105. Association between DPP6 gene rs10260404 polymorphism and increased risk of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (sALS): a meta‑analysis. Neurological Sciences (Impact Factor 3.3).

Mohammad Mohasin Miah, Maliha Afroj Zinnia, Nuzhat Tabassum, Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam.


104. Nitric oxide inhibits FTO demethylase activity to regulate N6-methyladenosine mRNA methylation. Redox Biology (Impact Factor 11.4). 

Hannah Petraitis Kuschman, Marianne B. Palczewski, Brian Hoffman, Mary Menhart, Xiaowei Wang, Sharon Glynn, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Elizaveta V. Benevolenskaya, Douglas D. Thomas.

103. Unveiling clinically significant PPARγ mutations for thiazolidinedione treatment responsiveness through atomistic simulations. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (Impact Factor 8.2).

 Sazzad Shahrear and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. 

102. Association of transcription factor 7-like 2 rs12255372 polymorphism with susceptibility of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bangladeshi population. Molecular Genetics and Genomics (Impact Factor 2.473).

Nilima Barman, Md Atiqul Haque, Mohammuddunobi Firoz, M Abdullah Yusuf, Abul B M M K Islam.

101. E2F regulation of Phosphoglycerate kinase (Pgk) gene is functionally important in Drosophila development. PNAS (Impact Factor 12.779).

Maria Paula Zappia, Yong-Jae Kwon, Anton Westacott, Isabel Liseth, Hyun Min Lee, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Jiyeon Kim and Maxim Frolov.

100. Delineating potential de novo therapeutics and repurposed drugs against novel protein LRRC15 to treat SARS-CoV-2. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery (Impact Factor 1.15)

Maliha Afroj Zinnia  and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. 


99. Ligand-based modelling for screening natural compounds targeting Minichromosome Maintenance Complex Component-7 for potential anticancer effects. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked (Impact Factor 3.373)

Md. Nazmus Samdani, Rumman Reza, Niaz Morshed, Muhammad Asaduzzamwan and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. 

98. Drug and anti-viral peptide design to inhibit the Monkeypox virus by restricting A36R protein.

Mohammad Mohasin Miah, Nuzhat Tabassum, Maliha Afroj Zinnia and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Bioinformatics and Biology Insights (Impact Factor 2.063)

97. Functional analysis of hypothetical proteins of V. parahaemolyticus reveals the presence of virulence factors and growth-related enzymes with therapeutic potential.

Sazzad Shahrear, Maliha Afroj Zinnia, Md. Rabi Us Sany and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Bioinformatics and Biology Insights (Impact Factor 2.063)

96. Deciphering the role of predicted miRNAs of Polyomaviruses in Carcinogenesis.

Sazzad Shahrear, Maliha Afroj Zinnia, Tasnim Ahmed, Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam.  BBA - Molecular Basis of Diseases (Impact Factor 6.633)

95. Modeling of MT. P495, an mRNA-based vaccine against the phosphate-binding protein PstS1 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis 

Sazzad Shahrear, Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam. Molecular Diversity (Impact Factor 3.364)

94.  Fluoropropanoic Acid Compound revealed as Novel Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) Inhibitor through Virtual Screening and Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulation.  

Rafeed RahmanTurjya, Md. Abdullah-Al-KamranKhan and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery. (Impact Factor: 1.02)

93. Functional annotation of hypothetical proteins from the Enterobacter cloacae B13 strain and its association with pathogenicity.

Supantha Dey, Sazzad Shahrear, Maliha Afroj Zinnia, Ahnaf Tajwar & Abul Islam. Bioinformatics and Biology Insights. (Impact Factor: 2.063) 

92. Targeting SARS‑CoV‑2 non‑structural protein 13 via helicase‑inhibitor‑repurposing and non‑structural protein 16 through pharmacophore‑based screening.

Md. Nazmus Samdani, Niaz Morshed, Rumman Reza, Muhammad Asaduzzaman & Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Molecular Diversity. (Impact Factor: 3.364)


91.  Transcriptional repression by FoxM1 suppresses tumor differentiation and promotes metastasis of breast cancer.

Dragana Kopanja, Vaibhav Chand, Eilidh O'Brien, Nishit Mukhopadhyay, Maria Zappia, Abul Islam, Maxim Frolov, Bradley Merrill, and Pradip Raychaudhuri. Cancer Research (Impact Factor: 12.843)

90. Detection of qnr genes and gyrA mutation to quinolone phenotypic resistance of UTI pathogens in Bangladesh and the implications.

