Profile of Mandira Mukutmoni

... Name Mandira Mukutmoni
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree MS in Parasitology
   
  • MS in Zoology (Parasitology). Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka (2014). GPA 3.97 out of 4.00 (merit position: 1st in specialization)
  • BS in Zoology. Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka (2013). GPA 3.92 out of 4.00 (merit position: 1st)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (major in science). New Government Degree College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (2009). GPA 5.00 out of 5.00
  • Secondary School Certificate (major in science). P.N Government High School, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (2007). GPA 5.00 out of 5.00

Research experience

  • Project: Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) assessment of intestinal parasitic and urinary tract infections (UTI) among women and school going children in slum areas of Dhaka. Responsibilities: Serving as Associate Director. University Grants Commission, Bangladesh 2017-2018.
  • Project: Comparative investigation of parasitic infestation in cat with the cat-owner and non-pet owner: Serving as Co-supervisor. Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka 2017-2018.
  • Project: Parasite sharing between human and non-human primates in Bangladesh: Aspects of emerging and potential zoonoses. Responsibilities: Serving as Associate investigator.  Ministry of National Science and Technology, Bangladesh 2017-2018.
  • 2015 M.S. Research Fellowship awarded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Ministry of National Science and Technology, Bangladesh 2013-2014

Proposed

  • Project: Investigation of parasitic infestation in captive and domesticated horse (Equus ferus caballus), 2018.
  1. Begum, A., Mukutmoni, M., Mollik, A. & Sultana, Y. (2017). Prevalence and associated risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis infection in urban slum community of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Asian Australas. J. Biosci. Biotechnol. 2(3), 199-203.
  2. Mukutmoni, M., & Khanum, H. (2017). Occurrence and risk factors of intestinal helminthiasis among the children of Tejgaon, Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Zool. 45(2), 123-129.
  3. Khanum, H., Zaman, R. F., Mukutmoni, M., & Aktur, M. S. (2017). Occurrence of endoparasitic helminths in Oryctolagus cuniculus from pet market, Dhaka. Journal of Natural History (India). 13(2), 7-14.
  4. Mukutmoni, M., & Khanum, H. (2016). Soil transmitted helminth infestation in diarrhoeal and non-diarrhoeal children in Mirpur area of Dhaka city. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology. 44(2): 219-22.
  5. Khanum, H., Mukutmoni, M., Uddin, J., & Haque, R. (2016). Prevalence of Ancylostoma duodenale and Ascaris lumbricoides among diarrheal children of slum area of Dhaka city. Journal of Natural History (India). 12(2), 23-33.
  6. Khanum, H., Mukutmoni, M., Uddin, J., & Haque, R. (2016). Diarrheal carriage illness with Trichuris trichiura among the slum dwelling children in Dhaka city. Bioresearch communications. 2(2), 254-258.
  7. Zaman, R. F., Khanum, H., Mukutmoni, M., & Hasan. M. (2018). Occurence of common diseases among the staffs of three residential halls of University of Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Zool. 46(1), 45-52.
  8. Mukutmoni, M., & Khanum, H. (in press). Socio-demographic factors facilitating intestinal helminth infestation and impact of single dose of mebendazole administration among the street children of Karwan Bazar, Tejgaon, Dhaka. Asian J. Med. Biol. Res.
  9. Khanum, H., ​​​​​​Zaman, R. F., Mukutmoni, M., & Nazmunnahar. (in review). Prevalence of intestinal parasites among third and fourth grade employees and their family members of University of Dhaka. Journal of Natural History (India).
  • Mukutmoni, M. (2017, May 9). Transgender as workforce and their rights. The Daily Observer.

 

Programs

Department

 638: Parasite physiology &   immunology

MS (theory)

affiliated department

 654. Parasitology

MS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 415: Parasitology

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 310: Microtomy

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 310: Pest and parasites

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 110: Invertebrate taxonomy

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 As Guest Lecturer

 

 

 1104: Marine invertebrates

BS (laboratory)

Department of Oceanography, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University

 

  • Indian Academy of Environmental Science Award (Oral Presentation Competition), 2016, National Conference on Environmental Protection and Sustainability, Chennai-600021.
  • ‘Dean’s Award’ 2013 by the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka
  • ‘Razia Memorial Scholarship’, University of Dhaka for securing the highest CGPA in the B.S (honors) examination of 2013.
  • Board Scholarship awarded by Education Board, Bangladesh for Higher Secondary School Certificate excellence (2009).
  • Board Scholarship awarded by Education Board, Bangladesh for Secondary School Certificate excellence (2007).
  • Talent pool Scholarship awarded by Education Board, Bangladesh in Junior School Certificate exam (2004).

Community based approaches to health promotion; Parasitic and microbial disease prevention; Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of underprivileged women and children in Bangladesh.

 

Programs

Department

 638: Parasite physiology &   immunology

MS (theory)

affiliated department

 654. Parasitology

MS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 415: Parasitology

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 310: Microtomy

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 310: Pest and parasites

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 110: Invertebrate taxonomy

BS (laboratory)

affiliated department

 As Guest Lecturer

 

 

 1104: Marine invertebrates

BS (laboratory)

Department of Oceanography, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University