Dr. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam
Dr. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam

Professor Contact No : 01741 355282
Department of Anatomy and Histology Email : rafiqah77@yahoo.com
Faculty of Veterinary Science
 
Research Interest:    In situ Hybridization Traumatic brain injury model development Induced Epilepsy rat model Immunohistochemistry Comparative neuroanatomy Chemical toxicant Radiation hazards
PhD    - 2009
Gifu University, Japan
Japan
MS    - 2001
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
DVM    - 1999
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Total Number:  12
 
  1. Conducting research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Effects of chronic exposure of 4G cell phone radiation in mice” funded by BAURES, Bangladesh Agricultural University in 2018-2019.
  2. Conducting research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Differential effects of dietary soybean and canola oil intake on liver, heart and serum lipids in Swiss albino mice” funded by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2018-2019.
  3. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Potency of vitamin E and Coriandrum sativum (coriander) extract on testicular tissues of mice exposed to lead intoxication” funded by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2017-2018.
  4. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Effect of Long Term Administration of Antibiotics in Mammals” funded Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2016-2017.
  5. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Evaluation of toxic effects of formalin mixed feed intake on the central nervous system of mouse” funded by BAURES, Bangladesh Agricultural University in 2015-2016.
  6. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled “Assessment of reproductive health hazards of small ruminants grazing on the pasture lands contaminated with textile wastes” funded by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2014-2015.
  7. Conducted research project as co-researcher entitled “The potential antiepileptic bioactive compound acting on GABA (A) receptor from Myristica fragrans and other plant compound” in Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, from 2012 to 2013.
  8. Conducted research project as co-researcher entitled “Treatment of traumatic brain injury in a mouse model of blast overpressure injury” in The University of Tennessee Health Science, Memphis, TN, USA, from 2011 to 2012.
  9. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled "Molecular characterization of prion protein gene (PrP) in Black Bengal Goat and analysis for susceptibility to prion disease" funded by BAURES, Bangladesh Agricultural University in 2010 to 2011.
  10. Conducted research project as principal-investigator (PI) entitled "Anatomical studies of the female genital system of Black Bengal goat on the basis of reproductive perspective" funded by Ministry of Science, Information, Communication & Technology, Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2010.
  11. Worked as a co-investigator of a research project entitled “Age related muscular development of Black Bengal goats at Mymensingh district” funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in 2003 to 2004.
  12. Worked as a research associate in the project entitled “Investigation of mucosal immune system of Deshi (Gallus domesticus) scavenger chicken of Bangladesh” supported by TWAS, Italy in 2003 to 2004.
Total Number:  15
 
  1. Attended in the international training program “IBRO School of Neuroscience” during June 5- June 10, 2017. North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India.
  2. Attended at the workshop on “Responsible Conduct of Research Training Workshop” on October 19, 2011. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA.
  3. Successfully completed the course and passed the examination for the “Working with the Laboratory Rat” on September 14, 2011 on the AALAS Learning Library, USA.
  4. Attended in the national training program on “Intensive Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy Course” during April 12- April 13, 2011. Department of Neurosciences, PPSP, USM, Malaysia.
  5. Attended in the international training program “IBRO School of Neuroscience” during October 10- November 4, 2009. Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
  6. Attended in the congress on “Neuroscience 2008 - The 31st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society” during July 9-11, 2008. Tokyo International Forum, Japan.
  7. Attended on the 113th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Anatomists during March 27-29, 2008. Oita, Kyushu, Japan.
  8. Attended in the congress on “Neuro 2007 - The 30th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, The 50th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, and The 17th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neural Network Society” during September 10-12, 2007. Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.
  9. Attended on the 110th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Anatomists during March 27-29, 2005. Toyama, Japan.
  10. Participated in the “Summer School 2004” organized by The Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Japan during July 12 – August 6, 2004.
  11. Participated in the 27th A-IMBN (Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network) AMBO (Asian Molecular Biology Organization) international training course on “Molecular and cell Biology in Post-Genome Era” organized by Osaka University, Japan during February 11-20, 2004.
  12. Participated in the Training Course on “Scientific Report Writing” organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 29 to April 03, 2003.
  13. Participated in the Training Course on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 10 to 21, 2002.
  14. Participated in the Workshop on “ISWS 510 – Facilitating Learning” organized by Olds College, Canada held at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 11 to 23, 2002.
  15. Participated in the “Japanese Language Course” organized by Japanese Language Center, Gifu University during October, 2004 to September, 2005.
Professor
11 Jan, 2015 -
Total Number:  48
 
  1. Sharif MA, Haque Z and Islam MR (2019). The possible histo-toxicological impacts of long-term dietary supplementation of Soybean and Canola oil on liver in Swiss albino mice. Journal of Advance Biotechnology and Experimental Therapeutics 2(3): 98-102.

