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University of Dhaka

Bangladesh

Biography

Dr. Yearul Kabir graduated in Biochemistry from University of Dhaka (Bangladesh) in 1983 and obtained Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Tohoku University (Japan) in 1990. Dr. Kabir joined as Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry (now Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), University of Dhaka in 1984 and became Professor in the same department in 1997.

Dr. Kabir worked as a visiting scientist at the National Institute of Environment Studies, Japan (1993), as UNU-fellow at the National Food Research Institute, Japan (1994-1995), as research fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Tohoku University, Japan (1995-1996), as visiting scientist at the Institute of Nutritional Physiology, Federal Research Centre for Nutrition, Germany (1998-1999), as JSPS-fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Tohoku University, Japan (2003-2004) and as JSPS-Bridge fellow in the Laboratory of Nutrition, Tohoku University, Japan (2012). He also worked as a consultant in a National Project (Early Warning and Food Information System) under theMinistry of Food, Government of Bangladesh (2001-2002) and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Sciences, College for Women, Kuwait University, Kuwait (2004-2009). Besides his Academic and administrative involvement with the University of Dhaka, he is also associated with many other universities, academic Institutes/organizations and Professional Societies.Recently he has edited a book “Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods” with his two colleagues, which was published by IGI Global Publication, USA (2017).