Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Ms. Zarin Tasnim Gias

Full Time Faculty

M.Sc.,  The University of Nottingham, UK

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 6276
Office SAC 950

Curriculum Vitae


Zarin T. Gias received her Bachelor's (2014) in Pharmacy from North South University, Bangladesh and her Master's (2016) in Drug Discovery & Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Nottingham, UK. Miss Zarin began her academic appointment at NSU as a lecturer in 2017.

Previously, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant (2013-2014) under the mentorship of Dr. Ashraful Alam and Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza, in NSU. Miss Zarin also worked as an in-plant trainee in Beximco Pharmaceuticals LTD (2014).  

Her lab is funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.

Research classification:

1. Neuropathic pain model

2. Cell signaling and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

3. Cardiac remodeling in the rat model


1. Reza, H. M., Gias, Z. T., Islam, P. , Sabnam, S. , Jain, P. , Hossain, M.H. and Alam, M. A. (2015), Antioxidant Activity of Rice Bran. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 39: 462-470. doi:10.1111/jfbc.12154

2. Rahman MM, Zaman S, Mamun F, Gias, Z. T. et al. Phenolic content analysis in Psidium guajava leaves powder by HPLC‐DAD system and in vivo renoprotective and antioxidant activities in fludrocortisone acetate‐induced rats. J Food Biochem. 2018;e12687.

Research Grant

Jan 2018: National Science and Technology (NST) grant on research and development (R&D) for 2017-2018 fiscal years, Bangladesh.

Topic: Investigating effect of Amaranthus dubius red spinach powder on isoproterenol-induced cardiac remodeling in a rat model.

Academic Scholarship: Developing Solution Masters Scholarship

Sep 2015: The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

50% of tuition waiver for MSc. in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceuticals.

Poster Presentation Competition titled as ''Potential Role of Functional Food as Antioxidant.''

Mar 2015: North South University, Bangladesh

Achieved 1st Place in the poster presentation.

Academic Scholarship: Bachelor's degree

Jan 2014: North South University, Bangladesh

Achieved 50% tuition fee waiver in 2014 until completion of my Bachelor of Pharmacy degree based on academic performances.

Bronze Award (Duke of Edinburgh Award)

Apr 2010: Duke of Edinburgh Award, The International Award Association, UK


The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Campus

Degree Name: Master of Science (MSc)

Field Of Study: Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dates attended: 2015 – 2016

North South University

Degree Name: Bachelor's degree

Field Of Study: Pharmacy

Dates attended: 2011 – 2014

Oxford International School

Degree Name: Advanced Level (A-Level)

Field Of Study: Science

Dates attended:

Oxford International School

Degree Name: Ordinary Level (O-level)

Field Of Study: Science

Dates attended:



North South University

Dates Employed: Jan 2017 – Present

Science Teacher

Apple Tree International School

Dates Employed: May 2015 – Aug 2015

Undergraduate Research Assistant

North South University

Dates Employed: Oct 2013 – Dec 2014

In-plant Trainee

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Dates Employed: Oct 2014 – Nov 2014





Human Physiology

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Inorganic Pharmacy