his research is focusing on the role of Sonic hedgehog (Shh) and/or different miRNA (miR-4726, miR-424, Mir-17-92) in the progression of breast cancer which could be a potential therapeutic target to get additional benefit in the management of breast cancer. He received several research grants from national and international funding agencies including The World Academy of Science (TWAS), Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC), University Grants Commission (UGC) and Chittagong University Research and Publication office. He presented his key research findings at reputed local and international conferences including San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), Irish Association of Cancer Research (IACR) conferences, Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BSBMB) and Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) conferences. Dr. Hossain has published more than twenty five original research articles in reputed journals including Cell Death and Diseases, Cancer Treatment & Research Communication, Oncogene, Oncotarget, Scientific Reports etc. He is a life member of American Society for Microbiology (ASM), member of European Association of Cancer Research (EACR) and Irish Association of Cancer Research (IACR) and Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BSBMB).

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