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Joushan Ara

Joushan Ara

Assistant Professor


“Joushan Ara, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy M.pharm(USTC), B.Pharm (Hons) (USTC).”


  • M.Pharm From University of Science & Technology Chittagong (USTC)
  • B.Pharm (Hons) From University of Science & Technology Chittagong (USTC) “

Program Affiliated

  • B.pharm (Hons)
  • M.Pharm

Areas of Interest

  • Drug design and development
  • Isolation and characterization of bio-active compounds from
  • Functional Grains
  • medicinal plants
  • microbes
  • marine organism and animals

Courses Taught

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Pharmacology-I
  • Pharmacology-I Lab
  • Hospital Pharmacy (Co-
  • Course teacher)
  • Applied Microbiology (Co-Course teacher)
  • Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Lab
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing & quality assurance

Journals & Articles

  • Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effects of Methanolic Extract of Hopea Odorata Leaves Against Bacteria and to Determine its Antioxidant, Thrombolytic and Anti-inflammatory Activities.University of Science and Technology Annual. (USTA-2021)
  • Joushan Ara, Abdul Kaium Siddiki, Arif Ahmed, Priyanka Paul, Shahidul Islam, Phytochemical and Ethnopharmacological Evaluations of Methanolic Extracts of Seed Coat of Manilkara Zapota: In-vitro & In-vivo Approaches. Am J Biomed Sci & Res. 2021 – 12(1). AJBSR. MS.ID.001701. DOI: 10.34297/AJBSR.2021.12.001701
  • AditiChowdhury, JoushanAra, MdShahidul Islam. Green Synthesis of Phytochemical Nanoparticles and Their Antimicrobial Activity, A Review Study. Bi¬omed J Sci& Tech Res 34(4)-2021. BJSTR. MS.ID.005580.
  • Ara J and Islam MS. In-Vitro Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory Potential Evaluations of Methanolic Extract of Tridax procumbens (Linn.), a Phytochemical Screening. Austin J Clin Trials Open Access. 2020; 2(1): 1002.
  • Joushan Ara*, A T M Yusuf and Md. Shahidul Islam. Phytochemical and the Antibacterial, Antifungal and Cytotoxic Activities of Different Fractional Extracts of Alstonia scholaris. International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biosciences Volume 7, Issue 1, 2020, PP 1-9 ISSN 2394-5885 (Print) and ISSN 2394-5893 (Online)
  • Joushan Ara*, Hossain, M. R., Nizami, M. S. A., & Sayem, A. S. M. (2020). Evaluation of Sedative and Anxiolytic Activity of Methanolic Extract of Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet Seeds in Experimental Mice Model. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 31(1), 77-83.
  • Joushan Ara*, Syeda Ridita Sharif, Farjana Nawrin, Md Shahidul Islam. Cef¬operazone with Antacid, Metal Complex¬ation studied by Spectrophotometrically and Exploration of Antimicrobial Activity, In-Vitro Investigation. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res 31(2)-2020. BJSTR. MS.ID.005081.
  • Joushan Ara, Yusuf ATM, Islam S Md (2020) In-Vitro Investigation of Ceftibuten with Antacid and Metal Interaction, Complexation and Exploration of Antimicrobial Activity. J Drug Res Dev 6(1):
  • Entaz Bahar, Kazi-Marjahan Akter, Geum-Hwa Lee, Hwa-Young Lee, Harun-Or Rashid, Min-Kyung Choi,Kashi Raj Bhattarai, Mir Mohammad Monir Hossain, Joushan Ara, Kishor Mazumder, Obayed Raihan,Han-Jung Chae and Hyo. β-Cell protection and antidiabetic activities of Crassocephalum crepidioides(Asteraceae)Benth. S. Moore extract against alloxaninduced oxidative stress via regulation of apoptosis and reactive oxygen species (ROS) Baharet al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2017) 17:179 DOI 10.1186/s12906-017-1697-0
  • Joushan Ara, MD. Rabiul Hossain* and Puja Bhowmik. Formulation & In-Vitro Evaluation of Gastro retentive Floating Drug Delivery System of Mebhydrolin Napadisylate., vol -06, Issue-04, 2017. 291-305. ISSN 2277– 7105.Link:
  • Mohammad Shawkat Ali, Joushan Ara, Amanee Walliullah, Bashudeb Talukder, Dona Roy Chowdhury. Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of the Rhizomes of Alpinia Conchigera. 2013 volume 13(1), ISSN Number: 2319-2119.
  • Joushan Ara, Rakibul Hasan, Entaz Bahar, Mofasser Hossain, Bashutosh Nath, Nazmunnahar Runi. In-Vitro Cytotoxic Activity of Methanol Extract of the Holarrhena antidysentrica. /volume_2_Issue_2.html, 2013 .ISSN 2278-4136.
  • Entaz Bahar*, Joushan Ara, Mofasser Hossain, & Obayed Raihan,.Antioxidant (In-Vitro) effect of Methanol & Petroleum Ether Extracts of the Aerva lanata. /volume_2_Issue_2.html, 2013, ISSN Number: 2277-7695, IC Journal ID: 7725.
  • Entaz Bahar*, Joushan Ara, Mofasser Hossain, Bashutosh Nath and Nazmunnahar Runi. Cytotoxic (In-Vitro) Effect of Methanol and Petroleum Ether Extracts of the Aerva lanata. /volume_2_Issue_1.html.,2013. ISSN 2278-4136.
  • Entaz Bahar, Joushan Ara, Mahbubul Alam, Bashutosh Nath, Unmesh Bhowmik & Nazmunnahar Runi. In-vitro Antioxidant and Thrombolytic activity of Methanol extract of Sida acuta. /volume_2_Issue_2.html,2013 .ISSN 2278-4136.
  • Entaz Bahar, Mahbubul Alam, Mofasser Hossain, Bashutosh Nath, Joushan Ara. Antioxidant (In-vitro) and Thrombolytic (In-Vitro) activity of Petroleum ether extract of Sida acuta. /volume_2_Issue_3/1.html,2013. ISSN Number: 2277-7695, IC Journal ID: 7725. Link:
  • Mohammad Shah Hafez Kabir, Muhammad Abdulla Al Noman, Md. Mominur Rahman, Joushan Ara, Mohammed Munawar Hossain, Abul Hasanat and Fahima Zaheed. Antibacterial Activity of Organic and Aqueous Extracts of Hopea odorata Roxb. Leaves and their Total Flavonoid Content. British Microbiology Research Journal9(4): XX-XX, 2015, Article no.BMRJ.19186, ISSN: 2231-08