Ahasanul Kobir

SM Ahasanul Kobir was born in Bangladesh in 1978. He received the BSc (Hons) degree in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, India, in 2001; MSc degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Dhaka University, Bangladesh, in 2004; MSc degree in Molecular Genetics and Physiology from Linkoping University, Sweden, in 2007; and MSc degree in Biotechnology from AgroParisTech and PhD degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Paris XI in Paris, France, in 2008 and in 2012, respectively. In 2013, he joined as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain; in 2014, he started his career as a research associate at the Department of Experimental Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, California, USA; and since 2015, he has been working as a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA. His main areas of research interests are molecular mechanism of pulmonary hypertension and its drug designing, molecular detection and live cell imaging in cancer biology, molecular mechanism of HIV and its drug discovery, biotechnological interest of signaling and regulation in bacterial cells, etc. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and also received the best abstract award from ATS Conference in 2016. Dr. Kobir published in top journals in his field.