Tanjum Ara Haque, Umme Laila Urmi, Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam, Bayasrin Ara, Shamsun Nahar, Abu Syed Md Mosaddek, Halyna Lugova, Santosh Kumar, Dilshad Jahan, Nor Azlina A. Rahman, Mainul Haque, Salequl Islam, Brian Godman. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. (Impact Factor: 1.376)

89. Modeling mRNA-based vaccine YFV.E1988 against Yellow Fever virus E-protein using immuno-informatics and reverse vaccinology approach. 

Nabiha Tasneem Khan, Maliha Afroj Zinnia and Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (Impact Factor 3.392)

88. Immunoinformatics guided modeling of CCHF_GN728, an mRNA-based universal vaccine against Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.

Sazzad Shahrear, Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam. Computers in Biology and Medicine (Impact Factor 4.589)


87. An in silico evaluation of CDK Inhibitors targeting BCL2, TS and mTOR, Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research.

Sharmin Ahmed Rakhi, Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Nishat Nasin and Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research.

86. MUT gene variants in patients with methylmalonic acidemia in Bangladeshi population and their distinguishing metabolic profiles. 

Rokeya Begum, Abu Ashfaqur Sajib, A.B.M. Khademul Islam, Suprovath Kumar Sarker, Mohammad Sazzadul Islama, Narayan Saha, Kaiissar Mannoor, Firdausi Qadri, Sharif Akhteruzzaman. Meta Gene (Impact Factor 0.54)

85. Fenugreek steroidal saponins hinder osteoclastogenic bone resorption by targeting CSF-1R which diminishes the RANKL/OPG ratio. 

Maliha Afroj Zinnia and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (Impact Factor 6.953)

84. SARS-CoV-2 mutations altering regulatory properties: deciphering host's and virus's perspectives 

Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam and Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan. Gene Reports (Impact Factor: 3.688)

83. Synthesis, in vitro bioassays and computational study of heteroaryl nitazoxanide analogues

Tasmia Ahmed, S.M. Abdur Rahman, Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam and A. K. Azad Chowdhury. Pharmacology Research and Perspectives (Impact Factor: 2.58)

82. Single-cell transcriptional changes associated with drug tolerance and response to combination therapies in cancer 

Alexandre Aissa, Abul BMMK Islam, Majd Ariss, Cammille Go, Alexandra Rader, Ryan Conrardy, Alexa Gajda, Carlota Rubio-Perez, Klara Valyi-Nagy, Mary Pasquinelli, Lawrence Feldman, Stefan Green, Nuria Lopez-Bigas, Maxim Frolov, and Elizaveta Benevolenskaya. Nature Communication (Impact Factor: 12.121) 

81. Mutation profile of marker genes of cervical carcinoma in Bangladeshi patients.

Shahana, Shahana Sharmin, Fatima Tuj Zohura, Md. Sajedul Islam, Anika Shimonty, Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Rehana Parveen, Foujia Sharmin, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan, Abul BMMK Islam and Mahmuda Yasmin. BMC Cancer (Impact Factor: 3.288)

80. Transcriptome of nasopharyngeal samples from COVID-19 patients and a comparative analysis with other SARS-CoV-2 infection models reveal disparate host responses against SARS-CoV-2

Abul B.M.M.K. Islam*, Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Rasel Ahmed, Md. Sabbir Hossain, Shah Md. Tamim Kabir, Md. Shahidul Islam, A.M.A.M. Zonaed Siddiki. (*Corresponding). Journal of Translational Medicine (Impact Factor: 4.541)

79. SARS-CoV-2 proteins exploit host’s genetic and epigenetic mediators for the annexation of key host signaling pathways that confers its immune evasion and disease pathophysiology

Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. (Impact Factor: 4.188)

78. Viral miRNAs Confer Survival in Host Cells by Targeting Apoptosis Related Host Genes. 

Md. Sajedul Islam and Abul BMMK Islam. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked. (Impact Factor: 2.110)

77. Computational engineering the binding affinity of Adalimumab monoclonal antibody for designing potential biosimilar candidate.

Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Rafeed Rahman Turjya, Rabi Us Sany, and Abul BMMK Islam. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling. (Impact Factor: 2.079)


76. Lung transcriptome of a COVID-19 patient and systems biology predictions suggest impaired surfactant production which may be druggable by surfactant therapy

Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam and Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan. Scientific Report. (Impact Factor: 4.379)

75. Perversely expressed long noncoding RNAs can alter host response and viral proliferation in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Rafeed Rahman Turjya, Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Future Virology. (Impact Factor: 0.952)

74. Aberration of the modulatory functions of intronic microRNA hsa-miR-933 on its host gene ATF2 results in type-II Diabetes Mellitus and Neurodegenerative disease development.

