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Dr. Hossain is a Biomedical Engineer, BioNanoMedicine and Cancer Nano-Engineering interdisciplinary researcher and educator. Laboratory name: BioMedNanoPharmaDx.
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Ph.D. (USA), M.S. (USA), M.S. (USA), M.Engr. (USA), B.Sc. (KU). Dr. Hossain received doctorate degree in Applied Science / Applied Biosciences area of Biomedical Engineering / Cancer Bio-Nanotechnology from University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA, 2011 with highest distinction (GPA 4.00 out of 4.00). Dr. Hossain also earned three Master’s degree from USA: M.S. in Applied Biosciences, and M.S. in Integrated Sciences and Mathematics, (Major in Biology and Chemistry), UALR with also highest distinction (GPA 4.00 out of 4.00). and an M. Engr. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from University of Idaho, USA. He has completed his B.Sc. in Professional Biotechnology from Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline of Khulna University.
Chairman and Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
JUST Medical Center 6th Floor, Jessore University of Science and Technology, Jessore-7400, Bangladesh
+88-0175-134-1099
http://just.edu.bd/?page_id=1079&um_user=bmezakir

Research Interest:
Dr. Hossain "BioMedNanoPharmaDx" laboratory employs a multi-disciplinary approach which include: Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Nanomedicine, Cancer Nanotechnology; Bio-Pharmaceutical, Medical Diagnostics, and Biosensors.

Organizing Committee Member:

NanoPharma Series Conferences, 2017, 2018
https://nanotechnology.pharmaceuticalconferences.com/ocm/2017/md-zakir-hossain-north-carolina-central-university-usa

http://nanotechnology.pharmaceuticalconferences.com/organizing-committee.php
13th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology July 24-25, 2017 Rome, Italy.

Editor of International Journals
• Global Journal of Nanomedicine. http://juniperpublishers.com/gjn/editorialboard.php
• Frontiers in Oncology-Journal of Molecular and Cellular Oncology http://community.frontiersin.org/people/Md_ZakirHossain/55073
• Bioscience and Bioengineering communications
http://www.bioscibioeng.com/?page_id=95
• International Journal of Nanomaterials-Nanotechnology-Nanomedicine. http://www.peertechz.com/Nanomaterials-Nanotechnology-Nanomedicine/editorialboard.php
• Peertechz Journal of Bioinformatics-Biostatistics http://www.peertechz.com/Bioinformatics-Biostatistics/editorialboard.php
• Journal of Nanomedicine Research
http://medcraveonline.com/JNMR/editorial-board

Selected peer reviewed journal articles

2016
• Hossain, Md. Zakir, Akter R, 2016. Putative Promoters of Two Complete Zika Virus Genome. International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
Vol. 2, No. 5, 2016, pp. 59-64, ISSN: 2381-7399 (Print); ISSN: 2381-7402.

• E. Odera, J. Odera and Hossain, Md. Zakir, 2016. Advances in Zika Virus: Searching for the Missing Link. Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Vol.2, No.5, Oct. 2016.

• Hossain, Md. Zakir, Akter R, Jackson AL, Shrestha DS, 2016. Future Directions of Biosensors. Journal of Nanomedicine Research. Vol. 3(2):00050.

• Hossain, Md. Zakir, Wisam J. Khudhayer, Rozina Akter, Tansel Karabacak, and Maurice G. Kleve. 2016. Physico-chemical characterization of nickel nanowires and analysis of its anti-cancer properties against Panc-1, pancreatic cancer cells. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Vol.2, No.3, Jun. 2016.

• Rozina Akter, Michael A. Gealt, Maurice G. Hossain, Md. Zakir, 2016. Cytotoxicity of Wortmannin triggers programmed cell death in MCF-7 cells; biochemical and morphological analysis. Journal of Cancer Prevention & Current Research. 4(4): 00125. DOI: 10.15406/jcpcr.2016.04.00125

• Rozina Akter, Michael A. Gealt, Maurice G. Kleve, and Hossain, Md. Zakir, 2016. Characterizations of key molecular mechanisms and biological pathways involved in Wortmannin induced breast cancer MCF-7 programmed cell death. International Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 30-35.

• Hossain, M. Z., and Kleve M.G. 2016. Cellular uptake of nickel nanowires induces programmed pancreatic cancer cell death through caspase-3 pathways, a hallmark of apoptosis (Manuscript ready for journal submission).

Published abstract in conference
• Ullah, S. Habib, A., Jackson, A.L., Akter, R., Hossain, M. Z., 2016. Role of cytokinins and auxins during in - vitro regeneration of indian pennywort (centella asiatica linn). Global biotechnology congress, 2016. August 22nd- 25th, 2016, Boston, MA, USA (accepted abstract-peer review)

2014
• Hasan MM, Akter R, Ullah MS, Abedin MJ, Ullah GM, and Hossain M. Z., 2014. “A Computational Approach for Predicting Role of Human MicroRNAs in MERS-CoV Genome,” Advances in Bioinformatics, vol. 2014, Article ID 967946

• Sarwar MT, Rahman MS, Hossain M. Z, Alam M. M, Preparation of Chitosan and Its Application on Ginger Paste and Fruit Juice as Food Preservative, Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2014, pp. 243-249.

