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Dr. Md. Rafiqul  Islam
Name : Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam
Designation : Professor
Department : Pathology
Faculty : Veterinary Science
Email : mrislam@bau.edu.bd
 

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Education

Name of Degree Institution Country
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship University of Leipzig Germany
PhD University of Liverpool U.K.
MSc (Vet Sc) Bangladesh Agricultural University Bangladesh
DVM Bangladesh Agricultural University Bangladesh
 

Service Experience

Designation From To Total Period Appointing Organization Comments
Professor 01/08/1999
lecturer 09/18/1982 02/27/1988 5 Years 5 Months 9 Days
Assistant Professor 02/28/1988 08/03/1993 5 Years 5 Months 4 Days
Associate Professor 08/04/1993 01/07/1999 5 Years 5 Months 3 Days
 

Research Publications

Total Publication Number: 80
Details:

M.R. Islam (2015). Global and local challenges in the control of avian influenza. Proceedings of the 9th International Poultry Show and Seminar, World's Poultry Science Association - Bangladesh Branch, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 19-21, 2015. pp. 5-14.

Nooruzzaman, M., Mazumder, A.C., Khatun, S., Chowdhury, E.H., Das, P.M. and Islam, M.R. (2015). Pathotypic and genotypic characterization of two Bangladeshi isolates of Newcastle disease virus of chicken and pigeon origin. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 62: 102-107. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12086.

Parvin, R., Kamal, A.H., Haque, M.E., Chowdhury, E.H., Giasuddin, M., Islam, M.R. and Vahlenkamp, T.W. (2014). Genetic characterization of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from live migratory birds in Bangladesh. Virus Genes 49:438-48.

Chowdhury, E.H., Bhuiyan, A.R., Rahman, M.M., Siddique, M., Islam, M.R. (2014). Natural peste des petits ruminants virus infection in Black Bengal goats: virological, pathological and immunohistochemical investigation. BMC Veterinary Research 10: 263. [Epub ahead of print]

Bhuiyan, A., Chowdhury, E.H., Kwiatek, O., Parvin, R., Rahman, M.M., Islam, M.R., Albina, E. and Libeau, G. (2014) Dried fluid spots for peste des petits ruminants virus load evaluation allowing for non-invasive diagnosis and genotyping. BMC Veterinary Research 10:247. [Epub ahead of print]

Parvin, R., Heenemann, K., Halami, M.Y., Chowdhury, E.H., Islam, M.R. and Vahlenkamp, T.W. (2014) Full-genome analysis of avian influenza virus H9N2 from Bangladesh reveals internal gene reassortments with two distinct highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Archives of Virology 159:1651-1661.

Osmani, M.G., Ward, M.P., Giasuddin, M., Islam, M.R. and Kalam, A. (2014) The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (subtype H5N1) clades in Bangladesh, 2010 and 2011. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 114:21-27.

Noor, M., Mahmud, M.S., Ghose, P.R., Roy, U., Nooruzzaman, M., Chowdhury, E.H., Das, P.M., Islam, M.R. and Müller, H. (2014) Further evidence for the association of distinct amino acid residues with in vitro and in vivo growth of infectious bursal disease virus. Archives of Virology 159:701-709.

Haque, M.E., Giasuddin, M., Chowdhury, E.H. and Islam, M.R. (2014) Molecular evolution of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Bangladesh between 2007 and 2012. Avian Pathology 43:183-194.

Jannat, N., Chowdhury, E.H., Parvin, R., Begum, J.A., Giasuddin M., Khan, M.A.H.N.A. and Islam, M.R. (2013). Investigation of an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in poultry in Bangladesh. International Journal of Livestock Research, 3:21-32.

Escaffre, O., Cyril Le Nouën, C., Amelot, M., Ambroggio, X., Kristen M. Ogden, K.M., Olivier Guionie, O., Toquin, D., Müller, H., Islam, M.R. and Eterradossi, N. (2012). Both genome segments contribute to the pathogenicity of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus. Journal of Virology   87:2767-80.

M.R. Islam, M.E. Haque, M. Giasuddin, E.H. Chowdhury, M.A. Samad, R. Parvin, M. Nooruzzaman, M.M. Rahman and P. Monoura (2012). New introduction of clade 2.3.2.1 avian influenza virus (H5N1) into Bangladesh. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 59: 460–463.

Müller, H., Mundt, E., Eterradossi, N. and Islam, M.R. (2012). Current status of vaccines against infectious bursal disease [Review]. Avian Pathology 41:133-139.

Islam, M.R., Rahman, S., Noor, M., Chowdhury, E.H. and Müller, H. (2012). Differentiation of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) genome segment B of very virulent and classical lineage by RT-PCR amplification and restriction enzyme analysis. Archives of Virology 157:333-336.

Mojumder, R., Chowdhury, E.H., Parvin, R., Begum, J.A., Giasuddin, M. and Islam M.R. (2011). Development of multiplex reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for simultaneous detection of matrix, haemagglutinin and neuraminidase genes of H5N1 avian influenza virus. Bangladesh Veterinarian 28:58-59.

