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    sjhossain_ku@yahoo.com; sjhossainbgeku@gmail.com; sjhossain@bge.ku.ac.bd


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    Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Life Science School, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh


Dr. Sheikh Julfikar Hossain
Professor

Short Bio-data:

Professor Sheikh Julfikar Hossain has been working as a faculty member for more than 24 years in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline of Khulna University, Bangladesh. He is graduated from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in Botany with specialization in Microbiology. He accomplished post-graduate (Ph.D.) and two years post-doctoral studies on Nutraceuticals at Yamaguchi University, Japan. His major research expertise is in the detection and development of food functionality for a healthy life. His research program is based on multidisciplinary approach including food chemistry, microbiology, bionanotechnology, and metabolic & infectious diseases. In addition, he is also working on salt-tolerant bacteria to promote a healthy coastal environment and industries. His multidisciplinary research program has generated national and international attention. The research of his group has been covered in the media. He also serves on editorial boards for journals in his field. He is a life member of Bangladesh Botanical Society; Bangladesh Microbiological Society; Bangladesh Society of Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology etc. His current projects, under-investigation are listed below:

i.                    Health-promoting components in edible fruits of the Sundarbans’ mangrove forest, Bangladesh;

ii.                  Study on silver nanoparticles biosynthesis potentiality of edible fruits;

iii.                Bio-molecular characterization and utilization of phosphate solubilizing bacteria.

April 2006 to April 2008  Post-doctoral study in Nutraceuticals, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan

April 2001 to March 2004  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Food Biotechnology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan

January 2000 to March 2001  Master of Science (MS) in Neuroactive Natural Products, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan

1990 – 1991  Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Botany with specialization in Microbiology, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1987 – 1990     Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Botany, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1985 – 1987   Higher Secondary Certificate in Science, Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Jessore, Bangladesh

1975 – 1985   Secondary School Certificate in Science, Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Jessore, Bangladesh

Nutraceuticals,

Microbial Biotechnology,

Bionanotechnology,

Food Chemistry

Current Research Project/Collaboration

Present Position:

Since August 24, 2009 to till date: Professor, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, School of Life Sciences, Khulna University, Bangladesh, Type of work: Teaching and Research

Since May 20, 2018 to till date: Director, Transport Pool, Khulna University, Bangladesh, Type of work: Administration and management

Since December 24, 2020 to till date: Head, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Khulna University, Type of work: Administration and management 

Position Held:

From October 13, 2010 to October 12, 2013: Provost, Khan Jahan Ali Hall, Khulna University

From July 03, 2004 to August 23, 2009: Associate Professor, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, School of Life Sciences, Khulna University, Bangladesh, Type of work: Teaching and research

From August 2005 to April 2006: Editor, Journal of Khulna University Studies, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

From July 03, 2001 to July 02, 2004: Assistant Professor, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, School of Life Sciences, Khulna University, Bangladesh, Type of work: Teaching and Research

From March 02, 1997 to July 02, 2001: Lecturer, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline,  School of Life Sciences, Khulna University, Bangladesh, Type of work: Teaching and Research

From October 16, 1996 to March 01, 1997: Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), Coastal Green-belt Project (CGP), Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Govt. of Bangladesh, Type of work: Coastal Forest Conservation and Management

From May 01, 1995 to October 15, 1996: Research Assistant, Microbiological Research Projects, Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Type of work: Research

                                         

 

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Selected publications in peer reviewed journals (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=TCtyMNUAAAAJ&hl=en):

1)    Khan, M. R., Ameen, M. and Hossain, S. J.  Mass mortality of hatchery–reared prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) larvae. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology, 24 (2), 137-141 (1996). (Bangladesh)

2)    Hossain, S. J., Saha, M. L., Ameen, M., Azam, K. and Khan, M. R.  Preliminary study on in vitro control of bacteria isolated from Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) hatchery. Khulna University Studies, 1 (2), 267-271 (1999). (Bangladesh)

