Dr. Susu Zughaier received her BSc (Hons) degree (Medical Laboratory Technology) in 1986 from Yarmouk University, Jordan. Trained as a clinical microbiologist and earned a Diploma in Clinical Microbiology, 1991 University College London; MSc in Medical Microbiology in 1995 and PhD in Microbiology and Immunology in 1999 from Cardiff University (formerly University of Wales College of Medicine), UK. She was the recipient of two British Council Scholarships and an Overseas Scholar Students Award from Wales General Assembly. She did her postdoctoral training at the Channing Laboratories of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. Currently, Dr. Zughaier is a faculty member at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, USA. She is a member of American Society for Microbiology, International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society, Society of Leukocyte Biology and American Association of Immunologists. Dr. Zughaier research interests are focused on host-pathogen interactions, Toll-like receptors signaling in disease models. She implements nanotechnology for rapid detection of bacterial infections and vaccine development. Translational research is focused on vitamin D immune modulatory effects.
Dr. Susu Zughaier research interests include
- Host-pathogen interactions,
- Toll-like receptors signaling in disease models.