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Dr. A.S.M Lutful Ahasan
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Histology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
Funding
Supervision


Professor Dr. ASM Lutful Ahasan received Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree  from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and MSc in Molecular Biology from Interuniversity Programme Molecular Biology (IPMB) organized by Vrije University Brussels, Katholieke University Leuven, Antwerpen University and Ghent University, Belgium. He completed PGT from PTC+, Onenkerk, The Netherlands and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Milan, Italy (2015). Prof. Ahasan joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Anatomy and Histology, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in 2003 and served as an Assistant Professor from 2008 until 2012 and an Associate Professor from 2012 until 2017. Currently, he holds a position of Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Histology, CVASU. His research interests are in the areas of molecular biology, molecular immunology and serology, genomics, proteomics, molecular diagnostics, and in vivo animal experiment. Prof. Ahasan has a strong record of research in his area as evident by receiving a number of awards and fellowships from different prestigious organizations like VLIR-UOS Scholarship, Belgium, NFP Scholarship, The Netherlands and University of Milan PhD scholarship. He has published many peer reviewed research articles and supervised postgraduate and internship students. 


Administrative
Head in Department of Anatomy and Histology, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from February 06, 2019 to Present




Research Interests


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Gross Anatomy-I GRA-101 (T-2+P-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Histology and Embryology-I HEM-101 (T-2+T-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Gross Anatomy-II GRA-102 (T-2+P-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Histology and Embryology-II HEM-102 (T-2+P-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Avian Anatomy AVA-102 (T-1+P-0) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Comparative and Neuro Anatomy CAN-201 (T-0+P-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Surgical Anatomy SUA-302 (T-0+P-1) Department of Anatomy and Histology

Masters
Course Name Course Code Department
Ruminant Anatomy RAN -601 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Cell Biology & Veterinary Histology CVH - 601 (T-2+P-0) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Comparative Anatomy of Digestive and Respiratory System CDR-601 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Comparative Anatomy of Urogenital System CAU - 601 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Molecular Biology MOB -602 (T-2+P-0) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Neuro and Endocrine Anatomy NEA-602 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Histochemistry HCH - 602 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Comparative Anatomy of Blood Vascular and Lymphatic System CBL-602 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Immunohistochemistry IHC - 602 (T-2+P-0) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Histology of Digestive and Respiratory System HDR - 602 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology
Histology of Urogenital System HUS - 602 (T-0+P-2) Department of Anatomy and Histology


Contact

Email:
lutfulahasan19@yahoo.com
lutfulahasan29@gmail.com

Cell Phone:   01819821760

T&T:   88-031-659620, Ex-349.

Fax:   88-031-659620

Location

105 (Ground Floor), Yousuf Chowdhury Vabon, Department of Anatomy and Histology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (Chattogram Main Campus), Khulshi-4225..

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Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): 2012-2015

University: University of Milan. Italy. 

Discipline: Animal Nutrition and Food Safety

Thesis title: Effects of melon pulp rich in superoxide dismutase on piglets and poultry health

Thesis Lab: Laboratory of Veterinary Sciences for Health, Animal Production and Food Safety and Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Italy

Conferred date: 18 December 2015

Course completed: Nutrigenomics, Immunology and Veterinary Pathology

Result:  Pass

Master of Science in Molecular Biology: 2008-2010

University: Interuniversity Programme Molecular Biology (IPMB) organized by Vrije University, Brussels. Katholieke University, Leuven, Antwerpen University and Ghent University, Belgium

Discipline: Molecular Biology

Thesis title: Localization and expression of aminopeptidase N in pig gastrointestinal tract and respiratory system

Thesis Lab: Laboratory of Immunology, Department of Parasitology, Virology and Immunology, Ghent University, Belgium

