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Dr. Godfred A. Menezes

Professor & Chairperson

Educational Qualification
  • PhD (Medical Microbiology) 2012. The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), India.
  • MSc (Medical Microbiology)- Faculty of Medicine 2003. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), MAHE. Mangalore, India
  • BSc (Chemistry, Botany and Zoology) 1998, St. Aloysius College, Mangalore University, India
  • Professor & Chairperson, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. Jan 2023 - till date.
  • Chairperson in-charge & Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. Oct 2022 - Dec 2022.
  • Associate Professor,  Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. Dec 2017 - Sep 2022.
  • Assistant Professor,  Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU, UAE. Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
  • Assistant Professor & Scientist, Ha’il University, Ha’il, KSA. May 2014 - Dec 2016
  • Scientist, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Nov 2008 to Jun 2009
  • Effect of synergistic action of bovine lactoferrin with antibiotics on drug resistant bacterial pathogens. Medicina; 2021:57(4);343.
  • CTX-M-15 Positive Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae Outbreak in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a Maternity Hospital in Ha’il, Saudi Arabia. Infection and Drug Resistance, 2021:14; 2843
  • Whole genome sequence analysis of NDM-1, CMY-4, and SHV-12 coproducing Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolated from a case of fatal burn wound infection. Infect Drug Resist. 2018 Nov 28;11:2491-2495.
  • Clinical profile and outcome of group B streptococcal colonization in mothers and neonates in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: A prospective observational study. Saudi Journal of Medicine & Medical Sciences. 2021;9(3):235.
  • Ultra-sound assisted extraction, anti-oxidant, cytotoxic and antimicrobial studies of Moringa oleifera flowers. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 2022:35(4);1109-1116.
  • Elected as a Chair of the Scientific Committee of Emirates Society of Clinical Microbiology- ESCM, part of Emirates Medical Association.
  • Coordinator for training Afghan students in Diagnostic Bacteriology for the World Health Organization (WHO).  November 2019.
  • Golden visa holder- United Arab Emirates. 
  • Organizing Secretary of ACRUS- 2018.  "Symposium on Antimicrobial Choice and Resistance Update & hands-on workshop on detection of molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance". 4th May to 6th May 2018.
  • Core team member in organizing the 2nd Annual Conference of the Emirates Society of Clinical Microbiology (ESCM)- 1st of its kind in the UAE with more than 300 participants from across the medical discipline. 7th to 9th December 2022.