Dr. Tooba Mahboob has completed her Postdoctoral research at Dept. of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya. She has done her Ph. D in the field of Medicine from University of Malaya. She has expertise in natural products particularly for the treatment of infectious diseases. Her work on amoebicidal agents and their novel drug delivery using nanotechnology creates new pathways for improving healthcare especially for infectious diseases. She has experienced in microbiology, natural products and nanotechnology. She is one of the members of Southeast Asian water team as well as South-east Asian Natural product team. Her findings in the field of infectious diseases could provide an alternate treatment to combat the diseases caused by pathogens. I have conducted numerous researches from Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia for the analysis of water quality.


Her research Interest in Parasites, Bacteria and Viruses particularly Streptococcus pneumoniae, Acanthamoeba spp, Leishmania donovani, K. pnemoniae, P. aeruginosa, Dengue, HSV-1 and Zika, bacterial cells, molecular expression cell biology, haemolytic activities and binding of peptides for my future research.