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Dr. K.B.M. Saiful Islam

Professor and Chairman

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Department of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine

Phone: 01711120108, 01674173844
E-mail: vetkbm@yahoo.com, vetkbm@yahoo.com
Blood Group: B+

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Short Biography of Professor Dr. K. B. M. Saiful Islam

Prof. Dr. K. B. M.Saiful Islam has completed his Ph.D. and MS in Bio-systems Sustainability (major in Microbiology) from Hokkaido University, Japan; MS in Medicine from Bangladesh Agricultural University and DVM from Chittagong University, Bangladesh. He also received Post Graduation Diplomas from KVL, Denmark and ENVA, France. He has more than 17 years of research and teaching experience and published 23 research papers in different peer reviewed high impact journals. He has attended many scientific meetings and presented/published 45 proceedings papers in which 30 are international. Presently he is serving as Editorial Board Member of 6 international journals and reviewer of many.

As the one & only Bangladeshi veterinary academician cum researcher, he received the honor of Visiting Scholar” at the Second Oldest Veterinary School of the World; École Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort (ENVA) in France in 2017. In 2019, he again received the honor of “Visiting Research Scholar” at one of the Imperial Universities in Japan, i.e.  Hokkaido University, at Laboratory of Microbial Physiology, Division of Applied Biosciences, Graduate School of Agriculture. Similarly, he is the one and only veterinary academician in Bangladesh who was selected for consecutive three times as the “Key Opinion Leader” to represent the small animal education and practices of the country internationally. Prof. Dr. KBM Saiful received sixteen International awards, recognition, scholarships and fellowships for his academic, research and clinical excellence of which ICASVM Innovative Research Award-2020 (USA), Visiting Research Scholar-2019 (Hokkaido University, Japan), Visiting Scholar-2017 (ENVA, France), SAADC Young Scientist Award-2015 (Thailand), Young Researcher Award-2014 (China), Asian Young LAB Scientist Award-2011 (Japan), are most noteworthy. His excellence was equally recognized in Bangladesh by different national media and organizations and he received 6 Six Prestigious awards in the country including Most Valuable Person of the Year for Livestock Development (Education)-2017, Mother Teresa Award-2017 and Genius Award-2016. Furthermore, his academic and research excellence have been awarded by his appointment in 2020 as a "Program Fellow" of the Global Education Program for AgriScience Frontiers; An International Priority Graduate Program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Government of Japan.

At present, he is holding the positions of Chairman & Professor, Department of Medicine & Public Health; Hospital-in-Charge, Veterinary Teaching Hospital; Center-in-Charge, Zoonotic Diseases Research & Information Center (ZDRIC) at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Beside his professional involvement, he is equally involved in social and welfare activities. He is an active member of 29 national and international societies; in some he holds the Executive Posts.

 

Research Interest:

Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Gastrointestinal Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Probiotics.

