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Dr. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury
Dr. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury

Professor Contact No : +8801712 017 381
Department of Pathology Email : emdad001@yahoo.com
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Research Interest:   Morphological Pathology and pathogenesis of infectious diseases, Molecular epidemiology of Transboundary Animal diseases, Diagnostic pathology, Biosecurity of farm animals, Food safety and safety evaluation of GM foods. 
Post Doc
National Institute of Animal Health, Japan
M. Sc. (Vet. Sc) In Pathology
Institute of Veterinary Pathology, University of Zurich
Total Number:  10

1. Research on Transboundary Animal diseases, PPR and Avian Influenza

2. Improving health and productivity through Mobile Veterinary Clinic.

3. Developemnt of Irradiated Mycoplasma Vaccine

4. Development pf Dignostic kits for the animal and poultry diseases

5. Biosecurity of farm animals.

6. Safety evaluation of genetically modified foods (GM foods)

Total Number:  22


Name of Courses/Training



Attended a training course on “Food safety management systems (FSMS) auditing skills”, jointly organized by Bangladesh Accreditation Board and FAO, 9 – 10 August, 2016



Attended a training course on “Food safety management systems (FSMS) ISO/TS 22003:2013 & ISO/IEC17021-1:2015



Attended a training course on “Food and Nutrition security” at Centre for Development and Innovation (CDI) in The Netherlands, 23 May 2016 – 22 June 2016.



Attended two meeting arranged by Center for Environmental Risk Assessment (CERA) on Food Safety Workshop and South Asia Bio-safety Conference accordingly 17-18 September 2016 and 19-21 September 2016 held at Hyderabad, India.



Attended a coordination meeting on “Supporting Early Warning, Response and Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases” 23-27 May 2016 held at Bangkok, Thailand.



Attended a training programe on “IP & Technology Management”, 09-13 May 2016 at Hyderabad, India.



Attended a 3 days long workshop on “The TEIN4 next-generation sequencing application” 2nd-4th December, 2014 at Perdana University, Malaysia.



Participated in the workshop on “Enabling and   facilitating teaching learning” 13 – 15 October, 2014 at BRAC/BCDM by Wageningen University, Netherlands. 




Completed training course on “Safety risk assessment of goods derived from genetically engineered plants, held at 19 -23 May 2014, New Delhi, India (Phase – I) and 15- 19 September 2014, Newark, Delaware, USA (Phase II).




Attended a 5 days long training course on “Risk analysis for transboundary animal diseases” held at Bogor, Indonesia from 10 -14 June 2013, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency in cooperation with the Government of Indonesian through the Indonesian Research Centre for Veterinary Science, Bogor, Indonesia.




Attended a 3days long training course on online submission of articles, peer reviewing and online hosting of journals, held on 19 -21 May, 2012 in Bangladesh Academy of Science, Dhaka, jointly organized by Bangladesh Academy of Science and Bangla JOL.




Attended a 3 days long training course on “procurement and financial management” held on 22 – 24 January 2011 in Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council at Dhaka.



Attended a one-month long training course on Medicine and Surgery at Central Veterinary Hospital, DLS, Dhaka



Attended a three days long training course on “Operation of Audio Visual Equipments” at DLS, Dhaka



Attended a three-week long training course on “Teaching Methodology” at graduate Training Institute, BAU, Mymensingh



Attended a day long training course on “AFIP Toxicopathological Slide Reading” at Zurich Switzerland



Attended a day long training course on “AFIP Primate Pathology” at Zurich, Switzerland



Attended a specialized a 3-day long training course on “AFIP Histopathological Slide Reading” at Zurich, Switzerland.



Attended a one-week long training course on “Scientific Report Writing at Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Mymensingh



Attended a five-day long training course on “Project Cycle management” at Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Mymensingh



Attended specialized intensive two days training on “Bio-safety” at ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India



Attended a specialized intensive one week training course on “Bio-safety” at the National Institute of Food Science, Tsukuba, Japan



