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MIRJA KAIZER AHMMED
Assistant Professor
Department of Fishing and Post-Harvest Technology
Faculty of Fisheries


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications


Mr. Mirja Kaizer Ahmmed completed his graduation from the Khulna University, Bangladesh with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fisheries in 2012. He remained at the same University to complete his MS Degree in Fish Processing and Quality Control 2014. Both in B. Sc. And MS level, he positioned first place in his batch. He started his career as a Lecturer at the Department of Fishing and Post Harvest Technology under the Faculty of Fisheries in this university in April 2015 and has been promoted to Assistant Professor in 2017. 


Mr. Mirja is currently on study leave and enrolled as a PhD student at the Department of Food Science at the University of Otago in New Zealand. His research is focused on marine omega-3 phospholipids from seafood by-products. After completion of his PhD degree, he will join again as Assistant Professor in the same department.




Research Interests



Experience


Administrative
•   Head in Fishing and Post Harvest Technology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from July 12, 2017 to Feb. 21, 2018

Others
•   Research assistant in Fisheries and Marine Resources Technology, Khulna University from March 1, 2020 to June 2, 2014
•   Research Associate in WorldFish, Khulna, WorldFish from Aug. 1, 2012 to Jan. 31, 2013


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Algal Biotechnology ABT-401 Department of Fishing and Post-Harvest Technology
Fishery Products Technology FPT-302 Department of Fishing and Post-Harvest Technology
Fishing Technology FTE-101 Department of Fishing and Post-Harvest Technology
Fish Inspection and Legislation FIL-402 Department of Fishing and Post-Harvest Technology



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Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health
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Department of Physiology Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Md. Zohorul Islam
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

PhD (ongoing) - University of Otago, New Zealand

MS in Fish Processing and Quality Control - Khulna University, Bangladesh

B. Sc. in Fisheries - Khulna University, Bangladesh


Honours


Acedemic Awards

•  Received conference travel grant valued about 1,60,000 BDT to attend an international conference in Australia.

•  Awarded prestigious Otago Doctoral Scholarship valued about 67,50,000 BDT to continue PhD at University of Otago, New Zealand. 

•  Selected for the meritorious scholarship by University Grand Commission of Bangladesh at Master’s level in the year 2013.

•  Awarded “University Meritorious Student Scholarship” in Undergraduate level in three consecutive years (2008-2012) for merit in academicals activities at Khulna University.

•  Awarded Islami Bank Meritorious Scholarship, provided by IBBL trust for merits in academicals activities at undergraduate level at Khulna University.

•  Achieved more than 95 awards in sports, cultural and co-curricular activities during primary, secondary, higher secondary and university level.


Membership

1. Student member, New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology (NZIFST)

2. Student member, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

3. Student member, American Chemical Society (ACS)

4. Life Member, Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh.

5. Life Member, Bangabandhu Krishibid Parishad.

6. Life Member, Democratic Teachers’ Forum, CVASU.

7. Member, Teachers’ Association, CVASU.


Others

Publications



Publon profile: https://publons.com/researcher/3146677/mirja-ahmmed/

Google Scholar link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=oUgL5_MAAAAJ

Only publications affiliated with CVASU are listed here

Year - 2021 (Total publications = 5, Total impact factor = 37.0) 

  1. Islam, S., Bhowmik, S., Hossain, M. K., Nordin, N., Rahman, M., Ahmmed, M. K., ... & Hossain, M. A. (2021). Tilapia from Most of the Sources in Bangladesh are Safe for Human Consumption: A Hazard Index (HI) Based Study on Heavy Metals. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 1-11. (Impact factor: 2.0, Quartile Ranking: Q3)
  2. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., Bunga, S., Tian, H. S., & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2021). Lipidomic signature of Pacific lean fish species head and skin using gas chromatography and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Food Chemistry, 130637. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130637  (Impact factor: 7.5, Quartile Ranking: Q1)
  3. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., Ahmmed, F., Stewart, I., Tian, H. S., & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2021). Positional distribution of fatty acids and phospholipid composition in King salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) head, roe and skin using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Food Chemistry, 130302.  (Impact factor: 7.5, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130302
  4. Bunga, S., Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2021). Effect of salted-drying on bioactive compounds and microbiological changes during theprocessing of karasumi-like Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) roe product. Food Chemistry, 129780. (Impact factor: 7.5, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.129780
  5. ​Ahmmed, M. K., Ahmmed, F., Stewart, I., Carne, A., Tian, H. S., & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2021). Omega-3 phospholipids in Pacific blue mackerel (Scomber australasicus) processing by-products. Food Chemistry, 129451.  (Impact factor: 7.5, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.129451
  6. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., Stewart, I., Tian, H.,  & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2021). Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (31P NMR) for quantitative measurements of phospholipids derived from natural products: Effect of analysis conditions. LWT - Food Science and Technology, in press. (Impact factor: 5.0, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.110991

Year - 2020 (Total publications = 4, Total impact factor = 19.9)

