Dr. Jahan Ara Begum
Dr. Jahan Ara Begum

Associate Professor Contact No : +8801763725978
Department of Pathology Email : jahan.begum@bau.edu.bd
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Research Interest:   Molecular Virology, Protein expression, Disease pathology and pathogenesis Special focus: PPRV and Avian influenza virus
Ph.D. In Virology    - 2018
Institute of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, Germany
Germany
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)    - 2007
Faculty of Veterinary Science, BAU, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
M.S    - 2010
Deaprtment of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, BAU, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
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Interest: Molecular Virology, Infectious diseases, Disease pathology and pathogenesis

Special focus: Emerging and re-emerging diseases, like Avian influenza and PPR 

January/2021: Working as a PI, Project entitled "Experimental pathogenesis study of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) H9N2 infection in Sonali chicken in Bangladesh" funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES)

September/2018: Working as  a PI, project entitled "Expression of Peste des Petites ruminants virus nucleoprotein in expression vectors and its potential use as a diagnostic antigen" funded by Third World Academy of Science (TWAS).

June/2018: Working as  a PI, project entitled "Optimization and validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of avian influenza virus subtypes H5 antibodies using a recombinant H5 (HA1) antigen expressed in E. coli"  funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh (MoST).

June/2018: Working as  a Co-PI, project entitled "Genetic evolution of Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) in Bangladesh between 2012 and 2018" funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES)

Oct/2014 to Jan/2018: Worked as a PhD fellow (DAAD) on "Molecular characterization of avian influenza H9N2 and expression of hemagglutinin protein" in the Instititue of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, Germany. 

2011 to 2013: Worked as a research associate onEpidemiology, pathology and sensitive tools for the diagnosis of Peste Des Petits Ruminants (PPR) virus in the Department of Pathology, Project funded by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

2011 to 2012: Worked as a research associate on "Molecular characterization of low pathogenic avian influenza virus H9N2 isolates of Bangladesh" in the Department of Pathology, Project funded by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

2010 to 2011: Worked as a research associate on "Molecular genetic analysis of Fasciola gigantica in Ruminants" in the Department of Pathology

 

 