3)    Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Hamamoto, K., Yokoyama, T., Yamada, M. and Shingai, R.  Kinetic analysis of alcohol-induced potentiation of the response of GABAA receptors composed of α1 and β1 subunits. The Journal of Biochemistry, 130, 703-709 (2001). (Japan). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.jbchem.a003037

4)        Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Imamura, H. and Shingai, R.  Effects of bisphenol A and its derivatives on the response of GABAA receptor expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 65 (9), 2070-2077 (2001). (Japan). https://doi.org/10.1271/bbb.65.2070

5)    Hossain, S. J., Hamamoto, K., Aoshima, H. and Hara, Y.  Effects of tea components on the response of GABAA receptor expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50 (14), 3954-3960 (2002). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf011607h

6)    Hossain, S. J., Kato, H., Aoshima, H., Yokoyama, T., Yamada, M. and Hara, Y.  Polyphenol-induced inhibition of the response of Na+/glucose cotransporter expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50 (18), 5215-5219 (2002). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf020252e

7)    Hossain, S. J., Aoshima, H., Koda, H., and Kiso, Y.  Potentiation of the ionotropic GABA receptor response by whiskey fragrance. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50 (23), 6828-6834 (2002). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf020448e

8)    Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Relaxation effects of whiskey aroma. Aroma Research, 3(4), 327-334 (2002). (Japan)

9)    Aoshima, H. and Hossain, S. J.  Potentiation of GABAA receptor-mediated response by fragrance in aromatherapy and beverage drinking. Current Topics in Neurochemistry, 3, 167-175 (2002). (India)

10)    Koda, H., Hossain, S. J., Kiso, Y. and Aoshima, H.  Aging of whisky increases the potentiation of GABAA receptor response. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 51 (18), 5238-5244 (2003). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf030111s

11)    Hossain, S. J., Aoshima, H., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Effects of coffee components on the response of GABAA receptor expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 51 (26), 7568-7575 (2003). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf0303971

12)    Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Tanaka Y. and Wen, R.  Effects of Chinese medicinal liquor on both PC12h cell death by oxidizers and the ionotropic γ-aminobutyric acid receptor. Alcohol Research,, 9(1), 7-11 (2004). (The Netherlands)

13)    Hossain, S. J., Aoshima, H. Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Fragrances in oolong tea that enhance the response of GABAA receptors. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 68 (9), 1842-1848, (2004). (Japan). https://doi.org/10.1271/bbb.68.1842

14)    Aoshima, H., Okita, Y., Hossain, S. J., Fukue, K., Mito, M., Orihara, Y., Yokoyama, T., Yamada, M., Kumagai, A., Nagaoka, Y., Uesato, S. and Hara, Y.  Effect of 3-O-Octonoyl-(+)-catechin on the responses of GABAA receptors and Na+/glucose cotransporters expressed in Xenopus oocytes and on the oocyte membrane potential. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 53 (6), 1955-1959 (2005). (USA). DOI: 10.1021/jf048492c

15)    Aoshima, H., Takeda, K., Okita, Y., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Effects of beer and hop on ionotropic γ-aminobutyric acid receptors. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54 (7), 2514-2519 (2006). (USA). https://doi.org/10.1021/jf051562a

16)    Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Relaxing effect of beer aromas. Aroma Research, 7(4), 348-353 (2006). (Japan)

17)    Uddin, S. N., Hossain, S. J., Huda, N. Md., Rahman, M. H. and Ali, E. Md.  Consequence on treatment of TB patients affected by HIV/AIDS a conceptual research. American Journal of Infection disease, 2 (4), 210-218 (2006). (USA)

18)    Uddin, N. M., Hossain, S. J., and Uddin, S. N.  Characterization of arsenic resistant bacteria isolated from Khulna Shipyard. Khulna University Studies, 8 (1), 93-98 (2007). (Bangladesh)

19)    Khan, A. W., Hossain, S. J., and Uddin, S. N.  Isolation, identification and determination of antibiotic susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from Shrimp at Khulna region of Bangladesh. Research Journal of Microbiology, 2 (3), 216-227 (2007). (Pakistan)

