Department of Pharmacy
Ms. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka  Lecturer (Senior Scale)
Name :
Ms. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka
Employee ID
710001758
Designation
Lecturer (Senior Scale)  
Department
Department of Pharmacy
Faculty
Faculty of Allied Health Science
Personal Webpage
https://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/pharmacy/raka.html
E-mail
raka.pharmacy@diu.edu.bd
Phone
Cell-Phone
01676033062

M. Pharm. from University of Dhaka (GPA: 4.00/4.00 and secured the 1st position.)

B. Pharm. (Hons.) from University of Dhaka (CGPA: 3.89/4.00 and secured the 5th position. )

  • Teaching, Research, and Professional Development, Daffodil International University.    2019
  • Technology Enhanced (Blended) Teaching and Learning Workshop.    2018
  • ISE SFEC National Conference, Drug Discovery and Development from Natural Sources.    2017
  • International Summit on Employability and Soft Skills.    2017
  • Technology for Education.    2017
  • Ethical Consideration in Doing Research.    2017
  • Pedagogy, Bloom's Taxonomy, ILO and Lesson Plan and Student Centric Education, Investigative Study Both Qualitative and Quantitative.    2016
  • “How to Sell Yourself”’ & “Pharmaceuticals Selling Skills”     2016
  • Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh, Pharmacist (Register “A”), Registration No.: A-5898.               2015
  • In-Plant Training Program, Drug International Limited, Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh.    2014
    Certificate of Participation, 2 Certificate of Registration

 

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • DRY LAB EXPERTISE
    BLAST, FASTA, USEARCH, AlignMe, DNASTAR, AMap, LAMMPS. CADD: Pharmacophore Modeling, Homology Modeling, Lead Optimization, QSAR Studies, Chemo-informatics, Virtual Screening, Consensus Docking, In silico Cell line Activity Prediction, Drug Target Discovery, and Validation. Web Servers: SIB 256 links, VLS3D 152 links. Molecular Docking & Dynamics Software: MODELLER, Schrödinger suits, GOLD, GLIDE: docking and scoring, FlexX, DOCK, Molsoft ICM Pro, LeadIT, Discovery Studio Pro, VegaZZ, GAUSSIAN, CHARMM, Yasara, GROMACs, NAMD, MOE by Chemical Computing Group, SYBYL by Tripos, LigandScout, QikPro, ADMET Predictor, SciFinder. Programming Language: SQL, R, Python, Basic C, FORTRAN, and PASCAL. Database Management: Spark. Data Visualization: Tableau. Web Programming: HTML, MySQL, Joomla. Web designing: Wordpress, Wix. Miscellaneous: SPSS, Advanced MS Excel, IP Protocol & Computer Networking.

  • WET LAB EXPERTISE
    Instruments: Automated DNA synthesizer, Tissue Organ Bath, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Column Chromatography, TLC, HPLC, GC-MS, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, UV-Visible Spectroscopy, FTIR Spectroscopy, Microscopy, Colony Counter, Microbiological Incubators, Sonicator, Rotary Evaporator, and Incinerator. Protocols: Isolation and Purification of DNA, RNA & Proteins, Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism, Structural Elucidation of Drug Candidates from Natural Sources, Pharmacological Evaluations using Animal Models, Histopathological Investigation, In vitro Microbial Cultures and Techniques.

 

  1. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  2. Pharmaceutical Technology
  3. Pharmaceutical Analysis
  4. Clinical Pathology
  5. Medicinal Chemistry
  6. Physiology

Journal:

 

