Dr. Godfred A. Menezes

Dr. Godfred A. Menezes Dr. Godfred A. Menezes
Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU), UAE


Dr. Godfred A. Menezes is currently working as an Assistant Professor and research coordinator in the Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Immunology in RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. He has worked for three years as Assistant Professor & Scientist in the esteemed Ha?il University, in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). He is an international visiting faculty in a couple of Institutes. He has set up Central Research Laboratories, including karyotyping station in two medical schools. He has worked as a faculty of Microbiology in various Medical Institutes (in India and also in Mauritius). He has worked as a Scientist in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He was as a Junior Research Fellow and Research Scholar in the Institute of National Importance, The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India. He has also worked as a short term research worker on nanoscience in the renowned Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore, India). He has done his post-graduation in Medical Microbiology from Kasturba Medical College (KMC- MAHE University), Mangalore, India. He was awarded his doctorate by the honorable Prime Minister of India, in the convocation held in JIPMER. He has published more than 50 research articles in PubMed indexed, peer-reviewed international Journals. He has delivered talks and also presented many posters and papers, in different National and International Conferences. He has won travel grants from Indian Government funding agencies (ICMR, DBT and CSIR) for International conferences for presenting papers and to visit as an invited speaker. He was awarded the rapid grant for young investigators (RGYI) grant from DBT, Government of India in 2012. He was also awarded the KACST research grant (in KSA) in 2015. He is a recognized PhD Guide under Bharathiar University, Government of Tamil Nadu, India. He is in the panel of reviewers and in the editorial board of more than dozen reputed, peer-reviewed Medical and Science Journals. He is also an Assistant editor; Associate editor and Editor-in-chief of couple of Journals. In recognition for research activities and medical teaching, Marquis Who's Who has published his biography in 2011 onwards editions of Who's Who in the World, the world-renowned reference directory by the publisher of Who's Who. (VIP Number is: 35535126)

Research Interest

molecular characterization of multidrug resistant Enterobacteriaceae; other Gram negative bacteria and Staphylococcus species, cephalosporin; fluoroquinolone and carbapenem resistant clinical Gram negative bacterial agents, molecular epidemiology of the isolates, including Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE), Diagnostic & Food Microbiology