Dr. Sukumar  Saha
Dr. Sukumar Saha

Professor Contact No : 880 1740 84 73 39
Department of Microbiology and Hygiene Email : sukumar.saha@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Research Interest:   Vaccine Development Innate Immunity
Total Number: 59
  1. A.     Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals having impact factor


  1. Saha S, Jing X, Park SY, Wang S, Li X, Gupta D, Dziarski R. (2010).Peptidoglycan Recognition Proteins Protect Mice from experimental colitis by promoting normal gut flora and Preventing Induction of Interferon-γ. Cell Host and Microbe. 8(2): 147-162.
  2. Saha S, Qi J, Wang S, Wang M, Li X, Kim YG, Núñez G, Gupta D, Dziarski R. (2009). PGLYRP-2 and Nod2 are both required for peptidoglycan-induced arthritis and local inflammation. Cell Host and Microbe.  5(2): 137-150.
  3. Saha S, Takeshita F, Matsuda T, Jonai N, Kobiyama K, Matsumoto T, Sasaki S, Yoshida A, Xin KQ, Klinman DM, Uematsu S, Ishii KJ, Akira S, and Okuda K. (2007). Blocking of the TLR5 activation domain hampers protective potential of flagellin DNA vaccine. J. Immunol. 179: 1147-1154.
  4. Takeshita F, Takase K, Tozuka M, Saha S, Okuda K, Ishii N, Sasaki S. (2007). Muscle creatine kinase/SV40 hybrid promoter for muscle-targeted long-term transgene expression. Int. J. Mol. Med. 19(2):309-15.
  5. Matsui K, Saha S, Saitoh M, Mizuki N, Itoh N, Okada E, Yoshida A, Xin KQ, Nishio O and Okuda K. (2007). A comparison between neutralization test and PCR and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) for the identification of adenovirus serotypes from conjunctival scrapings. J. Med. Virol. 79: 200-205.
  6. Saha S, Takeshita F, Sasaki S, Matsuda T, Tanaka T, Tozuka T, Takase K, Matsumoto T, Okuda K, Ishii N, Yamaguchi K, Klinman DM, Xin KQ, and Okuda K. (2006). Multivalent DNA vaccine protects mice against pulmonary infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Vaccine. 24:6240-6249.
  7. Saha S, Yoshida S, Ohba K, Matsui K, Matsuda T, Takeshita F, Umeda K, Tamura Y, Okuda K, Klinman D, Xin KQ, and Okuda K. (2006). A fused gene of nucleoprotein (NP) and herpes simplex virus genes (VP22) induces highly protective immunity against different subtypes of influenza virus. Virology. 354(1): 48-57.
  8. Takeshita F, Tanaka T, Matsuda T, Tozuka M, Kobiyama K, Saha S, Matsui K, Ishii Kj, Coban C, Akira S, Ishii N, Suzuki K, Klinman DM, Okuda K, Sasaki S. 2006. Toll-like receptor adaptor molecules enhance DNA-raised adaptive immune responses against influenza and tumors through activation of innate immunity. J. Virol. 80(13): 6218-24.
  9. Xin KQ, Jounai N, Someya K, Honma K, Mizuguchi H, Naganawa S, Kitamura K, Hayakawa K, Saha S, Takeshita F, Okuda K, Honda M, Klinman DM, Okuda K. (2005). Prime-boost vaccination with plasmid DNA and a chimeric adenovirus type 5 vector with type 35 fiber induces protective immunity against HIV. Gene Ther. 12(24): 1769-77.
  10. Shinoda K, Xin KQ, Kojima Y, Saha S, Okuda K, and Okuda K. (2006). Robust HIV-specific immune responses were induced by DNA vaccine prime followed by attenuated recombinant vaccinia virus (LC16m8 strain) boost. Clin. Immunol. 119(1): 32-7.


  1.  B. Articles published in national and international peer-reviewed scientific journals having no impact factor till now
    1. Pondit A, Haque ZF, Sabuj AAM, Khan MSR and Saha S. (2018). Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from chicken and quail eggshell. J Adv Vet Anim Res. 5(4):466-71.