Degree Name Subject/Specialization Institute Passing Year Country
PGD Avian Diseases/Poultry Medicine Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Maison Alfort (ENVA) 2016 France
Ph.D. Bio-systems Sustainability (Microbiology) Hokkaido University 2011 Japan
MS Bio-systems Sustainability (Microbiology) Hokkaido University 2008 Japan
PGD Avian Diseases/Poultry Medicine Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University 2006 Denmark
MS Medicine Bangladesh Agricultural University 2005 Bangladesh
DVM Veterinary Science Chittagong University 2001 Bangladesh
Title Organization Location From To
Professor Department of Medicine and Public Health, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2020/09/27 till date
Hospital-in-Charge Veterinary Teaching Hospital, SAU Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016/11/23 till date
Associate Professor Department of Medicine and Public Health, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016/09/27 2020/09/26
Program-in-Charge Avian Diseases Veterinary Post Graduate Training Course (Joint collaboration of SAU, CEVA & ENVA, France) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016/06/22 2020/06/30
Center-in-Charge Zoonotic Diseases Research & Information Center (ZDRIC), SAU (Joint collaboration of SAU and Relief Int’l-UK, Bangladesh) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2015/06/01 till date
Chairman Department of Medicine and Public Health, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2013/08/26 till date
Assistant Professor Department of Medicine and Public Health, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) Dhaka, Bangladesh 2013/05/23 2016/09/26
Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) and Lab-in-Charge (Bacteriology) Animal Health Research Division (AHRD) Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock (MoFL), Govt. of Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh 2012/01/29 2013/05/25
Teaching Assistant (~ Lecturer) (Under Deputation from Govt. of Bangladesh) Lab. of Microbial Physiology Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University Sapporo, Japan. Sapporo, Japan 2008/10/01 2011/09/30
Scientific Officer (SO) Animal Health Research Division (AHRD) Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock (MoFL), Govt. of Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh 2005/02/09 2012/01/28
Sl Journal Article Year Type Link
1 K. B. M. Saiful Islam* Sujan Kumar Sarkar and Syeeda Shiraj-Um-Mahmuda (2021). Assessment of quality of raw milk in references to antibiotic residues and microbial loads at farmers and retailers’level in some selected areas of Bangladesh. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5 (7): 88-94. 2021 Journal Article Link
2 Lita Biswas, Md. Anwarul Haque Beg and K. B. M. Saiful Islam* (2020). Impact of locally isolated probiotics on growth performances, haemato-biochemical profiles and cecal microflora of broiler. International Journal of Poultry Science, 19: 586-595 2020 Journal Article Link
3 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, Sujan Kumar Sarkar, Syeeda Shiraj-Um-Mahmuda (2020). Studies on veterinary antibiotic residues in chicken eggs and their public health significance in Bangladesh perspective. Veterinary Medicine and Public Health Journal, 1(3): 115-119. 2020 Journal Article Link
4 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, Kamrul Islam, Syeeda Shiraj-Um-Mahmuda, Sujan Kumar Sarkar (2020). Development of alternatives to synthetic antibiotics against important veterinary pathogens using native herbal plant of Bangladesh. J. of Advancement in Medical and Life Sciences, 8(1): 1-5. 2020 Journal Article Link
5 Yakub Ali , Amrito Barman, Abdullah SM, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Uday Kumar Mohanta (2020). Morphological identification and prevalence of the dog flea сtenocephalides canis (curtis, 1826) and the cat flea (сtenocephalides felis (bouché, 1835) in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Parasitology, 54(2): 163-172 2020 Journal Article Link
6 Md. Zahir Uddin Rubel, Md. Anwarul Haque Beg, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Maksuda Begum and Md. Mahfuj Ullah Patoary, 2019. Effect of dietary supplement of algae (Spirulina platensis) as an alternative to antibiotics on growth performance and health status of broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science, 18: 576-584. 2019 Journal Article Link
7 Md. Hazzaz Bin Kabir, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Kamrul Islam, Mahfuzul Islam , Shah Jungy Ibna Karim, S. M. Abdullah and Mohammad Showkat Mahmud (2019). Epidemiological Survey on Gastrointestinal Parasitic Zoonosis in Cattle of Sirajganj District, Bangladesh. IJPR. 2(2): 1-10 2019 Journal Article Link
8 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, Syeeda Shiraj-Um-Mahmuda, Md. Hazzaz Bin Kabir, Sujan Kumar Sarkar (2018). Owner perception, zoonotic potential and public health significance of intestinal parasitism in pet cats of Bangladesh, J. of Advancement in Medical and Life Sciences, 7(1): 1-4. 2018 Journal Article Link
