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Md. Mamunur Rashid

Student • Master's degree

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences • Uppsala, Sweden

I am Erasmus Mundus Scholar in the field of Plant Breeding. It's my mobility program. Now I am studying at the Swedish University​ of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden. My second mobility is the ​University of Helsinki, Finland. Before that, I…

Skills and expertise

Omics and technologies

  • qPCR

Maths and IT

  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Analysis

Life Science

  • Agricultural Science
  • Botany/Plant Science

General Skills

  • Project management
  • Scientific writing

Languages

  • English

Work experience

Senior Officer, Vegetable Seed Research
BRAC Agricultural Research and Development Centre - Gazipur, Bangladesh.
January 2018 - July 2019
Responsibilities: Prepare an annual research plan based on prefixed objectives. Development of parental lines and creates new cross combinations to develop desirable hybrids. Improve parental lines with climate resilience features through hybridization, pedigree selection and backcross methods. Conducting variety screening activities of exotic genotypes and identify desirable hybrid variety considering yield potential, earliness and best quality according to farmers’ demand. Conducting all yield trials likes Observation Yield Trial (OYT), Advance Yield Trial (AYT) and Multilocation Yield Trial (MLT) of own developed hybrid as well as exotic hybrids. Maintenance and purification of parental lines of released varieties. Multiply parental lines according to target and conducting Grow out Test for determining the varietal admixture and genetic purity of produced seed. Staff development through practical field orientation, personal discussion and provide proper instruction. Data collections of different ongoing research activities also analyze and interpret these data, prepare annual reports and share with the supervisor as well as authority.
Office Secretary
Technology Transfer Office, Bangladesh Agricultural University. - Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
August 2016 - June 2017
Responsibilities: To take part in various management related processes as and when assigned. Set up work procedures and monitoring day to day work activities. Organize several meetings, workshops, seminar and training programs. Assists with the preparation, calculation, and execution of the budget. Maintain all official records and report writing.
Research Assistant
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Bangladesh Agricultural University. - Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
May 2015 - June 2016
Responsibilities: Project implementation, laboratory, staff and farm management. Experiment setting, monitoring day to day field activities. Hybridization, molecular analysis and evaluation of advanced breeding line. Research data collection, analysis, report writing and publication.

Education

Master of Science (MS) in Plant Biology for Sustainable Production
Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.
2019 - Today
Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Plant Breeding (emPLANT)
Master of Science (MS) in Genetics and Plant Breeding
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.
2015 - 2016
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.
2011 - 2015