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

Dr. Chaman Ara Keya

Full Time Faculty

Ph.D., in Advanced Bioscience, Ochanomizu University, Japan

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1917

Curriculum Vitae
  1. Sumon Kumar Das, Afzal Sheikh*, Nikhat Ara, Suma Mita Biswas, Abhinandan Chowdhury, Fatimah Az Zahra, Chaman Ara Keya* Evaluation of Disk Potentiation Test (DPT) and Double Disk Synergy Test (DDST) for the Detection of Metallo-β-Lactamases (MBLs) in Clinical Isolates of Bangladesh. Advances in Infectious Diseases, 2023, 13, 609-626. Doi:


  1. Ahammad I, Jamal TB, Bhattacharjee A, Chowdhury ZM, Rahman S, Hassan MR, Hossain MU, Das KC, Keya CA, Salimullah M. Impact of highly deleterious non-synonymous polymorphisms on GRIN2A protein's structure and function. PLoS One 2023 Jun 15;18(6):e0286917. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0286917
  2. Al-Mamun A, Ahammad I, Ahmed SS, Akter F, Hossain SI, Chowdhury ZM, Bhattacharjee A, Das KC, Keya CA, Salimullah M. Pharmacoinformatics and molecular dynamics simulation approach to identify anti-diarrheal potentials of Centella asiatica(L.) Urb. against Vibrio cholerae J Biomol Struct Dyn 2023 Mar 16;1-14 doi: 10.1080/07391102.2023.2191736
  3. Bhattacharjee A, Pranto SMAM, Ahammad I, Chowdhury ZM, Juliana FM, Das KC, Keya CA, Salimullah M. High risk genetic variants of human insulin receptor substrate 1(IRS1) infer structural instability and functional interference. J Biomol Struct Dyn
  4. Hossain MU, Ferdous N, Reza MN, Ahammad I, Tiernan Z, Wang Y, O'Hanlon F, Wu Z, Sarker S, Mohiuddin AKM, Das KC, Keya CA, Salimullah M. Pathogen-driven gene expression patterns lead to a novel approach to the identification of common therapeutic targets. Sci Rep 2022 Dec 6;12(1):21070. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-25102-8
  5. Zeshan Mahmud ChowdhuryID1 , Arittra Bhattacharjee1 , Ishtiaque Ahammad1 , Mohammad Uzzal Hossain1 , Abdullah All JaberID2 , Anisur RahmanID1 , Preonath Chondrow Dev1 , Md. SalimullahID3 , Chaman Ara Keya2 *(2022) Exploration of Streptococcus core genome to reveal druggable targets and novel therapeutics against S. pneumonia. PLOS ONE.


Ph.D. in Advanced Bioscience
University of Ochanomizu, Tokyo, Japan
Year of completion 2005
M.Sc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka
Year of completion 1997
B.Sc (Honors) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University University of Dhaka
Year of completion 1995

Research and Teaching Experiences
• Researcher, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Yokohama, Japan
• Researcher, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
• Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Institute for Cell Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
• Worked as Scientific Officer in Biotechnology Division, International Food and Radiation Biology (IFRB), Atomic Energy Commission, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interest
research interests lie in the area of high throughput techniques and tools for Biotechnology and their applications, transcriptome profiling for animal/plant
Currently research is aimed at Plant Biochemistry (Identification of important secondary metabolites from medicinal plants of Bangladesh, develop and discover novel therapeutic agents) and Microbiology (Detection of common multidrug resistant bacteria, related enzymes and genes)
Used to teach
Biology, Genes and Disease, Human Nutrition, Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology