Researcher biography

Dr. Raza completed his PhD at CSIRO and University of Queensland in 2017 and joined Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovations as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist. He is a passionate biomedical researcher who loves to work with infectious organisms, especially the Parasites. Dr. Raza is determined to develop international collaborations for innovative scientific research in the field of Parasitology. His major areas of interest are investigating means of controlling worms and ticks, development of diagnostic tests for anthelmintic resistance, anthelmintic drug discovery, and breeding for parasite resistance and host immunity to parasites. Before starting PhD at UQ, Dr. Raza graduated as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with summa cum laude and was awarded, a Gold Medal. He has worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan for four years.

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