Dr. Rumman R Hossain

Dr. Rumman R Hossain

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Email: mrh112@uakron.edu


Hossain, M.R., Eagar A.C., Blackwood, C.B., Leff, L. G. (in process). Bacterial community
composition progression on microplastic disks in a freshwater stream. Journal of Environmental

Hossain, M.R., Eagar A.C., Blackwood, C.B., Leff, L. G. (in process). Effects of conditioning
films and surface modifications of microplastics on bacterial colonization in streamwater. Journal
to be determined. (let us write Journal of Applied Microbiology).

Hossain, M. R., Jiang, M., Wei, Q., & Leff, L. G. (2018). Microplastic surface properties affect
bacterial colonization in freshwater. Journal of basic microbiology, 59(1), 54-61 Citations: 73

Hossain M. R., Mustafa A. 2014. Puerarin promotes overall health through blood flow and
immune response within Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) fingerlings. Journal of
Applied Aquaculture. 26: 119-131. Citations: 10

Hossain M.R., Blumenthal E., Mustafa A. 2013. Effects of puerarin on the reduction of glucose
and promotion of overall health in acutely stressed Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
(Actinopterygii:Salmoniformes: Salmonidae). Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 43 (2): 85–93. Citations: 1


  • PhD in Biological Sciences-Physiology & Microbiology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, Advisor: Dr. Laura G. Leff
  • MSc in Biology-Stress Physiology, Purdue University, Ft. Wayne, IN, Advisor: Dr. Ahmed Mustafa
  • Certificate in Business Administration, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • BSc in Biochemistry, Minor in Bioengineering, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY