Md. Shamsul haque Prodhan,

Md. Shamsul haque Prodhan,

Professor & Dean, School of Life Sciences

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) from Graduate School of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
  • Master of Science (M. Sc.) Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
  • Bachelor of Science (B. Sc. Hons.), Faculty of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi ViswaVidyalaya, W.B., India
  • Higher Secondary School Examination   from Pabna Cadet College, Pabna, Bangladesh
  • Secondary School Certificate Examination from Pabna Cadet College, Pabna, Bangladesh

Plant Tissue Culture, Plant Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering  for crop improvement, specially stress tolerant rice development.

  1. USDA Project: Section-416 (b) Improvement of Salt And Submergence Tolerant Rice Through Genetic Engineering Approach To Bring Food Security With Environmental Safety In Bangladesh.
  2. Project on Renewable Energy: A project funded by a2i, Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh, Titled, “Environmentally Friendly Biological Solar System for Renewable Electricity Production”.
  3. HEQEP Project, acting as Head: Program Self Assessment for the department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  4. World Bank and UGC Project: Acting as a member of HEQEP Project under the title “Enhancement of Academic Environment through Capacity Building of University Research Centre, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST)”, Syhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  5. Chief Consultant and coordinator of the TAPP (Technical Assistant Project Proposal) aided by USDA 2009-2015, Project Title is: Molecular Detection of Bacterial and Fungal Diseases of Carp and Cat fish and Herbal Treatment of them.
  6. Project Director in the MOST funded project : Title is: Improvement and Adaptation of Malta (Citrus sciencies L Osbeck) in Sylhet Region through Biotechnological Approaches.
  7. SUST Research Center funded project: In-vitro Propagation and Adaptation of Malta in Sylhet Region through Biotechnological Approaches
  8. Project Director from Bangladesh part in the JSPS - UGC funded project; Title is: Association between environmental pollutant and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Bangladesh.
Dept. of GEB, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Professor & Dean, School of Life Sciences
  • Stress Tolerant Crop Development: Abiotic Stress Tolerant (Salt, Drought and Flood) Rice Development through Genetic Engineering Approaches
  • Virus and Disease Free Plant Development: Free Potato Development through Tissue Culture Approach
  • Improvement and adaptation of Citrus sp and Malta (Citrus sinensis) through biotechnological approaches
  • Commercialization of Orchid: Efficient Regeneration and commercialization of Orchid plantlets through in-vitro culture to fulfill national demand of Bangladesh
  • Renewable Energy: Development of microbial fuel cell for Renewable Electricity Productio

*Jebin Akther, Shikta Kar, A.T.M.J Mosnaz, Hammadul Hoque, Mukta Roy, Anindita Chakraborty, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2015) Establishment of In Vitro Techniques for the Improvement of Brassica napus. Journal of Cell & Plant Sciences, 5(1): 7-14. 

*Shakil, Shahriar Kabir, Shahanaz Sultana, Md Mehedi Hasan, Md Musharaf Hossain, Md Shamsher Ali, and SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2015) SSR Marker Based Genetic Diversity Analysis of Modern Rice Varieties and Coastal Landraces in Bangladesh." Indian Journal of Biotechnology, 14: 33-41.

* Kamruzzaman, Mohammad, Arfa Akther, O. Faruq, Afroza Pervin, Sanat Myti, and SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2015) Establishment of an Efficient Callus Induction Method from Leaf and Stem in Kinnow Mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco.) and Citron (Citrus medica L.)." African Journal of Biotechnology, 14(15): 1290-1296.

*Sikdar, Saif U., Nayem Zobayer, S. Nasrin, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2015) Agrobacterium-Mediated PsCBL and PsCIPK Gene Transformation to Enhance Salt Tolerance in Indica Rice (Oryza sativa). In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant, 51(2):143-151.

*Masud, Ali Julfiker Md; Mia, Md Abunasar; Islam, Mirza Mofazzal; Begum, Shamsun Nahar, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2014) Morpho-Molecular Screening of Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) Genotypes at Seedling Stage for Salt Tolerance. The Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 4(2): 164-169.

 *Md. Akkas Ali, Md. Shariful Islam, Santosh kumar Mandal, Julia Nasrin, Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Ruhul H. Kuddus, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2014) Genetic Diversity Among Salt-Tolerant Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Landraces Cultivated in the Coastal Districts of Bangladesh. Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 3(1): 15-22.

*Md. Javed Foysal, Md. Mahbubur Rahman, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2013) PCR Based Molecular Detection of the Gyr-B-2 Gene from the Klebsiella sp. Isolates from Patients who were Suffering with Pneumonia and Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 7(1): 23-25.

