Dr. Md. Anowar Khasru Parvez
Dr. Md. Anowar Khasru Parvez Professor, Department of Microbiology



Professor Dr. Md Anowar Khasru Parvez has completed his BSc and MSc in Microbiology from University of Dhaka. He has obtained his UNESCO IC-Biotech Post graduate Diploma from Osaka University, Japan). He successfully achieved his  Ph.D. in Microbiology from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science from University of Tokushima, Japan. He was the Post doctoral research fellow in (University of Milan, Italy). He has published 70 peer reviewed national and international research articles.  His research interest focus on the Environmental health, drug resistant microorganisms and emerging infectious diseases e.g COVID-19, dengue .


Environmental Health, Emerging infectious diseases Covid 19, Dengue, Molecular Medicine & Infectious diseases, Parasitology.


Siddique AB, M. Ali MS, Dewan MN, Islam MR, Islam MS, Amin MB, Mondal D, Parvez AK, Mahmud ZH., Characterization of pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from fish aquaculture of the south-west coastal area of Bangladesh. Frontiers in Microbiology., Frontiers in Microbiology., 2021.
Ferdous RN, Banik PC, Quayum A, Hasan MT, Hussain MA, Parvez MAK, Haque T, Rahman MM, Shah Md. Zahurul Haque Asn SMZH, Awareness and social attitude towards COVID-19 in Bangladeshi population, J Xiangya Med, pp.1-8, 2021.
Hossain MS, Parvez MAK, Karikas GA, Mohsin K, The growing complexity of COVID-19 drug and vaccine candidates: challenges and critical transitions, Journal of Infection and Public Health, 14, 2, pp.214-220, 2021.
Dey SK, Sharif N, Billah B, Siddique TTI, Islam T, Parvez AK, Talukder AA, Phan T, Ushijima H,, Molecular epidemiology and genetic diversity of norovirus infection in children with acute gastroenteritis in Bangladesh, 2014–2019, 2021.
Rafi MO, Bhattacharje G, Al-Khafaji3 K, Taskin-Tok T, Alfasane MA, Das, Parvez MAK, Rahman MS., ombination of QSAR, molecular docking, molecular dynamic simulation and MM-PBSA: analogues of lopinavir and favipiravir as potential drug candidates against COVID19. (TBSD-2020-0719), J Biomol Struct Dyn, 30, pp.1-20, 2020. doi: doi:10.1080/07391102.2020.1850355.
Marzan MS, Rahman MS, Jamal MAHM, Shariare MH, Parvez MAK., Alternative medicine as a treatment options for COVID-19. Current Traditional Medicine, Current Traditional Medicine, 6, pp.1-7,
Saha SK, Kader A, Samad AS, Biswas KC, Rahman A, Parvez MAK, Rahman S., Prognostic and clinico-pathological significance of BIN1 in breast cancer., Informatics in Medicine Unlocked., 2020.
Sharif N, Parvez MAK, Haque A, Talukder AA, Ushijima H, Dey SK., Molecular and epidemiological trends of human bocavirus and adenovirus in children with acute gastroenteritis in Bangladesh during 2015-2019., Journal of Medical Virology, 2020. doi: DOI:1002/jmv.25812.
Hossan S, Hossain S, Islam MR, Kabir MH, Ali S, Islam MS, Imran KM, Moniruzzaman M, Mou TJ, Parvez AK, Mahmud ZM., Bioremediation of Hexavalent Chromium by Chromium Resistant Bacteria Reduces Phytotoxicity, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, pp.6013, 2020.
Shaha M, Sifat SF, Mamun MA, Billah MB, Sharif N, Nobel NU, Parvez AK, Talukder AA, Ushijima ANH, Dey SK., omparative evaluation of sensitivity and specificity of immunochromatography kit for the rapid detection of norovirus and rotavirus in Bangladesh, F1000Research, 8, 173, pp.1-10, 2020.
