Dept. of Molecular Biosciences The University of Texas at Austin

Md. Hassan uz-Zaman

Md. Hassan uz-Zaman

Hassan is interested in how new genes arise de novo in bacteria. Specifically, he's investigating how previously non-coding elements transition into being "proto-genes", and what role viruses may have in explaining bacterial gene origin.

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McInnes, R. S., Uz-Zaman, M. H., Alam, I. T., Ho, S. F. S., Moran, R. A., Clemens, J. D., ... & van Schaik, W. (2021). Metagenome-wide analysis of rural and urban surface waters and sediments in Bangladesh identifies human waste as a driver of antibiotic resistance. Msystems, 6(4), e00137-21. 2

Islam, M. S., Zaman, M. H., Islam, M. S., Ahmed, N., & Clemens, J. D. (2020). Environmental reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae. Vaccine, 38, A52-A62.

Rahman, M. M., Penny, G., Mondal, M. S., Zaman, M. H., Kryston, A., Salehin, M., ... & Müller, M. F. (2019). Salinization in large river deltas: Drivers, impacts and socio-hydrological feedbacks. Water security, 6, 100024.

Uz-Zaman, M., Rahman, A., & Yasmin, M. (2018). Epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection in Bangladesh: prevalence among general population, risk groups and genotype distribution. Genes, 9(11), 541.

Rahman, M. M., Ahmad, S., Mahmud, A. S., Hassan-uz-Zaman, M., Nahian, M. A., Ahmed, A., ... & Streatfield, P. K. (2019). Health consequences of climate change in Bangladesh: An overview of the evidence, knowledge gaps and challenges. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 10(5), e601.