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Mohammad B Hossain, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Instructor, Department of Neuro-Oncology - Research, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2008 Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, PHD, Molecular Immunology
2001 Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, MS, Biochemistry
1999 Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, BS, Biochemistry

Postgraduate Training

11/2010-10/2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuro-Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Candelaria Gomez-Manzano
5/2008-10/2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Shinako Takada

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 8/2007-4/2008
Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 4/2003-7/2007

Honors and Awards

2012 Bristol-Myers Squibb Award in Clinical/Translational Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
2010 AMGEN Award in Basic Science Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
2004-2008 Monobusho Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Philadelphia, PA
Associate Member, 2011-present
Global Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNOBB), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Member, 2004-present
Graduate Biochemists Association (GBA), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Member, 2004-present
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)
Member, 2012-2013

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Hossain MB, Ji P, Anish R, Jacobson RH, Takada S. Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase 1 Interacts with Nuclear Respiratory Factor 1 (NRF-1) and Plays a Role in NRF-1 Transcriptional Regulation. J Biol Chem 284(13):8621-32, 3/2009. e-Pub 1/2009. PMCID: PMC2659221.
2. Anish R, Hossain MB, Jacobson RH, Takada S. Characterization of transcription from TATA-less promoters: identification of a new core promoter element XCPE2 and analysis of factor requirements. PLoS One 4(4):e5103, 2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMCID: PMC2659449.
3. Hossain MB, Hosokawa H, Hasegawa A, Watarai H, Taniguchi M, Yamashita M, Nakayama T. Lymphoid enhancer factor interacts with GATA-3 and controls its function in T helper type 2 cells. Immunology 125(3):377-86, 11/2008. e-Pub 4/2008. PMCID: PMC2669141.
4. Hasegawa A, Miki T, Hosokawa H, Hossain MB, Shimizu C, Hashimoto K, Kimura MY, Yamashita M, Nakayama T. Impaired GATA3-dependent chromatin remodeling and Th2 cell differentiation leading to attenuated allergic airway inflammation in aging mice. J Immunol 176(4):2546-54, 2/2006. PMID: 16456016.
5. Hossain MB, Awal A, Rahman MA, Haque S, Khan H. Distinction between cold-sensitive and -tolerant jute by DNA polymorphisms. J Biochem Mol Biol 36(5):427-32, 9/2003. PMID: 14536024.
6. Hossain MB, Haque S, Khan H. DNA fingerprinting of jute germplasm by RAPD. J Biochem Mol Biol 35(4):414-9, 7/2002. PMID: 12297002.

Invited Articles

1. Hossain, MB., Cortes-Santiago, N., Liu, D., Martin, V., and Gomez-Manzano, C. TEK (TEK tyrosine kinase, endothelial). Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol 16(9):669-673, 2012.

Last updated: 1/16/2014