Department of Medical Laboratories
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Qassim – Buraydah
Topics to speak on:
Science Leadership, Food safety
Academically, Dr. Monir Uddin Ahmed is a Microbial biotechnologist having master degree in both Microbiology and Biotechnology from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He obtained scholarship throughout his academic life and did MS in Biotechnology with AusAID scholarship. Obtained PhD degree, from Swinburne University of Technology in 2014 with scholarship from The State Government of Victoria, Australia, in the broader area of food safety researching in the specific area of Molecular/Microbial Epidemiology of Campylobacter jejuni, the most frequently isolated bacterial foodborne pathogen in the world. Research interest lies in improving quality of human life by improving food safety, working at molecular level in pathogenic microorganisms and have a number of publications in the field. He has also initiated a bilingual science magazine named “Scientific Bangladesh” with the objective of “ Science review for developed Bangladesh” and serving as Executive Editor. Presently working as Assistant Professor in Primeasia University, Bangladesh. Along with working for food safety in the laboratory, he focuses to improve the laboratory management and leadership ability of scientists globally, particularly in Bangladesh and South Asia and thus playing role in the global scientific advancement. His interest matches with the “African Science leadership program” and “The global state of young scientists” under the working theme“ Research Environment” of GYA and Young Scientist Ambassador program under the theme Science Education and Outreach. He is passionate to initiate science leadership program for Bangladesh and south Asian young scientists for improving research environment and performance in this highly populated area of the world.