Rokib joined Arkansas State University in Fall 2016 as a Ph.D. student in the Molecular Biosciences Program. He completed his bachelor and M.S. degrees both in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology in Bangladesh. His dissertation projects are focusing on the anti-inflammatory mechanism of prenylated stilbenoids from peanut hairy roots and using the CRISPR-Cas9 and RNAi technologies in peanut.  Besides lab, he likes to travel new places and meet new people.