Abul BMMK Islam, Eusra Mohammad and Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan.  Human Genomics. (Impact Factor: 3.351)

73. Cell autonomous versus systemic Akt isoform deletions uncovered new roles for Akt1 and Akt2 in breast cancer.

Xinyu Chen, Majd Ariss, Gopalkrishnan Ramakrishnan, Veronique Nogueira, Cathreine Blahah, Wiliam Putzbach, Abul BMMK Islam, Maxim V Frolov, and Nissim Hay. Molecular Cell. (Impact Factor: 15.584).

72. Amalgam regulates the receptor tyrosine kinase pathway through Sprouty in glial cell development in the Drosophila larval brain.

Majd M. Ariss, Alexander R. Terry, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Nissim Hay and Maxim V. Frolov. Journal of Cell Science. (Impact Factor: 4.573).

71. Ancestral function of Inhibitors-of-kappaB regulates Caenorhabditis elegans development.

David Brena, Joan Bertran, Montserrat Porta-de-la-Riva, Yolanda Guillén, Eric Cornes, Dmytro Kukhtar, Lluís Campos-Vicens, Lierni Fernández, Irene Pecharroman, Albert Garcia-López, Abul BMMK Islam, Anna Bigas, Julián Cerón, Lluís Espinosa. Scientific Reports. (Impact Factor: 4.379).

70. A cell atlas of the adult muscle precursors uncovers early events in fiber-type divergence in Drosophila.

Maria Paula Zappia, Majd Ariss, Lucia De Castro, Abul BMMK Islam, and Maxim V Frolov. EMBO Reports. (Impact Factor: 4.95).

69. Epigenetic regulator miRNA pattern differences among SARS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-2 world-wide isolates delineated the mystery behind the epic pathogenicity and distinct clinical characteristics of pandemic COVID-19. 

Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Md. Rabi Us Sany, Md. Shafiqul Islam, and Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam. Frontiers in Genetics. (Impact Factor: 4.599).

68. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in ADHD-affected children and adolescents in the Appalachian region of Virginia.

Shaily A. Amin, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam and Anuradha Reddy. Novel Research in Science. 

67. The Pleiotropic Role and Perplexing Mechanism of Action of Vitamin D in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 

Shaily A. Amin, Abul BMMK Islam, and Anuradha Reddy. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research.

66. A switch in bidirectional histone mark leads to differential modulation of lincRNAs involved in neuronal and hematopoietic cell differentiation from their progenitors. 

Wahid Murad, Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Md. Sajedul Islam, and Abul BMMK Islam. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. (Impact Factor: 4.429)


65. Age-Specific Cut-off Values of Amino Acids and Acylcarnitines for Diagnosis of Inborn Errors of Metabolism Using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry.

Suprovath Kumar Sarker, Md Tarikul Islam, Aparna Biswas, Golam Sarower Bhuyan, Rosy Sultana, Nusrat Sultana, Shagoofa Rakhshanda, Mst. Noorjahan Begum, Asifuzzaman Rahat, Sharmina Yeasmin, Mowshori Khanam, Asim Kumar Saha, Farjana Akther Noor, Abu A. Sajib, Abul BMMK Islam, Syeda Kashfi Qadri, Mohammod Shahidullah, Mohammad Abdul Mannan, A. K. M. Muraduzzaman, Tahmina Shirin, Sheikh Maksudur Rahman, Syed Saleheen Qadri, Narayan Saha, Sharif Akhteruzzaman, Firdausi Qadri, and Kaiissar Mannoor. BioMed Research International. (Impact Factor: 2.583)

64. In silico analysis revealed Zika virus miRNAs associated with viral pathogenesis through alteration of host genes involved in immune response and neurological functions. 

Md Sajedul Islam, Md Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Md Wahid Murad, Marwah Karim, and Abul BMMK Islam. Journal of Medical Virology. (Impact Factor: 2.094)

63. Genomic and evolutionary features of two AHPND positive Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from shrimp (Penaeus monodon) of south-west Bangladesh 

Shawon Ahmmed*, Md Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan*, Md Mostavi Enan Eshik, Nusrat Jahan Punom, Abul BMMK Islam#, and Mohammad Shamsur Rahman# (* equal contribution, #Corresponding Author). BMC Microbiology. (Impact Factor: 3.278)

62. Mutation Spectrum in TPO Gene of Bangladeshi Patients with Thyroid Dyshormonogenesis and Analysis of the Effects of Different Mutations on the Structural Features and Functions of TPO Protein through In Silico Approach.

