M. Tofazzal Islam is a Professor in the Department of Biotechnology of BSMR Agricultural University in Bangladesh. He obtained B. Sc. Ag. (Hons.) and M. Sc. (Ag.) degrees from BAU securing First Position in the First Class in both the cases. He received several prestigious awards and medals including the Chancellor Award and a Gold Medal from BAU. He also kept the same trend of outstanding academic attainments in his MS and Ph D studies (1997-2005) at Hokkaido University, Japan under Japanese Govt. Monbukagakusho scholarship.
He did Postdoctoral research at Hokkaido University (Japan), the University of Goettingen (Germany), University of Nottingham (UK), Gifu University (Japan), and West Virginia University (USA) under the fellowships from the JSPS, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Commonwealth, JSPS and Fulbright Foundation, respectively.
Further information of Prof. Islam is available at http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7613-0261 and www.btlbsmrau.org