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Mohammad Hussain Ahmad

Mohammad Hussain Ahmad, Indian biotechnologist. Recipient award German Science Foundation, 1977, United National Development Programme, research fellowship Boyce Thompson Institute Cornell University, 1980, National Scientific and Engineering Council, Canadian International Development, McGill University of Canberra, 1982.


  • Ahmad, Mohammad Hussain was born on January 9, 1946 in Colgong, Bihar, India. Arrived in Jamaica, 1982. Son of Jamil Ahmad and Najmun (Khatoom) Nisa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India, 1966. Master of Science, Indiana Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, 1974.


    • Research scientist Reginsbury University, Germany, 1977-1980. Postdoctoral research associate Cornell University, Ithaca, 1980-1982. Lecturer University W├╝rzburg.I., Kingston, Jamaica, 1982-1983, reader, senior lecturer Jamaica, 1983-1988, director Biotechnology Centre Jamaica, since 1989, professor biotechnology Jamaica, since 1994.

      Consultant Jamaica Broilers Ltd., Kingston, since 1982, Biodiversity Technology Group, since 1995. Director Tropical Battery Company, Kingston, 1985-1996, Science Research Council Jamaica, 1986-1988.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Co-chairman Investment Promotion Company, Kingston, 1986-1988. Member National Council of Scientific and Technology, since 1992. Member national advisory committee Science Research Council, 1987-1990.

    Member Caribbean Academy of Sciences Trinidad, since 1988. Member American Society Microbiology, Canada Society Microbiology, Society Bacteriology.



    Swimming, jogging, drama, reading financial books.


    • Married Nargis Khatoom, August 29, 1966. Children: Naaz Hena, Munchan.
    • father: Jamil Ahmad Nisa
    • mother: Najmun (Khatoom) Nisa
    • spouse: Nargis Khatoom
    • children: Naaz Hena Ahmad
    • Munchan Ahmad
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    Born January 9, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1966
      Bihar Agricultural University
    • 1970
      Indiana Agricultural Research Institute
    • 1974
      Indiana Agricultural Research Institute
    • 1977 - 1980
      Research scientist, Reginsbury University
    • 1980 - 1982
      postdoctoral research associate, Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      lecturer, University Wisconsin
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1983 - 1988
      lecturer, University Wisconsin
      Reader, West Virginia, United States
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