Dr. Mohammad Jakir Hosen
Professor, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
"Community of Biotechnology (COB) has become a leading, promising, and the sole organization/platform for Biotechnology and related-disciplines in Bangladesh. I would like to sincerely express my gratitude to COB for the amazing work they have already accomplished. Journey of COB is so far very impressive and shows exceptional dedication to establish networking between the Biotechnologists in Bangladesh and abroad. I am very much hopeful that COB will play a significant role, especially to achieve the rights of Biotechnologists in Bangladesh. I look forward to seeing future achievements and successes of COB! "
Dr. Mohammad Jakir Hosen is a geneticist and biotechnologist, with a Ph.D. in medical genetics from Ghent University, Belgium. Currently, he is working as a Professor of the Dept. of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. At Ghent University, his work with Prof. Dr. Olivier Vanakker and Prof. Dr. Anne De Paepe led to a significant understanding of the pathomechanism of pseudoxanthoma elasticum, a genetic disease that causes ectopic mineralization of elastic fibers in some specific tissues.