Varendra University

PEOPLE DR. SULTANA RAJIA


1st Floor, Academic Block, Varendra University, Chandrima, Bypass Road

EDUCATION DETAILS
Name of Degree Subject/Group Institution Board/University Passing Year
PhD Pharmacy Institute of Biological Sciences University of Rajshahi 2014
M.Sc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Rajshahi 2007
B.Sc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Rajshahi 2005
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Duration Department/Office Organization Position
13 Feb 2020 - Present Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR) Varendra University Assistant Professor
10 Dec 2016 - 13 Feb 2020 Department of Natural Science and Department of Pharmacy Varendra University Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Department of Life and Environmental System Science, Graduate School of Nano Bio Sciences Yokohama City University Visiting Lecturer
12 Jul 2014 - 09 Dec 2016 Department of Natural Science Varendra University Lecturer
01 Sep 2009 - 02 Sep 2010 Quality Control Division Popular Pharmaceuticals Limited Quality Control Officer
16 Apr 2008 - 30 Aug 2009 Research and Development (R&D) Pharmadesh Laboratories Limited Research and Development Officer
PUBLICATIONS

Journal

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Haque R, Rajia S, "Mitochondria's role is crucial in glucose-stimulated insulin secretion", published in International Journal of Modern Pharmaceutical Research (IJMPR), 7(6): 106-111 Published date: May 2023
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Kamata K, Ohkawa M, Fujii Y, Ogawa Y, Rajia S, Yoshimoto S, HasanI, Kawsar SMA, Ishiwata R,Takakusaki S, Hayashi R, Adachi D, Hayas T, "β-Trefoil Lectins of the Family Mytilidae from a Comparative Perspective", published in Trends In Carbohydrate Research, 15 (1): 47-55 Published date: May 2023
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Islam S, Akash S,Ferdous J,Kumer A, Al-Ghorbani M, Baashen M,Shbeer AM,Ageel M, Chakma U,Hasan I, Rajia S,Fujii Y, Ozeki Y and Kawsar SMA, "Glucopyranoside Derivatives as Potential Antimicrobial Agents: Synthesis, Anticancer, DFT, Molecular Docking, Molecular Dynamics and ADMET Predictions", published in Trends In Carbohydrate Research, Vol.15, No.1 : 62-90 Published date: May 2023
4.
Hasan I, Asaduzzaman AKM, Rajia S, Fujii Y, Kawsar SMA and Ozeki Y, "Antibiofilm Activity of Lectins from Plants and Marine Invertebrates: A Comparative Study", published in Trends In Carbohydrate Research, Vol.15, No.1: 56-61 Published date: May 2023
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Khanam K, Rajia S, Kamal AHMM, Jahan MS, Rahman MAA, Alam AHMK, Rashid M, "Linagliptin in Combination with Emblica officinalis Gaertn Improves Glycemic Control through Alleviating Dyslipidemia and Oxidative Stress on Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats", published in J. Pharm. Res. Int.;35(12):37-46 Published date: May 2023
6.
Khanam K, Mostofa Kamal AHM, Yeasmin M, Rajia S. , "Antidiabetic and Antihyperlipidemic Activity of β-carotene on Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats.", published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International;34(62):36-44 Published date: Dec 2022
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Haque R, Rajia S., "Metformin and its unique molecular pharmacology in regulating type 2 diabetes", published in European J Biomed and PharmaceutSci (EJBPS), 9 (12), 92-98 Published date: Nov 2022
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Islam MR, Awal MA, Samad A, Walid M, Hasan I, Alam R, Osman I, Nur SM, Molla MHR, Abdulrasheed O, Abdulrahman, Rajia S, Ahammad F, Hasan MN. Qadri I, "Computational Identification of Druggable Bioactive Componds from Catharanthus roseus and Avicennia marina against Colorectal Cancer by Targeting Thymidylate Synthase", published in Molecules, 27(7):2089, doi: 10.3390/molecules27072089. Published date: Mar 2022
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. Amin MR, Yasmin F, Dey S, Mahmud S, Saleh MA, Emran TB, Hasan I, Rajia S, Ogawa Y, Fujii Y, Yamada M, Ozeki Y, Kawsar SMA, "Methyl β-D-galactopyranoside esters as potential inhibitors for SARS-CoV-2 protease enzyme: synthesis, antimicrobial, PASS, molecular docking, molecular dynamics simulations and quantum computations", published in Glycoconj J, 17:1–30. doi: 10.1007/s10719-021-10039-3 Published date: Jan 2022
10.
Khanam K, Rajia S, Yeasmin M, Morshed M, Haque R, "Synergistic Effect of β-Carotene and Metformin on Antihyperglycemic and Antidyslipidemic Activities in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats", published in JPRI, 33(51A): 79-87 Published date: Nov 2021
11.
Rajia S, Khanam K, Farhana U, Rahman S, Haque R, "Piper Chaba Extracts with Antibiofilm Activity Influence Antihyperglycemic and Antihyperlipidemic Responses in Diabetic Wister Rats", published in Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, 13(9):44-9 Published date: Sep 2021
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Kawsar SMA, Hasan I, Rajia S, Koide Y, Fujii Y, Hayashi R, Yamada M, Ozeki Y, "Diverse Localization Patterns of an R-Type Lectin in Marine Annelids", published in Molecules. 26(16):4799 Published date: Aug 2021
13.
