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Bijon Kumar Sil
Born 1961
Bonpara, Natore, Rajshahi
Nationality Singaporean
Citizenship Singaporean
Education Ph.D
Alma mater University of Surrey, Bangladesh Agricultural University
Known for Inventor of SARS quick tester
Children 2
Scientific career
Fields Microbiologist
Institutions iCheck, Red Dot, Gono University, Gonoshasthaya Kendra,

Dr. Bijan Kumar Shill is a famous scientist, scholar, and teacher from Bangladesh who currently works at the Gonoshasthaya Kendra.


Bijan Kumar was born 1961 to parents Rashik Chandra Shill and Kironmoyee Shill in Baraigram, Natore, Bangladesh. He is the fifth of six born to his parents. He has two children.


He studied in Saint Joseph High School and College, Bonpara, Natore. Bijan then attended Edward College, Pabna, and completed the higher secondary education. He studied at the Bangladesh Agriculture University and earned his Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science. He also did the postgraduate degree in Microbiology from same university. He then graduated from Surrey University, England, with a Ph.D degree.



When he invented Rapid Dot Blot Kit to detect COVID-19, he comes down to the timeline. On April 25, 2020, his invented kit will detect the coronavirus in less than 15 minutes.

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