DR. Moumita Das
DR. Moumita Das
Assistant Professor
DVM, MS in Epidemiology and Public Health (SAU)

Moumita Das is coming from Habiganj, Sylhet, Bangladesh. She was born in 28th December, 1989. She admitted in Sylhet Agricultural University as an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences and achieved DVM degree in 2014. Later she obtained her Master degree in Epidemiology and Public Health from the same institution in 2017. After completing Master’s program DR. Moumita was seeking for a scholarship abroad and managed Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program on “Infectious Disease and One Health” which she continued up to December 2019. But in order to join as a faculty in Sylhet Agricultural University she postponed the program. She joined as a Lecturer at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at 20th December, 2019. At the time being, she has engaged herself with several research works. DR. Moumita wants to focus on zoonotic and infectious diseases, food hazards and food safety, risk analysis and so on.

Conference Proceedings:
  • "Sero-prevalence and Determinants of Q fever in Dairy Cattle"; Oral Presenter at 9th One Health Conference Bangladesh (17-18 September 2017)
Research Interests:
  • Zoonotic and infectious diseases
  • Food hazards and food safety
  • Risk analysis
Research Support:
  • Project Title: Serosurvey of Q fever (Coxiella burnetii infection) in Sylhet dairy cattle for the development of adoptive targeted surveillance and sustainable control system; Overall aim: To develop framework to support the design of risk based adoptive control programme that can be used in decision making for control of C. burnetii in dairy cattle of Bangladesh; Funding Agency: Ministry of Education Bangladesh; Role: Research Assistant; Duration – September 2015 to September 2016; Funding: US$ 35,000
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Animal Hygiene and Biosecurity (AHY 101) - Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Preventive Medicine (PRM 402) - Sylhet Agricultural University
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • DVM (Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences) June 2009 - December 2014 Sylhet Agricultural University
  • MS (Epidemiology and Public Health) January 2015 - June 2017 Sylhet Agricultural University
  • MS (Postponed) ( Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program in Infectious Disease and One Health) September 2019 - December 2019 University of Tours, France
Positions and Affiliations:
  • December 2018 to till date - Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarship funded by European union
Conference contributions (Invited Speech):
  • Das M: The links between biodiversity and human/animal infectious diseases held on 14 November 2018 at Tours, France
Conference contributions (Oral Presentations):
  • Das M, Akhter S, Paul S: Sero-prevalence and Determinants of Q fever in Dairy Cattle; presented at 9th One Health Bangladesh Conference was held from 17-18 September 2017 at Dhaka.
  • Native Bengali speaker. Proficient in speaking and writing
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Band score 7 (Certified at October 2017)