AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah, Associate Professor of Life Sciences, Head of Science and Math Program.
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
M.B.A. in Finance, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
P.D.F. Department of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
B.A. in Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, USA
Dr. Mollah earned his B.A. in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University, MBA in Finance from Stony Brook University and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Notre Dame. After finishing post-doctoral research in the Department of Biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he moved to Yeshiva University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology. Dr. Mollah also taught at Stony Brook University before joining AUW in 2012 as an Associate Professor of Life Sciences. He has served AUW in various capacities including the Faculty Chair position. He is currently the Chair of Science and Math program.
General Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Environmental Microbiology, and AbbVie Lecture.
Regulation of gene expression by Macromolecular Associations; Protein structure and function; Designing and Modeling of three dimensional structures of proteins; Evolution of protein structures; Biodegradation of synthetic materials by Microbes.
Fariha Natasha, Kuheli Dutta, AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah. (2015). Antimicrobial and Decontamination Efficacy of Neem, Aloe Vera and Neem + Aloe Vera in Gutta Percha (GP) Cones using Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus as contaminants. Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc. Vol. 17, No. (4) : 2015 : 139-142
Shahin Sultana, Md. Abul Kashem, AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah. (2015). Comparative Assessment of NPK fertilizers and Cow Manure Vermicompost on the growth and production of Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) flower. Open Journal of Soil Science 2015, 5.
Tabashsum, Z., Ibrahim Khalil, I., Nazim Uddin, N., Mollah, A.K.M.M., Yasuhiro Inatsu, Y., & Bari, L.,(2013). Prevalence of Foodborne Pathogens and Spoilage Microorganisms and their Drug resistant status in different street foods of Dhaka city. AFAB, 3(4): 281-292 .
Working Papers / Reports
Mumthaj Muhseen, Md. Abul Kashem, AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah. Effects of application of lherzolite on growth of Chinese Spinach and microbial population in cadmium contaminated soil in Chittagong, Bangladesh (In Prep)
Fatima Tuz Zohra and AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah. Biodegradation of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET or PETE) and high density Polyethylene (HDPE) using Microbes isolated from waste dumping sites in Chittagong, Bangladesh (In Prep)