Professor, Department of Microbiology
Kuwait University, Kuwait
1999-2006- Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
July-Aug. 2000 – Visiting Associate Professor, Bio-Medical Center, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler, TX 75708-3154, U.S.A.
1997-1999- Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
1993-1997 - Research Scientist, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna A. Ali Marg, J.N.U. CAMPUS, New Delhi 110067 India
1990-1993 - Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z3
Major area of specialization: Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Physiology
Major areas of Research: Diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis and Systematics of susceptible- and drug-resistant mycobacterial (mainly M. tuberculosis) and mycotic (mainly Candida/Aspergillus/novel emerging) infections
Other areas of Molecular Microbiology Research:
As a Molecular Microbiologist, I also collaborate with Prof. Widad Al-Nakib, Professor of Virology, in the establishment of molecular methods for the detection and genotyping of viruses in clinical specimens for rapid diagnosis of viral infections.