9 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, S. Shiraj-Um-Mahmuda, M. Hazzaz-Bin-Kabir (2016). Antibiotic Usage Patterns in Selected Broiler Farms of Bangladesh and their Public Health Implications. J Public Health Dev Ctries. 2 (3): 276-284. 2016 Journal Article Link
10 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, Md. Hazzaz. Bin Kabir, Md. Hafizur Rahman, Md. Humayun Kabir (2016). Status of buffalo diseases in Bangladesh in relation to casual agents and predisposing factors. Int’l J. Life Sci. Tech. , 9(5): 44-50. 2016 Journal Article Link
11 K. B. M. Saiful Islam*, Md. Ershaduzzaman, Md. Nuruzzaman Munsi, Md. Humayun Kabir, Sompa Das and Md. Hazzaz Bin Kabir (2016). Establishment of health management package for native sheep of Bangladesh. Res. Agric. Livest. Fish. 2(4). 2016 Journal Article Link
12 MAH Beg, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, M Aftabuzzaman and ASM Mahbub (2016). Effects of Separate Sex Growing on Performance and Metabolic Disorders of Broilers. Int’l. J. Anim. Res., 1(1). 2016 Journal Article Link
13 Atsushi Yokota, Satoru Fukiya, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Tadasuke Ooka, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Tetsuya Hayashi, Masahito Hagio and Satoshi Ishizuka (2012). Is bile acid a determinant of the gut microbiota on a high-fat diet? Gut Microbes 3:5, 1-5. 2012 Journal Article Link
14 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Satoru Fukiya, Masahito Hagio, Nobuyuki Fujii, Satoshi Ishizuka, Tadasuke Ooka, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Tetsuya Hayashi, and Atsushi Yokota (2011) Bile acid is a host factor that regulates the composition of rat cecal microbiota. Gastroenterology; 141:1773–1781. 2011 Journal Article Link
15 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, M. S. Rahman, Md. Ershaduzzaman, M. J. F. A. Taimur, Hyung-Kwan Jang, Hee-Jong Song (2010). Detection of Clostridium perfringens and its toxinotypes by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay from enterotoxaemic goats in Bangladesh. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service. 33(1): 37−44. 2010 Journal Article Link
16 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, and M. J. F. A. Taimur (2008). Helminthic and protozoan internal parasitic infections in free ranging small ruminants of Bangladesh. Slov Vet Res 45(2): 67−72. 2008 Journal Article Link
17 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, M. S. Rahman, Md. Ershaduzzaman, M. J. F. A. Taimur, Hee Jong Song (2008). Occurrence, clinical signs, postmortem lesions and etiology of naturally occurring enterotoxaemia in black bengal goats. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service: 31(4): 475−484. 2008 Journal Article Link
18 Tanuza Das, Md. Ershaduzzaman, Khandker Khaldun Islam, Md. Mamunul Haque, Md. Mahmudur Rahman and K. B. M. Sailful Islam (2008). Surveillance of Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus from Aborted Bengal Goats in Bangladesh. Research Journal of Veterinary Sciences. Volume; 1 (1): 28-36 2008 Journal Article Link
19 M. S. Rahman, Jin-ho Park, Joon-seok Chae, M J. Uddin, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Hee Jong Song (2008). Tube agglutination test is superior than other serological tests for diagnosis of brucellosis in small ruminants. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service. 31(4): 493−495. 2008 Journal Article Link
20 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, M. S. Rahman, Md. Ershaduzzaman, M. J. F. A. Taimur, Hee Jong Song (2007). Experimental development of caprine enterotoxaemia with Clostridium perfringens type D whole culture in natural host and its treatments. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service. 30(2): 219−231. 2008 Journal Article Link
21 Niraj Kanti Shil, M. S. Rahman, M. T. Hossain, M. T. Islam, M. M. Rahman, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, Se-Yeoun Cha, Hyung-Kwan Jang, Hee-Jong Song (2007). Immune response and efficacy of pigeon pox virus vaccine and fowl pox virus vaccine in chickens. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service. 30 (4): 497 2007 Journal Article Link
22 M. Ershaduzzaman, K. B. M. Saiful Islam, M. J. F. A. Taimur and K.M. Kamarduddin (2006). The pathology experimental production of enterotoxaemia in goats and its treatment. Ban. J. Liv. Res. 13 (1&2): 65. 2006 Journal Article Link
23 K. B. M. Saiful Islam, N. K. Shil, M. T. Islam and S. K. Das (2005). Incidence of ascariasis in calves reared under rural condition. Ban. J. Vet. Med. 3 (1): 21−23. 2005 Journal Article Link
Sl Conferences Year Type Link
1 K. B. M. Saiful Islam (2021). "Keynote Speaker" at day long Workshop on "Zoonoses and Public Health" organized for the Veterinarians working in the Department of Livestock Services of Chattagram Division held on 06 Nov, 2021 at Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, supported by Strengthening of Veterinary Public Health Services for securing Public Health Project, Government of Bangladesh. 2021 Conference Link

