Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman Howlader
Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman Howlader
Professor
DVM, MSc (BAU), PhD (Philippines)
01681013481
vc@sau.ac.bd
howlader.sau@gmail.com

Honorable professor, MD. MATIAR RAHMAN HOWLADER was born on the 31st day of December, 1957 in Mollikerber, Bagerhat, Bangladesh. He is 5th among the ten children of Mr. Hashem Ali and Mrs. Rahimunnesa. He finished his higher secondary education from Sundarbon Adarsha Government College, Khulna in 1975 and obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Master of Science (MSc) degree from the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh in 1979 and 1980, respectively. In 1982, he was awarded a fellowship grant by the National Science and Technology Division, Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh . In the same year he passed the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS-Livestock cadre) examination and was appointed Upazila Livestock Officer (ULO) at Chitalmari, Bagerhat. In 1983 also, he was appointed Senior Officer by the Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) where he worked as Branch Manager and Senior Officer till 1987. In 1987 he became Scientific Officer (SO) at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI). A fellowship grant awarded to him in 1990 by the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC)/USAID enabled him to pursue a PhD and University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Philippines and completed his PhD in 1993. In 1991 he became Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) at BLRI. He left BLRI in 2000. He became Associate Professor of Physiology at Sylhet Government Veterinary College, Sylhet, Bangladesh in 2000. In 2003 he was appointed Professor of Physiology in the same institute. In 2006, the Government of Bangladesh established Sylhet Agricultural University based on the Sylhet Government Veterinary College where he has been working as Professor of Physiology. He is happily married to Arena with whom he blessed two sons, Imran and Inteha.

Peer Reviewed Selected Articles:
  • M Islam, MM Rahman and MMR Howlader. 2019. Effect of protein andenzyme supplementation on growth performance and hematological parameters in broiler chickens. Journal of Sylhet Agricultural Universty Research System. 4(2);
  • Howlader MMR, Rahman MM, Hossain MG and Hai MA. 2019. Factors Affecting Conception Rate of Dairy Cows Following Artificial Insemination in Selected Area at Sirajgonj District of Bangladesh. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res. ISSN: 2574-1241 ,DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2019.13.002386 ; 13(2) p: 1-8
  • Islam A, MR Islam, ABM Ahmed Tanbir, S Islam and MMR Howlader. 2016. Prevalence of Camel disease in Bangladesh; A retrospective study. International Journal of Natural Sciences 2016: 627-32
  • Ferdous Z, M Aktaruzzaman, MM Rahman and MMR Howlader. 2018. Effects of Multivitamins and Enzymes on Growth Performance and Hematological Parameters of Broilers at Meherpur in Bangladesh. Journal of Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, California, USA. 5(5): ISSN: 2573-2196.
  • Howlader MMR. 1993. Effects of experimental infection with stomach worm (Haemonchus contortus) on productive, reproductive, hematological and pathological responses of goats (Capra hircus). AGRIS: International Information System for the Agricultural Science and Technology, pp-193-196
  • Khanam S, MS Islam, M Aktaruzzaman, MM Hossain, MK Hossain and MMR Howlader. 2012. Comparative Efficacy of Triclabendazole and Nitroxynil Against Fascioliasis in Goat at Government Goat Development Farm, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Pharmacologia 7: 67-74
  • Begum S and MMR howlader. 2017. Low dietery intake altered the serum biochemical profile of cross bred heifers eliciting irregular estrous cycle. Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science 10(7): 46-51
  • Khanam S, MS Islam, M Aktaruzzaman, MM Hossain, MK Hossain, MA Mamun and MMR Howlader. 2016. Comparative Efficacy of Triclabendazole and Nitroxynil against Fascioliasis in goat at Government goat development farm, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Pharmacologia 7: 2-3
  • Hasan MR , S Islam, R Das, MH Talha, MR Adnan, MU Rahman, ME Haque, MM Rahman and MMR Howlader. 2017. Effects of feed additives on productive and reproductive performances of Khaki Campbell duck in Kuliarchar Upazilla, Kishoregonj District, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research 4(1): 1-8
  • Aktaruzzaman M, MS Islam, MMI Hossain, MK Hossain, NS Lucky and MMR Howlader. 2016. Evaluation of Anthelmintic efficacy of Ivermectin, Levamisole HCL and Albendazole administrated through different routes against naturally occurring Gastrointestinal Nematodiasis in Balck Bengal goat including hematological parameters and live weight indices. International Journal of Natural Sciences 5(1): 26-34
