Professor Dr. Ashfaque Hossain

Ph.D., Professor and Chairperson,
Dept. Medical Microbiology and Immunology; Deputy Director for Research,
RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ashfaque Hossain is serving as Professor and Chairperson, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU) and also as Deputy Director, Central Research Laboratory, RAKMHSU, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. He has BS (Biochemistry), MS (Microbiology) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and PhD in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow, UK. He received postdoctoral training at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA (Virology and Cell Biology) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (Cell Biology and Immunology).

Dr. Hossain has than 20 years of teaching and research experience (Bangladesh, UK, USA, Saudi Arabia and UAE) and supervision of research of MBBS, M.S. and PhD students. He has a patented product in the market (US patent no. 8062845). Thermofisher (USA Biotechnology Company adopted the technology to develop a research kit (TRIZOL-MAX) for RNA analysis which is marketed globally. He has more than 45 publications in peer reviewed microbiology, virology and immunology journals; total citations 1787; h-index. 15 (source: Google Scholar). Cumulative impact factor 97.1; international conference abstracts-36; Book Chapters-3. His research interest focuses on pathogen biology and antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Professor Hossain is a citizen of United States of America.