Mohammad Anwar Hossain

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Dr. Mohammad Anwar Hossain is a Professor in the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh. He received his BSc in Agriculture and MS in Genetics and Plant Breeding from BAU, Bangladesh. He also received an M.S. in Agriculture from Kagawa University, Japan in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Abiotic Stress Physiology and Molecular Biology from Ehime University, Japan in 2011 through Monbukagakusho scholarship. As a JSPS postdoctoral researcher, he has worked on isolating low phosphorus stress tolerant genes from rice at the University of Tokyo, Japan during the period of 2015-2017. His current research program focuses on understanding physiological, biochemical, and molecular mechanisms underlying abiotic stresses in plants and the generation of stress-tolerant and nutrient efficient plants through breeding and biotechnology. He has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, contributed 22 book chapters, and edited 10 books, published by CRC Press, Springer, Elsevier, and Wiley.