Tuesday, 21 August 2018


Livestock Officer of DLS Dr. Ahasan achieved PhD

agrilife24.com: Dr. Syed Ali Ahasan, Livestock Officer, DLS, first ever defined new Fasciola species (Fsp.,/ intermediate form of Fh / Fg) by both phenotypic and molecular techniques. This DNA sequence based study completely comply with CIAS method of multivariate data analysis.


The whole work was done in the Department of Pathology, FVS, BAU under supervision of Prof. Dr. EH Chowdhury and further validated at the University of Valencia, Spain under Prof. Dr. Dr. HCS MasComa. This milestone finding will help formulate effective control measure of this devastating worm towards achieving nutritional security our country is fighting for.

Dr. Ahasan was born in the district of Gopalganj, graduated DVM from FVS , finished MS in pathology and PhD from same university. His first scientific paper from PhD research have been published in "Acta Parasitologica" journal, three more are in progress. As a scientist, his total number of publications and abstracts in different areas including public health concern diseases are thirty till date.

In the 308th session of BAU syndicate conferred Dr. Syed Ali Ahasan the PhD degree titling " Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Fasciola from Different Agro-Ecological Zones of Bangladesh".