Mst. Noorjahan Begum, Md Tarikul Islam, Shekh Rezwan Hossain, Golam Sarower Bhuyan, Mohammad A. Halim, Imrul Shahriar, Suprovath Kumar Sarker, Shahinur Haque, Tasnia Kawsar Konika, Md. Sazzadul Islam, Asifuzzaman Rahat, Syeda Kashfi Qadri, Rosy Sultana, Suraiya Begum, Sadia Sultana, Narayan Saha, Mizanul Hasan, M. A. Hasanat, Hurjahan Banu, Hossain Uddin Shekhar, Emran Kabir Chowdhury, Abu A. Sajib, Abul BMMK Islam, Syed Saleheen Qadri, Firdausi Qadri, Sharif Akhteruzzaman, and Kaiissar Mannoor. BioMed Research International. (Impact Factor: 2.583)

61. Rbf Activates the Myogenic Transcriptional Program to Promote Skeletal Muscle Differentiation.

Maria Paula Zappia, Alice Rogers, Abul BMMK Islam, and Maxim V Frolov. Cell Reports. (Impact Factor: 8.032)


60. Single cell RNA-sequencing identifies a metabolic aspect of apoptosis in Rbf mutant. 

Majd M Ariss, Abul BMMK Islam, Meg Critcher, Maria Paula Zappia, and Maxim V Frolov.  Nature Communications. (Impact Factor: 12.353)

59. IMiDs mobilize acute myeloid leukemia blasts to peripheral blood through downregulation of CXCR4 but fail to potentiate AraC/Idarubicin activity in preclinical models of non del5q/5q-AML.

Belen Lopez-Millan, Rafael Diaz de la Guardia, Heleia Roca-Ho, Eduardo Anguita, Abul BMMK Islam, Damia Romero-Moya, Cristina Prieto, Francisco Gutierrez-Agüera, Jose Antonio Bejarano-Garcia, and Jose Antonio Perez-Simon. Oncoimmunology. (Impact Factor: 7.644)


58. ChIP-Seq Analysis Identifies p27(Kip1)-Target Genes Involved in Cell Adhesion and Cell Signalling in Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts.

Atilla Biçer, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Serena Orlando, Edurne Gallastegui, Arnaud Besson, Rosa Aligué, Maria Jesús Pujol and Oriol Bachs. PLoS ONE. (Impact Factor: 2.806)

57. Differential regulation of a tumor suppressor gene: MIG-6 in human Arthritis. 

Ashok Amin and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. American Journal of Arthritis.

56. Proteomic Analysis Shows Constitutive Secretion of MIF and p53-associated Activity of COX-2-/- Lung Fibroblasts. 

Mandar Dave*, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam*, Roderick V. Jensen, Agueda Rostagno, Jorge Ghiso, Ashok R. Amin. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics. (*equal contribution). (Impact Factor: 7.051).

55. The B-Box of HMGB1 amplifies nitric oxide production in human osteoarthritis-affected cartilage.

Mandar Dave, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Ashok R. Amin. American Journal of Arthritis.

54. Intronic miRNA miR-3666 is a potential modulator of its host gene FOXP2 functions in neurodevelopment and may contribute to the pathogenesis of neurological disorders schizophrenia and autism.

Salwa Mohd. Mostafa, Md. Wahid Murad, Eusra Mohammad and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. Journal of Applied Biotechnology & Bioengineering. 

53. p27Kip1, PCAF and PAX5 cooperate in the transcriptional regulation of specific target genes. 

Anna Perearnau, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Edurne Gallastegui, Albert Jordan, Serena Orlando, Rosa Aligué, Maria Jesús Pujol and Oriol Bachs. Nucleic Acid Research. (Impact Factor: 9.202)


52. DNA methylation and hormone receptor status in breast cancer.  

Elizaveta Benevolenskaya, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Habibul Ahsan, Muhammad G. Kibriya, Farzana Jasmine, Ben Wolff, Umaima Al-Alem, Elizabeth Wiley, Andre Kajdacsy-Balla, Virgilia Macias, Garth H. Rauscher. Clinical Epigenetics. (Impact Factor: 4.543)

51. Conserved antigenic sites between MERS-CoV and Bat-coronavirus are revealed through sequence analysis. 

Refat Sharmin and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. Source Code in Biology & Medicine.

50. Chromatin-wide and transcriptome profiling integration uncovers p38α MAPK as a global regulator of skeletal muscle differentiation.

Jessica Segalés, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Roshan Kumar, Qi-Cai Liu, Pedro Sousa-Victor, F. Jeffrey Dilworth, Esteban Ballestar, Eusebio Perdiguero, and Pura Munoz-Canoves. Skelet Muscle. (Impact Factor: 3.5)

49. Genomic, Lipidomic and Metabolomic Analysis of Cyclooxygenase-null Cells: Eicosanoid Storm, Cross Talk, and Compensation by COX-1.

Abul Islam, Mandar Dave, Sonia Amin; Roderick Jensen, Ashok Amin. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics. (Impact Factor: 7.051)

48. Genomic Signaling in Human Osteoarthritis-Affected Chondrocytes by HMGB1: Induction of Pro-/Anti-Inflammatory and Matrix Depleting Activity.

