Muhammad Sohail Sajid


Muhammad Sohail Sajid completed his F.Sc. (pre-medical) from Govt. Emerson College, Multan and received his DVM degree (2002) from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He was appointed as Lecturer in the Department of Parasitology, UAF in 2003, and completed his M.Sc. (Hons.) Parasitology in 2004 and Ph.D. Parasitology in 2007. In 2010, he undertook a post-doc fellowship from the University of Southern Mississippi, funded by the HEC. Through Pak-US S & T Cooperation, he established the Molecular Parasitology Laboratory in UAF. In research, he has mentored many masters and doctorate students, published national and international research papers in peer reviewed journals, as well as written a textbook, two practical manuals, 4 book chapters, numerous abstracts in national and international conference proceedings, as well as 80 extension articles in the national and international press. He has served as Section Editor of the UAF's official Journal "PJAS" (IF-0.690), authored the guidelines "Institutional Animal Care and Use" at UAF, and developed the curriculum for Masters of "Climate Change" and "Epidemiology and Public Health". Currently, he is in charge of the One Health Lab., CAS-AFS, as well as Chairman of the Department of Parasitology, UAF. He is a Fulbright Alumnus and was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California, Davis from 2019-20. His area of interest is molecular epidemiology and control of arthropods and arthropod-borne diseases of livestock and public health significance.

Author's Books

Parasitism and Parasitic Control in Animals

Strategies for the Developing World