Mycobacterial Diseases

Mycobacterial Diseases
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Demelash Biffa Areda

Demelash Biffa Areda
Department of immunobiology
The University of Arizona, USA


Dr. Demelash Biffa is a post-doctoral research scientist at the University of Arizona, USA. He received his PhD and Master’s degree from Norwegian School of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He also attended postgraduate courses in Israel, Norway, Denmark and Germany. He was a guess researcher at department of bacteriology, Tuberculosis division, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm. His publications in peer reviewed journals include wide range of infectious disease including tuberculosis in animals and humans.Dr Biffa is a member of several prestigious professional associations and societies such as American Association of Immunologist (AAI), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),American Society for Microbiology (ASM), American Association of Veterinary Immunologist (AAVI), Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID), and Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM). Currently he is serving as editorial board member and reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals. His main area of research interest include epidemiology and immunology of infectious disease, epidemiologic research methods, ecology and Epidemiology of emerging zoonosis and bioterrorism/biological warfare agents,Food safety and veterinary public health.

Research Interest

Molecular microbiology, epidemiologic research methods, molecular epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology and modeling, ecology and epidemiology of emerging zoonosis and bioterrorism/biological warfare agents, food safety and veterinary public health, immunology of infectious disease.