Ashok R. Amin and Abul B.M.M.K Islam. Journal of Molecular Signaling Updates.

47. The Chromatin Remodelling Complex NuRD controls striated muscle identity and metabolic homeostasis. 

Pablo Gómez-del Arco, Eusebio Perdiguero, Paula Sofia Yunes-Leites, Rebeca Acín-Pérez, Miriam Zeini, Antonio García-Gómez, Sreenivasan Krishnamoorthy, Miguel Jiménez-Alcázar, Jessica Segalés, Dolores López-Maderuelo, Beatriz Ornés, Luis Jesús Jiménez-Borreguero, Gaetano D´Amato, David Enshell-Seijffers, Bruce Morgan, Katia Georgopoulos, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Thomas Braun, José Luis de la Pompa, Johnny Kim, Jose Antonio Enríquez, Esteban Ballestar, Pura Muñoz-Cánoves, Juan Miguel Redondo. Cell Metabolism. (Impact Factor: 17.565)

46. An in silico approach predicted potential therapeutics that can confer protection from maximum pathogenic Hantaviruses.

Salwa Mohd. Mostafa and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. Future Virology. (Impact Factor: 1.011)

45. Diminished Genomics Signaling of Extravascular Coagulation and Fibrinolysis in Human Osteoarthritis (OA)-Affected Cartilage. 

Shaily A. Amin and Abul B.M.M.K Islam. Journal of Molecular Signaling Updates.

44. In vivo conditional deletion of HDAC7 reveals its requirement to establish proper B lymphocyte identity and development. 

Alba Azagra, Lidia Román-González, Olga Collazo, Javier Rodríguez-Ubreva, Virginia de Yébenes, Burna Barneda-Zahonero, Jairo Rodríguez, Manuel de Moura, Joaquim Grego-Bessa, Irene Fernández-Duran, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Manel Esteller, Almudena Ramiro, Esteban Ballestar, and Maribel Parra. Journal of Experimental Medicine. (Impact Factor: 11.240)

43. Stem cell-like transcriptional reprogramming mediates metastatic resistance to mTOR inhibition. 

F Mateo, EJ Arenas, H Aguilar, J Serra-Musach, G Ruiz de Garibay, J Boni, M Maicas, S Du, F Iorio, C Herranz, A Islam, X Prado, A Llorente, A Petit, A Vidal, I Català, T Soler, G Venturas, A Rojo-Sebastian, H Serra, D Cuadras, I Blanco, J Lozano, F Canals, AM Sieuwerts, V de Weerd, MP Look, S Puertas, N García, AS Perkins, N Bonifaci, M Skowron, L Gómez-Baldó, V Hernández, A Martínez, M Martínez-Iniesta, X Serrat, J Cerón, J Brunet, MP Barretina, M Gil, C Falo, A Fernández, I Morilla, S Pernas, MJ Plà, X Andreu, MA Seguí, R Ballester, E Castellà, M Nellist, S Morales, J Valls, A Velasco, X Matias-Guiu, A Figueras, J Vicente Sánchez-Mut, M Sánchez-Céspedes, A Cordero, J Gómez-Miragaya, L Palomero, A Gómez, TF Gajewski, EEW Cohen, M Jesiotr, L Bodnar, M Quintela-Fandino, N López-Bigas, R Valdés-Mas, XS Puente, F Viñals, O Casanovas, M Graupera, J Hernández-Losa, S Ramón y Cajal, L García-Alonso, J Saez-Rodriguez, M Esteller, A Sierra, N Martín-Martín, A Matheu, A Carracedo, E González-Suárez, M Nanjundan, J Cortés, C Lázaro, MD Odero, JWM Martens, G Moreno-Bueno, MH Barcellos-Hoff, A Villanueva, RR Gomis and MA Pujana. Oncogene. (Impact Factor: 7.932)


42. Chromatin-wide profiling of DYRK1A reveals a role as a gene-specific RNA polymerase II CTD kinase.

Chiara Di Vona, Daniela Bezdan, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Eulàlia Salichs, Nuria López-Bigas, Stephan Ossowski, and Susana de la Luna. Molecular Cell. (Impact Factor: 14.464)

41. Increased mitochondrial function downstream from KDM5A histone demethylase rescues differentiation in pRB-deficient cells.

