Israt Ara Hossain

Israt Ara Hossain is presently serving as a lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology in the Bangladesh University of Health sciences (BUHS) which is an enterprise of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. With a Masters degree (Thesis Group) in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology under the University of Rajshahi (2005), Bangladesh she enrolled her Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) program in the Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology under University of Dhaka. Major research areas of Israt Ara Hossain include pathophysiology of prediabetes, subclinical inflammation and nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases in Bangladeshi population.  She has one full and one supplementary article and out of 5 abstracts/posters she has delivered 3 presentations in regional/international conferences in home and abroad. Ms Israt has been awarded with Fellowships/Grants of various professional bodies/organizations including Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC); National Science of Information and Communication Technology (NSICT); Rajshahi University Scholarship; Rokeya Hall Talent Award, University of Rajshahi; Bangladesh Scholarship Council (BSC) and the Nippon Foundation, Japan, for academic achievements.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: 0000, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1,Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-9010932, 9010952
Hotline: +88-01791 042087


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Rahelee Zinnat
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 1430
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Faculty Members

Honorary/Adjunct Faculties

Honorary Professor
Prof. Bo Hellman
Prof. Erik Gylfe

Prof. Dominique Bataille

Prof. Liaquat Ali

Full-Time Faculties

Prof. (Dr) Rahelee Zinnat 
Assistant Professor
Masfida Akhter
Sr. Lecturer
Fatema Jebunnesa
Israt Ara Hossain
Farjana Rahman Bhuiyan