Ahmed, I., Haque, F., Rahman, M.T., Parvez, M.A.K., Mou, T.J,, Screening of Methyl Red Degrading Bacteria Isolated from Textile Effluents of Savar Area, Dhaka, Bangladesh., Advances in bioscience and biotechnology, 11, 7, pp.301-318, 2020. doi: doi: 10.4236/abb.2020.117022
Sharif N, Nobel NU, Sakib N, Liza SM, Khan ST, Billah B, Parvez MAK, Haque A, Talukder AA, Dey SK., Molecular and epidemiologic analysis of diarrheal pathogens in children with acute gastroenteritis in Bangladesh during 2014-2019, The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2020. doi: Doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002637
Sultana M, Parvez MAK, Sultana KF, Mukharje SK, Hossain MA., Characterization of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamase Producing Bacteria Isolated from Urinary Tract Infections., Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull, 45, pp.23-33, 2019.
Uddin J, Hossain S, Saha K, Jubyda FT, Haque R, Billah B, Talukder AA, Parvez MAK, Dey SK., Bacteriological assessments of foodborne pathogens in poultry meat at different super shops in Dhaka, Bangladesh., Italian Journal of Food Safety., 8, pp.15-20, 2019.
Rahman MA, Marzan M, Parvez MA, Synergism of Phyllanthus niruni Extract with Gentamicin against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus., European Journal of Medicinal Plants., 25, 3, pp.1-7, 2018.
Parvez MA, Ferdous RN, Rahman MS, Islam S., Healthcare-associated (HA) and community-associated (CA) methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Bangladesh – Source, diagnosis and treatment, Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 2018.
Uddin ME, Akter T, Sultana P, Hasan MI, Lubna MA, Monem MA, Parvez MA, Nahar S, Khan MS., Isolation, Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile Analysis of Vibrio cholerae O1 from Stool Samples of Bangladesh, Advances in Microbiology., 8, 3, pp.188-196, 2018. doi: DOI: 10.4236/aim.2018.83013.
Parvez MA, Mou TS and Ahmed F, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) Producing Enterobacteria in Aquatic Environmental Sources of Bangladesh, Int. Biol. Biomed. J, 3, 1, pp.21-24., 2017.
Akter MT, Mahmud Z, Islam MMS, Mahmud MHA, Ahmed MA, Rahman MH, Parvez MA, slam K, Clemens JD, Islam MS., Comparative study of survival of altered and hybrid Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor in association with Anabaena variabilis in fresh and brackish water microcosms, Water and Environment Journal., 2017. doi: doi:10.1111/wej.12282.
Uddin ME, Akter T, Parvez MA, Nahar S, Pervin S, Debnath B and Datta S, Microbial Safety of Street Vended Fruit Juices in Dhaka City of Banglades, Journal of Advances in Microbiology., 3, 2, pp.ISSN: 2456-7116., 2017.
Sultana M, Mou TS, Sanyal SK, Diba F, Mahmud ZH, Parvez MA and Hossain MA., Investigation of Arsenotrophic Microbiome in Arsenic-Affected Bangladesh Groundwater., Groundwater, pp.1-11, 2017. doi: doi: 10.1111/gwat.12520.
Haque R, Sumiya MK, Sakib N, Sarkar OS, Siddique TTI, Hossain S, Islam A, Parvez MA, Talukder AZ, Dey SK., Antimicrobial Activity of Jambul (Syzygium cumini) Fruit Extract on Enteric Pathogenic Bacteria., Advances in Microbiology, 7, pp.195-204, 2017. doi: DOI: 10.4236/aim.2017.73016.
Sanjee SA, Karim ME, Akter T, Parvez MA, Hossain M, Jannat B, Pervin S, Prevalence and Antibiogram of Bacterial Uropathogens of Urinary Tract Infections from a Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh, J. Sci. Res., 9, 3, pp.327-328, 2017.
Akter T, Fatema K, Alam MR, Parvez MA, Nahar S, Uddin ME, Pervin S and Farzana T., Investigation of Urine Samples for Isolation, Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Analysis of Bacterial Pathogens from Suspected Urinary Tract Infected Patients of Bangladesh., British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 18, 2, pp.1-10, 2016.
