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EMAIL:
ykabir@du.ac.bd
Phone
(+880) 01710-327716
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

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Prof. Dr. Yearul Kabir

(Fellow, 2014)

CURRENT NATIONALITY:
Bangladesh (BD)
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CURRENT RESIDENCE:
Bangladesh (BD)

Professor Yearul Kabir was born on 08 January 1958.


He earned Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry in the year 1990 from the Laboratory of Nutrition, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University, Japan. M.Sc. in Biochemistry (Thesis group) in the year 1979 (held in 1983) from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry in the year 1978 (held in 1981) from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He is Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, DU. (Lecturer: April, 1984 and Professor December 1997 to date).


He was awarded with Dean's Teacher’s Research Award (Gold Medal) 2016 for outstanding research in the Faculty of Biological Sciences; Awarded Young Scientist Travel Grant for joining FAOBMB Symposium 1997, Manila, Philippines; Awarded Young Scientist Travel Grant for joining IUBMB Conference 1992, Nagoya, Japan; Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship for Ph.D. at Tohoku University, 1987-1990.


He has published 115 articles in journals, 15 book chapters.


Prof. Kabir is Associate Editor, Journal of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Bangladesh Academic of Sciences; Member, Editorial Board, Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences (July 2019- June 2021); Member, Editorial Board, World Journal of Pharmacology (January 2019-December 2021); Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of HIV/AIDS and Research; Member, Editorial Board, HSOA Journal of Biotech Research and Biochemistry; Member, Editorial Board, Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition (July 1997-June 1998); Review Editor, Environmental Health, Frontiers in Public Health. Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy. Kabir Y (ed.). Academic Press, Elsevier Inc. USA, 2020; Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods. Shekhar HU, Hawlader MZH, Kabir Y (eds.). IGI Global Publication, Hershey, PA, USA, 2017.  


Lead Guest Editor: Special Issue of Journal

BioMed Research International: Pharmaceutics. Titled “Plant- Derived Drugs as an Alternative Therapeutic Option for Cancer Treatment”. Hindawi, 2020.


Prof. Kabir is Chairman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, DU (from September 01, 2020 – to date); Provost, Fazlul Haq Muslim Hall, University of Dhaka (March, 2002 – November, 2004); Student Adviser in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Dhaka (November 01, 1997–May 31, 1998 and November 01, 1999-November 30, 2000).


He participated in workshop on “Bangladesh dialogue event on enabling equitable research systems” organized by International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP), BRAC Centre Inn, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 2018; Participated in a short course on “HIV/AIDS and Food & Nutrition Security” organized by Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen, Netherlands. 2015; Participated in a 6-week Stanford workshop on “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” organized by Toronto Central Self-Management Program, Toronto, Canada, 2014; Participated in workshop on “Designing Biochemistry Courses”. Presented by Dr. Susan Margaret Howitt, Dr. Elizabeth Dyer Johnson and Ms. Emma May Yench. Organized by The Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BSBMB) with funding from the IUBMB and the FAOBMB, 2011; Participated in a half-day workshop: Designing Your Courses for More Significant Learning I. Presented by Dr. L Dee Fink. Arranged by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 2006; Participated in a half-day workshop: Designing Your Courses for More Significant Learning II. Presented by Dr. L Dee Fink. Arranged by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 2006; Participated in a half-day workshop: Motivating the Tired Masses: Practical Strategies for Engaging the Disengaged. Presented by Prof. James Eison. Arranged by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 2006; Participated in a half-day workshop: Promoting Active Learning in the University Classroom I. Presented by James Eison. Arranged by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 2005; Participated in a half-day workshop: Promoting Active Learning in the University Classroom II. Presented by Prof. James Eison. Arranged by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 2005; Participated in the Palm Oil Nutrition Awareness Program (PONAP 2003) organized by Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2003; Participated in the International Palm Oil Congress, organized by Malaysian Palm Oil Bureau (MPOB), Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2003; Participated in the Global Nutrition 2002 advanced in-service international training programme for Asian academic teachers in the field of Nutrition and Information Technology, Uppsala, Sweden, 2002 and Hanoi, Vietnam 2002; Participated in a Symposium on “Changing Dietary Intake and Food Consumption in Asia and the Pacific” organized by Asia Productivity Organization (APO) of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 1994; Participated in workshop on “Environmental Mapping for Bangladesh” organized by German Culture Centre/Goethe-Institute, Dhaka in cooperation with the Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forests, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 1992; Participated in a 4-week course on “Epidemiological Methods in Public Health” conducted by International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 1991; Participated in a 20-day training course on “Extraction, Purification and Characterization of Lipopolysaccharides” organized by International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) and conducted by Dr. Andrej Weintraub from Karolinska Institute of Sweden, 1991; Participated in a 5-day training course on “Radioisotope Handling in the Tohoku University, Japan” and obtained Registration certificate, 1988; Participated in a 6-week course on “Computer Programming in BASIC” conducted by Centre for Digital  Electronics and Computer Science, Department of Applied  Physics and Electronics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 1985; Participated in a 5-day training course on “Biochemical Separation Techniques”, jointly organized by Pharmacia Fine Chemicals Ltd. of Sweden and International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 1984.


He was visiting Scientist as a JSPS-Bridge Fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan, 2012; Visiting Scientist as a JSPS Fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan, 2004; Visiting Scientist in the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry of Nutrition, Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1999; Monbusho Follow-up Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan, 1996; Post-doctoral Fellow (UNU-Fellowship) in the Nutrition Biochemistry Laboratory, National Food Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Japan, 1995; Visiting Scientist in the National Institute for  Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan,1993.


He is Member, Academic Council, University of Dhaka since 1998; Senate Member, University of Dhaka (2016); Member, Executive Committee, Nutrition Society of Bangladesh (2013-2017); Member, Governing Body, School of Studies, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Khulna (2003- 2005); Member, Governing Body, Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka (2004-2019); Member, Governing Body, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Rajshahi (2003-2020).


He is Council Member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (January 2020 – December 2021); Associate Secretary, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences Council (July 2019–June 2022); New York Academy of Sciences, 1997; Bangladesh Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Life Member. General Secretary (April 2000- September, 2003 and April 2012 – May 2015).


Prof. Kabir is member Graduate Biochemists Association, Founder President and Life Member; Nutrition Society of Bangladesh, Life Member; Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Life Member; The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Life Member; Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB), Life Member; Bangladesh-JSPS Alumni Association, 2nd Vice-President (2021-2022) and Life Member. He is Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, 2014.


He visited USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Netherland, Sweden, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bangkok, Kuwait, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE. 

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2014
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COUNTRY OF BIRTH:
Bangladesh (BD)
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Last updated on 23/01/2022