Annual General Meeting (AGM)-2023, 27 Oct'23
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(Expatriate Fellow, )
Professor Abu Saber M. Saleuddin is a Bangladeshi by birth. He is Emeritus Professor of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He received his early education in Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) and received his doctorate in molluscan physiology from the University of Reading in the UK. After an NRC (CANADA) Research Fellowship at the University of Alberta studying biomineralization in molluscs, he continued his research in the laboratory of Professor Karl Wilbur at Duke University. Though offered a tenure tract faculty position at Duke, he accepted a faculty position at York University, where he taught and researched for fourty years. The university recognized his outstanding contributions to teaching, research and administration by honouring him as a University Professor. He has published more than 125 papers on physiology of invertebrates and coedited seven books on various aspects of invertebrate physiology and neuroendocrinology. He served as an editor of the Canadian Journal of Zoology for 17 years and was president of the Canadian Society of Zoologists from whom he received the Distinguished Service Medal.
Prof. Saleuddin was the chair of the department of biology, associate dean of graduate studies, acting dean of research, chair of senate and a member of the Board of Governors.
He was past president of the Bangladesh Association of Canada for six years.
Prof Saleuddin has published his memoir entitled “Clams and Prof Saleuddin has published his memoir entitled “Clams and Snails” and written a fiction “The Agony of Keeping Secrets”.
He has contributed funds to establish a scholarship awarded each year to the best undergraduate student specializing in animal physiology in the department of biology.
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