Dr. Firdausi Qadri
PhD, Senior Scientist, Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research (ICDDR), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Firdausi Qadri heads the Mucosal Immunology and Vaccinology Unit. Her work includes basic and applied immunology of infectious diseases but also clinical and large field-based studies on enteric vaccines and has been co-authored for 490 peer-reviewed publications including reviews, book chapters. Special interests are infections caused by V. cholerae, Shigella, ETEC, Salmonella spp and Helicobacter pylori under grants from Sida, NIH, BMGF, USAID, University of Oxford and EU. The results have produced an impact in the field of enteric diseases specifically in the area of immunological and genetics and genomic mechanisms, proteomics, metagenomics, diagnostics and vaccine development.