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Mukhlesur RAHMAN
Last name : RAHMAN
First name : Mukhlesur
Entrance year : 2023
Occupation : University teacher
Company : North Dakota State University
Birthdate : 1966/12/27
Address : 470G Loftsgard Hall 58078 Fargo / United States
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
  • Crop protection
  • Agronomy
Professional experience : Dr. Rahman is a trained Oilseed (canola, rapeseed, flax, camelina) breeder and geneticist. Currently, he is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at NDSU. He has about 30-year experience working in teaching, research, and has expertise on double haploid, DNA technology, genomic selection, unmanned aerial vehicle, and field-based robot for phenotyping. He has released 3 canola varieties and 1 flaxseed variety in North Dakota. He has supervised 12 Ph.D. and 7 M.S. students as a major professor, and 14 Ph.D. and 19 M.S. students as a member of the supervisory committee. He has published 53 peer-reviewed journal articles. His notable research was recognized by Journal Cover Illustration in the Plant Breeding Journal, The Crop Journal, and Molecular Breeding Journal. Currently, Dr. Rahman is serving as the Faculty Senate of North Dakota State University, State Representative of the U.S. Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee, and Member of the New Crops of National Crop Germplasm Committee. He has served as the President of the North Dakota Academy of Science. At the international level, he served as the Chair of the ACS449.3 committee and a Member Fellows Committee of the American Society of Agronomy. He also served as the Session Chair of the 15th International Rapeseed Congress in Germany, Session Chair of the 20th Crucifer Genetics Conference in Australia, and Session Chair of the 2nd Int’l Sym on Sustainable Agriculture and Environment in Turkey.
Education : * 2007 Ph. D. in Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, University of Manitoba, MB, Canada * 2003 M. S. in Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan * 1995 M. Sc. in Plant Breeding and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh * 1991 B. Sc. in Agricultural (Hons), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Selected publications : * Hazra RS, Roy J, Jiang L, Webster DC, Rahman M, and Quadir M (2023) Biobased, Macro- and Nanoscale Fungicide Delivery Approaches for Plant Fungi Control. Accepted to publish in ACS Applied Bio Materials. * Shaikh TM, Rahman M, Smith T, Anderson JV, Chao WS, and Horvath DP (2023) Homozygosity Mapping Identified Loci and Candidate Genes Responsible for Freezing Tolerance in Camelina sativa. The Plant Journal, Article ID: TPG220318, Internal Article ID: 17652260. * Roy J, delRio LEM, Bandillo N, McClean PE, and Rahman M (2022) Genetic mapping and genomic prediction of sclerotinia stem rot resistance to rapeseed/canola at seedling stage. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 135(6):2167-2184. * Rahman M, Hoque A, and Roy J (2022) Linkage disequilibrium and population structure in a core collection of Brassica napus. PLoS ONE, 17(3): e0250310. * Rahman M, delRío LEM, Anderson JV, Berhow M, Roy J, Eriksmoen E, Miller M, Pradhan G, Rickertsen J, Ostlie M, and Hanson B (2022) ‘NDOLA-2’, a high-yielding open-pollinated conventional spring type canola in North Dakota. Journal of Plant Registration, 16:124–131. * Roy J, Shaikh TM, del Río LEM, Hosain S, Chapara V, and Rahman M (2021) Genome-wide Association Mapping and Genomic Prediction for Adult Stage Sclerotinia Stem Rot Resistance in Brassica napus Under Field Environments. Scientific Report 11:21773. * Du Y, Mallajosyula B, Sun D, Chen J, Zhao Z, Rahman M, Quadir M, Jawed MK (2021) A Low-cost Robot with Autonomous Recharge and Navigation for Weed Control in Fields with Narrow Row Spacing. 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) September 27 - October 1, 2021. Prague, Czech Republic. 978-1-6654-1714-3/21/$31.00 ©2021 IEEE. * Mansouripour S, Oladzad A, Shahoveisi F, Rahman M, Mendoza LEDR, Mamidi S, Moghaddam SM (2021) Identification of genomic regions associated with resistance to blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans) in canola using genome wide association study. Eur J Plant Pathol 161, 693–707. * Horvath DP, Zhang J, Chao WS, Mandal* A, Rahman M, Anderson JV (2020) Genome wide association studies and transcriptome changes during acclimation and deacclimation in divergent canola varieties. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21: 9148; doi:10.3390/ijms21239148. * Hoque A, Fiedler JD, and Rahman M (2020) Genetic diversity analysis of a Flax (Linum usitatissimum) global collection. BMC Genomics, 21: 557. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-020-06922-2.