Dr. Tahmina Foyez

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan)
B.Pharm. and M. Pharm (University of Dhaka)

North South University,Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1959
Email: tahmina.foyez@northsouth.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Tahmina Foyez completed her B.Pharm. and M.Pharm. degrees from the University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She worked in Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd as a Quality Control and Production Officer. She obtained her Ph.D degree in 2015 from the Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Medicine , Nagoya University, Nagoya , Japan. The title of her Ph.D thesis was “Expression and characterization of the 5D4 keratan sulfate epitope and sulfotransferases in the CNS of an ALS model mouse.” She joined in North South University as an Assistant Professor on January 2 , 2016.

List of Publications:

Publications in Scientific Journals

i. Hitomi Hoshino, Tahmina Foyez, Shiori Ohtake-Niimi, Yoshiko Takeda-Uchimura, Makoto Michikawa, Kenji Kadomatsu, Kenji Uchimura KSGal6ST Is Essential for the 6-Sulfation of Galactose within Keratan Sulfate in Early Postnatal Brain. J Histochem Cytochem , 62, 2, 145-156, 2014

ii. Tahmina Foyez,Yoshiko Takeda-Uchimura, Shinsuke Ishigaki, Narentuya, Zui Zhang, Gen Sobue, Kenji Kadomatsu, Kenji Uchimura Microglial Keratan Sulfate Epitope Elicits in Central Nervous Tissues of Transgenic Model Mice and Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The American Journal of Pathology ,2015

Publications in Scientific Meetings/Bulletins

i. Tomohiro Ohgomori, Takamistu Natori, Kazuma Sakamoto, Tahmina Foyez, Junichi Ukai, Kenji Kadomatsu: "Identification of novel keratan sulfate proteoglycans in central nervous system" 31th Naito Conference. Sapporo, September 2011.

ii. Kenji Uchimura, Shiori Ohtake-Niimi, Yoshiko Takeda-Uchimura, Tahmina Foyez, Hitomi Hoshino, Makoto Michikawa, Kenji Kadomatsu Deficiency in the 6-sulfation of glcnac within keratan sulfate mitigates Alzheimer's pathology and memory impairment , Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, Volume 10, Issue 4, Supplement, Page P329, July 2014

iii. Uchimura Kenji1, Tahmina Foyez, Kadomatsu Kenji Characterization and analysis of the 5D4 keratan sulfate epitope expressed in tissues of neurodegenerative disease , The 86th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society , 1P-031 , September 11-12, 2014

iv. Tahmina Foyez, Deficiency in GlcNAc6ST1 and KSGal6ST abolishes the 5D4 Reactive Keratan Sulfate Expressed in the CNS of SOD1G93A, an ALS Model Mouse, 78th Japan Biochemical Society (Chubu Branch) meeting, 2014

v. Tahmina Foyez, Uchimura Kenji, Kadomatsu Kenji Characterization and analysis of the 5D4 keratan sulfate epitope expressed in the spinal cord of SOD1 transgenic mice, The 85th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society , 2P-084 , December 15, 2013

vi.Foyez Tahmina, Uchimura Yoshiko, Niimi Shiori1, Hoshino Hitomi, Michikawa Makoto, Kadomatsu Kenji, Uchimura Kenji Functional analysis of keratan sulfate and sulfotransferases expressed in the brain of Alzheimer disease model mice, The 87th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society, 4P-053, October 18, 2014

vii. Tahmina Foyez, Yoshiko Takeda-Uchimura, Shinsuke Ishigaki, Zui Zhang, Narentuya, Gen Sobue, Kenji Kadomatsu, Kenji Uchimura; Title: Microglial keratan sulfate up-regulated in the spinal cord and brainstem of transgenic model mice and patients of ALS, 23rd International Symposium on Glycoconjugates, Croatia, September 15-20, 2015

 
Monbukagakusho (MEXT) scholarship (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan) for conducting Ph.D studies, October 2011 ~ September 2015

Name of the Degree

Institute/Department

Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Molecular Biology

Graduate School of Medicine

Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Masters of Pharmacy

Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

H.S.C.

Science, Bangladesh Navy College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

S.S.C.

General Science, Shaheed Abu Taleb High School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Experiences:

 

Research Institution

Research Project

Status

Period

Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

The isolation, structure elucidation of secondary metabolites and biological investigation of plant, Bursera serrata belonging to the Burseraceae family

 

 

Masters of Pharmacy Student

May 2007-August 2008

Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

 

 

Identification of the core protein of KSPG on microglia in ALS.

 

Visiting Researcher

July 2010- September 2011

Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University,

Nagoya, Japan

Expression and characterization of the 5D4 keratan sulfate epitope and sulfotransferases in the CNS of an ALS model mouse

Doctoral Student

October 2011- to date

  1. Quality Control

Incepta Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Duration: (August 2007~2010)

 

  1. Production Officer

Incepta Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Duration: (August 2007~2010)

Member, Japan Carbohydrate Society,  Tokyo, Japan
Glycoprotein, Sugar chain, Sulfotransferases enzymes
Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan)
B.Pharm. and M. Pharm (University of Dhaka)

North South University,Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1959
Email: tahmina.foyez@northsouth.edu

Curriculum Vitae