Conferred date: 17 September 2010

Course completed: Bioinformatics, Microbial Genetics and Genetics of Eukaryotes, Virology and Parasitology, Animal Physiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, General and Analytical Biochemistry, General Chemistry and Protein Chemistry, Nucleic Acid Chemistry and Genetic Engineering, Microbiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases of Farm Animals, Livestock Genetics, Applied Biotechnology in Livestock production, Physical Chemistry and Structural Analysis of Macromolecules, Advanced Microbial Genetics and Virology, Advanced and Applied Molecular Biology, Social and Economical Aspects of Biotechnology, Practical I, II and Dissertation     

 Result: Marks obtained- 62.17 %

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): 1996-2000 (Final held in 2002)

University: Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh

Discipline: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Course completed: Veterinary Preclinical, Paraclinical, Clinical, Animal Management and Animal Production related subjects.

Result: Marks obtained-72.55%, Letter Grade-A- CGPA-3.54 (Scale of 4)

Conferred date:  1 March 2003






Trainings Received

Professional Training Course Attended                                             

  • Twenty days long course “First International Surgical Technical Training Programme”Organized by Commonwealth Veterinary Association at Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC), Bangladesh. From 16. 06. 2001- 06. 07.  2001
  • One month long course “Clinical Training” as a part of Internship programme at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India. From 01. 05. 2002- 31. 05. 2002   Twelve-day long course “Introductory Course on Qualitative Research Methodology”Organized by International Centre for Diarrheal Research (ICDDRB), Bangladesh. From 03. 06. 2012-14. 06. 2012
  • Fifty Two day long course (Post-Graduate Training)International Training Programme on Modern Dairy Farm Management with Milking Systems and Milk QualityOrganized by PTC+, Onenkerk, The Netherlands through Nuffic Scholarship.  From 17. 09.  2012-09.11. 2012
  • Four days long theoretical course” RNA structure and function” organized by International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy. From 14. 04. 2014-17. 04. 2014
  • Four days long theoretical course “Mouse genetics: Models for human diseases” organized by International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy. From 16. 03. 2015-19. 03. 2015
  • Two days long course “The essential electronic agricultural library (TEEAL)” organized by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. From 24. 02. 2016-25. 02. 2016 

Others
  • Leadership (Vice-President), Teachers’ Association Executive Committee, 2018-2019, Chittagong  Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh
  • Leadership (Vice-President), Bangladesh Veterinary Association Executive CommitteeChittagong Chapter, 2018-Present

Honours


Acedemic Awards
  • VLIR-UOS Scholarship, Belgium from September 2008-September 2010, Master of Science in  Molecular Biology
  • NFP (The Netherlands Fellowship Programme) Scholarship, The Netherlands from 17 September 2012-09 November   2012,   International Training Programme on Modern Dairy Farm Management with Milking Systems and Milk Quality
  • University of Milan PhD Scholarship, Milan, Italy from November 2012- November 2015. Graduate School in Veterinary Sciences for Animal Health and Food Safety, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Italy

 


Research Grants
  • Existing status of the family poultry, production performance and evaluation of nutrients in the crop and blood of Fayoumi and deshi chickens in intensive and semi-scavenging system.
  • Major variation in branches of adbominal aorta of White New Zealand rabbit (Oryctoculus caniculus).
  • Prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) antibodies among the commercial dairy herds in Chittagong metropolitan area of Bangladesh. Funded by Bangladesh University Grant Commission, Bangladesh.
  • Establishment of an Anatomy Museum for enhancing quality education and research at  the department of Anatomy and Histology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh.

