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Independent University Bangladesh (IUB)

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Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) established in 1993 and is the leading private university in Bangladesh, with an explicit focus on research and global partnerships.

The project lead in Bangladesh is Professor Rita Yusuf


  • Professor Yusuf is the Dean of the School of Life Sciences and her expertise is in
  • cancer research
  • cell biology
  • epidemiology.

The project leads are supported in Bangladesh by:

  • Syed A.K Shifat Ahmed, Research Fellow
  • Ornob Alam, Junior Research Associate and Lecturer
  • Afreen Zaman Khan, Junior Research Associate and Lecturer

Our research in Bangladesh will be conducted in the Korail slum in Dhaka.

For more information about the Independent University Bangladesh, please follow this link