Renáta Váraljai*, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam*, Michael L. Beshiri, Jalees Rehman, Nuria Lopez-Bigas and Elizaveta V. Benevolenskaya. (*equal contribution). Genes and Development. (Impact Factor:12.64)

40. Notch signal strength controls cell fate in the haemogenic endothelium.

Leonor Gama-Norton, Eva Ferrando, Cristina Ruiz-Herguido, Zhenyi Liu, Jordi Guiu, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Sung-Uk Lee, Minhong Yan, Cynthia J. Guidos, Nuria López-Bigas, Takahiro Maeda, Lluis Espinosa, Raphael Kopan & Anna Bigas. Nature Communication. (Impact Factor: 11.47)

39. The transcriptional repressor HDAC7 promotes apoptosis and c-Myc downregulation in particular types of leukemia and lymphoma.

Bruna Barneda-Zahonero, Olga Collazo, Irene Fernández-Duran, Jordi Serra-Musach, Alba Azagra, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Antonio Gómez, Lidia Román-González, August Vidal, Nuria Lopez-Bigas, Alberto Villanueva, Manel Esteller, Maribel Parra. Cell Death & Disease. (Impact Factor: 5.177)

38. Novel regulation and functional interaction of polycistronic miRNAs. 

Mary Truscott, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam and Maxim V. Frolov. RNA. (Impact Factor: 4.622)

37. Assessing Associations between the AURKA-HMMR-TPX2-TUBG1 Functional Module and Breast Cancer Risk in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers.

Daniel Cuadras, Xianshu Wang, Daniel Barrowdale, Gorka Ruiz de Garibay, Pablo Librado, Alejando Sánchez-Gracia, Julio Rozas, Núria Bonifaci, Lesley McGuffog, Vernon Pankratz, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, ........... et al. and Miguel Angel Pujana. PLoS ONE. (Impact Factor: 3.53)

36. Prediction of new conserved epitopes in protein 3D model to neutralize Influenza A virus strain H3N3 circulating in Bangladesh.

Modhusudan Shaha, Mohammad Ariful Islam, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Firoz Ahmed, Md. Majibur Rahman, Sabita Rezawana Rahman. International Journal of Current Research in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences.


35. Mapping of six somatic linker histone H1 variants in human breast cancer cells uncovers specific features of H1.2.

Lluís Millán-Ariño, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Andrea Izquierdo-Bouldstridge, Regina Mayor, Jean-Michel Terme, Neus Luque, Mónica Sancho, Núria López-Bigas and Albert Jordan. Nucleic Acids Research. (Impact Factor: 8.278)

34. Genomic Analysis and Differential Expression of HMG and S100A Family in Human Arthritis: Upregulated Expression of Chemokines, IL-8 and Nitric Oxide by HMGB1.

Ashok R. Amin and Abul B.M.M.K Islam. DNA and Cell Biology. (Impact Factor: 2.344)

33. VAV3 mediates resistance to breast cancer endocrine therapy.

Helena Aguilar, Ander Urruticoechea, Pasi Halonen, Kazuma Kiyotani, Taisei Mushiroda, Xavier Barril, Jordi Serra-Musach1, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Livia Caizzi, Luciano Di Croce, Ekaterina Nevedomskaya, Wilbert Zwart, Josefine Bostner, Elin Karlsson, Gizeh Pérez Tenorio, Tommy Fornander, Dennis C. Sgroi, Rafael Garcia-Mata, Maurice P.H.M. Jansen, Nadia García, Núria Bonifaci, Fina Climent, María Teresa Soler, Alejo Rodríguez-Vida, Miguel Gil, Joan Brunet, Griselda Martrat, Laia Gómez-Baldó, Ana I. Extremera, Agnes Figueras, Josep Balart, Robert Clarke, Kerry L. Burnstein, Kathryn E. Carlson, John A. Katzenellenbogen, Miguel Vizoso, Manel Esteller, Alberto Villanueva, Ana B. Rodríguez-Peña, Xosé R. Bustelo, Yusuke Nakamura, Hitoshi Zembutsu, Olle Stål, Roderick L. Beijersbergen and Miguel Angel Pujana. Breast Cancer Research. (Impact Factor: 5.87)

32. An intronic microRNA links Rb/E2F and EGFR signaling.

Mary Truscott, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, James Lightfoot, Núria López-Bigas and Maxim V. Frolov. PLoS Genetics. (Impact Factor: 8.517)

31. A highly conserved YPKCDRA epitope in the RNA directed RNA polymerase of human coronaviruses can be used as epitope-based universal vaccine design.

Refat Sharmin and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. BMC Bioinformatics. (Impact Factor: 3.02)

30. Bioinformatics analysis identified distinct features between stress and non-stress related genes of different plants. 

Md. Ashraful Islam Bhuiya and Abul B.M.M.K. Islam. Enliven:Bioinformatics.

