Alhassan Arafaie

Education history

2019–present: PhD student, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK.

2015–2016: MSc in Microbiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Georgetown University, USA.

2006–2011: BSc in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.

Career history

2013–present: Teaching Assistant, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

2012–2013: Microbiology Technologist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia

20112012: Internship in clinical laboratories, King Khalid University Hospital, Saudi Arabia

Current research

I am focused on investigating the potential application of bacteriophages as alternative therapy to antibiotics. This work mainly involves phage isolation and characterisation. This project is supervised by Professor Graham Stafford and Dr Joey Shepherd.