27 Jan, 2008 -
01 Apr, 1995 - 26 Apr, 1999
27 Jan, 2008 -
Associate Professor
27 Jan, 2004 - 26 Jan, 2008
Assistant Professor
27 Apr, 1999 - 26 Apr, 2004
  1. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Ataur Rahman Bhuiyan, Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahman, Mohammad Shahinur Alam Siddique, Mohammad Rafiqul Islam: Natural peste des petits ruminants virus infection in Black Bengal goats: Virological, pathological and immunohistochemical investigation. BMC Veterinary Research 11/2014; 10(1):263., DOI:10.1186/s12917-014-0263-y
  2. Ataur Rahman Bhuiyan, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, O. Kwaiatek, Rokshana Parvin, Mushfiqur M Rahman, Mohammad R Islam, Emmanuel Albina, Geneviève Libeau: Dried fluid spots for peste des petits ruminants virus load evaluation allowing for non-invasive diagnosis and genotyping. BMC Veterinary Research 10/2014; 10(1):247., DOI:10.1186/s12917-014-0247-y
  3. Emdadull H Chowdhury, Osamu Mikami, Hideo Murata, Parvin Sultana, Nobuaki Shimada, Miyako Yoshioka, Keerthi S Guruge, Sachiko Yamamoto, Shigeru Miyazaki, Noriko Yamanaka, Yasuyuki Nakajima: Fate of Maize Intrinsic and Recombinant Genes in Calves Fed Genetically Modified Maize Bt11. Journal of food protection 03/2004; 67(2):365-70., DOI:10.4315/0362-028X-67.2.365
  4. E H Chowdhury, H Kuribara, A Hino, P Sultana, O Mikami, N Shimada, K S Guruge, M Saito, Y Nakajima: Detection of corn intrinsic and recombinant DNA fragments and Cry1Ab protein in the gastrointestinal contents of pigs fed genetically modified corn Bt11 1. Journal of Animal Science 11/2003; 81(10):2546-51., DOI:10.2527/2003.81102546x
  5. E H Chowdhury, O Mikami, Y Nakajima, A Hino, H Kuribara, K Suga, M Hanazumi, C Yomemochi: Detection of genetically modified maize DNA fragments in the intestinal contents of pigs fed StarLinkTM CBH351. Veterinary and human toxicology 04/2003; 45(2):95-6.
  6. E H Chowdhury, N Shimada, H Murata, O Mikami, P Sultana, S Miyazaki, M Yoshioka, N Yamanaka, N Hirai, Y Nakajima: Detection of Cry1Ab protein in gastrointestinal contents but not visceral organs of genetically modified Bt11-fed calves. Veterinary and human toxicology 04/2003; 45(2):72-5.
  7. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury: Fatal Sarcocysis infection in Black Bengal goats in Bangladesh.
  8. P Tsakos, V Siarkou, F Guscetti, H Chowdhury, N Papaioannou, E Vretou, O Papadopoulos: Experimental infection of pregnant ewes with enteric and abortion-source Chlamydophila abortus. Veterinary Microbiology 10/2001; 82(3):285-91., DOI:10.1016/S0378-1135(01)00389-3
  9. M.R. Islam, E.H. Chowdhury, P.M. Das, M.L. Dewan: Pathology of acute infectious bursal disease in chickens induced experimentally with a very virulent virus isolate. The Indian journal of animal sciences 01/1997; 67(1):7-9.
  10. E. H. Chowdhury, M. R. Islam, P. M. Das, M. L. Dewan, M. S. R. Khan: Acute infectious Bursal disease in chickens : pathlogical observation and virus isolation. Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 08/1996; 9(4):465-470., DOI:10.5713/ajas.1996.465
  11. Syed Ali Ahasan, M. Adela Valero, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Mohammad Taohidul Islam, Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, Mohammad Motahar Hussain Mondal, Raquel V. Peixoto, Lavinia Berinde, Miroslava Panova, Santiago Mas-Coma: CIAS detection of Fasciola hepatica/F. gigantica intermediate forms in bovines from Bangladesh. Acta Parasitologica 06/2016; 61((2)):267–277., DOI:10.1515/ap-2016-0037
  12. M Nooruzzaman, A C Mazumder, S Khatun, E H Chowdhury, P M Das, M R Islam: Pathotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Two Bangladeshi Isolates of Newcastle Disease Virus of Chicken and Pigeon Origin. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 02/2015; 62(1):102-107., DOI:10.1111/tbed.12086
  13. Mohammad Aftab Hossain, Mahbub Mostofa, Mohammad Abdul Awal, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Mahmudul Hasan Sikder: Histomorphological and morphometric studies of the pancreatic islet cells of diabetic rats treated with aqueous extracts of Momordica charantia (karela) fruits. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 09/2014; 4:S698-S704., DOI:10.1016/S2222-1808(14)60710-6
