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Abu Amar Al Mamun, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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mamun@bcm.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics, Okayama University, Japan, 1997

MS in Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, First Class Grade A 3rd Position, 1990

BS in Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, First Class Grade A 6th Position, 1988

Research Interests

Analysis of the mutated genes in cancers to unravel pathways

Awards

Primary school and Junior school scholarships

Secondary school and BS scholarships

Japanese government (Monbusho) scholarship for graduation

Ryobiteien international award in Japan for outstanding work in the field of biological science during Ph.D. studies.

Best Paper Award 2012, Dept. of Human & Molecular Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Publications

Identity and function of a large gene network underlying mutagenic repair of DNA breaks., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M., Lombardo Mary-Jane, Shee Chandan, Lisewski Andreas M., Gonzalez Caleb, Lin Dongxu, Nehring Ralf B., Saint-Ruf Claude, Gibson Janet L., Frisch Ryan L., et al. , Science (New York, N.Y.), 2012 Dec 7, Volume 338, Issue 6112, p.1344-8, (2012) Abstract
Spontaneous mutagenesis is elevated in protease-defective cells., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M., and Humayun Zafri M. , Molecular microbiology, 2009 Feb, Volume 71, Issue 3, p.629-39, (2009) Abstract
Elevated expression of DNA polymerase II increases spontaneous mutagenesis in Escherichia coli., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M. , Mutation research, 2007 Dec 1, Volume 625, Issue 1-2, p.29-39, (2007) Abstract
Hypermutagenesis in mutA cells is mediated by mistranslational corruption of polymerase, and is accompanied by replication fork collapse., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M., Gautam Satyendra, and Humayun Zafri M. , Molecular microbiology, 2006 Dec, Volume 62, Issue 6, p.1752-63, (2006) Abstract
Escherichia coli DNA polymerase II can efficiently bypass 3,N(4)-ethenocytosine lesions in vitro and in vivo., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M., and Humayun Zafri M. , Mutation research, 2006 Jan 29, Volume 593, Issue 1-2, p.164-76, (2006) Abstract
DNA polymerase III from Escherichia coli cells expressing mutA mistranslator tRNA is error-prone., Al Mamun, Abu Amar M., Marians Kenneth J., and Humayun Zafri M. , The Journal of biological chemistry, 2002 Nov 29, Volume 277, Issue 48, p.46319-27, (2002) Abstract
Characterization of cryptic flagellin genes in Shigella boydii and Shigella dysenteriae., Tominaga, A., Mahmoud M. A., Al Mamun A. A., and Mukaihara T. , Genes & genetic systems, 2001 Apr, Volume 76, Issue 2, p.111-20, (2001) Abstract
Requirement for homologous recombination functions for expression of the mutA mistranslator tRNA-induced mutator phenotype in Escherichia coli., Ren, L., Al Mamun A. A., and Humayun M. Z. , Journal of bacteriology, 2000 Mar, Volume 182, Issue 5, p.1427-31, (2000) Abstract
The Escherichia coli UVM response is accompanied by an SOS-independent error-prone DNA replication activity demonstrable in vitro., Al Mamun, A. A., Yadava R. S., Ren L., and Humayun M. Z. , Molecular microbiology, 2000 Oct, Volume 38, Issue 2, p.368-80, (2000) Abstract
Escherichia coli cells bearing mutA, a mutant glyV tRNA gene, express a recA-dependent error-prone DNA replication activity., Al Mamun, A. A., Rahman M. S., and Humayun M. Z. , Molecular microbiology, 1999 Aug, Volume 33, Issue 4, p.732-40, (1999) Abstract
The mutA mistranslator tRNA-induced mutator phenotype requires recA and recB genes, but not the derepression of lexA-regulated functions., Ren, L., Al Mamun A. A., and Humayun M. Z. , Molecular microbiology, 1999 May, Volume 32, Issue 3, p.607-15, (1999) Abstract
Detection and characterization of the flagellar master operon in the four Shigella subgroups., Al Mamun, A. A., Tominaga A., and Enomoto M. , Journal of bacteriology, 1996 Jul, Volume 178, Issue 13, p.3722-6, (1996) Abstract
Molecular cloning of the wild-type and mutant thyA gene from Shigella flexneri Y., Nur-E-Kamal, M. S., Al Mamun A. A., and Ahmed Z. U. , Microbiology and immunology, 1994, Volume 38, Issue 4, p.309-12, (1994) Abstract


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