Swarna RR, Asaduzzaman AKM, Kabir SR, Arfin N, Kawsar SMA, Rajia S, Fujii Y, Ogawa Y, Hirashima K, Kobayashi N, Yamada M, Ozeki Y, Hasan I, "Antiproliferative and Antimicrobial Potentials of a Lectin from Aplysia kurodai (Sea Hare) Eggs", published in Marine Drugs. 19(7):394 Published date: Jul 2021
14.
Fujii Y, Gerdol M, Kawsar S M A, Hasan I, Spazzali F, Yoshida T, Ogawa Y, Rajia S, Kamata K, Koide Y, Sugawara S, Hosono M, Tame J R H, Fujita H, Pallavicini A, Ozeki Y, "A GM1b/asialo‐GM1 oligosaccharide‐binding R‐type lectin from purplish bifurcate mussels Mytilisepta virgata and its effect on MAP kinases", published in FEBS J, 287(12): 2612-2630 Published date: Jun 2020
15.
Rajia S, Ahmed B, Hasan I, Islam AU, "Development and Validation of a Microbiological Assay for the Quantification of Marketed Chloramphenicol Eye Drops", published in IOSR J Pharm Biol Sci, 15(3): 13-19 Published date: May 2020
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Fujii Y, Gerdol M, Hasan I, Koide Y, Matsizaki R, Ikeda M, Rajia S, Ogawa Y, Kawsar S M A, Ozeki Y, "Phylogeny and properties of a novel lectin family with b-trefoil folding in mussels", published in Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology, 30 (177) E195-E208 Published date: Nov 2018
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Kawsar S M A, Rahman M M, Islam M, Manchur M A, Hasan I, Rajia S, "An in vitro assessment of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic effects of D-glucopyranoside derivatives", published in International Journal of Biosciences, 12 (6), 408-416 Published date: Jul 2018
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Kawsar S M A, Islam M, Jesmin S, Manchur M A, Hasan I, Rajia S, "Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic effect of some uridine derivatives", published in International Journal of Biosciences, 12 (6), 211-219 Published date: Jun 2018
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Fujii Y, Fujiwara T, Koide Y, Hasan I, Sugawara S, Rajia S, Kawsar S M A, Yamamoto D, Araki D, Kanaly R A, Ogawa Y, Fujita H, Ozeki Y, "Internalization of a novel, huge lectin from Ibacus novemdentatus (slipper lobster) induces apoptosis of mammalian cancer cells", published in Glycoconjugate Journal, 34(1), 85-94 Published date: Sep 2016
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Asaduzzaman M, Hasan I, Rajia S, Khan N, Kabir K A, "Impact of tannery effluents on the aquatic environment of the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh", published in Toxicology and Industrial Health, 32(6): 1106-1113 Published date: Jun 2016
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Hasan I, Gerdol M, Fujii Y, Rajia S, Koide Y, Fujii Y, Kawsar S M A, Ozeki Y, "cDNA and gene structure of MytiLec-1, a bacteriostatic R-type lectin from the Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis)", published in Marine Drugs (Basel), 14 (5), 92 Published date: Mar 2016
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Hasan I, Sugawara S, Koide Y, Terada D, Unzai S, Fujii Y, Fujiwara T, Kojima N, Rajia S, Kawsar S M A, Kanaly R A, Hosono M, Sam-Yong P, Tame J, Ogawa Y, Fujita H, Hamako J, Matsui T and Ozeki Y, "MytiLec, a mussel R-type lectin, interacts with surface glycan Gb3 on Burkitt’s lymphoma cells to trigger apoptosis through multiple pathways", published in Marine Drugs, 13(12): 7377-7389 Published date: Dec 2015
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Rajia S, Hasan I, Amin R and Islam M A U, "Efficiency of a cost-effective UV spectrophotometric method for estimation of ciprofloxacin in marketed tablet formulation", published in International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 6(10): 4277- 4283 Published date: Oct 2015
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Koide Y, Hasan I, Asanuma A, Fujii Y, Ogawa Y, Kobayashi H, Rajia S, Kawsar S M A, Kanaly R A, Ozeki Y, "Expression of various types of glycans in the lugworm (Priereisnuntia var. vallata)", published in Annals of Marine Biology and Research,2(1):1005 Published date: Mar 2015
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Hasan I, Watanabe M, Ishizaki N, Sugita-Konishi Y, Kawakami Y, Suzuki J, Dogasaki C, Rajia S, Kawsar S M A, Koide Y, Kanaly R A, Sugawara S, Hosono M, Ogawa Y, Fujii Y, Iriko H, Hamako J, Matsui T, Oz, "A galactose-binding lectin isolated from Aplysiakurodai (sea hare) eggs inhibits streptolysin-induced hemolysis", published in Molecules, 19 (9): 13990-4003 Published date: Sep 2014
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Mannan A, Shohel M, Kabir S, Rajia S, Emran T B, Mahmud N U, Hasan I, "A cross Sectional Study on Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Salmonella typhi Clinical Isolates in Bangladesh", published in Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4 (4): 306-311 Published date: Apr 2014
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Ahmed M S, Rajia S, Rahman M A, Islam M A U, "Potency and Antibacterial Efficacy of Degraded Chloramphenicol in Marketed Eye Drop Preparations", published in Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal, 16(2): 165-169 Published date: Jan 2013
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Hasan I, Rajia S, Kabir K A, Latifa G A, "Comparative Study on the Water Quality Parameters in Two Rural and Urban Rivers Emphasizing on the Pollution Level", published in Global Journal of Environmental Research, 3 (3): 218-222 Published date: Jul 2009