20)    Hossain, S. J., Aoshima, H., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Review of functional studies of beverage components acting on the recombinant GABAA neuroreceptor, and Na+/glucose cotransporter-response using Xenopus oocyte expression system and electrophysiological measurements. Food Biotechnology, 21, 237-270 (2007). (USA). IF 1.51; https://doi.org/10.1080/08905430701534081

21)    Hossain, S. J., Tsujiyama, I., Takasugi, M., Islam, Md. A., Biswas R. S. and Aoshima, H.  Total phenolic contents, anti-oxidative, anti-amylase, anti-glucosidase, and anti-histamine release activities of Bangladeshi fruits. Food Science and Technology Research, 14 (3), 261-268 (2008). (Japan). IF 0.55;(Japan). https://doi.org/10.3136/fstr.14.261

22)    Sanzida, M., Hossain, S. J., Ahmed, F. Yamamoto, M., Tan, N. and Aoshima, H.  Potentiation of the response of GABAA receptors by Bangladeshi medicinal plants. Food Science and Technology Research, 15 (3), 315-324 (2009). (Japan). IF 0.55;  https://doi.org/10.3136/fstr.15.315  

23)    Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y.  Why is an aged whiskey highly valued? Current Nutrition and Food Science, 5, 2004-2008 (2009). (The Netherlands).  DOI : 10.2174/157340109789007090; IF 0.92

24)    Hossain, S. J., Aoshima, H., El-Sayed, M. and Ahmed, F.  Antioxidative and anti-histamine-release activities of Excoecaria agallocha L. Pharmacologyonline, 2, 927-936 (2009). (Italy); IF 0.22

25)    Hossain, S. J., El-Sayed, M. and Aoshima, H.  Antioxidative and anti-α-amylase activities of four wild plants consumed by pastoral nomads in Egypt. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 9(3), 217-224 (2009). (South Korea); IF 0.68

26)    El-Sayed, M. A., Mohamed, A. E. H., Hassan, M. K., Hegazy, M. F., Hossain, S. J., Sheded, M. G. and Ohta, S.  Cytotoxicity of 3-O-(beta-D-Glucopyranosyl) etioline, a steroidal alkaloid from Solanum diphyllum L. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C., 64c, 644-649 (2009). (Germany); IF 1.63

27)    Hossain, S. J., El-Sayed, M. A. Sheded, M. G. and Aoshima, H.  Phenolic content, antioxidative, anti-α-amylase and anti-α-glucosidase activities of Solanum diphyllum L. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 38(2), 139-143(2009). (Bangladesh); IF 0.35

28)    Mubassara, S., Takasugi, M., Iga, R., Hossain, S. J. and Aoshima, H.  Inhibition of the histamine and leukotriene B4 release from rat peritoneal exudate cells by six Bangladeshi plants. Pharmacologyonline, 2, 76-85 (2011). (Italy); 0.22

29)    Basar, M. H., Hossain, S. J., Sadhu, S. K. and Rahman, M. H.  A comparative study of antioxidant potential of commonly used antidiabetic plants in Bangladesh. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 13, 21-28 (2013). (The Netherlands); IF 0.68

30)    Hossain, S. J., Basar, Md. H., Rokeya, B., Arif, K. M. T., Sultana, M. S. and Rahman, M. H.  Evaluation of antioxidant, antidiabetic and antibacterial activities of the fruit of Sonneratia apetala (Buch.-Ham.). Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 13, 95-102 (2013). (The Netherlands); IF 0.68

31)    Tsujiyama, I., Mubassara, S., Aoshima, H. and Hossain, S. J.  Anti-histamine release and anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extracts of citrus fruits peels. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 13, 175-180 (2013). (The Netherlands); IF 0.68

32)    Arif, K. M. T., Datta, R. K., Sarower, M. G., and Hossain, S. J.  Comparison of phenolics and antibacterial activity of commonly used antidiabetic medicinal plants in Bangladesh. Pharmacologyonline, 1, 7-15 (2014). (Italy); IF 0.22