  2. Islam MR, MA Jahid, MZI Khan and MN Islam (2019). Prophylactic effects of vitamin E and coriander (Coriandrum sativum) extract on lead-induced testicular damage in Swiss albino mice. Journal of Advance Biotechnology and Experimental Therapeutics 2(1): 31-35.

  3. Afrose M, Sultana N and Islam MR. (2018).Physiological Responses of Corticosteroid, Dexamethasone in Broiler Chicken. International Journal of Science and Research 7(12):1459-1463

  4. Jannat N,Amin T, Nasrin S, Jahan MR, Islam MR (2018). Long term administration of gentamicin affects hemato-biochemical parameters and liver architecture of Swiss Albino mice. Journal of Advance Biotechnology and Experimental Therapeutics 1(2): 29-35.
  5. Jannat N, Nasrin S, Islam MR (2017). Administration of gentamicin induced hematobiochemical and renal morphological alterations in Swiss albino mice. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 11 (34): 426-434.
  6. Afrin M, Amin T, Karim MR and Islam MR (2017). Formaldehyde Intoxication and Open Field Behavior in Mice. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research 8(8), 1665-1668.
  7. Natalie H. Guley, Joshua T. Rogers, Nobel A. Del Mar, Yunping Deng, Rafiqul M. Islam, Lauren D’Surney, Jessica Ferrell, Bowei Deng, Jessica Hines-Beard,Wei Bu,Huiling Ren, Andrea J. Elberger, Jeffrey G. Marchetta, Tonia S. Rex, Marcia G. Honig, and Anton Reiner. (2016). Novel closed-head model of mild traumatic brain injury using focal primary overpressure blast to the cranium in mice. Journal of Neurotrauma, 33,403–422.
  8. Amin T, Afrin M, Haque Z, Islam MR (2016). Effect of textile dye wastewater on reproductive system of mice and their progeny. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7 (10): 565-70.
  9. Amin T, Afrin M, Haque Z, Islam MR (2016). Toxicity of Textile Dye Wastewater on Liver of Mice. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 9 (7):29-34.
  10. Afrin M, Amin T, Karim R and Islam MR (2016). Effects of formaldehyde intoxication on liver of Swiss albino mice. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (IOSR-JAVS), 9(9): 76- 81.
  11. Afrin M, Amin T, Karim R and Islam MR (2016). Gross and histomorphological effects of formaldehyde on brain and lungs of Swiss albino mice. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2(2): 229-235.
  12. 9.      N. Sultana, M. Z. I. Khan, E. H. Choudhury, Islam MR (2015). Molecular detection of cellular prion protein in brain tissues of Black Bengal Goats in Bangladesh. Journal of Tropical Resources and Sustainable Science, 3:1-4.
  13. Muthuraju S, Islam MR, Pati S, Jaafar H, Abdullah JM and Yusoff KM (2014). Normabaric hyperoxia treatment prevents early alteration in dopamine level in mice striatum after fluid percussion injury: a biochemical approach. International Journal of Neuroscience, 125(9):686-692.
  14. Islam MR, Abdullah JM (2014). Age-dependent electroencephalographic differences in the Genetic Absence Epilepsy Rats from Strasbourg (GAERS) model of absence epilepsy. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences. Special issue: 34-40.
  15. Che Has AT, Islam MR, Baburin I, Hering S, Osman H, Mohamad H and Abdullah JM (2014). The inhibitory activity of nutmeg essential oil on GABAA α1β2γ2s receptors. Biomedical Research 25(4): 543-550.
  16. Muthuraju S, Taha S, Pati S, Islam MR, Abdullah JM and Jaafar H (2013). Normabaric hyperoxia treatment improved locomotor activity of C57BL/6J mice through enhancing dopamine genes following fluid-percussion injury in striatum. International Journal of Biomedical Science 9(4): 194-204.
  17. Islam MR, Atoji Y and Abdullah JM (2013). Glutamatergic transmissions in the avian brain: Model for human excitotoxicity disorders study. Sains Malaysiana 42 (11): 1619-1624.
  18. Muthuraju S, Pati S, Islam MR, Abdullah JM and Jaafar H (2013). Effect of normabaric hyperoxia treatment on neuronal damage following fluid percussion injury in the striatum of mice: A morphological approach. Journal of Biosciences 38 (1): 1-11.
  19. Islam MR, Abdullah JM (2012). The outcome of mild traumatic brain injury. Orient Neuron  Nexus 3(1): 8-13.
  20. A. J. Reiner, A. J. Elberger, Y. Deng, N. M. Guley, R. M. Islam, C. Cai. N. Delmer, M. G. Honig, T. Rex (2012): A novel closed-head model of primary overpressure blast produces mild traumatic brain injury in mice. Neuroscience, 2012-S-10187.
  21. Abdullah JM and Islam MR (2012). Telemetric EEG and the Rat: A Guide for Neuroscientists. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences 19 (4): 1-5.
  22. Islam MR, Abdullah JM and Atoji Y (2012). Distribution of prosaposin mRNA in the centralnervous system of the pigeon (Columba livia). Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 42(4):257-65.
  23. Muthuraju S, Pati S, Islam MR, Abdullah JM and Jaafar H (2012). IntelliCage provides voluntary exercise and enriched environment improving mice locomotors activity following fluid percussion injury. Basal Ganglia 2 (3): 143-151.
  24. Islam MR, Muthuraju S, Tarmizi CH, Zulkifli MM, Osman H, Mohamad H and Abdullah JM (2012). Anticonvulsant activity of α-terpineol isolated from Myristica fragrans in GAERS model of absence epilepsy. ASM Science Journal 6(2): 1-13.
