Faculty Member Profile

Fahmida Sultana Rima
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Plant Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Clinical Biochemistry

1. Publication:
FS Rima, S Biswas, PK Sarker, MR Islam, ZI Seraj. Bacteria endemic to saline coastal belt and their ability to mitigate the effects of salt stress on rice growth and yields. Annals of Microbiology 68 (9), 525-535.

2. Abstract in conferences:
Fahmida Sultana, Sudip Biswas, Nurnabi Azad, Md. Rakibul Islam and Zeba I. Seraj*. Isolation and Characterization of Salt Tolerant Bacteria from Soil of Coastal Region of Bangladesh and Their Role in Salt Stress Induced Physiology in Rice Variety. Abstract book: DUSABC-2016

Protup Kumer Sarker, Fahmida Sultana Rima, Sudip Biswas, Md. Rakibul Islam, Zeba Islam Seraj. Isolation, characterization and possible use of halotolerant bacteria from coastal soils, for plant growth promotion under salt stress. Abstract book: BSBMB-2016

1. Academic experience:
Student Advisor
Duration: July, 2019-Present

2. Teaching experience:
Designation: Lecturer
Organization: Department of Biochemistry, Primeasia University, Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Duration: June 01, 2017 - April 17, 2019

3. Research experience:
Designation: Research Associate
Project: Isolation and characterization of salt tolerant bacteria and their role in salt stress induced physiology of rice variety
Host: Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Grant Trustee: Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
Duration: 2016-2017
Award and fellowship:
1. First prize in poster presentation in 2nd International South Asian Biotechnology Conference- 2016
2. National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship 2014-15, awarded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh for M.S. research