Title: Research Associate
Company: University of South Florida
Location: Tampa, Florida, United States
Ahmad Rushdi Shakri, PhD, Research Associate at the University of South Florida, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in vaccines and translational medicine.
With over 10 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Shakri has excelled as a research associate at the University of South Florida since 2023, having previously worked as a postdoctoral research scholar from 2020 to 2023. He began his career as a research scientist at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of New Delhi, India from 2012 to 2013. He garnered a stellar reputation as a manager of malaria vaccine projects at the same from 2013 to 2018 and as a research scientist at Columbia University Medical Center from 2018 to 2020.
Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Shakri pursued an education in Australia, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree. He continued his academic efforts at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of New Delhi, earning his PhD in biosciences and malaria vaccines in 2012.
Dr. Shakri attributes his success to his parents, particularly his father, who was a teacher and has supported him in all the ways that he could. In the immediate future, he intends to continue doing his research on vaccines, improving their efficacy, and creating a method to develop them more quickly. He also desires to train his team and further enhance his own knowledge and experience.
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