  1. Arifur Rahman, Nazmul Hasan Naheed, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Nazmul Qais, and AZM Ruhul Momen. “Ligand-based virtual screening, consensus molecular docking, multi-target analysis & comprehensive ADMET profiling and molecular dynamics study for identifying noteworthy Tyrosine Kinase inhibitors.” Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 2019; 1-17. DOI 10.1007/s13596-019-00406-9.
  2. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Rahad Ahamed, Arifur Rahman, and AZM Ruhul Momen. “In silico discovery of noteworthy multi-targeted acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease,” Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 2019; 1-16. DOI 10.1007/s13596-019-00407-8.
  3. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Durdana Nur Binty, and Arifur Rahman. “Removal of Pathogenic Bacteria Present in Local Water Bodies in Dhaka City Using Activated Charcoal: An Easy and Economical Way of Water Purification.” Pharmacologyonline, 2019, 2: 9-17.
  4. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Arifur Rahman, and Md. Kabir Hasan Kaium. “Evaluation of Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity of Methanolic Extract of Ficus Fistulosa Leaves: An Unexplored Phytomedicine.” Pharmacologyonline, 2019; 1:354-360.
  5. Arifur Rahman, Md. Fakhrul Islam, Ajoy Kumar Bongshal, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, AZM Ruhul Momen. “Chemometric Modeling, Molecular docking and In-silico Design of Proguanil Analogues as DHFR-TS Inhibitors to Treat Malaria Effectively” Pharmacologyonline, 2018, 2: 243-254.
  6. Arifur Rahman, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, and AZM Ruhul Momen. “Design, formulation, and evaluation of alogliptin as immediate-release tablet dosage form,” JnU Journal of life and earth sciences, 2017, 3(1), 42-56.  
  7. Arifur Rahman, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, and Syeda Maliha Ahmed. "Prevalence of Cardiovascular Diseases and Prescription Patterns in a Randomly Selected Population in Bangladesh," Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal, 2017; 10(2): 607–613.
  8. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Arifur Rahman, Sabiha Kamal, and Md. Sohanur Rahman. “Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Clinically Significant Microorganisms Isolated from Dhaka, Bangladesh,” World J Pharm Sci, 2017; 5(7): 29-38.
  9. B. S. M. Bodiuzzaman, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Arifur Rahman, Nahian Fyrose Fahim, Sherejad Sanam, and S. M. Abdur Rahman. “Comparative in vitro equivalence evaluation of Fexofenadine hydrochloride 120 mg generic tablets marketed in Bangladesh”, World J Pharm Sci, 2017; 5(7): 44-50.
  10. Arifur Rahman, Md. Reazul Islam, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Abul Hasnat, and Md. Saiful Islam, “In vitro thermodynamic and spectroscopic investigation on the interaction of tramadol hydrochloride with bovine serum albumin measured by fluorescence quenching method,” International Journal of Current Research, 2017; 9(4): 49647-49652.
  11. Arifur Rahman, Md. Reazul Islam, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Abul Hasnat, and Md. Saiful Islam, “Analysis the interaction of Imipramine hydrochloride with bovine serum albumin measured by fluorescence quenching for predictive, preventive, safe and personalized medicine,” Int. J. Appl. Res., 2017; 3(4): 668-673.


MANUSCRIPT UNDER REVIEW

  1. Asif Mahmud, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Mohammad Touhidul Islam, Arifur Rahman. “Scenario of Using Both OTC and Prescription Medicine without The Help of Healthcare Professionals and Abuse of Medicine in Randomly Selected Population in Dhaka City.”
  2. Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Arifur Rahman, and Md. Fakhrul Islam. “In silico study of ghrelin receptor blockers: agents for the treatment of obesity.”
  3. Arifur Rahman, Sabreena Chowdhury Raka, Ajoy Kumar Bongshal. “Structure-based virtual screening, molecular docking, and MD simulation study on Dipeptidylpeptidase-IV inhibitors.”


M. PHARM. (ACADEMIC) RESEARCH

  • M. Pharm. thesis work has been successfully accomplished in the area of synthetic chemistry, biological evaluation, and toxicity determination for the effluent treatment system. My dissertation entitled “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Substituted Benzimidazole Derivatives.” has been submitted in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Dhaka for the partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of (M. Pharm.) in Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology under the supervision of Professor Dr. S. M. Abdur Rahman.



  • Design and develop computational approaches and resources for mapping, assembly and quantification for coding and non-coding of transcriptome and genome information derived from next-generation and single-molecule sequencing to assist studying complex diseases, for example, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes, and deadly infections.
  • Employing computational methods for fast collection and processing of the large-scale biomedical datasets and algorithms that are driven by biological phenomena to determine important functional and structural elements of the genome and trace their evolutionary origins.
  • Computational Biology, Synthetic Chemistry, Structural Biology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Design and Formulation, QSAR Studies, Combinatorial Chemistry, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Toxicology.



  • 2018    Best Teacher Award, Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University.
  • 2018    In Recognition of Scholarly Publication in Reputed Indexed Journals.
  • 2014- 2015    NSICT Fellowship and Research Grant by the Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology, People's Republic of Bangladesh.
  • 2014    Ruqayyah Memorial Foundation General Scholarship for Brilliant Academic Performance.
  • 2013    Dean’s Award for Extraordinary Performance in Bachelor of Pharmacy.
  • 2013-2014    Government Merit Scholarship at the Graduate levels (Ruqayyah Hall; Merit position: 5th).
  • 2009-2013    Government Merit Scholarship at the Undergraduate levels (Dhaka Board; Merit position: 62nd).
  • 2006-2008    Government Merit Scholarship at the High School levels (Comilla Board).

 

  • 2019-Present    Member    DIU Blood Donation Club, Daffodil International University.
  • 2017-Present    Member    Dhaka University Pharmacy Alumni Association, University of Dhaka.
  • 2016-17    Batch Advisor    Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2013    Executive Member    “Promoting Rational Use of Medicines” collaboration of University Grant Commission, University of Dhaka, British Council & BRAC.
  • 2012-14    Member    Dhaka University Pharma Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2009-13    Member    BNCC of Dhaka University, (Naval Wing), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

  • 2016-2019    Lecturer       Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2016-2016    Lecturer       Department of Pharmacy, ASA University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Research Affiliations

  • 2017- Present    Co-Investigator    Computational Biology Research Lab. Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Life & Earth Science, Jagannath University.
  • 2016- Present    Co-Investigator      FDCC testing and Research Laboratory. Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Life & Earth Science, Jagannath University.
  • 2014-2016    Research Assistant    Chemical Biology and DNA Research Lab. Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Dhaka.