Islam, Mohammad Mohiminul
islam7@uwm.eduChemistry Building KEN 5036,

Islam, Mohammad Mohiminul

Ph.D. student
Chemistry - General

Expected Year of Graduation: 2022
Research Lab: Mirza Group
Major Area of Focus: Analytical Chemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Biochemistry

Previously Attended :

Bachelor of Pharmacy, 2013, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Technology, 2014, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Research Goals:

Development of efficient therapeutics for pediatric brain tumors.


  1. Rajaratnam, V. †; Islam, M. M. †; Yang, M.; Slaby, R.; Ramirez, H. M.; Mirza, S. P. Glioblastoma: Pathogenesis and Current Status of Chemotherapy and Other Novel Treatments. Cancers 2020, 12 (4), 937. (shared † Co-first author)
  2. Stetson, L. C.; Ostrom, Q. T.; Schlatzer, D.; Liao, P.; Devine, K.; Waite, K.; Couce, M. E.; Harris, P. L. R.; Kerstetter-Fogle, A.; Berens, M. E.; Sloan, A. E.; Islam, M. M.; Rajaratnam, V.; Mirza, S. P.; Chance, M. R.; Barnholtz-Sloan, J. S. Proteins inform survival-based differences in patients with glioblastoma. Neuro-Oncology Advances 2020, 2 (1), vdaa039

Awards & Recognition:

UWM Student Association travel award (2020)

Eurofins award in analytical chemistry (2019)

UWM chancellor’s award (2017, 2018, 2019)

TA mentorship travel award (2018, 2019)

UWM Chemistry Graduate Student Council travel award (2017, 2018, 2019)

Nomination to distinguished graduate student fellowship (2019)

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