Rahman, M.A., Shadmin, I., Noor, M., Parvin, R., Chowdhury E.H. and Islam M.R. (2011). Peste des petits ruminants virus infection of goats in Bangladesh: pathological investigation, molecular detection and isolation of the virus. Bangladesh Veterinarian 28:1-7.

Barman, L.R., Flensburg, M.F., Permin, A., Madsen, M. and Islam, M.R. (2010). A controlled study to assess the effects of vaccination against Newcastle disease in village chickens. Bangladesh Veterinarian 27:56-61.

Barman, L.R., Islam, M.N., Flensburg, M.F., Permin, A., Petersen, S.L. and Islam, M.R. (2010). Newcastle disease vaccination regimen comprising both lentogenic and mesogenic strains is more effective than lentogenic strain only. Bangladesh Veterinarian 27:1-7.

Islam, M.R., Raue, R. and Müller, H. (2005). Molecular cloning of a Bangladeshi strain of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus and its adaptation in tissue culture by site-directed mutagenesis. In: H.P.S. Makkar and G.J. Viljoen (Eds). Applications of Gene-Based Technologies for Improving Animal Production and Health in Developing Countries. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp. 679-686.

Noor, M., Rajib, D.M.M., Chowdhury, E.H., Islam, M.R. and Das, P.M. (2005). Pathogenic characterization of Newcastle disease virus field isolates. Progressive Agriculture 16:91-98.

Badhy, S.C., Das, P.M. and Islam, M.R. (2004). Detection and characterization of infectious bursal disease virus of chickens by RT-PCR and restriction enzyme analysis. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 38: 43-52.

Zierenberg, K., Raue, R., Nieper, H., Islam, M.R., Eterradossi, N., Toquin, D. and Müller, H. (2004). Generation of serotype 1 / serotype 2 reassortant infectious bursal disease viruses and their investigation in vitro and in vivo. Virus Research 105:23-34.

Raue, R., Islam, M.R., Islam, M.N., Islam, K.M., Badhy, S.C., Das, P.M. and Müller, H. (2004). Reversion of molecularly engineered, partially attenuated very virulent infectious bursal disease virus during infection of commercial chickens. Avian Pathology 33: 181-189.

Müller, H., Islam, M.R. and Raue, R. 2003. Research on infectious bursal disease virus – the past, the present and the future. [Review]. Veterinary Microbiology 97: 153-165.

Ashrafuzzaman, M., Hossain, M.M., Islam, M.N., Islam, K.M., Chowdhury, E.H. and Islam, M.R. (2003). Immunoperoxidase staining for the detection of infectious bursal disease virus antigen in tissues. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 37: 37-45.

Islam, K.M., Islam, M.N., Bari, A.S.M. and Islam, M.R. (2003). Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for measuring antibodies in chicken serum against infectious bursal disease virus. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 37: 29-36.

Islam, M.R., Johne, R., Raue, R., Todd, D. and Müller, H. (2002). Sequence analysis of the full-length cloned DNA of a chicken anaemia virus (CAV) strain from Bangladesh: evidence for genetic grouping of CAV strains based on the deduced VP1 amino acid sequences. Journal of Veterinary Medicine B 49: 322-337.

Islam, M.R., Zierenberg, K. and Müller, H. (2001). The genome segment B encoding the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase protein VP1 of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus is phylogenetically distinct from that of all other infectious bursal disease virus strains. Archives of Virology 146: 2481-2492.

Islam, M.R., Zierenberg, K., Raue, R. and Müller, H. (2001). Molecular cloning and sequence analysis of a Bangladeshi strain of vvIBDV and its adaptation in tissue culture by site-directed mutagenesis. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Infectious Bursal Disease and Chicken Anaemia, held at Rauischholzhausen, Germany, on 16-20 June, 2001. pp. 30-39.

Islam, M.R., Johne, R., Raue, R., Todd, D. and Müller, H. (2001). Genetic determinants of in vitro growth of chicken anaemia virus. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Infectious Bursal Disease and Chicken Anaemia, held at Rauischholzhausen, Germany, on 16-20 June, 2001. pp. 130-143.

Islam, M.R., Zierenberg, K. and Müller, H. (2001). Regeneration and rescue of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus from cloned cDNA using cell culture and chicken embryo host systems in combination. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology 18: 157-167.

Islam, M.R., Zierenberg, K., Eterradossi, N., Toquin, D., Rivallan, G. and Müller, H. (2001). Molecular and antigenic characterisation of Bangladeshi isolates of infectious bursal disease virus demonstrates their similarities with recent European, Asian and African very virulent strains. Journal of Veterinary Medicine B 48: 211-221.

Islam, M.R., Shamsuddin, M., Rahman, M.A., Das, P.M. and Dewan, M.L. (2001). An outbreak of peste des petits ruminants in Black Bengal goats in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Veterinarian 18: 14-19.

Talha, A.F.S.M., Hossain, M.M., Chowdhury, E.H., Bari, A.S.M., Islam, M.R. and Das, P.M. (2001). Poultry diseases occurring in Mymensingh district of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Veterinarian 18: 20-23.

