Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline (Room No. 2428), Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Building, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

PhD (2013-2016)

Microbial Genetics

University of Tasmania and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia.

Masters in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (2005-2006)

Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (1997-2001)

Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Genetic mapping; Antimicrobial drug resistance and control; Bioinformatics

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Morphological and molecular characterization of Magnaporthe oryzae isolates from wheat Principal Investigator September 01, 2018 August 31, 2019 National
2 Enumeration of antibiotic resistance bacteria in giant tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) collected from selected shrimp farms of Khulna district. Co-Principal Investigator March 11, 2021 February 10, 2022 National
3 Delineation of antibiotic resistant bacteria isolated from selected poultry farms in Khulna district. Principal Investigator November 14, 2019 October 13, 2021 National
4 Antibacterial activity of flavonoids to enhance the sustainability of commercial drugs against antibiotic resistant bacterial isolates Principal Investigator July 01, 2019 June 30, 2022 National
5 Introduction, evaluation and utilization of elite wheat germplasms. Co-Principal Investigator April 1, 2021 March 31, 2023 International

Professor (15 May 2019 to date)

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline

Khulna University, Bangladesh

Associate Professor (15 May 2015 to 14 May 2019)

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline

Khulna University, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor (15 May 2010 to 14 May 2015)

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline

Khulna University, Bangladesh

Lecturer (Duration: 9 September 2008 to 14 May 2010)

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline

Khulna University, Bangladesh

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1. J Zhou, C Li, J You, H Tang, Y Mu, Q Jiang, Y Liu, G Chen, J Wang, P Qi, J Ma, Y Gao, A Habib, Y Wei, Y Zheng, X Lan, J Ma, 2021. Genetic identification and characterization of chromosomal regions for kernel lenght and width increase from tetraploid wheat.

2. X Qu, J Liu, X Xie, Q Xu, H Tang, Y Mu, Z Pu, Y Li, J MaY GaoQ JiangY Liu, G Chen, J WangP QiA HabibY WeiY ZhengX Lan and J Ma, 2021. Genetic Mapping and Validation of Loci for Kernel-Related Traits in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Front. Plant Sci.,

3. A Islam, C Mandal, A Habib, 2021. Antibacterial potential of synthesized silver nanoparticles from leaf extract of Moringa oleifera. J Adv Biotechnol Exp Ther. 4(1): 67-73 eISSN: 2616-4760,

4.  J Liu, H Tang, X Qu, H Liu, C Li, Y Tu, S Li, A Habib, et al. 2020. A novel, major, and validated QTL for the effective tiller number located on chromosome arm 1BL in bread wheat. Plant Molecular Biology volume 104, pages173–185

5. H Liu, H Tang, P D, Y Mu, A Habib, et al. 2020. Effects of the 1BL/1RS translocation on 24 traits in a recombinant inbred line population. Cereal Research Communications,

6. S Kundu, A Ashraf, A Habib, 2020. Synthesis of benign silver nanoparticles to enhance antibacterial activity of Azadirachta indica. Int J Agr Env Bioresearch.

7. H Liu, J Ma, Y Tu, J Zhu, P Ding, J Liu, T Li, Y Zou, A Habib, et al. 2019. Several stably expressed QTL for spike density of common wheat (Triticum aestivum) in multiple environments. Plant Breeding. DOI: 10.1111/pbr.12782

8. J Ma, Y Tu, J Zhu, W Luo, H Liu, C Li, S Li, J Liu, P Ding, A Habib, et al. 2019. Flag leaf size and posture of bread wheat: genetic dissection, QTL validation and their relationships with yieldrelated traits. Theoretical and Applied Genetics.

9. C Mandal, T Tabassum, MJ Shuvo, A Habib, 2019. Biochemical and molecular identification of antibiotic-producing bacteria from waste dumpsite soil. J Adv Biotechnol Exp Ther. 

10. J Ma, P Ding, J Liu, T Li, Y Zou, A Habib, et al. 2019. Identification and validation of a major and stably expressed QTL for spikelet number per spike in bread wheat doi: 10.1007/s00122-019-03415-z.

11. S Gao, Z Zheng, JJ Powell, A Habib, J Stiller, M Zhou, C Liu, 2019. Validation and delineation of a locus conferring Fusarium crown rot resistance on 1HL in barley by analysing transcriptomes from multiple pairs of near isogenic lines. BMC Genomics 20:650.
12. Y Jiang, A Habib, Z Zheng, M Zhou, Y Wei, YL Zheng, C Liu, 2018. Development of tightly linked markers and identification ofcandidate genes for Fusarium crown rot resistance in barley by exploiting a near isogenic line derived population. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s00122-018-3209-0.
 13. A Habib, JJ Powell, J Stiller, M Liu, S Shabala, M Zhou, DM Gardiner, C Liu, 2017. Amultiple near isogenic line (multi‑NIL) RNA‑seq approach to identify candidate genes underpinningQTL. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131:613–624.
 14. A Habib, S Shabala, L Shabala, M Zhou, C Liu, 2015. Near-isogenic lines developed for a major QTL on chromosome arm 4HL conferring Fusarium crown rot resistance in barley. Euphytica. DOI 10.1007/s10681-015-1623-9.
15. A Habib, G Chen, Y Wei, Y-L Zheng, S Shabala, M Zhou and C Liu, 2015. Enhancing Fusarium crown rot resistance by pyramiding large-effect QTL in barley. Molecular Breeding, 35:26.

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