    2. Sabuj AAM, Haque ZF, Barua N, Islam MA and Saha S. (2018). Assessment of Bacteriological Quality of Street Vended Fast Foods and their Antimicrobial Resistance. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 7(11):3049-3059.
    3. Shampa CN, Akter S, Saha S, Hadiuzzaman M, Alam AU and Hossain MT. (2018). Comparative efficacy of BAU-fowl cholera and DLS-fowl cholera vaccines in indigenous chicken .Res. Agric. Livest.Fish. 5(2):193-199.
    4. Islam E, Saha R, Hossain MG, Rauf SMA, Amin MM, Saha S.(2018). Determination of lowest immune protective titer against Salmonella gallinarum and Salmonella pullorum  in chicken vaccinated with BAU -Salmonella bivalent vaccine . J Adv Vet Anim Res. 5(3):282-289.
    5. Khan KA, Saha S, Hossain MT, Haque ME, Haq MM, Islam MA. (2018). Epidemiological investigation of recurrent outbreaks of duck plague in selected Haor (wetland) areas of Bangladesh. J Adv Vet Anim Res. 5(2):131-139.
    6. Islam MS, Islam MA, Khatun MM, Saha S, Basir MS and Hasan MM. (2018). Molecular Detection of Brucella spp. from Milk of Seronegative Cows from Some Selected Area in Bangladesh. Journal of Pathogens. Article ID 9378976, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9378976.
    7. Islam MT, Ali MH, Chandra A, Saha S and Islam MA. (2018). Standardization of effective dose of fowl cholera vaccine in pigeon in Bangladesh. Bangl. J. Vet. Med. (2017). 15 (2): 97-105.
    8. Azad MTA, Saha S , Alam MS ,Monoura P , Giasuddin M , Islam SMS , Taimur MJFA and Alam J. (2018). Epidemiological investigation and phylogenetic analyses of contagious ecthyma virus from goat in Bangladesh. Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. 2(4):555-561.
    9. Hossain MG, Saha S, Akter S,Islam MA and Amin MM. (2017). Molecular Detection, Biological Characterization and Evaluation of Protective Potentiality of a Velogenic  Strain of Newcastle Disease Virus Isolate of Bangladesh. BJI. 17(3): 1-9.
    10. 10.  Shahjada Z, Hussain K, Islam MM, Majumder S, Hasan I, Rahman M and Saha S. (2017). Bacteria causing omphalitis in newly hatched chicks from broiler and layer flocks and their antibiotic profiles. International Journal of Natural and Social Sciences. 4(2):73-81.
    11. Begum T, Rahman B, Saha S, Mostofa M, and Awal MA (2016). Studies of the comparative efficacy of alcoholic extracts of Bironja, Turmeric, and Veranda leaves with that of patent drug Nilzan agains trematodiasis in sheep. Res. Agric. Livest. Fish. 3 (1):165-174.
    12. 12.  Badiuzzaman M, Samad MA, Siddiki SHMF, Islam MT and Saha S. (2015). Subclinical mastitis in lactating cows: comparison of four screening tests and effect of animal factors on its occurrence. Bangl. J. Vet. Med. (2015). 13 (2): 41-50.
    13. 13.  Al-Salauddin AS, Hossain MF, Dutta A, Mahmud S, Islam MS, Saha S and Kabir SML. (2015). Isolation, identification, and antibiogram studies of Salmonella species and Escherichia coli from boiler meat in some selected areas of Bangladesh. Int. J. Basic Clin. Pharmacol. 999-1003.
    14. 14.  B Rahman,  Begum T, Sarker YA, Hassan MQ, Saha S, Sikder MH and Awal MA. (2015). Comparative efficacy of alcoholic extracts of black peppers (Piper nigrum) and chutra leaves (Urticadioica) with esb3 against coccidiosis in chickens. Res. Agric. Livest. Fish. 2 (1): 117-124.
    15. 15.  Akter MS, Yousuf MA, Ali MY, Khatun MM, Saha S and Islam MK.(2015.) Effect of dietary fatty acid on blood lipid profile and induced bacterial infection in rat.  Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. 235-243.
