Shoukat Qari

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Shoukat Qari serves as a Senior Scientific Program Administrator in the Extramural Research Programs, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta. He earned his D.V.M. and M.V.S. (in biotechnology) degrees from India and the Ph.D. degree from France. He conducted research on Clostridium toxins, malaria molecular epidemiology and vaccine development, and the emergence and detection of HIV drug resistance. He serves as an Editor of the Infection, Genetics and Evolution (Elsevier). He has been involved in the programmatic, scientific, and technical administration of more than a hundred CDC-funded domestic and international research projects in universities, private institutions, community-based organizations, and local and state public health agencies. He is presently overseeing several Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers and is supporting program efforts to address public health preparedness priorities at the federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal level.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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