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Contact Information
Department of Life Sciences
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Contact details: farah.selina@gmail.com

 

Location
Natural Sciences Building
Tel: 1(868) 662-2002 ext 83084
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Project Details

PG Program: MPhil. Microbiology
Enrolment: Full Time
Year of study: 2017 to Present
 
Supervisor/Co-Supervisors: Dr. Adesh Ramsubhag, Professor Jayaraj Jayaraman
 

Project Name: Surveillance, molecular characterization and management of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

Education

Currently - MPhil. Microbiology (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad)

Diploma, Doctoral School Module: Modelling of Infectious Diseases (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)

MSc. Infectious Diseases (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England)

Master of Business Administration (Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland)

BSc. Biochemistry and Biology (Double Major) (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad)

 

Conferences and workshops

Conference attendee, June 2014

London, United Kingdom
Conference in Genomics and Proteomics by Public Health England and The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath)

Trainee, June 2014

London, United Kingdom
Received Training in MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in Microbial Identification by Public Health England and The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath)

Workshop Attendee, July 2015

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad
Advanced Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics workshop by J. Craig Venter Institute

Presenter, November 2015

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad
2015 CARISCIENCE Conference; Presented - Surveillance, molecular characterization and management of antibiotic resistance in common bacterial pathogens in Trinidad and Tobago.

Organizer and Presenter, July 2016 - August 2016

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad
Workshop - Bacterial antibiotic resistance and new molecular methods for identification of antibiotic resistance.
 
 

Work Experience

Research Assistant

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Life Sciences
2006
Research on Bacillus thuringiensis as biological control agent for mosquito larvae
 

Researcher

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Life Sciences
August 2012 - Present
Researcher on the project “Surveillance, molecular characterization and management of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in Trinidad and Tobago.”
 

Assistant Lecturer for Dr. Adesh Ramsubhag

Medical Microbiology
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad
September 2015 - December 2017
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