*Md. Shariful Islam, Md. Akkas Ali, Pinak Guswami, S.M. Sarid Ullah, Md. Musharaf Hossain, Md. Faruque Miah, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. Assessment of Genetic Diversity Among Moderately Drought Tolerant Landraces of Rice Using RAPD Markers. (2013) Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2(3): 207-213.

*Abdul M. Sajib, Md. Musharaf Hossain, A.T.M.J. Mosnaz, Hosneara Hossain , Md. Monirul Islam, Md. Shamsher Ali, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2012) SSR Marker-Based Molecular Characterization and Genetic Diversity Analysis of Aromatic Landreces of Rice (Oryza sativa L.). Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 1(2): 107-116.

*Saif U. Sikdar, Nayem Zobayer, Fazle Azim, M. Ashrafuzzaman and SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2012) An Efficient Callus Initiation and Direct Regeneration of Stevia rebaudiana, African Journal of Biotechnology, 11(45): 10381-10387.

 *Hossain, M. M., Islam, M. M., Hossain, H., Ali, M. S., Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva, Komamine, A., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN. (2011) Genetic Diversity Analysis of Aromatic Landraces of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) by Microsatellite Markers. Genes, Genomes and Genomics, 6 (Special Issue 1): 42-47.

*Motohashi, T., Kenji Nagamiya, K., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Nakao, K., Shishido, T., Yamamoto, Y., Teppei Moriwaki, T., Hattori, E., Asada, M., *Morishima, H., Hirose, S., Ozawa, K., Takabe, T., Takabe, T., Komamine, A. (2010) Production of Salt Stress Tolerant Rice by Overexpression of the Catalase Gene, katE, derived from Escherichia coli. Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology36. Jesmin S, Gando S, Zaedi S, SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Sawamura A, Miyauchi T, Hiroe M, Yamaguchi N. (2009) Protease-Activated Receptor 2 Blocking Peptide Counteracts Endotoxin-Induced Inflammation and Coagulation and Ameliorates Renal Fibrin Deposition in a Rat Model of Acute Renal Failure. Shock, 32(6):626-32.

*Moriwaki, T., Yamamoto, Y., Takehiko, A., Funahashi, T., Shishido, T., Asada, M., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Atsushi, K. and Motohashi T. (2008) Overexpression of the Escherichia coli Catalase Gene, katE, Enhances Tolerance to Salinity Stress in the Transgenic Indica Rice Cultivar, BR-5. Plant Biotechnology Reports, 2(1): 41-46.

 *SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Hossain, A., Nagamiya, K., Komamine, A., Morishima, H. (2008) Improved Salt Tolerance and Morphological Variation in Indica Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Transformed with a Catalase Gene from E. coli. Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology, 18(1): 57-63.

*Jesmin S., Maeda S., Mowa CN, Zaedi S., Togashi H., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Yamaguchi T., Yoshioka M., Sakuma I., Miyauchi T, Kato N. (2007) Antagonism of Endothelin Action Normalizes Altered Levels of VEGF and its Signaling in the Brain of Stroke-Prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat. European Journal of Pharmacology, 574(2- 3):158-71.

*Nagamiya, K., Motohashi, T., Nakao K., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Hattori, E., Hirose, S., Ozawa, K., Ohkawa, Y., Takabe, T., Takabe, T. and Komamine, A. (2007) Enhancement of Salt Tolerance in Transgenic Rice Expressing an Escherchia coli Catalase gene, katE. Plant Biotechnology Reports, 1(1): 49-55.

 *SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Mannan A., Komamine A. (2007) Expression of Reporter Genes in Transformed Indica Rice Through Agrobacterium Mediated Method. Bangladesh Journal of Breeding and Genetics, 20 (1): 01-08.

* SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Komamine A. (2004) Effect of Growth Regulators on Callus Initiation and Plant Regeneration in Recalcitrant Indica Rice. Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 2(1&2): 9-12.

* Nagamiya, K., Nakao, K., SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN, Motohashi, T., Morishima, H., Hirose, S., Ozawa, K., Ohkawa, Y., Takabe, T., Takabe, T. and Komamine, A. (2003) Production of Salt Tolerant Rice by Introduction of a Gene Encoding Catalase, katE. In Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond (Ed. Vasil K.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 167-170.

 *SHAMSUL H. PRODHAN and Hirai, Y. (2002) Growth Pattern and Yield Component Traits of Bangladesh Rice Varieties with Good Grain Quality and Salinity Tolerance tested in Japan. Journal of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 47 (2): 130-136.