Ms. Tahmina Yasmin
Tahmina yasmin studied Pharmacy at the Jahangirnagar University, where she obtained her first degree, B. Pharm. and then completed MS from University of North Dakota, USA. After finishing her first degree, she became a lecturer at the University of Development Alternative (July 2004-March 2005) and then at Stamford University (March 2005-January 2010). In these institutions she taught Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Physical Pharmacy amongst other subjects. Her graduate research was on the expression of SPARC in Arsenite- and Cadmium- transformed human urothelial cells (UROtsa), tumor heterotransplants and in bladder cancer. She also worked on different plant extracts to evaluate different pharmacological effects (Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, and Antimicrobial, Cytotoxic etc)
Furthermore, Tahmina yasmin worked as a teaching assistant (TA) and research assistant (RA) at University of North Dakota when she was doing masters there. She is a registered Pharmacist under Bangladesh Pharmacy council. She is a member of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) USA. She attended different conference(North Dakota Academy of Science meeting , Frank low research day poster presentation etc) and workshop at home and abroad. she has published a paper on her work in an international journal in the year 2010 and a number of papers are in pipeline for submission in the international journals. She was appointed as Lecturer at North south University in February, 2010 and then prompted to Senior lecturer in March 2015.
1.Jennifer L. Larson, Tahmina Yasmin, Donald A. Sens, Xu Dong Zhou, Mary Ann Sens, Scott H. Garrett, Jane R. Dunlevy, Ling Cao, and Seema Somji. “SPARC Gene Expression is Repressed in Human Urothelial Cells (UROtsa) Exposed to or Malignantly Transformed by Cadmium or Arsenite.” Toxicol. Lett. 2010, 199:166–72.
2. Biplab Kumar Das*, Mohammad Shohel, Adit Muktadir Pavel, Rajib Bhattacharjee, Banibrata Das, Tahmina Yasmin, Nasrin Akhter and JMA Hannan. “Anti Hepatitis B Viral Activity of Phyllanthus reticulatus” Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal 2011, 14:11-14.
3. Hasan Mahmud Reza, Layla Zaman, Tahmina Yasmin, Adit Muktadir Pavel and Preeti Jain. “In Vitro Dissolution Studies of Different Brands of Baclofen
Tablets Available in Bangladesh” International Journal of Basic Medical Sciences and Pharmacy 2012, 2:80-82
Achieved assistantship and tuition waiver in graduate program in University of North Dakota, USA.
Obtained Ist Grade (Talent Pool) in both Primary and Junior Scholarship. Awarded Scholarship by the Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Bangladesh.
Achieved A+ in a workshop arranged by Bangladesh- Pharmaceutical Society and Bangladeshi-American Pharmacists’ Association.
Certified by Stamford University for the successful completion of Faculty Development Programme.
MS in Biochemistry & Cell Biology,University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Passing year: August 2009
Bachelor of Pharmacy,Jahangirnagar University Bangladesh, Savar, Dhaka
Passing year: September 2000 (Held in 2003)
Higher Secondary certificate (HSC)
Holy cross College, First division (Star Marks),
Secondary School certificateAgrani Girls School, First division (Star Marks), 1994
Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
March 2015-till present
Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
February 2010- March 2015
Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy,Stamford University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
April 2005-January 2010
Graduate Research Assistant,University of North Dakota, USA
June 2008-July 2009
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of North Dakota, USA
Aug 2007-May 2008
Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy, University of Development Alternative, Dhaka, Bangladesh
July 2004-Mar 2005
Pharmacology and clinical Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Technology and
1. Registered as an A-grade Pharmacist (Regn. No. A- 2567) with the Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh.
2. Member of Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA.
3. Member of Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Society (BPS)