Book Chapter

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Haque R. and Rajia S, "AMP-kinase is the Main Target of Metformin in Regulating Type 2 Diabetes", published in Research Highlights in Disease and Health Research Vol. 2: 83–95. BP International (London/India), doi: 10.9734/bpi/rhdhr/v2/9366F Published date: Feb 2023
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Rajia S, Khanam K, Farhana U, Rahman S, Haque R, "Evalution of Antidiabetic Antihyperlipidemic and Antibiofilm Activity of Piper chaba Root extracts on Wister Albino Rats", published in Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Innovare academic Sciences Pvt, Ltd, Chapter-8, Pages (111-127) Published date: Oct 2022
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. Hasan I, Fujii Y, Rajia S, Sugawara S, Hosono M, Ogawa Y, Kawakami Y, Koide Y, Yamamoto D, Kanaly R A, Ozeki Y, "Structural Glycobiology for Lectin to Promote Advanced Biomedical Research", published in Marine Glycobiology: Principles and Applications, Taylor & Francis Group,CRC press (Edited by Se-Kwon Kim, ISBN: 9781498709613), Chapter-33,Pages (43-457) Published date: Aug 2016
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Koide Y, Fujii Y, Hasan I, Ogawa Y, Rajia S, Kawsar S M A, Kanaly R A, Sugawara S, Hosono M, Hamako J, Matsui T, Ozeki Y, "SUEL/RBL and Their Biomedical Applications", published in Marine Omics,Taylor & Francis Group, CRC press (Edited by Se-Kwon Kim, ISBN 9781482258202), Chapter 21, Pages (407-418) Published date: Aug 2016