  25. Sultana N, Islam MR and Masum MA (2011). Study on the innervations of brachial plexus in Black Bengal goat of Bangladesh. International Journal of BioResearch 1: 1-3.
  26. Islam MR, Muzaimi M and Abdullah JM (2011). Glutamate receptors and transporters as comparative cues to the glutamatergic circuits of the avian and mammalian brain. Orient Neuron Nexus 2: 2-9.
  27. Atoji Y and Islam MR (2009). Distribution of vesicular glutamate transporter 2 mRNA in the dorsal root ganglion of the pigeon (Columba livia). Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 38: 475-478.
  28. Islam MR and Atoji Y (2009). Distribution of vesicular glutamate transporter 2 and   glutamate receptor 1 and 2 mRNAs in the retina of the pigeon (Columba livia). Experimental Eye Research 89: 439-443.
  29. Atoji Y and Islam MR (2009). Distribution of glutamate transporter 1 mRNA in the central nervous system of the pigeon (Columba livia). Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 37: 234-244.
  30. Islam MR and Atoji Y (2008). Distribution of vesicular glutamate transporter 2 and glutamate receptor 1 mRNA in the central nervous system of the pigeon (Columba livia). Journal of Comparative Neurology 511: 658-677.
  31. Khan MZI, Akter SH, Islam MN, Karim MR, Islam MR and Kon Y (2008). The effect of selenium and vitamin E on the lymphocytes and immunoglobulin- containing plasma cells in the lymphoid organ and mucosa-associated lymphatic tissues of broiler chickens. Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 37: 52-59.
  32. Islam MR (2007). In situ hybridization histochemistry: A novel method for neuronal tissues study. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine 5: 111-114.
  33. Islam MR, Saito S, Atoji Y (2007). Molecular sequence and distribution of vesicular glutamate transporter mRNA in the pigeon central nervous system. Neuroscience Research 58S:194
  34. Khan MZI, Jahan MR, Islam MN, Haque Z, Islam MR and Kon Y (2007). Immunoglobulin (Ig)-containing plasma cells in the Harderian gland in broiler and native chickens of Bangladesh. Tissue and Cell 39: 141-149.
  35. Haque Z, Karim MR, Quasem MA, Khan MZI and Islam MR (2006). Innervations of the perineum of black Bengal doe. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science & Technology 4: 21-24.
  36. Islam MN, Khan MZI, Jahan MR. and Islam MR (2006). Comparative histomorphology of the gastrointestinal tract’s mucosa of broilers and native chickens of Bangladesh. Journal of the Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology 3(1&2): 57-60.
  37. Islam MR, Atoji Y, Saito S (2005). Distribution of GABA immunoreactive cells in the pigeon hippocampal formation and related areas. Acta Anat Nippon 80S: 233.
  38. Rauf SMA, Islam MR and Anam MK (2004). Macroscopic and microscopic study of the mandibular salivary gland of black Bengal goats. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine 2: 137-142.
  39. Rauf SMA, Anam MK, Zaman MA, Khan MZI and Islam MR (2003). Anatomy of the parotid salivary gland of black Bengal goat. Progressive Agriculture 14(1&20): 61-66.
  40. Rahman ML, Islam MR, Asaduzzaman M and. Khan MZI (2003). Lymphoid tissues in the digestive tract of deshi chicken (Gallus domesticus) in Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal Biological Science 6: 1145-1150.
  41. Khalil M, Khan MZI, Khalil M and Islam MR (2003). A prospective study of prenatal and postnatal development of thymus of deshi chicken. Mymensingh Medical Journal 12: 20-24.
  42. Islam MR, Khan MZI, Rahman ML and Mohsin K (2002). Postnatal growth and development of oviduct of deshi chicken (Gallus domesticus) of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 36: 35-41.
  43. Rahman ML, Khan MZI and Islam MR (2002). Distribution of lymphocytes in the respiratory and urinary system in indigenous chicken (Gallus domesticus) of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Veterinarian 19: 12-16.
  44. Khalil M, Islam MZI, Khalil M and Islam MR (2002). Effects of age in the structure of the bursa of fabricius of deshi chicken of Bangladesh. Mymensingh Medical Journal 11: 91-93.
  45. Prodan MAA, Islam MR, Das SK, Awal MA, Siddiqi MNH and Kurohmaru M (2001). Histological studies on the arterial walls of main arteries supplying the mammary glands of dogs (Canis familiaris) in Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal of Biological Science 4: 1568-1571.
  46. Islam MR, Rahman ML and Khan MZI (2001). Distribution of the lymphoid tissues in the reproductive tract of chicken (Gallus domesticus) at different stages of post-natal growth and development. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 18: 99-104.
  47. Zaman MA, Anam MK, Khan MZI, Islam MR, Islam KN and Islam MN (2000). The course and distribution of the hepatic artery in Bangladeshi stray dogs.  Progressive Agriculture. 11: 157-158.
  48. Anam MK, Zaman MA, Khan MZI, Islam MR, Islam KN and Islam MN (2000). Studies on the course and distribution of cranial mesenteric artery in Bangladeshi native dogs. Progressive Agriculture. 11: 159-161.
Total Number:  15
 
