Researcher

Dr Ayad Anwer

Biography

Dr Ayad Anwer is a Microbiologist, Microscopist, and biological specimen preparation expert. His Ph.D. research focused on Laser application in Biology and Biophotonics, and his Master in Microscopy and Microanalysis (USYD) focused on correlative confocal and electron Microscopy. He is currently a research associate, laboratory manager at the school of Biomedical Engineering, UNSW, and Honorary senior research fellow at the department of...view more

Dr Ayad Anwer is a Microbiologist, Microscopist, and biological specimen preparation expert. His Ph.D. research focused on Laser application in Biology and Biophotonics, and his Master in Microscopy and Microanalysis (USYD) focused on correlative confocal and electron Microscopy. He is currently a research associate, laboratory manager at the school of Biomedical Engineering, UNSW, and Honorary senior research fellow at the department of clinical medicine, Macquarie university. Since 2007, Dr. Anwer has been working in many areas of Biophotonics including autofluorescence of biological specimens, laser photobiomodulation, correlative microscopy, and Hyperspectral imaging.


My Grants

  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grants Fund (RIBG) 2017, High-throughput Flow-Cytometer ($149, 000), CI.
  • Dr Paul Brock MND NSW Research Grant / Motor Neurone Disease Australia 2017, AI.
  • Macquarie University Research Seeding Grants (MQRSG) 2017. High-throughput field-deployable optical detection of biohazards relevant for national security ($50,000), AI.
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Scheme Large, 2017, UV-Vis-Infrared Double-Beam Spectrophotometer( $91,674), AI.

My Qualifications

  • Master in Applied Science (Microscopy and Microanalysis/Biological Science) ACMM/ The University of Sydney (2010-2012).
  • PhD in Biology/ laser applications College of Science / Baghdad University- Baghdad- Iraq Recognized by DEEWR/ Australian Government (1999-2003).
  • Master in Biology/Zoology ( Animals Histology and Physiology) College of Science / Al-Mustansyria University – Baghdad- Iraq, Recognized by DEEWR/ Australian Government (1995-1998)
  • Bachelor degree in Biology / Microbiology ( Hons) College of Science / Al-Mustansyria University – Baghdad- Iraq Recognized by DEEWR/ Australian Government ( 1987-1991).

My Awards

1- Endeavour Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Award /Australian Government /Dept of  Education, Science, and Training  – 2007. Macquarie University –Australia.

2- Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards for Professional Staff/ Innovation and Process improvement -2017 (Shortlisted).

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Location

E26 Bioscience Building/ Level 1