Parvez MA, Marzana M, Liza SM, Mou TJ, Azim IJ, Rahman MS and Mahmud ZH, Prevalence of Inhibitor Resistant Beta Lactamase Producing E. coli in Human and Poultry Origin of Bangladesh., J. Bacteriol. Parasitol, 7, pp.2, 2016.
Parvez MA, Liza SM, Marzana M, Ahmed A and Rahman MS., Bacteriological quality of drinking water samples across Bangladesh, Archives of Clinical Microbiology., 7, pp.1-9, 2016.
Hossain F, Parvez MA, Munshi MK, Khalil I and Huque R., Post-Harvest Treatments of Radiation and Chemical on Organoleptic and Biochemical Properties of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) In Relation to Delay Ripening, American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 14, 6, pp.555-564, 2014. doi: DOI: 10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2014.14.06.12349.
Hossain F, Parvez MA, Munshi MK, Khalil I and Huque R., Effect of radiation and chemical treatments on guava (Psidium guajava L.) to delay ripening in relation to organoleptic biochemical and microbiological properties., nt. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci., 3, 12, pp.19-36., 2014.
Parvez MA, Marzana M, Liza SM and Ahmed ZU., Levels of Reactive Nitrogen in Surface and Underground Water Samples Obtained from Different Parts of Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, 38, 1, pp.75-82, 2014.
Rahman MS, Parvez MA and Islam MR., Identification and quantification of Escherichia coli from drinking water in Bangladesh., International Journal of Microbiology and Immunology Research., 1, 4, pp.47-51, 2013.
Rahman MS, Islam MR, Swaraz AM, Ansari A, Parvez MA and Paul DK., An insight on genistein as potential pharmacological and therapeutic Agent, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine., pp.S1924-S1937, 2012.
Rahman MS, Parvez MA, Sabur A and Ali S, Study of the Effect of Food Habit, Lifestyle and Daily Trip on Physical and Mental Status of Subjects at Islamic University in Kushtia,, Bangladesh. Open Journal of Statistics., 2, pp.219-223, 2012. doi: doi:10.4236/ojs.2012.22027
Hasan MN, Parvez MA and Rahman MH., Prevalence of Salmonella in chicken eggs obtained from Khulna city market, Bang. J. Microbio, pp.137-138, 2012.
Zahid HM, Zohra FT, Bari SS, Miah M, Chakma K, Ness A, Parvez MA and Rahman MS, Bacterial contamination of the human amniotic membrane and bone tissue allograft., Bang. J. Med. Sci, 18, 1, pp.131-135, 2012.
Morshed A, Uddin MA, Hasan T, Ahmed T, Uddin F, Zakaria M, Haque A, Parvez MA., Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect of Terminalia arjuna Ethanol extrac, IJPSR, 2, 10, pp.2577-2585, 2011.
Rahman MS, Parvez MA, Islam MR and Khan MH, Antibacterial activity of natural spices on multiple drug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water, Bangladesh, Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials., 10, 10, 2010. doi: doi:10.1186/1476-0711-10-10.
Parvez MA, Shahriar MS, Khan MH and Ahmed MF., Antibacterial activity of extracts of Centella asiatica using different solvents, Bang. J. Med. Sci, 16, 2, pp.145-149, 2010.
Malakar A, Khalequzzaman M and Parvez MA., Physico-chemical parameters and abundance of zooplanktons of a fishpond, Bang. J. Life Sci, 22, 2, pp.25-35, 2010.
Salam MA, Hossain MS, Haq MA and Parvez MA, Deposition Flux of Perfluorinated compounds in wet Deposition Samples in Yokohama, Japan, J. Bio-Science, 17, pp.7-12, 2009.
Shaik MM, Rahman S, Khaton MM and Parvez MA, Microbiological quality of popularly consumed street foods in Dhaka, Bang. J. Med. Sci., 16, 1, pp.81-83, 2010.
