Moizur Rahman

Moizur Rahman

Professor of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Tel: +880721711141






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Research Keywords: 

Molecular Parasitology, Zoonoses, Public Health



This is Dr. Moizur Rahman, currently working as Professor in the Dept. of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. I obtained Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Masters of Science (MS) in Parasitology degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University. awarded (on 24th Feb, 2012) Doctoral degree (PhD in Molecular Cell Biology) from Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, South Korea. I have published several papers in peer reviewed journal.
I have a good teaching and research career. I was appointed as Lecturer in the Dept. of Veterinary and Animal Sciences on February, 2006. Before that, I was serving as Lecturer in the Dept. of Pathology and Parasitology, Dinajpur Govt. Veterinary Collage, Bangladesh. I conduct all the undergraduate courses (theory and practical) related to parasitology e.g. General Parasitology, Helminthology, Protozoology and Entomology. I also have experience in identification of important parasites and diagnostic procedures of important parasitic diseases. Furthermore, I prepare teaching modules, make questions for class tests and final examinations and evaluate the examination scripts etc.
I have research experiences on molecular techniques regarding genomics and proteomics. This includes:
• ELISA, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot.
• Two-Dimensional Electrophoresis and Western-blotting.
• Preparation of samples and MS analysis for protein sequencing.
• Database searching to identify the sequences obtained from MS analysis.
• Isolation of identified genes from cDNA library or gDNA of respective organism and their phylogenetic analysis.
• Cloning of isolated genes, generation of recombinant proteins and antibody against recombinant proteins.
• Biochemical characterization of both native and recombinant proteins.
I have research interests in molecular biology of parasites, zoonoses, veterinary public health and livestock/poultry vaccines. Currently I am working on characterization of Theileria sp. isolated from cattle population of Bangladesh. We are also working on Molecular characterization of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from sheep/goat of Bangladesh. Both of this research is conducted in collaboration with Dr. Yasuhiro Takashima, Gifu University, Japan.


Related Websites: 

Rajshahi University


Key Publications:

MW Ali, M Alauddin, MTA Azad, MA Hasan, C Appiah-Kwarteng, M Takasu, M Baba, K Kitoh, M Rahman, Y Takashima. Theileria aannulata seroprevalence among different cattle breeds in Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2016, 78(10): 1577–1582.

KM Islam, MS Islam, SMA Rauf, A Khan, KMM Hossain, M Rahman. Patho-surveillance and pathology of fascioliosis (Fasciola gigantica) in black bengal goats. Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 2016, 3(2): 49-55.

KM Islam, MS Islam, GN Adhikary, KMM Hossain, SMA Rauf, M Rahman. Epidemiological studies of fascioliosis (Fasciola gigantica infection) in cattle. Journal of Advances in Parasitology, 2016, 3(1): 10-15.

M Rahman, M Alauddin, KM Hossain, MH Islam, KK Nagamune, Y Takashima. Prevalence and dynamics of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in kids born from naturally infected goats. Parasitology International, 2015, 64(5):389-391.

L Nahar, MJU Sarder, MMH Mondal, MO Faruque, M Rahman. Prevalence of haemonchosis of goats at Rajshahi district in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 13(1): 29-36.

M Rahman, MTA Azad, L Nahar, S MA Rauf, K Ohya, SP Chiou, M Baba, K Kitoh, Y Takashima. Age-specificity of Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in domestic animals owned by dozens of small-hold farmers in Bangladesh. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences, 2014, 76(9):1257-1259.

KM Islam, MS Islam, SMA Rauf, A Khan, MK Hossain, GN Adhikari, S Sarkar, KMM Hossain, M Rahman. Effects of climatic factors on prevalence of developmental stages of Fasciola gigantica infection in Lymnaea snails (Lymnaea auricularia var rufescens) in Bangladesh, Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences, 2014, 5(1):301-310.

KM Islam, M Rahman, MS Islam, GN Adhikary, SMA Rauf. Epidemiological studies of fascioliasis (Fasciola gigantica) in black Bengal goats. Eurasian Journal of Veterinary Science, 2014, 30(3): 152-156.

M Rahman, EG Lee, SH Kim, YA Bae, H Wang, Y Yang, Y Kong. Characterization of hydrophobic ligand binding proteins of Taenia solium that expressed specifically in adult stage. Parasitology, 2012, 139(10): 1361-1374.

M Rahman, EG Lee, YA Bae. Two-dimensional immunoblot analysis of antigenic proteins of Spirometra plerocercoid recognized by human patient sera. Parasitology International, 2011, 60(2):139-143.