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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.


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 Würzburg.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.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, jogging, drama, reading financial books.


Married Nargis Khatoom, August 29, 1966. Children: Naaz Hena, Munchan.

Jamil Ahmad Nisa

Najmun (Khatoom) Nisa

Nargis Khatoom

Naaz Hena Ahmad

Munchan Ahmad