  14. Rokshana Parvin, Abu H. M. Kamal, Md. E. Haque, Emdadul H. Chowdhury, Mohammed Giasuddin, Mohammad R. Islam, Thomas W. Vahlenkamp: Genetic characterization of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from live migratory birds in Bangladesh. Virus Genes 09/2014;, DOI:10.1007/s11262-014-1118-0
  15. Rokshana Parvin, Kristin Heenemann, Mohammad Y Halami, Emdadul H Chowdhury, M R Islam, Thomas W Vahlenkamp: Full-genome analysis of avian influenza virus H9N2 from Bangladesh reveals internal gene reassortments with two distinct highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Archives of Virology 07/2014; 159(7):1651-1661., DOI:10.1007/s00705-014-1976-8
  16. M E Haque, M Giasuddin, E H Chowdhury, M R Islam: Molecular evolution of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Bangladesh between 2007 and 2012. Avian Pathology 04/2014; 43(2):183-94., DOI:10.1080/03079457.2014.898244
  17. M Noor, M S Mahmud, P R Ghose, U Roy, M Nooruzzaman, E H Chowdhury, P M Das, M R Islam, H Müller: Further evidence for the association of distinct amino acid residues with in vitro and in vivo growth of infectious bursal disease virus. Archives of Virology 04/2014; 159(4):701-709., DOI:10.1007/s00705-013-1885-2
  18. Haider Golam, Haque Chowdhury Emdadul, Hossain Mokbul: Mode of vertical transmission of Salmonella enterica sub. enterica serovar Pullorum in chickens. African journal of microbiology research 03/2014; 8(12):1344-1351., DOI:10.5897/AJMR2013.6452
  19. Sajeda Sultana, Emdadul H. Chowdhury, R. Parvin, Shib S. Saha, Sheik M. Rahman, M. G. Haider, Abu S. M. Arif, Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Hee-Jong Song: Sultana, S., Chowdhury, E. H., Parvin, R., Saha, S. S., Rahman, M. S., Haider M. G., Arif, A. S. M., Rahman, M. S., Song, M. J. (2012). Escherichia coli septicemia concurrent with mycotic infection in captive salt water crocodiles in Bangladesh. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service 35 (1), 47-52. 03/2012; 35(1):65-70., DOI:10.7853/kjvs.2012.35.1.047
  20. M R Islam, S Rahman, M Noor, E H Chowdhury, H Müller: Differentiation of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) genome segment B of very virulent and classical lineage by RT-PCR amplification and restriction enzyme analysis. Archives of Virology 02/2012; 157(2):333-6., DOI:10.1007/s00705-011-1159-9
  21. M R Islam, M E Haque, M Giasuddin, E H Chowdhury, M A Samad, R Parvin, M Nooruzzaman, M M Rahman, P Monoura: New Introduction of Clade Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) into Bangladesh. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 12/2011; 59(5):460-3., DOI:10.1111/j.1865-1682.2011.01297.
  22. Shukla Halder, Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Rokshana Parvin, Mohammad Moshiyour Rahaman, Seikh Masudur Rahman, Shib Shankar Saha, Sajeda Sultana, Nadira Marium, Azharul Islam, Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Hee-Jong Song: Halder, S., Chowdhury, E. H., Parvin, R., Rahaman, M. M., Rahman, S. M., Saha, S. S., Sultana, S., Marium, N., Islam, A., Rahman, M. S., Song, H. J. (2009): Active and passive surveillance of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Bangladesh. Korean Journal of Veterinary Service 32 (4), 307-314.. 11/2009; 32(4):307-314.
  23. Andreas Pospischil, Nicole Borel, Emdad H Chowdhury, Franco Guscetti: Aberrant chlamydial developmental forms in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs spontaneously and experimentally infected with Chlamydia suis. Veterinary Microbiology 10/2008; 135(1-2):147-56., DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.09.035
  24. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury: Development of immunohistochemstry method for the detection of PrPsc in bovine brain tissues. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University 5(2):327-333, 2007..
  25. MM Islam, MG Haider, EH Chowdhury, M Kamruzzaman, MM Hossain: Seroprevalence and pathological study of Salmonella infections in layer chickens and isolation and identification of causal agents. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine 01/2006; 4(2):79-85., DOI:10.3329/bjvm.v4i2.1288
  26. M. Noor, D. M. M. Rajib, E. H. Chowdhury, M. R. Islam, P. M. Das: Pathogenic characterization of Newcastle disease virus field isolates.


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