Researcher biography

Dr Raza graduated from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with summa cum laude and was awarded a Gold Medal. He completed his PhD at CSIRO and the University of Queensland in 2017 and joined the Centre for Animal Science within Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovations as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in 2018. Before being appointed at Centre for Animal Science, QAAFI, Dr Raza was a lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, for four years. He is a passionate animal scientist with a major interest in infectious diseases of animals, primarily Parasitic and Bacterial infections. Dr Raza is determined to develop international collaborations for innovative scientific research in the field of Animal Science. His primary areas of interest are investigating means of controlling worms and ticks, developing diagnostic tests for anthelmintic resistance, anthelmintic drug discovery, and discovery of biomarkers for disease resistance.

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