IGA Country Representative for Pakistan
Muhammad received his Ph.D. in Veterinary Parasitology from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in 2003, AMBO certificate from the Riken Institute, Saitama, Japan, and Special Diagnostic Training from VRI Lanzhou, China, Advanced Molecular diagnostics from NIBGE, Pakistan and ParsCo from University of Bari, Italy.
Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Parasitic Chemotherapy and Vector-Borne Disease, Parasitology section at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, Pakistan. He has completed his Administrative responsibilities as member of the Faculty Board. His research has included immunology, Protozoology, Biotechnology for Parasites, haemo-protozoans, and helminths in large and small ruminants.
Based on this research and fellowship training, he has received several awards and honors, such as Star Asia Award, Mem. R.E.S (London), Fellow ParsCo (Italy) and Country Representative (CR) of the International Goat Association (IGA). He also serves as an editorial member/editor of several international reputed impact factor and non-impact factor journals. He has authored more than 80 research articles and 12 books and laboratory manuals. He is a member of several national and international societies/ bodies including IGA, Royal Entomological Society (London), RSTMH, ASTMH, Entomological Society of America (ESA), and the Pakistan Society of Parasitologists. He authored a book chapter in Goat Science ISBN 978-953-51-5495-2 (Intech Publisher) etc.
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