  1. Ahmmed, M. K., Bunga, S., Stewart, I., Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. A. (2020). Simple and Efficient One-Pot Extraction Method for Phospholipidomic Profiling of Total Oil and Lecithin by Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 68(48), 14286-14296. (Impact factor: 5.3, Quartile Ranking: Q1)   https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jafc.0c05803
  2. Ahmmed, M. K.*, Ahmmed, F., Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2020). Marine omega‐3 (n‐3) phospholipids: A comprehensive review of their properties, sources, bioavailability, and relation to brain health. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 19(1), 64-123. (Impact factor: 12.9, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12510
  3. Ahmmed, F., Ahmmed, M. K., Khushi, S. S., Sumon, M. S., Karamcheti, S. S., & Sarower, M. G. (2020). Host gut-derived probiotic Lactobacillus sp. improves the resistance of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii against Vibrio harveyi. Aquaculture International, 28, 1709-1724. (Impact factor: 1.7, Quartile Ranking: Q2) https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s10499-020-00551-y.pdf
  4. Khushi, S. S., Sumon, M. S., Ahmmed, M. K., Zilani, M. N. H., Ahmmed, F., Giteru, S. G., & Sarower, M. G. (2020). Potential probiotic and health fostering effect of host gut-derived Enterococcus faecalis on freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Aquaculture and Fisheries. (Cite score: 3.2, Quartile Ranking: Q2https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468550X20301416

Year - 2018 (Total publications= 2, Total impact factor = 4.0)

  1. Sumon, M. S., Ahmmed, F., Khushi, S. S., Ahmmed, M. K., Rouf, M. A., Chisty, M. A. H., & Sarower, M. G. (2018). Growth performance, digestive enzyme activity and immune response of Macrobrachium rosenbergii fed with probiotic Clostridium butyricum incorporated diets. Journal of King Saud University-Science, 30(1), 21-28. (Impact factor: 4.0, Quartile Ranking: Q1) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1018364716305390
  2. Ahmmed, F., Ahmmed, M. K., Shah, M. S., & Banu, G. R. (2018). Use of indigenous beneficial bacteria (Lactobacillus spp.) as probiotics in shrimp (Penaeus monodon) aquaculture. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 5(1), 127-135.https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/RALF/article/view/36561

Year - 2017 (Total publication = 1)

  1. Ahmmed, M. K.*, Ahmmed, F., Kabir, K. A., Faisal, M., Ahmed, S. I., & Ahsan, M. N. (2017). Biochemical impacts of salinity on the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794), and possibility of their farming at low saline water. Aquaculture Research, 48(8), 4251-4261. (Impact factor: 2.0, Quartile Ranking: Q2)  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/are.13246

Year - 2017 (Total publications = 3)

  1. Ghosh, S. K., Ahsan, M. K., Ahmmed, M. K., Ahmed, S. I., Hasan, M. M., & Kamal, M. (2016). Catch assessment of artisanal marine fishing gears in Cox s Bazar and Teknaf of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 27(2), 228-234. https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/PA/article/view/29335
  2. Ahmed, S. I., Zahangir, M. M., Haque, F., Ahmmed, M. K., & Shahjahan, M. (2016). Alteration of blood glucose and hemoglobin levels in zebrafish exposed to sumithion. Progressive Agriculture, 27(2), 216-221. https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/PA/article/view/29333
  3. Ahmmed, M. K., Ghosh, S. K., Sarker, J., Islam, M. M., & Ahsan, M. N. (2016). Impacts of different diets on growth and survival of stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 4(1), 22-26. https://bjvas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/BJVAS-2016-Vol.-4-12-4.pdf

Year - 2015 (Total publications = 3)

  1. Ahmed, S. I., Ahmmed, M. K., Ghosh, S. K., Islam, M. M., & Shahjahan, M. (2015). Histo-architectural changes of intestinal morphology in Zebra fish (Danio rerio) exposed to Sumithion. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 2(3), 499-506. https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/RALF/article/view/26174
  2. Ghosh, S. K., Ahmmed, M. K., Ahmed, S. I., Ahsan, M. K., & Kamal, M. (2015). Study on the socio-economic conditions of the fishermen in Teknaf. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 2(3), 483-489.https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/RALF/article/view/26172
  3. Ahmmed, M.K., Faisal, M., Ahmmed, F., Ali, M.R. &  Ahsan, M.N. ( 2015). In silico cloning of green puffer fish (Tetraodon nigroviridis) cysteine cathepsins and their structural features. International Journal of Animal and Fisheries Science, 3 ( 2):1-6

Conference presentations

  1. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., Tian, H., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2021, August). Omega-3 phospholipidomic profiling by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy of commercial New Zealand species fish head by-product. Paper presented at international conference Conference (ACS Fall 2021), Atlanta, The United States (Oral presentation).
  2. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., Ahmmed F., Tian, H., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2021, July). Phospholipid profiling of head, skin, and roe of King salmon using NMR. Paper presented at the Doddwalls Conference, Auckland, New Zealand (poster presentation).
  3. Ahmmed, M. K., Burnett, A., Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2021, July). Lipidomic profiling of the head and skin of three lean fish species. Paper presented at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand (poster presentation).
  4. Ahmmed, M. K., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2020, October). Phospholipids and brain health. Paper presented at Annual Research day 2020, Department of Food Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (Oral presentation).
  5. Ahmmed, M. K., Bunga, S.,  Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2020, February). Optimization of 1D 31P quantitative NMR for marine n-3 phospholipids. Paper presented at international conference Conference (WCOFS 2020), Sydney, Australia (Oral presentation).
  6. Ahmmed, M. K., Bunga, S.,  Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2019, July). Effect of pH on phospholipids quantification. Paper presented at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand (3 min presentation).
  7. Ahmmed, M. K., Bunga, S.,  Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2019, August). Extraction, purification and quantification of New Zealand King salmon roe phospholipid. Paper presented at the Otago Student Research Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand (Oral presentation).
  8. Ahmmed, M. K., Bunga, S.,  Tian, H., Carne, A., & Bekhit, A. E. D. (2019, July). Effect of pH on quantification of phospholipids extracted from natural products by 31P NMR.. Paper presented at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand (poster presentation).












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