Sattar MA, Islam MN, Paul DK, Parvez MA, Arafat SMY., Antibacterial activity of methanol extract Channa marulius Hamilton (Giant Snake Head Fish)., J. Asist. Soc. Bangladesh Sci., 34, 1, pp.49-54, 2008.
Parvez MA, Lina TT and Hassan P., Seroprevalence of Syphilis among Truckers, Helpers and Women Living Adjacent to a Truck Stand in Dhaka City., Bang. J. Med. Sci., 112, pp.52-59, 2006.
Rahman A, Sayeed A and Parvez MA, Antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity of locally available Nymphoides cristatum (Roxb.) O. Kuntze, Bang. J. Life Science, 17, 2, pp.141-145, 2005.
Deen NS, Rahman SR, Chawdury FAH, Parvez MA, Rahman M and Gomes DJ., Antimicrobial activity of aqueous garlic extract against multi-drug resistant bacteria isolated from burn wound infections., Bang. J. Microbiol., 22, 2, pp.83-86, 2005.
Rahman SR, Deen NS, Chawdury FAH, Parvez MA, Rahman M, Karim SA and Gomes D, Burn wound Infections associated with multi-drug resistant bacteria, Bang. J. Med. Sci, 11, pp.26-32, 2005.
Parvez MA, Khan MMH, Islam MZ and Hasan SM., Antimicrobial Activities of the Petroleum ether, Methanol and Acetone Crude Rhizome Extracts of Kaempferia galanga L. Rhizome, J. Life Earth Science, 1, pp.25-29, 2005.
Rahman A, Parvez MA, Parvin T, Paul DK and Sattar MA., Antimicrobial activity of three bioactive compounds from the stem bark of Piper chaba Hunter. Innovative Scientific Information & Services network, Bioscience Research, Pakistan., 1, pp.16-20, 2004.
Parvez MA, Rahman MH, Ahmed MS, Rumi MA, Gomes DJ, Hassan MS and Huq F., Drug Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates in Dhaka City, Bang. J. Microb., 21, pp.46-47, 2004.
Parvez MA and Zaman MR, Agrobacterium mediated stable integration of Aspergillus niger Pectin Methyl Esterase Gene into tobacco cell., Bang. J. Genet. Biotechnol., 5, pp.57-59, 2004.
Parvez MA, Hasan KN, Rumi MA, Ahmed S, Salimullah M, Tahera Y, Gomes DJ, Huq F and Hassan MS, PCR can help early diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis, Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health, 34, 1, pp.147-153,
Iqbal SA, Iqbal M, Abedin MA, Parvez MA and Sattar MA, Study of water pollution around sylhet city., J. Applied Science Technology, 3, 2, pp.5-9, 2003.
S Biswas,MAK Parvez, M Shafiquzzaman, S Nahar, MN Rahman, Isolation and characterization of Escherichia coli in ready-to-eat foods vended in Islamic University, Kushtia, Journal of Bio-Science, 18, pp.99–103, doi: https://doi.org/10.3329/jbs.v18i0.8783
Goni MO, Islam MA, Sikdar B, Haque MA and Parvez MA., Study of the effect of genotype-environmental interaction on some morphological characters of four genotypes of kakrol (Momordica dioica Roxb.), J. Applied Science Technology, 2, pp.1-4, 2003.
Parvez MA, Zaman MR, Islam MR and Khalequzzaman M., Serodiagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis, J. Applied Science Technology, 3, 1, pp.93-96, 2003.
Parvez MA, Ahmed MS, Sattar MA and Gomes DJ., Incidence of bacterial and fungal infection associated with clinically diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients, Indian Journal of Microbiology., 42, pp.323-326, 2002.
Parvez MA, Gomes DJ, Rahman MN and Ahmed MS, Efficacy of Anti-Tubetrcular Drugs Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Bangladesh., Bang. J. Med. Sci, 7, 1, pp.10-13, 2001.
Hossain MS, Parvez MA, Rahman M and Hassan P., Antidiabetic Effect of Spirulina in long Evan’s Rat., J. Bio-Science., 9, pp.47-51, 2001.
