Prof. (Dr.) C M Hossain, did his B.Pharm degree from Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University. He is a recipient of University Gold Medal in Master of Pharmacy programme. He did his Ph.D. Degree in Pharmacology from Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University. Currently He is a Professor & HoD, Department of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, MAKAUT, WB. He is a recipient of most prestigious DST-Inspire Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India to pursue PhD degree. His doctoral research is on Chemoprevention and drug discovery of Diabetes and Liver cancer. Dr. Hossain is former Postdoctoral Fellow in School of Medicine, University of Florida, USA. He worked on the Industry project on Drug Discovery with Foxchase Chemical Diversity Centre, United States. He is also engaged in Consultancy with Dept. of Ayush, Govt of India. Dr. Hossain worked as a Principal in Bengal School of Technology-College of Pharmacy under MAKAUT and the College got NAAC and NBA accreditation under his active Leadership. He has experience of facing many AICTE and PCI inspections and its compliances. He has wide experience on Administrative, Developmental, Academics and R&D works. Dr. Hossain has expertise on drug discovery research on Infectious Diseases, diabetes and liver cancer. Currently he is working on the involvement of host defense peptides (HDPs) such as beta-defensin in the Innate Immunity against infectious diseases and trying to explore the effect of Defensin Peptide mimetics against the pathogenesis of microbial infection. His goal is to develop safe and efficacious novel therapeutic compounds for treating life threatening and debilitating ailments. He has published number of research papers in peer reviewed journals of International repute such as Nature group, Elsevier, Wiley, Springer etc. He is an editor for a couple of International journals and contributed as a co-author of several books and book chapters on relevant topics. He has guided number of UG and PG students in USA & India, and currently guiding Ph.D students. He is a recipient of “Teacher of the Year-2017” award by MAKAUT for outstanding performance in Teaching-Learning and Research. He has delivered number of Invited Talks in National and International Conferences in India and USA. He is also a reviewer of many journals of International repute. He has visited Harvard University and MIT, Boston during his work in US. He is a Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI). Dr. Hossain is a member several prestigious International organization such as American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), American Association of Microbiology (ASM), American Association of Immunologists (AAI) and American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA) etc.
Pharmacology, Drug Discovery, Immunology, Microbiology