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  1. Successfully completed a training program on “Antibody medicine and recombinant therapeutics” at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), 800 Dong-Chuan Road, Shanghai, 200240, China during 18 December, 2019 -15 January, 2020.
  2. Successfully completed an international training workshop on “Pathology and Avian Diseases” organized by Department of Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during 9-12 December, 2019.
  3. Successfully completed an international training workshop course on “Major Transboundary Animal Diseases (TAD) FMD, PPR and Sheep/Goat Pox Diagnosis Technology at the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (LVRI), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No 1. Xujiaping, Yanchangpu, Lanzhou 730046, Gansu Province, China during 11-25 November, 2018.
  4. Successfully completed the “German Language Course” organized by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in InterDaF am Harder Institute, University of Leipzig, Germany from02 June to 30 September, 2014.
  5. Attended 5 days long training course on “Scientific Report Writing” organized by Graduate Training Institute of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during 30 June to 04 July, 2013.
  6. Successfully attended a three day seminar/course in “Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology” organized by Graduate Training Institute of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during 25 to 27 February, 2013.
  7. Successfully attended a four day seminar/course in “Effective delivery of Veterinary Education” organized by Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University during 08 to 11 April, 2013.
  8. Successfully completed 15 days long “1st Introductory Course on Statistical Analysis of Veterinary Research Data” during March 10-24, 2012; organized by Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh.
  9. Successfully completed a training course on “Teaching- Learning Approaches” in January, 2011 at Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202.
  10. Successfully completed a training course on “Collection, preservation, processing and shipment of Laboratory samples” in May, 2011 at Department of Pathology, faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202.
  11. Successfully completed Six Months Professional Internship Program in different Government and non-Government organization from November 2007 to 23 March, 2008 organized by Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202.
Lecturer
19 Jan, 2011 - 18 Jan, 2013
Assistant Professor
19 Jan, 2013 - 22 Jan, 2018
Associate Professor
23 Jan, 2018 -
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  • Parvin, R., Begum, J. A., Nooruzzaman, M., Kabiraj, C. K., & Chowdhury, E. H. (2021). Circulation of three genotypes and identification of unique mutations in neutralizing epitopes of infectious bronchitis virus in chickens in Bangladesh. Archives of Virology, 1-11.
  • Rokshana Parvin, Sultana Zahura Afrin, Jahan Ara Begum, Salma Ahmed, Mohammed Nooruzzaman, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Anne Pohlmann, Shyamal Kumar Paul (2021). Molecular analysis of SARS-CoV-2 circulating in Bangladesh during 2020 revealed lineage diversity and potential mutations, Microorganisms, 9: 1035.
  • Sultana Zahura Afrin, Shyamal Kumar Paul, Jahan Ara Begum, Syeda Anjuman Nasreen, Salma Ahmed, Fahim Uddin Ahmad, Md. Abdul Aziz, Rokshana Parvin, Meiji Soe Aung, Nobumichi Kobayashi (2021). Extensive genetic diversity with novel mutations in spike glycoprotein of SARS2 CoV-2, Bangladesh in late 2020, New Microbe and New Infect, 41: 100889
  • Mohammed Habibur Rahman, Rahsin Kabir, Mokbul Hossain, Iqbal Hossain, Mohammed Nooruzzaman, Jahan Ara Begum, Nazim Ahmad and Congriev Kumar Kabiraj (2020). Pathological evaluation of lymphoid leukosis in a racing pigeon (Columba livia domestica), Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 44(1) : 52-55
  • A. N. Luna, F. S. Sumi, J. A. Begum, M. M. Rahman, M. R. Islam, E. H. Chowdhury (2019).  Preparation of purified peste des petits ruminants (PPR) virus antigen from a local isolate of Bangladesh. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 4(4): 1–4. doi: 10.5455/faa.63311
  • Rokshana Parvin, Mohammed Nooruzzaman, Congriev Kumar Kabiraj, Jahan Ara Begum, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Timm Harder (2020). Controlling Avian Influenza Virus in Bangladesh: Challenges and Recommendations, Viruses, 12:751.doi:10.3390/v12070751
  • Mohanto , A. Khatun , J. A. Begum, M. M. Parvin, M. S. I. Siddiqui, S. Begum, R. Parvin, M. R. Islam and E. H. Chowdhury*(2019).Trehalose improves PPR vaccine virus stability in diluent, Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 17 (2): 117–123
  • Parvin R, Begum JA, Chowdhury EH, Islam MR, Beer M, Harder T (2019). Co-subsistence of avian influenza virus subtypes of low and high pathogenicity in Bangladesh: Challenges for diagnosis, risk assessment and control. Sci Rep, 9 (1):8306
  • Nooruzzaman, M., Mumu, T.T, Hasnat, A., Akter, M.N., Rasel, M.S.U., Rahman, M.M., Parvin, R., Begum, J.A., Chowdhury, E.H., Islam, M.R.*. (2019). A new genotype of clade 2.3.2.1a H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus causing recent outbreaks in ducks, geese, chickens and turkeys in Bangladesh. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66 (5), 2120-2133.
  • Sumi, F.S., Nooruzzaman, M., Begum, J.A., Rahman, M.M., Islam, M.R., Chowdhury, E.H. (2019). Development of an indirect ELISA for detection of antibody against peste des petits ruminants’ virus in sheep. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 17 (1): 39-45.
  • Rokshana Parvin, Jahan Ara Begum, Mohammed Nooruzzaman, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Thomas W. Vahlenkamp (2018). Review analysis and impact of co-circulating H5N1 and H9N2 avian influenza viruses in Bangladesh. Epidemiology and Infection, 146 (10):1259-1266.