  • Uddin AZMS, MMR Howlader, S Begum, MM Rahman, S Islam and MMI Hasan. 2017. Effects of different diet on live weight, body condition score and hematological parameters of calves under intensive farming system. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences 4: 51-55
  • Lucky NS, MK Hossain, AC Roy, MDM Haque, AHMM Uddin, MM Islam and MMR Howlader. 2016. A longitudinal study on clinical diseases and disorders of cattle and goats in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 3(1): 24-37
  • Hasan MMI, MS Islam, MA Hossain, SA Belal, MR Akanda and MMR Howlader. 2011. Effects of urea molasses block on body weight and hematobiochemical parameters in goats. Eco-friendly Agril. Journal 4 (07): 640-6431
  • Aktaruzzaman M, MS Islam, MA Zinnah, SA Belal and MMR Howlader. 2011. Comparative efficacy of ivermectin (inj. Vermic), LevamisoleHcl (Leva vet) and Albendazole (Almex-vet) against gastrointestinal nematodiasis in goats. Eco-friendly Agril. Journal 4(06): 619-623
  • Howlader MMR, M Aktaruzzaman, MS Islam, MMI Hasan and MJU Bhuiyan. Nematodiasis in Black Bengal goat inducing hematological parameters and live weight indices. International Journal of Natural Sciences 5 (1): 26-34
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo and NP Roxas. 1997. Effects of experimental Haemonchus contortus infection on hemoglobin concentration and packed cell volume of growing goats. Asain-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 634-637
  • Howlader MMR and SS Capitan 1993. Protozoan Parasitism and animal reproduction. Animal Husbandry and Agriculture Journal 26: 9-14
  • Begum S and MMR Howlader. 2017. Low dietary intake altered the serum biochemical profile of cross breed heifers eliciting irregular estrous cycle. Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 10(7): 46-51
  • Howlader MMR and MM Huq. 1997. Histologic alterations in the liver of Black Bengal goats infected with Fasciola gigantica. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 114-117
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo, NP Roxas and CC Sevila. 1997. Effects of Haemonchus contortus on the red blood cells and white blood cells of Philippine does. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10(6): 679-682
  • Islam MS, MA Iqbal, S Begum and MMR Howlader. 2009. Effects of feeds on body weight and body condition score in cross breed heifers. International Journal of Biological Research 7 (5): 61-64.
  • Begum S, MMR Howlader, MS Islam and MA Iqbal. 2010. Impact of nutrition on serum percentage in heifers. Open Access Animal Physiology 2: 43-46
  • Akanda MR, MMR Howlader, MMI Hasan, MS Islam, MA Hossain and SA Belal. 2011. Effects of urea molasses block on body weight and hematobiochemical parameters in goats. Eco-friendly Agril. J. 4 (08): 675-679
  • Belal SA, MMR Howlader, M Aktaruzzaman, MS Islam, MSD Islam and MA Zinnah. 2011. Study on prevalence of gastrointestinal parasitic infestations in goats in Sylhet region. Eco-friendly Agril. J. 4 (08): 680-683
  • Hossain MM, MMR Howlader, MSD Islam, MS Islam, MU Mahfuz and M Aktaruzzaman. 2011 Comparative efficacy of two patent drugs (Ivermectin, Benzyl Benzoate) and herbal drug (Neem solution) against ectoparasites of goats. Eco-friendly Agril. J. 4 (08): 640-643
  • Akanda MR, MS Islam and MMR Howlader. 2014. Comparative efficacy of three different modern drugs against nematodiasis in goat. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science 6: 963-968
  • Islam S, MMR Howlader, S Saha and N Bhowmik. 2014. Hemato-biochemical changes of layer birds during egg production reared in Sylhet region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research 2 (4): 491-494
  • Akanda MR, G Kanjilal, MMI Hasan, MR Chowdhury, MS Islam, MMR Howlader and MA Hossain. 2014. Potency of Protexin®(Mixed Probiotics) on Hematobiochemical Alteration of Commercial Broiler. International Journal of Medical Research and Review 2 (6): 650-659
  • Aktaruzzaman M, Z Mohamed, MS Islam and MMR Howlader. 2015. Evaluation of anthelmintic efficacy of triclabendazole, nitroxynil and albendazole against naturally acquired fascioliasis in cattle of Bangladesh with special reference to its residual effect. International Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology 3 (1): 1-4
  • Aktaruzzaman M, MM Islam, Z Mohamed, MS Islam and MMR Howlader. 2015. Therapeutic efficacy of ivermectin, fenbendazole and albendazole against naturally occurring gastrointestinal nematodiasis infection in Black Bengal Goat of Bangladesh. International Journal of Biological Research 3 (1): 42-45
  • Hasan MMI, S Begum, S Islam, MM Rahman, SA Belal, MA Hossain, MR Akanda, NC Paul and MMR Howlader. 2015. Effects of garlic supplementation on parasitic infestation, live weight, and hematological parameters in Black Bengal goat. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 2 (3): 326-331
