Bachelor of Science with honors, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, 1979. Master of Science, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, 1981. Master of Arts, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1988.
Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1991.
Lecturer, Rajshahi U., 1982-1985; assistant professor biochemistry, Rajshahi U., 1985-1991; Monbusho fellow, Kyushu U., 1985-1991; research assistant/postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry, St. Saint Louis University, 1991-1997; assistant professor of chemistry/physics, Northwest Missouri State University, since 1997.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Human Genetics, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Ismot Ara Parvin Islam, May 28, 1984. 1 child, Rizwana.