Membership
  • Member, Bangladesh Krishibid (Agriculturist) Institute, Bangladesh
  • Member, Bangladesh Veterinary Council (BVC)
  • Member, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Alumni  Association (CVASUAA)
  • Member, Bangladesh Veterinary Association
  • Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Teachers’ Association

Others

Conferences Attended                                                                          

  • Three-day long “Workshop on internship Programme Development for Veterinary Undergraduate Students of Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC)”Organized jointly by The British Council, Bangladesh and CGVC Chittagong, Bangladesh. From 13-15 November, 2000.
  • Three-day long “1st Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop on Research, Curricula Development and Evaluation of the Internship Programme of CGVC” Organized jointly by PPSU, DANIDA and DFID, The British Council and CGVC, Bangladesh. From 22-24 February, 2003. 
  • Two-day long “2nd Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop on Research for Development & the Role of the CGVC”Organized jointly by DANIDA, ASPS Components, The Danish Small Holder Poultry Development Network-KVL, DFID-British Council and CGVC, Bangladesh. From 25-26 February, 2004.
  • Two-day long “3rd Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop on Livestock for Rural Development”Organized jointly by DANIDA, ASPS Components, DFID-The British Council and CGVC, Bangladesh. From 14-15 March, 2005.
  • Two-day long “4th Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop on Livestock Revolution: Challenges, Opportunities and Consequences” Organized jointly by DANIDA, ASPS components, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL) Copenhagen, Network for Small Holder Poultry Development and CGVC, Bangladesh. From 28-29 March, 2006.
  • Two-day long “5th Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop on Role of Life-long Learning in Professional Development”Organized jointly by DANIDA, Royal Veterinary College, London, Network for Small Holder Poultry Development and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 13-14 March, 2007.
  • Two-day long “International Workshop on Development of South Asia-specific Integrated Veterinary Undergraduate Curriculum”Organized jointly by DANIDA, Royal Veterinary College, London, DFID (Department for International Development), British Council, Chittagong, Bangladesh and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 27-28 February, 2008.
  • Two-day long “6th International Annual Scientific Conference on Changing world and emerging challenges: A One World, One Health approach” Organized jointly by One World One Health- Bangladesh Initiative DANIDA and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 04-06 March, 2008.
  • Two-day long “Conceptualization of self-assessment exercise at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine” Organized jointly by Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) and Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 25-66, May, 2011.
  • Four hours Workers’ General Training Course organized by Universita degli Studi di Brescia - via Branze, 45 - 25123 BresciaItaly, 01 January, 2014.
  • Four days XXI ASPA Congress organized by Association for Science and Animal Production, University of Milan, Italy. From 09-12 June, 2015.
  • Two days long “13th Annual Scientific Conference on Promoting Food Safety, One Health and Blue Economy” Organized by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 02-03 April, 2016.
  • Two days long  “ 14th Achieving SDGs for Bangladesh- Integrating livestock and fisheries resources to ensure food safety and security”  Organized by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 01-02 April, 2017

Oral Presentation/Abstracts

  • A comparative study on the ability of floatation solution to float parasitic ova /cyst. MYE Chowdhury, MMM Chowdhury, ASML Ahasan, M Atikuzzaman, and SC Basak (2000). Annual departmental poster presentation, Department of Parasitology and Pathology, Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC), Chittagong, Bangladesh. Seventh BSVER (Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education and Research) Annual Scientific Conference.
  • A novel approach to control cattle tick, Boophilus microplus. M Atikuzzaman, MMM Chowdhury, ASML AhasanMYE Chowdhury and SC Basak (2000). Annual departmental poster presentation, Department of Parasitology and Pathology, Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC), Chittagong, Bangladesh. Seventh BSVER (Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education and Research) Annual Scientific Conference. 
  • Existing status of the family poultry production performance and evaluation of nutrients in the crop and blood of Fayoumi and deshi chickens in intensive and semi-scavenging rearing system. SKMA Islam, ASML Ahasan, MA Hoque, MR Alam, AKM Saifuddin, SA Khan  and MM Hasan (2007).Department of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Department of Anatomy and Histology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Thirteenth BSVER (Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education and Research) Annual Scientific Conference. 
  • Development and operation of a planned dairy health and production management program in commercial dairying in Chittagong for better economic decision making and profitability. MA Rahman, AD Gupta, MAM Prodhan, D Biswas, MYE Chowdhury, M Azizunnesa, ASML Ahasan, MM Islam, GK Debnath and MA Halim (2008). Department of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Anatomy and Histology, Department of General Animal Science and Animal Nutrition, Department of Dairy and Poultry Science and Department of Basic and Social Science Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Sixth Annual Scientific Conference of CVASU. 
  • Effects of SOD-rich melon on inflammation, oxidative status and performance of challenged piglets. ASML Ahasan, A Agazzi, F Barbé, G Invernizzi, F Bellagamba, C Lecchi, G Pastorelli, V Dell’Orto and  G Savoini (EAPP book of abstracts) (2015). Book of Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Warsaw, Poland, 31 August - 4 September 2015 Wageningen,  Wageningen Academic Publishers.  
  • Dietary SOD-rich melon on hepatic gene expression of antioxidant proteins in piglets and broilers. A Agazzi, G Invernizzi, ASML Ahasan, G Farina, R Longo, F Barbe, M Crestani, V Dell’Orto, G Savoini (2017). Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen Academic Publishers