  • Begum, JA, Sieg, M, Heenemann, K., Shehata, AW, Liebert, UG, Vahlenkamp, TW. (2017). Expression and Characterization of the Hemagglutinin Gene of Avian Influenza Virus Subtype H9 in the Protozoan Host Leishmania tarentolae. Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Research, 4(10): 1112.
  • Hossain, M.T., Rahman, M.M., Begum J.A., Haque, M.E., Habib, M.A., Islam, M.R. and Chowdhury, E.H. (2017). Development and validation of filter paper method of RT-PCR for the detection of ‘N’ gene of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus. American Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3: 37-44.
  • MN Islam, JA Begum, YA Sarker, S Aktar, MH Sikder (2015). Retrospective study of diseases of cattle at Adamdighi Veterinary Hospital, Bogra. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, Vol. 32, No. 1, 7-12. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bvet.v32i1.29251
  • Hasan Mehedi, Haque ME, Begum JA and Ali M (2014). Amplification and cloning of full length Hemagglutinin gene of a low pathogenic (H9N2) avian influenza virus. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science & Technology, 12(2): 195-198. ISSN: 2305-1809 http:/www.bjpst.net
  • N. Jannat, E. H. Chowdhury, R. Parvin, J.A. Begum, M. Giasuddin, M. A. H. N. A. Khan and M. R. Islam (2013). Investigation of an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in poultry in Bangladesh. International Journal of Livestock Research, 3(3b): 21-32. ISSN 2277-1964 ONLINE.  www.ijlr.org.
  • J.A. Begum, E. H. Chowdhury, R. Parvin, M. A. Matin, M. Giasuddin, A. S. M. Bari and M. R. Islam (2013). Detection of egg drop syndrome virus by polymerase chain reaction. International Journal of Livestock Research, 3(2): 112-116. ISSN 2277-1964 ONLINE.  www.ijlr.org
  • S. A. Ahasan, E. H. Chowdhury, M. A. H. Khan, R. Parvin S. U. Azam J. A. Begum, G.Mohiuddin, J. Uddin, M. M. Rahman and M. A. Rahman (2013). Histopathological investigation of Blastomycosis in animals at Dhaka Zoo. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 11 (1):81-85.
  • S. A. Ahasan, E. H. Chowdhury, M. A. H. Khan, R. Parvin S. U. Azam J. A. Begum, G. Mohiuddin, J. Uddin, M. M. Rahman and M. A. Rahman (2013). Histopathological investigation of Histoplasmosis in animals at Dhaka Zoo. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 11 (2):177-181
  • A. Khatun, J.A. Begum, F. Naznin, R. Parvin, M. M. Rahman, S. M.  Sayem and E.H. Chowdhury (2012). Cytological evaluation of necropsy guided impression smears of chronic respiratory disease of chickens. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 10(2):95-105.
  • A. R. Bhuiyan, M.M. Rahman, J. A. Begum, M. R. Islam and E. H. Chowdhury (2012). Comparison of genes as target for molecular diagnosis of peste des petits ruminants in goats. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 29 (2):56-60. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bvet.v29i2.14343
  • M. Arefin, J.A. Begum, R. Parvin, M.M. Rahman, M. A. H. N. A. Khan and E. H. Chowdhury (2011). Development of Slide Agglutination test for the rapid diagnosis of Mycoplasma infection in Chicken. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 28 (2): 91-96. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bvet.v2812.10688
  • R. Majumder, E. H. Chowdhury, R. Parvin, J.A. Begum, M. Giasuddin and M. R. Islam (2011). Development of multiplex RT-PCR for simultaneous detection of matrix, haemagglutinin and neuraminidase genes of H5N1 avian influenza virus. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 28 (2): 55-59. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bvet.v2812.10653
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  1. 4th World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Asia Meeting at Pullman KLCC Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organized by Malaysian Branch of WVPA on 1-2 October, 2018.
  2. Symposium on Avian influenza vaccination and surveillances at Hotel Regency, Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by WVPA-BB on 12 May, 2018.
  3. Twenty fourth BSVER Annual Scientific Conference (BSVER ASCon XXIV) held at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. March 24-25, 2018.
  4. XXth World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress, 4-8 September, Edinburg, UK. (Oral presentation ref. no. PS1-02)
  5. 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology, 22–25 March 2017, Marburg, Germany (Poster P231)
  6. 6th European Congress of Virology, 19-22 October 2016 at Hamburg Congress Centre, Hamburg, Germany (Poster P19-7).
  7. 5th International Influenza Meeting, 25-27 September 2016 at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster., Germany (Poster 4)
  8. 8th international poultry show and seminar, 2013, at Dhaka organized by Worlds Poultry Science Association, Bangladesh Branch
  9. 7th international poultry show and seminar, 25-27 March, 2011 at Dhaka, organized by Worlds Poultry Science Association, Bangladesh Branch
  10. Vet 2011 Celebration in Bangladesh. 09-10 February, 2011,  Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
  11. Sixteenth BSVER Annual Scientific Conference (BSVER ASCon XV) held at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. February 6-7, 2010
  12. Fourteen BSVER Annual Scientific Conference (BSVER ASCon XIV) held at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. February 9-10, 2008.
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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Travel Grant WVPA WVPA_Asia meeting 2018
Travel Grant WVPA and Houghton trust XXth WVPA congress 2017
PhD DAAD, Germany Virology 2014
University Gold Medal Award Bangladesh Agricultural University M.S. in Pathology 2011
Membership Type Organization
General Member Bangladesh veterinary Association (BVA)
General Member World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA)
General Member Word Poultry Science Association (WPSA)
Life member Bangladesh Society of Veterinary Education and Research (BSVER)