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Aminul Islam

Herbarium and Molecular Biology Research Technician
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2372


  • Maintains the Pacific Forestry Centre Forest Pathology Herbarium and databases of forest disease;
  • Conducts field research on forest diseases;
  • Verifies forest disease identification using advanced molecular tools;
  • Conducts molecular genetic studies on forest pathogens.


  • Ph.D. (Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology), 2004, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Hannover, Germany
  • M.Sc. (Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants), 1998. Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Plant Sciences), 1992 & 1994, Faculty of Life Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh