Mamun Ahmed
Mamun Ahmed

General Information
Adviser to BNP Chairperson
Teaching, Politics

Full Name: Professor Dr. Mamun Ahmed

Affiliation: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)

Current Position: Adviser to BNP Chairperson

Date of Birth: January 01, 1967

Place of Birth: Bangladesh

Home District: Lakshmipur

Nationality: Bangladeshi


Mamun Ahmed (born 01 January 1967) is a Bangladeshi politician, Virologist, Former General Secretary of Dhaka University Teacher's Association, Adviser to the BNP Chairperson, President of Jatiyatabadi Samajik Sangskritik Sangstha (JASAS) and a Professor of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka.

Mamun was born in Jagatpur village of Darbeshpur union in Ramganj upazila of Lakshmipur. He is the elder brother of actor Mahfuz. Mamun earned his bachelor dergee in Biochemistry from University of Dhaka in 1989 and did his Masters in Biochemistry the same University in 1981. He did his Ph.D. in Virology from Nihon University School of Medicine in Japan & Post-doctoral fellowship in translational & clinical Virology at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Mamun worked as Research Associate Professor at Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, Pittsburgh & University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA.

Mamun teaches general biochemistry courses, especially Virology at undergraduate level and Molecular Diagnostics at master’s level. He has published about 53 research articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Mamun has keen interest in translational research on molecular virology & viral molecular diagnostics. Main focus of his research is to develop molecular diagnostic tests and apply those in the field of clinical virology. Mamun has over two decades of Clinical Experience & Expertise in developing & customizing new diagnostic procedure and taking those from research environment to the diagnostic laboratory. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic he has been in the frontline to tackle SARS-CoV-2 in Bangladesh.

Mamun served as elected general secretary of Dhaka University Teachers' Association. He is also an elected member of Dhaka University Senate for three terms.

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