Mr. Anwar Hossain is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka. He has successfully conducted different research projects and supervised more than ten MS thesis students in the various field of Aquaculture, Fisheries Microbiology and Genetics.
He is also associated with this laboratory. Presently, Mr. Hossain is working in the most promising field of Fisheries in Bangladesh, shrimp aquaculture. He is currently working to find out a rapid detection method of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) of shrimp, a major threat in this sector causing serious economic loss per year. Developing an effective vaccine against the virus is the major interest of his current research.