Dr. Kuddus has been teaching advanced biological sciences for over 15 years. His research interest includes cancer epidemiology and bioethics. He has authored ten books and over fifty research articles.


Ph D, University of Pittsburgh, 1993

Major: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

MS, George Mason University, 1987

Major: Biology

MS, University of Dhaka, 1979

Major: Zoology with distinction

BS, University of Dhaka, 1975

Major: Biology and Chemisty


BIOL 1610

College Biology I BB, Spring 2023

BIOL 1010

General Biology BB, Spring 2023

BIOL 3550

Molecular Biology, Spring 2023


Student Research, Spring 2023


Student Research, Spring 2023


Student Seminar WE, Spring 2023


Sanati-Mehrizy, Reza , Kuddus, Ruhul , Minaie, Afsaneh , Array, "The motivation of organ donation among college students in the United States", Transplantation Proceedings, Elsevier, Amsterdam. ()
Kuddus, Ruhul , UVU Ethics Awareness Week 2010, "From individuals to community_ A unified study of the ethics of conservation of life (keynote speech)", Utah Valley University, LA Auditorium. ()
Sanati-Mehrizy, Reza , Kuddus, Ruhul , Minaie, Afsaneh , Annual Conference, "Sequence Data Mining for Adverse Event Detection and Action Recommendation", American Society for Engineering Education . (June, 2014)
Kuddus, Ruhul , Holmes, J. , Kopp, O , Conference by the Faculty, "Should nutraceuticals be regulated?", Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah. (January, 2009)
Kuddus, Ruhul , Woodworth, W. , Jackson, D. , Walton, L. , West, K. , Array, "Interfaith discussion and harmony in the Community", Provo, Utah. (March, 2008)
Kuddus, Ruhul , Islam, F. , Rushforth, N. , Conference by the Faculty, "Ethics of Organ Donation", Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah. (January, 2008)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Kuddus, Ruhul , "Technology transfer and Biorevolution in the Third World" . Developmental Issues of Bangladesh.
El Ezzi, Asmahan A, Clawson, Jordan M, El Saidi, Moh , Zaidan, Wissam R, Kovash, Abigail , Orellana, Jeremy , Thornock, AnnaKarina , Kuddus, Ruhul H, (2020) "Association of Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Insertion / 287 bp Deletion Polymorphisms and Proliferative Prostatic Diseases among Lebanese Men" (vol. 2020). Prostate Cancer.
Fariba, Mahnaz , Sami, Abdullah , Bhattacharjee, Debanjan , Saha, Sajal , Bachar, Sitesh , Uddin, M , Kuddus, Ruhul , (2018) "Change in Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Clinical Bacterial Isolates from Two Hospitals in Dhaka, Bangladesh over a Period of Three Years" (Issue: 6, vol. 22). Microbiology Research Journal International.
El Ezzi, Asmahan , El-Saidi, Mohammed , Kuddus, Ruhul , (2017) "Association of Some Polymorphisms in the VDR Gene, CYP17 Gene and SRD5A2 Gene and Prostate Cancer among Lebanese Men" (Issue: 3, vol. 15). USA: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.
Kuddus, Ruhul , Sanati Mehrizy, Reza , Minaie, Afsaneh , El Ezzi, Asmahan , El-Saidi, Mohammed , (2014) "“Motivation for Organ Donation Among College Students in the United States”" (vol. 46). USA: Transplantation.
Jasperson, Jill , Kuddus, Ruhul , McKinnon-Carter, Angie , (2014) "Co-Editor-Digital Nation_ New Media, Old Teachers, Learning & Citizenship" (vol. 12th Annual). Orem, UT: The Center for the Study of Ethics.


Global Intercultural Faculty Fellowship

Utah Valley University - June 1, 2016

"To analyze global or intercultural issues.To discuss stereotypical cultural conceptions and recognize the complexity and variety of different cultural groups.To evaluate how one's own cultural values compare with those from different backgrounds."

Fulbright Scholar

US Department of Interior - July 1, 2011

Teaching advanced sciences and serving as an adviser to the administrators of a foreign university

Outstanding Service Award

Utah valley University International Center - August 24, 2010

"Unit Mission Statement_ Create opportunities for students to succeed and empower them to become responsible global citizens."
"Vision: We are committed to the principle that international experiences, awareness, and perspectives are vital to a strong, sustainable world."


Center for the Study of Eithcs, Utah Valley University

Faculty Scholar of the Year

Utah Valley University

Scholar in Residence

American Society for Microbiology