Sattar MA, Bari SS, Parvez MA and Vasisht N. A, New Synthesis of N-Isobutyl-2E-Decadienamide (Pellitorine)., J. Applied Science Technology., 2, 1, pp.7-10, 2001.
Islam MR, Bulu MJ, Parvez MA, Hossain MS and Ahmed S, Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) to Detect Polymorphism in various Rice Varieties, J. Applied Science Technology, 2, 1, pp.35-40, 2001.
Rahman MN, Sattar MA, Parvez MA and Haque MA, Study on changes of chemical characteristics of soyabene oil while cooking, J. Applied Science Technology, 1, 1, pp.85-88, 2000.
Sayeed MA, Hassan MS, Hasan KN, Parvez MA, Khan AY, Salimullah M, Khanam PA, Mahtab H and Khan AK., Genetic background of diabetic and nondiabetic sibs in young Bangladeshis, Bang. Med. Res. Coun. Bull, 6, 3, pp.69-74, 2000.
M. Alam Morshed*, M. Azim Uddin , Tahrim Hasan , Tareq Ahmed , Fakhar Uddin , Mudasser Zakaria , Anwarul Haque , Anowar Khasru Parvez, Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect of Terminalia arjuna Ethanol extract, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH, 2, 10, 2011.
Rahman S, Parvez AK, Islam R, Khan MH, Antibacterial activity of natural spices on multiple drug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water, Bangladesh., Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob, 15, 10, pp.10, 2011. doi: doi: 10.1186/1476-0711-10-10.
Salam, M., Hossain, M., Haq, M., & Parvez, M., Deposition Flux of Perfluorinated Compounds in Wet Deposition Samples in Yokohama, Japan, Journal of Bio-Science, 17, pp.7-12, 2011. doi: https://doi.org/10.3329/jbs.v17i0.7093
MAK Parvez , Md. Mahboob Hossain Khan , Md. Zahurul Islam and Shek Mehedi Hasan, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE PETROLEUM ETHER, METHANOL AND ACETONE EXTRACTS OF KAEMPFERIA GALANGA L. RHIZOME, J. Life Earth Science, 1, pp.25-29, 2005.
Shibata H, Nakano T, Parvez MA, Furukawa Y, Tomoishi A, Niimi S, Arakaki N, Higuti T, Triple combinations of lower and longer alkyl gallates and oxacillin improve antibiotic synergy against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrob Agents Chemother., 53, 5, pp.2218-20, 2009. doi: doi: 10.1128/AAC.00829-08
Parvez MA, Shibata H, Nakano T, Niimi S, Fujii N, Arakaki N, Higuti T, No relationship exists between PBP 2a amounts expressed in different MRSA strains obtained clinically and their beta-lactam MIC values, J Med Invest., 55, (3-4), pp.246-53, 2008. doi: doi: 10.2152/jmi.55.246
Parvez MAK, Saha K, Rahman J, Munmun RA, Rahman MA, Dey SK, Rahman MS, Islam S, Shariare MH., Antibacterial activities of green tea crude extracts and synergistic effects of epigallocatechingallate (EGCG) with gentamicin against MDR pathogens., Heliyon, 5, 7, pp.e02126, 2019. doi: doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02126.
Nadim, Sharif, Sarkar, M. K.; Ahmed, S. N.; Ferdous, R. N.; Nobel, N. U.; Parvez, A. K.; Talukder, A. A.; Dey, S. K.., Environmental correlation and epidemiologic analysis of COVID-19 pandemic in ten regions in five continents, Heliyon, 7, 3, 2021. doi: 1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06576
Sharif N, Ahmed SN, Opu RR, Tani MR, Dewan D, Daullah MU, Shanto RI, Parvez AK, Talukder AA, Dey SK., Prevalence and impact of diabetes and cardiovascular disease on clinical outcome among patients with COVID-19 in Bangladesh., Diabetes Metab Syndr, 15, 3, pp.1009-1016, 2021. doi: doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2021.05.005.


Dr. Md. Anowar Khasru Parvez

Department of Microbiology
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Email: khasru73@juniv.edu