Associate Professor Dr. Rusliza Basir
BSc. Hons (Univ. of Liverpool, UK); PhD (Univ. of Manchester, UK)
Dr. Rusliza Basir is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She received her BSc. (Hons) degree in Pharmacology from the University of Liverpool, UK in 1994 and PhD in Immunopharmacology from the University of Manchester, UK in 1998. She has 22 years of experience in teaching various aspects of pharmacology and 25 years of research experience focusing on malaria infection particularly on targeting the immune system for immunotherapeutic development against the infection. She has published in many reputable journals and has presented her works at national and international conferences. She has also supervised many postgraduate students at Master and PhD levels. She is actively involved in learned societies and has hold important positions such as honorary secretary and vice president for the Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology. She is also an active member of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine.