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Medical Safety

Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
December 23, 2018

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Professional summery

Researcher with overall lab experiences especially in the field of genetic engineering, molecular biology, cancer biology, hypoxia biology, protein biochemistry, microbial drug resistance, cellular signaling and cell based assay development as well as drafting corresponding technical and research documents. I am self-motivated, proactive and goal-oriented person with the ability of strong critical reasoning and problem solving that encourages me to take new challenges.


Research fellow, Enteric and Food Microbiology Lab, icddr,b, Bangladesh. Aug, 2011 – Sep, 2013:

Elucidation of molecular mechanism of multidrug resistance by Shigella pathogen

Adherence, invasion and cytotoxicity assay of different serotypes of Shigella spp. in mammalian cell lines.

Research Officer, Nutritional Biochemistry Lab, icddr,b, Bangladesh. Oct, 2013 – Mar, 2015

Molecular analysis of potential cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Safety, Immunogenicity, and Efficacy studies of WRSS1, a live attenuated Shigella vaccine candidate, in healthy infants, Bangladesh

Japanese Government fellowship for Doctoral Research, Kumamoto University. Apr, 2015-Mar, 2019.

Diabetic research, Leadership trainings, School defined government and business internships in local and international bodies



Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan

From April, 2015 to March, 2019. Expected to be graduated by March, 2019

Role of HNF1a in type 2 diabetes, Pancreatic beta cell metabolism in hypoxia

M.S in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Graduation Year: 2011, Result: GPA 3.45/4.0

Major Courses: Genetic engineering and Biotechnology, Drug Metabolism, Immunology

B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Graduation Year: 2010, Result: CGPA 3.61/4.0

Major Courses: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Protein Biochemistry, Organic Biochemistry, Chemical synthesis of drug, Bioinformatics


Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Kagosshima, Japan (5 days)

Drug designing and preclinical studies pros and cons

STC: UNM, University of New Mexico, USA (7 days)


•Training on Bio-safety that includes safe laboratory design, general laboratory safety,

Chemical safety and medical waste management at icddrb, Bangladesh

•Training on scientific writing and literature search

•Leadership training- Focusing on Japanese and global corporate culture


Mohd S. Iqbal, Mostafizur Rahman et al. Plasmid-Mediated Sulfamethoxazole Resistance Encoded by the sul2 Gene in the Multidrug Resistant Shigella flexneri 2a Isolated from Patients with Acute Diarrhea in Dhaka, Bangladesh. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(1).

Chowdhury R Rahman MM et al. The Bangladesh Risk of Acute Vascular Events (BRAVE) Study: objectives and design. Eur J. Epidemiol 2015 Jul; 30(7):577-87.


Football: Captaincy in inter school football Tournament

Travel: America, India, Vietnam, Japan

Voluntary Activities: Life time member of Blood donation, Member of Kumamoto University International student organization, President of Bangladesh Community living in Kumamoto, Japan.

Md Mostafizur Rahman

PhD fellow, Dept. of Medical Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Japan

E-mail:, Cell: +81-90-629*-****

Animal handling: Mouse, Rat, Rabbit


Desk research: Experimental design, Data analysis, Database usage, Manuscript writing, Conference proceedings

Image: Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageJ, Floujo

Data: Microsoft excel, Prism, SPSS

Microscopy: Confocal, FACS

Biological sciences

Molecular: DNA/RNA handling, Cloning, RT PCR, Sequencing, FACS, Mutational analysis

Biochemistry: Protein analysis, SDS-PAGE, Antibody generation, ELISA, Protein interactions, Immunocytochemistry

Microbiology: Bacterial isolation, Antibiotic profiling, Drug resistance, PFGE

Culture: Mammalian (Primary/Stable), Virus handling, Knock down cell generation, Hypoxia

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