Dr. AMAM Zonaed Siddiki


Department of Pathology and Parasitology,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Telephone:+88 031 2566716 (Direct line), +88 031 659093 (ext 162) (off) 
Fax: +88 031 659620 (lab)
Mobile: +88 0171 771 8884
E-mail: zsiddiki@gmail.comamamz.siddiki-dpp@cvasu.ac.bd 
Web: http://cvasu.ac.bd/user/details/id/178


Prof. AMAM Zonaed Siddiki received the DVM and M.S. in Parasitology degrees in Veterinary Sciences from the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh, Bangladesh, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Preclinical Veterinary Sciences, University of Liverpool, England, UK under Commonwealth Scholarship scheme in 2006. He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, CVASU in 2000 and served as an Assistant Professor from 2002 until 2008 and an Associate Professor from 2008 until 2013. Currently, he holds a position of Professor in the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, CVASU. His research interests are in the areas of parasitic genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, DNA Barcoding, computational biology and system biology with phylodynamics and NGS data analyses strategies. Prof. Siddiki has a strong record of research in his area as evident by receiving a number of awards and fellowships from different prestigious organizations like The British Council, Government of Australia, US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, DAAD (Germany), Fulbright scholarship commission (USA), ICGEB (Trieste, Italy), Matsumae Foundation (Japan), ENSF (Italy) and TWAS (Italy). He received several prestigious international positions including first Bangladeshi veterinarian to receive Fulbright visiting scholarship in USA (2016), Australian Alumni Excellence Awardee (2015), USDA Norman E Borlaug Fellowship Awardee (2014), ICGEB postdoctoral fellow (2008), Commonwealth academic fellow (2012), TWAS Associate Fellow (2016) and British Council Talented Researcher Awardee (2010) during his academic career. Until now he has received many grants from different national and international sources including NST, DAAD, USDA, The British Council, TWAS, TWAS-COMSTECH, HEQEP-UGC, AuthorAid (UK) etc. He has published many peer reviewed research articles and supervised 15 postgraduate students.

Positions Held

1) Professor, Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From 1 January, 2013 to till

2) Director, One Health Institute, CVASU From 1 January, 2017 to 30 September 2017

3) US Fulbright visiting scholar, Computational Biology Institute (CBI), George Washington University, Washington DC, USA. From 10 January, 2016 to 6 August 2016

4) Postdoctoral fellow (DAAD scholar), Institute for Parasitology, Leipzig University, Germany. From May till June, 2015

5) Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary

Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. From 31 March, 2014 to 24 May, 2014

6) Director, Research and Extension, CVASU From 26 February, 2013 to 30 December 2015

7) Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. From Sep, 2008 to Dec, 2012

8) Commonwealth Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Infection Biology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, UK. From 1 October, 2012 to 30 January, 2013

9) Part-time Teacher in the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Chittagong University, Bangladesh. From October, 2011 to December, 2015

10) Lab in Charge, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL), CVASU, Chittagong, Bangladesh. From 20 April 2011 to December, 2015

11) Endeavour Postdoctoral fellow, Parasitology Group (Prof. Robin Gasser Lab), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia. From September, 2010 to December, 2010

12) ICGEB Postdoctoral fellow, Protein Networks Research Group (Dr. Mike Myers Lab). International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy. From October, 2008 to September, 2009

13) Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Khulshi- 4202, Chittagong, Bangladesh. From July 2002 to September 2008

14) Lecturer in the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Chittagong Government Veterinary College (CGVC), Pahartali- 4202, Chittagong Bangladesh. From 10 October 2000 to 20 July 2002

15) Scientific Officer in Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) under “Poultry Technology Development Project” funded jointly by the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA). From 1 August 2000 to 9 October 2000

16) Veterinary Surgeon at District Veterinary Hospital at Habiganj, Sylhet, Bangladesh under “District Veterinary Hospital Establishment Project” funded by the Department of Livestock Services (DLS), Government of Bangladesh. From 5 May 2000 to 31 July, 2000

17) Research Associate in the Department of Parasitology, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) under “Control of Chicken Coccidiosis in Bangladesh” project funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES). From 1 January 1999 to 4 May 2000

Teaching Experiences

1) Teaching Veterinary Pathology and Animal Parasitology to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in the Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) since joining in October, 2000.

2) Part-time teacher, Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (Course teacher of Human and Animal Biotechnology course).

3) External examiner (Parasitology), Dept. of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

4) External examiner (MS Thesis), Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

5) MS Thesis Supervisor, Dept of Pharmacy, Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU), Bangladesh

6) MS Thesis co-supervisor, Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

7) Demonstrating undergraduate students in Biology Teaching Centre (BTC) during the session 2003-2004 in the Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

8) Training farmers and animal owners on disease management strategies in Poultry Research and Training Centre (PRTC), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

9) Training farmers and prospective poultry and dairy farm owners on vaccination and disease management skills in Regional Youth Training Centre (YTC), Chittagong, Bangladesh.