Dr Mian Muhammad Awais

Assistant Professor of Parasitology

Dr Awais is Assistant Professor of Parasitology at Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences (FVS), Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

He is group leader of One Health Research Group in his university and his research focuses on epidemiological mapping and control of zoonotic diseases in economically deprived communities in the country.

Dr Awais earned his doctorate degree from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan in 2013 in the discipline of Immuno-parasitology. To date, he has published more than 50 research articles in internationally reputed journals in addition to different booklets/monographs, conference proceedings and popular articles. He has successfully supervised more than 10 postgraduate students for their theses research on zoonotic and other NTDs. He has also been involved in developing/updating different postgraduate courses on Zoonoses and Public Health. He has also been able to organize various events on One Health including international conferences as organizing secretary. He is also serving as member of the editorial and reviewer boards of various internationally reputed ISI indexed journals. Dr Awais is also an active member of various professional societies including American Society of Microbiology, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology and Pakistan Biological Safety Association etc. He is also recipient of various national/international awards including International Travel Award by Asian Molecular Biology Organization, Best Young Scientist Award by National Academy of Young Scientists and Research Productivity Award from Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of Pakistan.