29. Identification of CDCA7 as a novel Notch transcriptional target involved in Hematopoietic Stem Cells emergence.

Jordi Guiu, Dylan J.M. Bergen, Emma De Pater, Abul B.M.M.K Islam, Verónica Ayllón, leonor Gama-Norton, Cristina Ruiz-Herguido, Jessica González, Nuria López-Bigas, Pablo Menéndez, lluis espinosa, Anna Bigas. Journal of Experimental Medicine. (Impact Factor: 13.912).

28. NF-kB directly mediates epigenetic deregulation of common microRNAs in Epstein-Barr virus-mediated transformation of B-cells and in lymphomas.

Roser Vento-Tormo, Javier Rodríguez-Ubreva, Lorena Di Lisio, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Jose M. Urquiza, Henar Hernando, Nuria López-Bigas, Claire Shannon-Lowe, Nerea Martínez, Santiago Montes-Moreno, Miguel A. Piris and Esteban Ballestan. Nucleic Acids Research. (Impact Factor: 8.278)


27. Chromatin-Bound IκBα Regulates a Subset of Polycomb Target Genes in Differentiation and Cancer. 

Mulero C, Ferres-Marco D, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Pecoraro M , Charneco C, Bellora N, Toll A, Gallardo F, Asensio E, López-Arribillaga E, Rodilla V, Iglesias M, Shih V, Alba M, Di Croce L, Hoffmann A, Villà-Freixa J, López-Bigas N, Keyes B, Domínguez M, Bigas A and Espinosa L. Cancer Cell. (Impact Factor: 28.2)

26. Loss of E2F compromises mitochondrial function and protects cells from irradiation-induced apoptosis in Drosophila.

Aaron M Ambrus, Abul BMMK Islam, Katherine B. Holmes, Richard Suckling, Nam Sung Moon, Elizaveta V Benevolenskaya, Nuria Lopez-Bigas and Maxim V Frolov. Developmental Cell. (Impact Factor: 14.091)

25. The B cell transcription program mediates hypomethylation and overexpression of key genes in Epstein-Barr virus-associated proliferative conversion.

Hernando H, Shannon-Lowe C, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Fatima Al-Shahrour, Javier Rodríguez-Ubreva, Virginia C. Rodríguez-Cortez, Biola M. Javierre, Cristina Mangas, Agustin F. Fernandez, Maribel Parra, Henry-Jacques Delecluse, Manel Esteller, Eduardo Lopez-Granados, Mario F. Fraga, Nuria Lopez-Bigas, and Esteban Ballestar. Genome Biology. (Impact Factor: 10.3)

24. PU.1 targets Tet2-coupled demethylation and DNMT3b-mediated methylation in monocyte-to-osteoclast differentiation.

Lorenzo de la Rica, Mireia García, Javier Rodríguez-Ubreva, Abul BMMK Islam, Jose M Urquiza, Henar Hernando, Jesper Christensen, Kristian Helin, Carmen Gómez-Vaquero and Esteban Ballestar. Genome Biology. (Impact Factor: 10.3)

23. Downregulation of HDAC7, an essential repressor of myeloid-inappropriate genes in B cells is required for transdifferentiation into macrophages.

Román-González L, Barneda-Zahonero B, Collazo O, Rafati H, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Thomas Graf, Núria López-Bigas, Tokameh Mahmoudi and Maribel Parra. PLoS Genetics. (Impact Factor: 8.6)

22. Epstein Barr Virus-mediated transformation of B cells induces global chromatin changes independent to the acquisition of proliferation. 

Henar Hernando, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Javier Rodriguez-Ubreva, Claire Shannon-Lowe, Nuria Lopez-Bigas and Esteban Balle. Nucleic Acid Research. (Impact Factor: 8.278)

21. Functional heterogeneity of cancer-associated fibroblast from human colon tumor shows specific prognostic gene expression signature. 

Mercedes Herrera, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Alberto Herrera, Paloma Martín, Ignacio Casal, Antonio García de Herreros5, Félix Bonilla1, Cristina Peña. Clinical Cancer Research. (Impact Factor: 7.837)

20. Identification of novel markers in rheumatoid arthritis through integrated analysis of DNA methylation and microRNA expression.

Lorenzo de la Rica, José M Urquiza, David Gómez-Cabrero, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Nuria López-Bigas, Jesper Tegnér, René E.M. Toes, and Esteban Ballestar. Journal of Autoimmunity. (Impact Factor: 7.37)


19. Coordinated repression of cell cycle genes by KDM5A and E2F4 during differentiation.

Beshiri M, Holmes K, Richter W, Hess S, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Yan Q, Plante L, Gévry N, Lopez-Bigas K, Kaelin W and Benevolenskaya E. PNAS. (Impact Factor: 9.68)

18. Drosophila GAGA Factor is required for full activation of the dE2F1-Yki/Sd transcriptional program. 

Bayarmagnai B, Nicolay B, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Lopez-Bigas N and Frolov M. Cell Cycle. (Impact Factor: 4.999)


17. Selective targeting of histone methylation.

Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Richter W, Lopez-Bigas N, Benevolenskaya, EV. Cell Cycle. (Impact Factor: 4.999)

16. Coregulation of Histone-modifying Enzymes in Cancer.

Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Richter WF, Jacobs LA, Lopez-Bigas N and Benevolenskaya EV. PLoS One. (Impact Factor: 4.61)

15. mir-11 limits the proapoptotic function of its host gene, dE2f1.

