Maqsudul Alam

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Maqsudul Alam
Born (1954-12-14)14 December 1954
Faridpur, Bangladesh
Died 20 December 2014(2014-12-20) (aged 60)
Hawaii, United States
Resting place Hawaii General Park, U.S.
Nationality Bangladeshi
Institutions University of Hawaii at Manoa
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Alma mater Moscow State University
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Known for Jute genome decoding

Maqsudul Alam (December 14, 1954 – December 20, 2014)[1] was a Bangladeshi scientist and professor. Alam achieved four milestones in genomics: sequencing the genomes of papaya, rubber, jute and fungus.[2] Alam was a professor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a member of advisory board at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.


Alam died on December 20, 2014 at the Queen’s medical center, Honolulu, Hawaii.[3] He was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver.[2]