Publications


  • MM Rahman and ASML Ahasan (2007). Congenital Lateral Patellar Luxation in a Shorail Dog, Short Communication. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 5 (1 and 2), 121-124. 
  • SKMA Islam, ASML Ahasan, GC Chanda, MR Alam, AKM Saifuddin, S Sultana and MM Hassan (2007). A study on productive and reproductive traits and periparturient events of mare reared under intensive farm condition. Bangladesh Journal of Livestock Research, 14 (1 and 2), 104-110.
  • Review article-AMAMZ Siddiki, MB Hossain and ASML Ahasan (2007). A review on cellular prefractionation and subcellular proteomics of apicomplexan parasites. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 5 (1 and 2), 01-07.
  • MR Alam, NG Gregory, A Silva-Fletcher, AK M Saifuddin and ASML Ahasan (2007). A study of welfare issues during animal transport and slaughter in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Veterinarian, 14 (1), 87-98.
  • MM Hassan, SKMA Islam, SA Khan, MR Alam and ASML Ahasan (2008). Arsenic toxicosis in dairy herd in chittagong, Bangladesh. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 4 (1), 28-31.
  • MA Rahman, AD Gupta, MAM Prodhan, D Biswas, MYE Chowdhury, M Azizunnesa, ASML Ahasan, MM Islam, GK Debnath, MA Halim and AKMA Islam (2008). Development and operation of a planned dairy health and production management program (PDHPMP) in commercial dairying in Chittagong for better economic decision making and profitability. Proceedings of the sixth annual scientific conference (4-6 March, 2008), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 183-223.
  • MA Hashem, ASML Ahasan, J Basu, MHB kabir and MM Uddin (2009). Epidemiological investigation of infectious bursal disease (IBD) at a selected area of Bangladesh. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 5 (4), 37-40.
  • VMPB, ASML Ahasan, BM Goddeeris and E Cox (2010). Localization and expression of aminopeptidase N in pig gastrointestinal tract and respiratory    system. Master's thesis. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
  • Mohiuddin, ML Rahman, MA Alim and ASML Ahasan (2012). Anatomical study on origin, course and distribution of cranial and caudal mesenteric arteries of White New Zealand rabbit (Oryctoculus caniculus).International Journal of Natural Sciences,2 (1), 54-59.
  • SKMA Islam, M Alauddin, MM Hassan, SA Khan, MR Alam, MB Hossain, ASML  Ahasan, AKM Saifuddin, S Sultana, AH Shaikat, HM Tun, NC Debnath and MA Hoque (2012). Study of rural chickens for nutrition, production and health at control and household rearing in Bangladesh. Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 32 (4), 575-578.
  • ASML Ahasan, MS Islam, ASMG Kabria, ML Rahman, MM Hassan and M Uddin (2013). Major variation in branches of the abdominal aorta in New Zealand’s white rabbit (Orictolagus cuniculus)International Journal of Natural Sciences, 2 (4), 91-98.
  • Subrata Kumar Shil1, ASML Ahasan, ML Rahman, ASMG Kibria, M Uddin   and MA Quasem(2013). Studies on the Skeleton of an Indian Rock Python (Python molurus molurus). Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy, 25, 1.
  • SK Shil, MA Quasem, ML Rahman, ASMG Kibria, M Uddin and ASML Ahasan (2013). Macroanatomy of the bones of pelvis and hind limb of an Asian elephant (Elephus msximus) International journal of morphology, 31(4), 473-1478.
  • ASML Ahasan (2015). Effects of melon pulp rich in superoxide dismutase on piglets and poultry health. PhD Thesis, University of Milan, Italy.
  • Review article-ASML Ahasan, Agazzi A, Invernizzi G, Bontempo V, and Savoini G (2016). The Beneficial Role of Probiotics in Monogastric Animal Nutrition and Health. Journal of Dairy Veterinary and Animal Research, 2 (4), 1-20.
  • ASMG Kibria, ML Rahman, ASMLAhasan, MM Uddin and MA Quasem (2016). Effects of Castration on Penile and Urethral Development in Black Bengal Goat. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 48 (2), 501-506. 
  • SKMA Islam, M Yousuf, MR Alam, AH Shaikat, MS Al Faruk, AKM Saifuddin, ASML Ahasan and K Islam (2016). Nutritional status of high yielding crossbred cow around parturition. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 3 (1), 68-74.
  • K Islam, A Ahad, M Barua, A Islam, S Chakma, C Dorji, MA Uddin, S Islam, ASML Ahasan (2016). Isolation and epidemiology of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli from goats in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 3 (2), 166-172.
  • ASML Ahasan, MA Quasem, ML Rahman, RB Hasan, ASMG Kibria and SK Shil (2016). Macroanatomy of the bones of thoracic limb of an Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus). International Journal of Morphology, 34 (3), 909-917.
  • MA Uddin, ASML Ahasan, K Islam, MZ Islam, A Mahmood, A Islam, S Chakma and A Ahad (2017). Seroprevalence of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in crossbred dairy cattle in Bangladesh. Veterinary World, 10 (8), 906-913. 
  • ASML Ahasan, G Invernizzi, G Farina, A Pilotto, F Barbé, V Bontempo, R Rossi, F Bellagamba, C Lecchi, G Savoini, A Agazzi (2018)The effects of superoxide dismutase-rich melon pulp concentrate on inflammation, antioxidant status and growth performance of challenged post-weaning pigletsAnimal, 6, 1-8.