Reserach/Project

Title Source of Fund Year URL Status
Student Degree Year Title Role
Sl Editorial Board Type From To
1 Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (India) Editorial Board 2019 present date
2 Tropical Biomedicine (Malaysia) Editorial Board 2017 present date
3 Journal of Public Health in Developing Countries (UK) Editorial Board 2016 present date
4 Journal of Animal Health and Behavioural Science (USA) Editorial Board 2016 present date
5 International Journal of Animal Resources (Bangladesh) Editorial Board 2016 present date
6 Bangladesh Livestock Journal (Bangladesh) Editorial Board 2015 present date
7 Research in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (Bangladesh) Editorial Board 2014 present date
8 Journal of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (Bangladesh) Editorial Board 2013 present date
Sl Professional Type From To
1 Joint Secretary, Central Executive Committee, Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education & Research (BSVER) Professional 2022 present date
2 Joint Secretary, Central Executive Committee, Bangladesh Dairy Development Forum (BDDF), Bangladesh Professional 2017 present date
3 Member, National Coordination Committee, One Health Bangladesh Professional 2017 present date
4 Member, Central Executive Committee, Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Network (BAEN) Professional 2017 present date
5 Member, Central Executive Committee, Bangladesh Livestock Society-, Bangladesh Professional 2017 present date
6 Joint Secretary, Central Executive Committee, The World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA)-Bangladesh Branch Professional 2016 present date
7 President, Bangladesh Livestock Society-Dhaka Chapter, Bangladesh Professional 2015 present date
8 Vice-President, Bangladesh Livestock Society, Central Executive Committee, Bangladesh Professional 2015 present date
9 Life Member, Japanese Universities Alumni Association Bangladesh, (JUAAB) Professional 2015 present date
10 Life Member, Bangladesh Veterinary Association (BVA), Bangladesh. Professional 2013 present date
11 Life Member, Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education & Research (BSVER) Professional 2013 present date
12 Life Member, The Vet Executives, Bangladesh Professional 2013 present date
13 Life Member, One Health Bangladesh Professional 2013 present date
14 Member, International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), The Netherlands Professional 2011 present date
15 Life Member, Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh Professional 2011 present date
16 Member, Japan Bifidus Foundation (JBF), Japan. Professional 2008 present date
17 Member, Japan Society for Biotechnology (JSB), Japan. Professional 2008 present date
18 Member, Global Network for Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNBB), USA Professional 2008 present date
19 Member, Scientists Solution, USA Professional 2008 present date
20 Member, World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) Professional 2008 present date
21 Registered Member, Bangladesh Veterinary Council (BVC), Bangladesh. Professional 2003 present date
Sl Others Type From To
1 African Journal of Microbiology Research (AJMR) (South Africa) Others 2018 present date
2 Journal of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (Nigeria) Others 2018 present date
3 Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (USA) Others 2017 present date
4 Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology (USA) Others 2017 present date
5 International Research Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (USA) Others 2016 present date
6 The Agriculturist (Bangladesh) Others 2013 present date
Sl Achievements Type Year
1 “Begum Rokeya Award-2021” for outstanding contribution in education and research in Bangladesh on “Begum Rokeya Day-2021” from Bangladesh Shikkha Porjobekkhok Society (BSPS), Bangladesh. Award 2021
2 Bijoy Podok-2021 for outstanding contribution in education in Bangladesh on “Celebration of 50 Years of Independence of Bangladesh” by Bangladesh Shikkha Porjobekkhok Society (BSPS), Bangladesh. Award 2021