Khan, M.A.H.N.A., Das, P.M., Chowdhury, K.A. and Islam, M.R. (1997). Pathology of experimentally induced fowl cholera in chickens. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 31: 28-34

Islam, M.R., Chowdhury, E.H., Das, P.M. and Dewan, M.L. (1997). Pathology of acute infectious bursal disease of chickens induced experimentally with a very virulent virus isolate. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 67: 7-9

Samad, M.A., Islam, M.R., Dey, B.C. and Alam, M.M. (1997). Effects of corticosteroids in stray cats with natural antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii.  Journal of Protozoological Research 7: 1-8

Khan, M.A.H.N.A., Islam, M.R., Hossain, M.M., Bari, A.S.M. and Das, P.M. (1997). Clinico-pathological observations of an acute outbreak of ocular mycosis in chicks in Sherpur district of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 31: 83-86

Nahar, M.S., Das, P.M., Islam, M.R. and Bari, A.S.M. (1996). Studies on pathological conditions of the urinary system in slaughtered goats. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 30: 35-40

Chowdhury, E.H., Islam, M.R. and Dewan, M.L. (1996). Growth and maintenance of canine transmissible venereal tumour cells in culture. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 30: 35-40

Jones, R.C., Al-Afaleq, A., Al-Mufarrej, N.A., Mosos, S.I., Savage, C.E., Meanger, J. and Islam, M.R. (1996). The enigma of trypsin-sensitive avian reoviruses. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Adenovirus and Reovirus Infection in Poultry, held at Rauischholzhausen, Germany, in June 1996. pp. 241-244

Chowdhury, E.H., Islam, M.R., Das, P.M., Dewan, M.L. and Khan, M.S.R. (1996). Acute infectious bursal disease in chickens: pathological observation and virus isolation. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 9: 465-469

Islam, M.R. and Khan, M.A.H.N.A. (1995). An immunocytochemical study on sequential tissue distribution of duck plague virus. Avian Pathology 24: 188-192

Jones, R.C., Al-Afaleq, A., Savage, C.E. and Islam, M.R. (1994). Early pathogenesis in chicks of infection with a trypsin-sensitive avian reovirus. Avian Pathology 23: 689-692

Khan, M.A.H.N.A., Das, P.M., Choudhury, K.A. and Islam, M.R. (1994). Efficacy of a fowl cholera vaccine in chickens. Bangladesh Veterinary Journal 28: 25-30

Khan, M.S.R., Sarker, A.J., Rahman, M.M., Begum, F. and Islam, M.R. (1993). Cell-mediated immune response to duck plague virus in experimentally immunised domestic ducks. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology 10: 33-37

Islam, M.R. (1993). Standardization of a primary cell culture technique for propagating duck plague virus. BAU Research Progress 7B: 474-477

Islam, M.R., Nessa, J. and Halder, K.M. (1993). Detection of duck plague virus antigen in tissues by immunoperoxidase staining. Avian Pathology 22: 389-393

Islam, M.R. (1992). Pathogenecity of two local isolates of duck plague virus. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology 9: 61-65

Baki, M.A., Das, P.M. and Islam, M.R. (1992). Rhinosporidia induced nasal granuloma in a zebu cow. Bangladesh Veterinarian 9: 103-104

Baki, M.A., Islam, M.R., Das, P.M., Karmaker, P.K. and Mondal, M.M.H. (1991). Pathology of duck cholera in natural and experimental infections. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology 8: 1-4

Islam, M.R., Jones, R.C., Kelly, D.F. and al-Afaleq, A. (1990). Development of autoantibodies in chickens following experimental reovirus infection. Avian Pathology 19: 409-416

Jones, R.C., Islam, M.R. and Kelly, D.F. (1989). Early pathogenesis of experimental reovirus tenosynovitis in chickens. Avian Pathology 18: 239-253

Islam, M.R. and Jones, R.C. (1989). Immune response of chickens to reovirus following experimental infection. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology 6: 13-20

Islam, M.R. (1989). Effects of passive immunity on the replication and spread of avian reovirus in newborn chicks. Bangladesh Veterinarian 6: 1-5

Islam, M.R., Shaikh, H. and Baki, M.A. 1988. Prevalence and pathology of helminth parasites in domestic ducks of Bangladesh. Veterinary Parasitology 29: 73-77

 

Field of Research Interest

Details:

Pathology and pathogenesis of virus infections of birds and animals; molecular diagnosis; recmbinant DNA technology; farm biosecurity; 

 

Prize & Honours

Title Institution Subject Receipt Date Comments
WVPA Hall of Honor World Veterinary Poultry Association Avian Pathology 2017
Global Research Impact Award BAU Research System Research 2017
Avian Pathology Asian Lecture Award World Veterinary Poultry Association Avian Pathology 2014
Bangladesh Academy of Science Gold Medal Bangladesh Academy of Science Biological Science (Senior Group) 2004
 

Professional Affiliation

Membership Type Organization
Member, Editorial Advisory Board Avian Pathology
Member and President of Bangladesh Branch World Veterinary Poultry Association
Member World's Poultry Science Association
Member Bangladesh Veterinary Council
Life Member Bangladesh Veterinary Association
Life Member and President Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education and Research (BSVER)
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