Article

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প্রফেসর ড. রাশিদুল হক এবং ড. সুলতানা রাজিয়া, "মেটফরমিন ও ডায়াবিটিস নিয়ন্ত্রণে তার গুণাঢ্য ফার্মাকোলজি", published in bishleshon, Online Portal Published date: Nov 2022
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প্রফেসর ড. রাশিদুল হক এবং ড. সুলতানা রাজিয়া, "অ্যান্টিবায়োটিক প্রতিরোধ্যতা মানব স্বাস্থ্যের জন্য একটি বড়ো হুমকি", published in Bishlesion, Online Portal Published date: Nov 2022
COURSE OFFERED
Course Name Course Activity Course Materials
Biotechnology and Immunology (BP 416) Inactive
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Lab (BP 419) Active
Pharmaceutical Analysis II (BP 221) Active
Physiology and Anatomy I (BP 123) Active
Chemistry ( CHEM111) Active
Chemistry Lab for EEE (CHEM 112) Active
Molecular Biology (BP 414) Active
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GRANTS RECEIVED

Title: Faculty Research Grant 2019-2020

Principle Investigator: Dr. Sultana Rajia

Co-Investigator: Nurunnahar

Duration: 01/02/2022 - 01/02/2022

Funding Source: Varendra University, Rajshahi

Title: Synergistic Antimicrobial Activity of Natural Products with Antibiotics on Multidrug Resistant Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolates from University Students in Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr.Mohammad Ashik Mosaddik

Co-Investigator: Dr. Sultana Rajia

Duration: 07/03/2023 - 07/03/2023

Funding Source: Varendra University, Rajshahi

Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Research Grant 2019-2020, awarded by Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR), Varendra University, Rajshahi (2019-2020)

Seminar Attended

  • 23rd International Glycoconjugates Symposium (GLYCO23), Organized by Split, Croatia (September,2015)

  • 1st International Conference on Botanical Pesticides and Environmental Sustainability, Organized by University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (September 24-25,2016)

  • Society for Glycobiology (SFG) and Japanese Society of Carbohydrate Research (JSCR) Joint Meeting, Organized by Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (November 16-19, 2014)

  • 18th International Congress of International Society for Ethnopharmacology & 5th International Congress of Society for Ethnopharmacology, India on “Ethnopharmacology& Drug Development: Innovation meets Tradition (ISE-SFEC 2018), Organized by Department of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 13-15,2018)

  • Conference on Material Science & Nano-electrochemistry (CMSN-2017), Organized by , University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (April 8-9, 2017)

  • 30th Annual Conference, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM), Organized by Department of Microbiogy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 29, 2017)

  • Material Science and Nano-electrochemistry, Organized by Department of Chemistry, Rajshahi University Under the auspices of HEQEP (CP: 3576, Window: 2) (8-9 April, 2017)

  • International Conference on Biological Sciences: Food, Health and Environmental perspectives (ICBSc 2015), Organized by Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Rajshahi (8 August, 2015)

  • International Conference on Biological Science; Food, Health and Environmental Perspectives, Organized by Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi (8 August, 2015)

  • International Conference on Translational Research in Biochemistry for Better Life and Sustainable Development, Organized by Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (6 September, 2018)

  • 30th Annual Conference, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Organized by Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (29 April, 2017)

  • 2nd International Conference on “Genomics, Nanotech & Bioengineering (ICGNB 2022), Organized by School of Health & Life Sciences, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (26-28 June,2022)