Funding


Project Completed
  • Existing status of the family poultry, production performance and evaluation of nutrients in the crop and blood of Fayoumi and deshi chickens in intensive and semi-scavenging system.
  • Major variation in branches of adbominal aorta of White New Zealand rabbit (Oryctoculus caniculus).
  • Prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) antibodies among the commercial dairy herds in Chittagong metropolitan area of Bangladesh. Funded by Bangladesh University Grant Commission, Bangladesh.
  • Establishment of an Anatomy Museum for enhancing quality education and research at  the department of Anatomy and Histology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh.

Supervision


Current

  PG (MS)
SL No. Student Name Roll No. Reg No. Session Degree Supervisor
1. Fatema Akhter 0119/08 666 2019-2020 PG (MS) PI

Thesis Title :
Characterization of a fibre-rich powder prepared by liquefaction of unripe banana flour
Thesis Title : Characterization of a fibre-rich powder prepared by liquefaction of unripe banana flour


Completed

  PG (MS)
SL No. Student Name Roll No. Reg No. Session Degree Supervisor
1. Dr. Md. Faridul Islam 0118/02 516 2018-2019 PG (MS) CoI

Thesis Title :
Molecular epidemiology and characterization of Theileria of goat in Chattogram, Bangladesh
Thesis Title : Molecular epidemiology and characterization of Theileria of goat in Chattogram, Bangladesh

Collaboration