    16. 16.  Haque ME, Khan MFR, Rahman M, Rahman MT, Saha S and Rahman MB. (2014). Development of BHK-21 adapted inactivated Newcastle disease vaccine. Microbes and Health. 3(1): 1-4.
    17. 17.  Hossain MG, Azad MTA, Akter S, Amin MM and Saha S. (2014). Biological characterization and determination of comparative efficacy of an inactivated Newcastle disease virus vaccine prepared from velogenic strain. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res. 8(29): 2801-2808.
    18. 18.  Rahman MM, Munsi MN, Kabir MH, Ekram MF, Rahman MT, Saha S. (2014). Prevalence of subclinical mastitis in cows at Anwara, a coastal upazila of Chittagong district in Bangladesh. J Vet Adv. 4(6): 594-598.
    19. 19.  Hossain MG, Saha S, Singha JK and Mamun AA. (2013). Isolation, identification and antibiogram study of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cattle in Bangladesh. J Vet Adv. 3(7):20.
    20.  Sultana S, Saha S and Amin MM. (2013). Comparative immunogenicity of fowl cholera vaccine in Jinding ducks. The Bang Vet. 30(2) : 41 – 45.
    21. 21.  Ferdous J, Reza MS, Khan MNA, Saha S, Alamgir M, Akhter JN,and Rahman MK. (2013). Effects of water treatment chemicals on plankton biomass in aquaculture. J Agrofor Environ. 7 (1): 65-70.
    22. Sabrin MS, Saha S, Amin MM. (2012). Immune response capability of SHUVRA chicken. Bangl J Vet Med. 10(1-2). 1-7.
    23. Khatun R, Parvez MA, Hossain MG, Saha S and Amin MM. (2012). Investigation on the efficacy of Salmonella gallinarum killed vaccine. Bangl J Vet Med. 10 (1-2): 42-49.
    24. Sabrin MS, Saha S, Amin MM, and Hossain MG. (2012). Immune response and protective potential following vaccination against Newcastle disease virus and fowl cholera in Naked neck chicken. The Bang Vet. 29 (2): 49-55.
    25. Sarkar SC, Saha S, Amin MM and Hossain MG. (2012). The efficacy of Ranikhet disease vaccines produced by Livestock Research Institute of Bangladesh. Microbes and Health. 1(1): 9-13.
    26. Akter MS, Saha S, Islam MA and Hossain MG (2012). Investigation on the efficacy of a killed Salmonella pullorum vaccine. Microbes and Health. 1(1): 14-18.
    27. Singh A, Khan M, Saha S, Hassan J, and Roy U. (2013). Isolation and Detection of Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Escherichia coli from Ducks in Bangladesh and Nepal. Microbes and Health. 1(1): 6-8.
    28. Ahmed S, Saha S, Khan MSR, Choudhury KA, and Ehsan MA. (2004). Efficacy of an inactivated Newcastle disease virus vaccine prepared from a local isolate with different adjuvants.  The Bang Vet. 21(2): 97-100.
    29. Samad MA, Hossain KMM, Islam MA and Saha S. (2004).Concurrent infection of gastro-intestinal parasites and bacteria associated with diarrhoea in calves. Bang. J. Vet. Med. 2(1):49-54.
    30. Parveen N, Kamal MM, Saha S and Choudhury KA. (2002). Characterization and antibiogram of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from market meat and food handlers. Indian J. Anim. Sci. 72 (2): 195-196.
    31. Hossain KMM, Saha S, Samad MA and Choudhury KA. (2002). Isolation and characterization of enterobacteria from diarrhoeic calves with their pathogenicity in mice and in-vitro sensitivity to antibiotics. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 36 (1-2): 43-49.
    32. Rahman MA, Saha S, Hossain KMM, Khan MSR and Amin MM. (2002). Cultural and serological response of fowl pox virus and its vaccine in chicken, guineapig and mice. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 36(1-2): 31-33.
    33. Kamal MM, Parveen N, Saha S, and Amin MM. (2001). Bacteriological study on uterine discharge in repeat breeder cow. Bangadesh. Vet. J.  35 (1-2): 49-52.