2012
• Akter, R., Hossain, M. Z., Kleve M.G., and Gealt, M.A. 2012. Wortmannin induces MCF-7 breast cancer cell death via apoptotic process involves chromatin condensation, ROS generation, and membrane blebbing. Journal of Breast Cancer: Target and Therapy Volume 2012:4 Pages 103-113.

Conference proceeding publication
• Hossain, M. Z., Khudhayer, W. J., Akter, R., Karabacak, T., and Kleve M.G. 2012. Cytotoxic and Anti-Cancer Effects of Nickel Nanowires against Pancreatic Cancer Cells. Cambridge Journals, Paper MRS Proceedings, Volume 1416 - 2012 (peer reviewed original research articles in proceeding journal)

Published abstract in conference
• Akter, R., Hossain, M. Z., Kleve M.G., and Gealt, M.A. 2012. Elucidating the effects of Wortmannin, a selective PI3-K inhibitor, on MCF-7 cell death; role of apoptosis. Cell Symposia: Hallmarks of Cancer. October 29 - 31, 2012, Westin Market Street, San Francisco, CA, USA (accepted abstract-peer review)

2011
• Hossain, M. Z., and Kleve M.G. 2011. Nickel Nanowires Induced and Reactive oxygen Species mediated Apoptosis in Pancreatic cancer cells. International Journal of Nanomedicine. Volume 2011:6 Pages 1475 - 1485

Published abstract in conferences
• Hossain, M. Z., and Kleve M.G. 2011. Cellular uptake of nickel nanowires induces programmed pancreatic cancer cell death through caspase-3 pathways, a hallmark of apoptosis. American Society for Nanomedicine Conferences of Nov. 8-9, 2011 Washington D.C., USA (published abstract- peer review)

• Hossain, M. Z., Khudhayer, W. J., Akter, R., Karabacak, T., and Kleve M.G. 2011. Cytotoxic and Anti-Cancer Effects of Nickel Nanowires against Pancreatic Cancer Cells. MRS Fall 2011 meetings proceedings (Poster ID. JJ5.34). Nov. 28 – Dec. 02, 2011. Boston, MA, USA (published abstract-peer review)

2010
• Hossain, M. Z., Shrestha, D.S., and Kleve M.G. 2010. Biosensors for Biodiesel Quality Sensing. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol. 64, pages 80 – 85.

Published abstract in conferences
• Hossain, M. Z., and Kleve M.G. 2010. Human multiple inositol polyphosphate phosphatase as apoptosis biomarker. Experimental Biology 2011 Annual Meeting abstract at Washington D.C. April 09-10, 2011, USA (FASEB Journal published abstract)

• Hossain, M. Z., and Kleve M.G. 2010. Antigenicity determination and characterization of an anti-peptide polyclonal antibody against human multiple inositol polyphosphate phosphatase (MINPP) to study its physiological functions. 94th Annual Meeting of Arkansas Academy of Science conference published abstract held at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, April 09-10, 2010, Little Rock, AR-72204, USA (published abstract-peer review)

• Hossain, M. Z., Shrestha, D.S., and Kleve M.G. 2010. Biosensors for Biodiesel Quality Sensing. Published abstract at 94th Annual Meeting of Arkansas Academy of Science held at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, April 09-10, 2010, Little Rock, AR-72204, USA (published abstract-peer review)

2010 Published abstract in conferences
• Hossain, M. Z., 2009. Production and characterization of a customized multiple inositol polyphosphate phosphatase (Minpp) antibody for biomedical applications. Graduate Research Forum published abstract held at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, April 2009, Little Rock, AR-72204, USA (published abstract-peer review)

• Hossain, M. Z. et al., 2009. Multiple inositol polyphosphate phosphatases (Minpp) during apoptosis. BioNanoTox Annual Meeting abstract held at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, April 2009, Little Rock, AR-72204, USA (published abstract-peer review)

• Zahoor T., Iqbal, A., Kanwal, S., Hossain, M. Z., and Umair, B. A. 2009. Fortification of goats milk yoghurt with whey protein concentrate and tri-calcium citrate: chemical, physical and orgnaoleptic evaluation. 93th Annual Meeting of Arkansas Academy of Science conference published abstract held at University of the Ozarks, April 3-4, 2009, USA (published abstract-peer review)

2007 Published abstract in conferences
• Hossain, M. Z. 2007. Drag hose manure land application systems and monitoring air emissions by UV-DOAS sensor. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), Biological Sensorics, Minneapolis, June 17-20 (published abstract-peer review)

2006 Published abstract in conference
• Hossain, M. Z. 2006. Economics on hauling cost for implementing a centralized manure treatment system. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) meeting, Paper # 071033. http://www.asabe.org/meetings/aim2007/am07presenters-mods.htm (published abstract-peer review)

2004 Published abstract in conference
• Hossain, M. Z., 2004. Recycling of by-products from food industry. Fosare seminar series proceedings; European excellence in food safety, Belgium (published abstract-peer review)

• Hossain, M. Z., 2004. Food and Biosensors, published abstract; Fosare seminar series proceedings; European excellence in food safety, Belgium (published abstract-peer review)

2003 Published abstract in conference
• Hossain, M. Z., 2003. Food biosensors, published abstract at Biosensor conference, London, UK. (published abstract-peer review)

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