COMSTECH International Workshop on“Drug Design and Development: The Arts and Science »

Course Instructor:
Dr. M. Hafizur Rahman
, PhD (Japan)
COMSTECH Distinguished Scholar
Professor & Chairman, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Dhaka International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Ex-Fellow, BIRDEM, MEXT Fellow, Japan

Date: 20th May – 22nd May 2024
09:00 am – 03:30 pm
COMSTECH Secretariat
Registration Link: link­
Technical Program: Link
Flyer: Click Here
*Only applicants who receive a confirmation email from us will be allowed to enter the premises.

Workshop Background:

The intersection of art and science in Drug Design and Development represents an attractive frontier in pharmaceutical research. To explore this dynamic relationship and its implications for therapeutic innovation, we are delighted to announce our upcoming workshop on « Drug Design and Development: The Arts and Science. » This workshop aims to probe into the mutual interchange between creativity and scientific research in the quest for novel therapeutics.

The workshop will feature keynote presentations by Dr Hafiz ur Rahman and interactive discussions. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research, network with peers, and gain insights into emerging trends shaping the future of drug discovery. Join us for an enriching exploration of Drug Design and Development.


Professor Dr. Hafizur Rahman has a long association with COMSTECH and ICCBS, University of Karachi. Through a collaboration between BIRDEM (Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders) and ICCBS, he came to ICCBS and successfully established a “Molecular Diabetology Laboratory” at PCMD and expanded his expertise in the development of diabetic models in rats and used these models for different research projects. He also trained researchers from home and abroad in the field of anti-diabetic drug discovery. He also established the mice islets isolation setup at PCMD for the first time in Pakistan, and identified several novel insulin secretagogues and explored their mechanisms. Currently, Dr. Hafizur Rahmanis working as a Professor in Dhaka International University, Bangladesh. He has more than 60 publications in international journals. He also received MEXT fellowship from Japan for the PhD program and has been awarded several research grants. He has a wonderful connection with researchers of few Japanese Universities, and received MIN6 cells as a Gift from Osaka University, Japan for PCMD, ICCBS, University of Karachi, Pakistan. Recently, Dr. Hafiz was awarded “COMSTECH Distinguished Scholar” title.

For more information, please contact:

Program Manager, Ms. Khazima Muazim

Program Officer, Ms. Maham Yamin

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