Shafi, a new PhD candidate from Bangladesh recently joined the MECOH laboratory.
Shafi earned his BS in Fisheries and completed his MS in Aquaculture at Dhaka University. He has experience in molecular techniques, including DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, gene expression, and chemical analysis, particularly antibiotic and heavy metal analysis. He worked as a research assistant and actively contributed to two significant projects: 'Antibiotics and pesticides contamination in wild and farmed fishes of Bangladesh' and 'Antibiotics, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and resistance genes in fish and shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh.' Currently, he has a strong passion for bioinformatics and antibiotic resistance, specifically in applying molecular and bioinformatics techniques to analyze antibiotic resistance patterns in clinical and environmental samples.