Ruhul Kuddus

Ruhul Kuddus

Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Office: SB-242J

Phone: 801-863-6260

Mailstop: 179

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Ruhul Kuddus attended the University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh and George Mason University, Fairfax, VA before receiving his doctoral degree in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served as a staff scientist/ assistant professor of surgery at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA before joining the Biology Department of Utah Valley University (UVU), Orem, UT where he is now a tenured professor. As a scientist and educator, he received various awards including the US Fulbright Scholar Award, UVU International Center Outstanding Service Award, UVU Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, and UVU Center for the Study of Ethics Fellowship. He also served as an American Society for Microbiology Resident Scholar. He authored numerous original research articles in biological and social sciences and editorials and essays in daily newspapers. He also authored several university-level textbooks and edited two monographs on developmental economics. He teaches molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, and general biology. His areas of research include cancer epidemiology, bacterial multi-drug resistance, scholarship of teaching, and bioethics of religion. His book of poetry The Township of Faridpur was published in 2011. He served as a visiting professor at the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2011-2012.

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