Abira Khan
Faculty
Room: TR-09, 5th floor, Science Complex Building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000

Conferences, Seminar, Symposium, Abstracts, Posters, and Speaking Engagements

  • Workshop: Writing Your Literature Review

Date: 26 November 2015

Organizer: Writing Centre, BRAC University

  • Workshop: Writing Your Abstract

Date: 12 November 2015

Organizer: Writing Centre, BRAC University

  • Workshop: Roles, Responsibilities and Ethical Principles of University Teachers

Date: 11-12 November, 2015

Organizer: Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC), BRAC University

  • Professional Training of TLC workshop, Organizer: Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC), BRAC University

Ø  Workshop 1: Web based student information management system and classroom management

Ø  Date: 28 May, 2015

Ø  Workshop 2: Tips to be a Successful Faculty Member: Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus

Date: 11 June, 2015

Ø  Workshop 3: Plagiarism: Kerry Sauyer & Hasina Afroz

Date: 27 July, 2015

Ø  Workshop 4: Learning outcomes, lesson planning and critical reflections: Dr. Mark Bartholomew

Date: 31 March, 2016

  • Seminar: IEEE Technical Seminar organized by BRAC University, IEEE on 6 March 2015
  • Seminar: Industry Academia Linkage Focusing Biotechnology, organized by Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka from 14-15 September 2013
  • Seminar: Synthetic TAL Effectors for Targeted Gene Activation in Plants; organized by University of Tennessee, Life Technologies, Webinar on 21 May 2013
  • Seminar: Advances in Protein Detection and Quantitation Methods: Learn the Crucial Differences and Limitations; organized by Current Protocols, EMD Millipore, Webinar on 16 May 2013
  • Seminar: Glycobiology Analysis Solutions Using HPAE-PAD; organized by Thermo Scientific, Webinar on 18 April 2013
  • Seminar: Glycan Analysis: An Expert Overview of Glycomics Techniques and Workflow Strategies; organized by Current Protocols, Thermo Scientific, Webinar on 6 February 2013
Education
  • MS (Thesis), 2014, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka.
  • BS (Honors), 2012, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka.
Awards and Honors
  • Dean’s List for Academic Excellence (Merit position 1st) from University of Dhaka for academic and extra-curricular performance in Bachelor of Science courses
  • National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship 2013-14, from Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Bangladesh for Masters of Science thesis research
  • Sumitomo Corporation (Japan) Scholarship for Bachelor of Science (BS) examination and Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) examination results
  • Ruqayyah Hall Memorial Merit Scholarship from University of Dhaka for academic and extra-curricular performance in Bachelor of Science (BS) course
  • National Education Board Scholarship (Merit) for Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) examination result
  • National Education Board Scholarship (General) for Secondary School Certificate(S.S.C.) examination result
  • ARSHI-CARE Creative Awards 2010 for Painting (Special Prize)
Academic Appointments
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka. July, 2016 to date.
  • Lecturer, Biotechnology program, Department of Mathematics & Natural Sciences, BRAC University. January, 2015- July, 2016.
Research Interests
Plant biotechnology, computational genomics, bioinformatics (protein characterization, phylogenetics), and environmental biotechnology.