December 10, 2017

Dr. Marjina Akter

Dr. Marjina Akter

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Dairy and Poultry Science,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong-4225, Bangladesh
Mobile: +8801719198226
Email : marjinajahivet@gmail.com

Biography

Mst Marjina Akter received Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Chittagong Government Veterinary College (affiliated by University of Chittagong). She achieved degree of MS in Poultry Science from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University and  MSc.  in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK. Dr. Marjina also obtained PhD in Poultry Nutrition form University of New England (UNE), Australia in 2017.

She joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Dairy & Poultry Science (DDPS), CVASU in 2008 and continued this position until 2011. Currently, she holds a position of Assistant Professor in the same department since 2011till to date. Her research interest mainly focuses on poultry nutrition with specialization in enzyme (phytase) technology, feed and feed technology, mineral nutrition, nutrient metabolism, feed digestibility of poultry.

Dr. Marjina has a strong record of high quality research in her area that includes publication of a number of papers published in the reputed national and international journals.

Journal Publications

1) Akter, M.,Iji, P. A., & Graham, H. (2017). Response of broiler chickens to diets containing different levels of sodium and supplemented with phytase. Animal Production Science (Accepted for Publication)

2) Akter, M.,Iji, P. A., & Graham, H. (2017). Increasing zinc levels in phytase-supplemented diets improves the performance and nutrient utilization of broiler chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science, 47(5), 648-660.

3) Akter, M.,Iji, P. A., & Graham, H. (2017). Increased iron level in phytase-supplemented diets reduces performance and nutrient utilisation in broiler chickens. British Poultry Science, 58(4), 409-417.

4) Akter, M, Graham, H., &Iji, P. A. (2017). Influence of different levels of calcium, non-phytate phosphorus and phytase on apparent metabolizable energy, nutrient utilization, plasma mineral concentration and digestive enzyme activities of broiler chickens. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 1-9.

5) Akter, M, Graham, H., &Iji, P. A. (2016). Response of broiler chickens to different levels of calcium, non-phytate phosphorus and phytase. British Poultry Science, 1-11.

6) Akter, M, Graham, H., &Iji, P. A. (2015). Interactions between phytase and different dietary minerals in in vitro systems. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 13, 38-44.

7) Akter,M., and Zaman M. A. (2012).Comparison of bergafat powder and oils as energy source on broiler performance. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 4, 236-240. (http://www.wayambajournal.com/papers/1330363919.php)

8) Gupta. MD, Akter, M, Gupta. AD and Das. A. (2011). Biometry of Female Genital Organs of Black Bengal Goat.International Journal of Natural Sciences 1(1),12-16

9) Akter,M.M., Saha, A. and A. Das. (2010). Rabbit production status in different households farm at MuktagachaUPazilla, Mymensing. Eco-friendly Agrilculture Journal, 3 (1), 5-8.

10) Akter, M. Rahman, M.M., Saifuddin, A. K. M., Islam, S.K.M. A. and Kibria, A.S. M.G (2009). Rectal diverticulum in German Shepard Dog: A case report. Bangladesh Journal of Livestock Research, 16, (1&2), 112-115.

11) Chakrabarty, D. Akter, M. Das, A and Talukder, S. (2009). Occurrence of Newcastle disease and infectious bursal disease affecting chickens rared under intensive system and pathogenic characteriazation of Newcastlle disease. Eco-friendly Agrilculture Journal,2 (4), 537-540.

12) Das, A., Ullah, S. N., AkterM. and Knungo, S. (2009). Comparative study on productive and reproductive performance of three crossbred dairy genotypes in Chittagong Metropoltion area. Eco-friendly Agrilculture Journal, 2 (4),757-760.

Proceedings/Conference Papers (Presented in the International Conferences

1) Akter, M., Graham, H., & Iji, P. A. (2017). Response of broiler chickens to diets containing different levels of sodium and supplemented with microbial phytase and phytase. Paper presented at the Australian Poultry Science Symposium (Proceedings Vol.28, pp. 228-230), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

2) Akter, M., Graham, H., & Iji, P. A. (2015). Response of broiler chickens to different levels of calcium, non-phytate phosphorus and phytase. Paper presented at the Australian Poultry Science Symposium (Proceedings Vol.26, pp. 131-132), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

3) Akter, M., Graham, H., & Iji, P. A. (2014). Interactions between phytase and different dietary minerals in in vitro systems. Paper presented at Asia-Pacific Poultry conference,Jeju Island, South Korea, October 19-23, 2014.

Research Interest

1) Mineral nutrition in broiler

2) Exogenous microbial enzyme technology and digestive physiology

3) Feed additives (probiotics, prebiotics and antibiotic growth promoter replacer) for mono-gastric animals

4) Alternative feed ingredients and their prospects

5) Modification of diet for safe and healthy poultry production

6) Poultry welfare

7) Environmental pollution from poultry production

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