Dr. Amin will spend his fellowship year at the Tnternational Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (TCDDR,B) under the mentorship of Lee Riley, MD and Dinesh Mondal, MD. His research will focus on community associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical specimens of patients attending icddr,b diagnostic areas.
Dr. Amin completed his PhD in Biochemistry from Hamamatsu University School of Medi- cine, Japan. His graduation and MS were from the department of Biochemistry and Molecu- lar Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tn his professional career, Dr. Amin received a young researcher grant from the Swedish Tnternational Development Cooperation Agency (STDA) in 2019-2020. Currently, he, as a PT, is conducting a research project entitled "identifying fecal pathogens in aqua culture value chains and evaluation of various risk re- duction strategies" funded by Feed the Future Tnnovation Lab for Fish, USATD. His overall research goal is to find solutions to public health problems in developing countries through research on food safety and transmission dynamics of antimicrobial resistance using One Health approach.