University Grant Commission (UGC) has selected country’s popular researcher Professor Dr Hasina Khan, an Independence award winning teacher of Dhaka University, as UGC professor on Thursday.
She has been appointed for next two years in by the UCG chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah. The duration of her service will be counted from her joining.Hasina is the first female researchers to hold in the position after introduction of the UGC professorship.
She is a retired teacher of the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in DU.
Hasina was directly involved in the discovery of mystery behind hilsa gene and the gene structure of jute.