3 “Organizing Committee Member and Invited Speaker” International Conference On Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine, scheduled to be held during May 18-19, 2020, Miami, USA Others 2020
4 “Program Fellow” the Global Education Program for AgriScience Frontiers; An International Priority Graduate Program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Government of Japan. Fellowship 2020
5 Visiting Research Scholar-2019” at Laboratory of Microbial Physiology, Division of Applied Biosciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. Fellowship 2019
6 “Most Valuable Person of the Year for Livestock Development (Education)-2017” for outstanding contribution in veterinary education in Bangladesh from Bangladesh Livestock Society. Award 2017
7 vii) “Visiting Scholar-2017” at laboratories in the Ceva Santé Animale, Libourne and National Veterinary School of Alfort (ENVA) in Paris, France. Fellowship 2017
8 “Invited Speaker-2017” at Asia Regional One Health and Zoonoses Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam Others 2017
9 “Mother Teresa Award-2017” for outstanding contribution in veterinary medicine, treatment and animal welfare in Bangladesh on 9th January, 2017 from Banglavison Foundation, Bangladesh. Award 2017
10 “Begum Rokeya Award-2016” for outstanding contribution in education and research in Bangladesh on “Begum Rokeya Day-2016” from Bangladesh Shikkha Porjobekkhok Society (BSPS), Bangladesh. Award 2016
11 “Key Opinion Leader-2016” from Bangladesh in “The 3rd Southeast East Asia and Indian Sub-continents (ISC) Forum on Canine and Feline Vaccination”. April 17-18, 2016, Kualalampur City, Malaysia. Award 2016
12 “Genious Award-2016” for outstanding contribution in education and probiotic research in Bangladesh on “World Intellectual Property Day 26 April 2016” from Bangladesh Shikkha Porjobekkhok Society (BSPS), Bangladesh. Award 2016
13 Young Scientist Award-2015” from “The 5th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries. October 27-30, 2015, Pattaya, Thailand. Award 2015
14 “Key Opinion Leader-2015” from Bangladesh in “1st Southeast East Asian and Indian Sub-continents (ISC) Parasitology Symposium held at Crimson Hotel, Filinvest Alabang,”. 02 October 2015, Metro Manila, Phillipines. Award 2015
15 “Key Opinion Leader-2015” from Bangladesh in “The 2nd Southeast East Asia and Indian Sub-continents (ISC) Forum on Canine and Feline Vaccination”. July 23- 24 2015, Ho-Chi Minn City, Vietnam. Award 2015
16 “Young Researcher Award-2014” at “The 2nd Conference on Bacteriology, Nov. 28-30, 2014. Beijing, China. Award 2014
17 ‘Travel Grant Awardee-2014’ as the one and only Bangladeshi Scientist from International Union of Microbiological Society (IUMS) to attend IUMS Congress 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Award 2014
18 ‘Travel Grant Awardee-2014’ as the one and only Bangladeshi Scientist from International Union of Microbiological Society (IUMS) to attend IUMS Congress 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Award 2014
19 ‘The Best Presenter Award, 2011’ for the excellence in presentation from Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry, Kyoto, Japan. Award 2011
20 “Monbukagakusho-2008” Scholarship for Ph.D. from Ministry of Culture, Education and Science, Govt. of Japan. Scholarship 2008
21 “Monbukagakusho-2006” Scholarship for MS from Ministry of Culture, Education and Science, Govt. of Japan. Scholarship 2006
22 “DANIDA fellowship-2006” under DANIDA Fellowship Program, the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Denmark. Scholarship 2006
23 “Merit Award (Gold Medal)-2001” for outstanding result in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Exam-2001 (Held in 2004) from University of Chittagong. Bangladesh. Award 2001
24 “BSC Scholarship-1999” from Bangladesh Scholarship Council, funded by Nippon Academy, Japan. Scholarship 1999
25 “High School Scholarship-1990” from Ministry of Education, Bangladesh. Scholarship 1990
26 “Primary School Scholarship-1987” from Ministry of Education, Bangladesh. Scholarship 1987
Others