Research Associate Professor
Department of Environmental and Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute
College of Public Health and Health Professions
afsarali@ad.ufl.edu
Reseach Interest
  • Epidemiology and Ecology of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh, Haiti and Africa
  • Emergence of Vibrio Vulnificus in Aquaculture Reservoirs in Bangladesh
  • The genetic and physiologic analyses of rugose variant of V. cholerae
  • Sentinel surveillance of V. Cholerae in Haiti
  • Tracking the evolution, emergence and reemergence of V. cholerae worldwide
  • Vibriophages, cholera pathogenesis and V. cholerae evolution
Area of Research
Epidemiology and Surveillance, Infectious Disease
Region of Practice
Africa, Caribbean, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Bangladesh