Truscott M, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Lopez-Bigas N and Frolov MV. Genes and Development. (Impact Factor: 14.198)

14. Cooperation between dE2F1 and Yki/Sd defines a distinct transcriptional program necessary to bypass cell cycle exit.

Nicolay B, Bayarmagnai B*, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam*, Lopez-Bigas N and Frolov MV.  (*equal contribution). Genes & Development. (Impact Factor:14.198).


13. Genome-wide Analysis using ChIP to Identify Isoform-specific Gene Targets. 

Beshiri ML, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, DeWaal DC, Richter WF, Love J, Lopez-Bigas N, Benevolenskaya EV. JoVE. (Impact Factor: 1.19)

12. Whole genome analysis of p38 SAPK-mediated gene expression upon stress. 

Ferreiro I, Joaquin M, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Gonzalo Gomez, Montserrat Barragan, Luis Lombardia, Orlando Dominguez, David G. Pisano, Nuria Lopez-Bigas, Angel R. Nebreda and Francesc Posas. BMC Genomics. (Impact Factor: 4.07)

11. Biological reprogramming in acquired resistance to endocrine therapy of breast cancer. 

Aguilar H, Sole X, Bonifaci N, Serra-Musach J, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Lopez-Bigas N, Méndez-Pertuz M, Beijersbergen RL, Lázaro C, Urruticoechea A, Pujana MA. Oncogene. (Impact Factor: 6.373)

10. IntOGen: Integration and data-mining of multidimensional oncogenomic data. 

Gundem G, Perez-Llamas C, Jene-Sanz A, Kedzierska A, Abul B.M.M.K. Islam, Deu-Pons J, Furney S and Lopez-Bigas N. Nature Methods. (Impact Factor:19.276)


9. Molecular epidemiology of adenovirus infection among infants and children with acute gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh.

Shuvra Kanti Dey, Hideaki Shimizu, Tung Gia Phan, Yuko Hayakawa, Abul Islam, Abul Faiz Mohammad Salim, Anisur Rahman Khan, Masashi Mizuguchi, Shoko Okitsu, Hiroshi Ushijima. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2009. (Impact Factor: 3.128)

8. Galectin-1 supports the survival of CD45RA(-) primary myeloma cells in vitro.

Saeid Abroun, Ken-ichiro Otsuyama, Karim Shamsasenjan, Abul Islam, Jakia Amin, Michio M Kawano. British Journal of Hematology. 2008. (Impact Factor: 4.941)

7. Epidemiological and molecular analysis of astrovirus gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Shuvra Kanti Dey, Abul Islam, Masashi Mizuguchi, Shoko Okitsu, Hiroshi Ushijima. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2008. (Impact Factor: 1.388)

6. Analysis of immune responses against Helicobacter pylori in rabbit.

Khademul Islam, Md. Ibrahim Khalil, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan and Mahmuda Yasmin and Jamalun Nessa. World J of Gastroenterology. 2007. (Impact Factor: 2.092)

5. Seroprevalence of Helicabacter pylori Among Underprivileged Bangladeshi Children: Case Study in a Day-care Center.

Md. Shahidul Islam, ABM Md. Khademul Islam, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan, Mahmuda Yasmin and Jamalun Nessa. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 2006.

4. Correlation in Prevalence, Risk Factors and Serological Detection of Helicobacter pylori by Different Techniques.

Farhana Rahman, ABM Md. Khademul Islam, Jamalun Nessa, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan and Mahmuda Yasmin. 2005. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 2005.

3. Helicobacter pylori infection in Bangladeshi population: Serodiagnosis, Seroprevalence and Risk factors.

ABM Md. Khademul Islam, Mahmuda Yasmin, Jamalun Nessa, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan. The Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences. 2005.

2. Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of pathogenic microorganisms of poultry products and associated manpower. 

Jakia Amin, Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam and Md. Majibur Rahman. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 2004.

1. Seroprevalence of S. flexneri 2a infection in Bangladeshi population and analysis of its relationship with sex, age, blood group, acidity.

ABM Md. Khademul Islam, Jamalun Nessa, Mahmuda Yasmin, Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology. 2002.