  1. Attended in the international training program “IBRO School of Neuroscience” during June 5- June 10, 2017. North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India.
  2. Attended at the workshop on “Responsible Conduct of Research Training Workshop” on October 19, 2011.  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA.
  3. Successfully completed the course and passed the examination for the “Working with the Laboratory Rat” on September 14, 2011 on the AALAS Learning Library, USA.
  4. Attended in the national training program on “Intensive Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy Course” during April 12- April 13, 2011. Department of Neurosciences, PPSP, USM, Malaysia.
  5. Attended in the international training program “IBRO School of Neuroscience” during October 10- November 4, 2009. Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
  6. Attended in the congress on “Neuroscience 2008 - The 31st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society” during July 9-11, 2008. Tokyo International Forum, Japan.
  7. Attended on the 113th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Anatomists during March 27-29, 2008. Oita, Kyushu, Japan.
  8. Attended in the congress on “Neuro 2007 - The 30th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, The 50th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, and The 17th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neural Network Society” during September 10-12, 2007. Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.
  9. Attended on the 110th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Anatomists during March 27-29, 2005. Toyama, Japan.

10.  Participated in the “Summer School 2004” organized by The Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Japan during July 12 – August 6, 2004.

11.  Participated in the 27th A-IMBN (Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network) AMBO (Asian Molecular Biology Organization) international training course on “Molecular and cell Biology in Post-Genome Era” organized by Osaka University, Japan during February 11-20, 2004.

12.  Participated in the Training Course on “Scientific Report Writing” organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 29 to April 03, 2003.

13.  Participated in the Training Course on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 10 to 21, 2002.

14.  Participated in the Workshop on “ISWS 510 – Facilitating Learning” organized by Olds College, Canada held at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during March 11 to 23, 2002.

15.  Participated in the “Japanese Language Course” organized by Japanese Language Center, Gifu University during October, 2004 to September, 2005.

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