  • Aktaruzzaman M, MS Islam, MMI Hasan, MJU Bhuiyan, MM Hossain, MK Hossain, NS Lucky and MMR Howlader. 2015. Evaluation of Anthelmintic Efficacy of Ivermectin, LevamisoleHCl and Albendazole Administered through Different Routes against Naturally Occurring Gastrointestinal Nematodiasis in Black Bengal Goat Inducing Hematological Parameters and Live Weight Indices. International Journal of Natural Sciences 5 (1): 26-34
  • Akter F, MMR Howlader, MK Hossain, MMI Hasan, S Islam and S Begum. 2018. Effects of commercial layer feed supplementation on haematological and reproductive parameters of indigenous duck in rural area. International Journal of Natural Sciences 5 (1): 35-40
  • Khanam S, MS Islam, M Aktaruzzaman, MA Hossain, MM Hossain and MMR Howlader. 2016. Effects of triclabendazole and nitroxynil on EPG, hematological parameters and body weight against fascioliasis in goats at government goat development farm, Sylhet, Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural Sciences 5 (2): 46-51
  • Fazal MA, MMR Howlader and MA Zaman. 2017. Productive and Reproductive Performances of Camel (Camelus dromedarius) in Bangladesh. Journal of Vet Med Surg. 1: 1.doi:10.4172/2574-2868.100005
  • Howlader MMR, ATM Mahbub-E-Elahi, S Habib, MJU Bhuyian, MAB Siddique, MA Hai and MG Hossain. 2004. Foot and mouth disease in Baghabari milk shed area and it's economic loss in Bangladesh. Journal of Biological Sciences (Pakistan) 4(5): 581-583.
  • Islam MS, MA Iqbal, S Begum and MMR Howlader. 2010. Effects of nutrition on hematological parameters of cross breed cattle. Int. J. Sustain. Agril. Tech. 6 (1): 24-27
  • Chowdhury MR, MA Huq, MMR Howlader, MS Islam and MR Akanda. 2014. Comparative efficacies of two different commercial products containing nitroxynil against fascioliasis in cattle. Eurasian Journal of Veterinary Sciences 30 (2): 59-62
  • Debnath NC, J McGrane, BK Sil, SA Selim, MJFA Taimur, MF Mian, SMZH Chowdhury, MAM Prodhan, MMR Howlader and MF Rahman. 1994. Point seroprevalence of rinderpest antibody in cattle in Bangladesh. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 19 (2): 145-149
  • Howlader MMR, MF Mian, AHM Kamal, MAM Prodhan and MF Rahman. 1997. Conception rate of Pabna cows and heifers bred under artificial insemination and natural service. Asian- Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 329-332
  • NS Lucky, MK Hossain, AC Roy, MDM Haque, AHMM Uddin, MM Islam and MMR Howlader. 2016. A longitudinal study on clinical diseases and disorders of cattle and goats in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 3 (1): 24-37
  • Howlader MMR and MM Huq. 1997. Hemoglobin concentration and hematocrit value of Black Bengal goats infected with Fasciola gigantica. Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 118-121
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo, NP Roxas and CC Sevilla. 1997. Effects of stomach worm (Haemonchus contortus) infection on the kids born of infected mother goats. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10 (4): 435-438
  • Kabir MG, MMR Howlader, MR Akanda, FMA Hossain and FA Ashad. 2012. Anthelmintic against gastrointestinal nematodiasis in Black Bengal Goat inducing live weight and hematological indices. Pharmacologia. 3 (12): 700-706
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardoz, NP Roxas and CC Sevilla. 1996. Effect of experimental lnfection with stomach worm (Haemonchus contortus) on the productive performance of does. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 8 (4): 421-426
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo and NP Roxas. 1996. Effect of experimental Haemonchus contortus infection on hemoglobin concentration and packed cell volume of does. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 597-602
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo, NP Roxas and CC Sevilla. 1997. Performance of growing goats experimentally infected with stomach worm (Haemonchus contortus). Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10 (5): 534-539
  • Howlader MMR, SS Capitan, SL Eduardo and NP Roxas. 1997. Effects of experimental Haemonchus contortus infection on red blood cells and white blood cells of growing goats. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 10: 679-682
  • Islam MM, MS Islam, MMR Howlader and NS Lucky. 2015. Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Nematodiasis and Comparative Efficacy of Anthelmintics on Body Weight of Cattle in Bangladesh. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences 2: 61-75
  • Debnath NC, BK Sil, SA Selim, MAM Prodhan and MMR Howlader. 1990. A retrospective study of calf mortality and morbidity on smallholder traditional farms in Bangladesh. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.1990: 9 (1): 1-7
Books:
  • Productive and Reproductive Performances of Camel in Bangladesh. 2017. MMR Howlader, Published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
  • BLRI Training Manual 200. Co-author of the BLRI Training Manual published by Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Savar, Dhaka.
Research Interests:
  • Reproductive Physiology