33)    Hossain, S. J., Sultana, M. S., Taleb, M. A., Basar, M. H., Sarower, M. G. and Hossain, S. A.  Antioxidant activity of ethanol and lipophilic extracts of common fruity vegetables in Bangladesh. International Journal of Food Properties, 17, 2089-2099 (2014). (USA); IF 2.72

34)    Hossain, S. J., Sultana, M. S., Iftekharuzzaman, M., Hossain, S. A. and Taleb, M. A.  A comparative study on antioxidant potential of common leafy vegetables in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 44, 51-57 (2015). (Bangladesh); IF 0.35

35)    Hossain, S. J., Iftekharuzzaman, M., Haque, M. A., Saha, B., Moniruzzaman, M., Rahman, M. M. and Hossain, H.  Nutrient compositions, antioxidant activity and common phenolics of Sonneratia apetala (Buch.-Ham.) fruit. International Journal of Food Properties, 19, 1080-1092 (2016). (USA); IF 2.72

36)    Hossain, S. J., Pervin, T. and Suma, S. A.  Effects of cooking methods at different time duration on total phenolics and antioxidant activities of fresh and dried-stored fruits of Sonneratia apetala (Buch.-Ham.). International Food Research Journal, 23, 556-563 (2016). (Malaysia);IF 1.09

37)    Hossain, S. J., Rimy, F. A. and Aoshima, H. Volatile compounds in common spices used in Bangladesh and their physiological activities and new sauces of Bangladeshi plants useful for developing dietary supplements. Aroma Research, 18, 34-41 (2017). (Japan)

38)    Hossain, S. J., Islam, M. R., Pervin, T., Iftekharuzzaman M., Hamdi O. A. A., Mubassara, S., Saifuzzaman, M. and Shilpi, J. A. Antibacterial, antidiarrhoeal, analgesic, cytotoxic activities and GC-MS profiling of Sonneratia apetala (Buch.-Ham.) seed. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, 22, 157-165 (2017). (South Korea); IF 2.02

39)    Islam, M. R., Pervin, T., Hossain, H., Saha, B. and Hossain, S. J. Physicochemical and antioxidant properties of honeys from the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, 22, 335-344 (2017). (South Korea); IF 2.02

40)   Islam, M. R., Islam, M. R., Anisuzzaman, Md., and Hossain, S. J. Antidiarrheal, analgesic, and anthelmintic activities of honeys in the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, 24, 49-55 (2019). (South Korea); IF 2.02

41)    Hosen, M. Z., Biswas, A., Islam, M. R., Bhuiyan, M, N. I. and Hossain, S. J. Comparison of physiochemical and antioxidant properties of edible fruits in the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 49, 671-678 (2020). (Bangladesh), https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJB/article/view/50009; IF 0.35

42)    Hosen, M. Z., Biswas, A., Islam, M. R. and Hossain, S. J. Antibacterial, antidiarrheal and cytotoxic activities of edible fruits in the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science, 26, 192-199  (2021). (South Korea), https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8276707/; IF 2.02

Chapter in Books:

41)        Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y. Relaxing effects by whisky aroma. In: Beneficial Function of Aroma (Aroma Science Series 21), Publisher: Committee for Aroma Science Series 21, Fragrance Journal, page 201-210, Tokyo (2002).

42)   Hossain, S. J. and Aoshima, H. Fragrant Compounds in Foods and Beverages Enhance the GABAA Receptor Responses. In: Amino Acid Receptor Research. Paley, B. F. and Warfield, T. E., editors, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., (USA), pp. 269-291, ISBA: 978-1-60456-283-5 (2008).

43)      Aoshima, H., Hossain, S. J., Koda, H. and Kiso, Y. Beer and GABAA Receptors. In: Beer in Health and Disease Prevention. Victor, R. Preedy, editor, Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, pp. 193-201, ISBN: 978-0-12-373891-2 (2009).

Patent:

44)                     International Patent No. WO 2005/011718, Date: February 10, 2005; Subject: Anti-stress Agents