    34. Taleb MA, Samad MA, Saha S, Hossain MM, and Kader MA. (2001). Bacterio-pathology and antibiotic sensitivity to isolated organisms of pneumo-enteritis in calves in Bangladesh. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 35 (1-2): 1-7.
    35. Parveen N, Kamal MM, Saha S, and Choudhury KA. (2001). Characterization and antibiogram of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from mastitic milk. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 35 (1-2): 29-33.
    36. Hossain MM, Parija KF, Saha S, Biswas PK, Islam MR, and Bari ASM. (2001). Pathology of pox virus infection complicated with Staphylococcal pyograuloma in feral pigeons. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 35 (1-2): 81-85.
    37. Hossain AKMA, Hossain MM, Bari ASM, Alam KJ, Talukder MH and Saha S. (2001). Etio-pathological investigation of systemic diseases in slaughtered Black Bengal Goats. 2. Urinary system. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 25 (1-2): 59-65.
    38. Roy BJ, Hossain MM, Chowdhury EH, Biswas PK, Hossain AKMA, and Saha S. (2001). Etio-pathological investigation of systemic diseases in slaughtered Black Bengal Goats. 3. Reproductive system. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 25 (1-2): 59-65.
    39. Parveen N, Kamal MM, Choudhury KA, and Saha S. (2000). Studies on pathogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from dermatitic lesions of cattle. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 34 (1-2): 17-21.
    40. Rahman M, Saha S, and Islam MA (1999). Prevalence of salmonella in poultry feed of Mymensingh, Bangladesh. The Bang. Vet. 16(1): 67-74.
    41. Hossain S, Saha S, Rahman MT, Choudhury KA and Das PM. (1999). Clinico-Pathological findings of Pasteurella multocida Infection in white leghorn chickens. Bangadesh. Vet. J. 33 (1-2): 41-47.
    42. Islam MK, Ahmed N, Islam MA, Saha S, and Roy PK. (1999). Effect of Caecectomy on body weight and certain haematological parameters in chickens. Bangladesh Vet. J. 33(1-2): 55-59.
    43. Hossain S, Rahman MT, Saha S, Choudhury KA, and Das PM. (1998). Affinity pattern of Pasteurella multocida infection in different organs and tissues in white leghorn chickens. Bangladesh Vet. J. 32 (3-4): 118-123.
    44. Ahmed N, Bhuyan MMA, Islam MA, Saha S, and Roy PK. (1998). Effect of thymectomy and bursectomy on biochemical parameters in chicken. Bang. J. An. Sc. 27 (1-2). 141-144.
    45. Saha S, Islam MA Rahman MM, and Alam KMT. (1998). Efficacy of an inactivated newcastle disease virus vaccine prepared from a local isolate. Bangladesh Vet. J. 32 (1-2): 57-62.
    46. Saha S, Islam MA, Rahman MM, and Rahman MT. (1998). Current status of newcastle disease in Mymensingh. Published by the B.S.V.E.R (Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Education and Research), B.S.V.E.R. publication No.14. Page 20.
    47. Islam MA, Alam KMT, Rahman MM, and Saha S. (1998). Effects of Thymectomy, bursectomy and splenectomy on humoral immune response of chicken vaccinated against newcastle disease virus. Progress. Agric. 9 (1-2): 231-234.
    48. Alam KMT, Islam MA, Rahman MM, and Saha S. (1997). Antibody response and pathological changes in immuno-suppressed chickens immunizes and challenged against newcastle disease. Bangladesh Vet. J. 31(1-2): 23-27.
    49. Saha S, Islam MA, Rahman MM and Alam KMT. (1997). Biological characters of the field isolates of Newcastle disease virus. Bangladesh Vet. J. 31(3-4): 123-125
DVM    - 1994
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh
PhD    - 2007
Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
MS In Microbiology    - 1997
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh
02 Jul, 2012 -
23 Jul, 1998 - 24 Nov, 2000
Associate Professor
25 Nov, 2007 - 01 Jul, 2012
Assistant Professor
25 Nov, 2000 - 23 Mar, 2007
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