Nafisa Lubna

Nafisa received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from her home country, Bangladesh. She was a National Science and Technology Fellow in 2020 of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. She was involved with the One Health Poultry Hub Bangladesh initiative for manure management surveillance on local poultry farms. Currently, she is a PhD student in Natural Resource Sciences and a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Her experience covers a wide range of topics, including antimicrobial resistance, soil and water conservation, toxicology, and analytical chemistry. Her research right now is on the root cause and risk factor analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in poultry and livestock manure. She aims to increase consciousness among farmers and consumers about AMR in livestock production and work more on mitigating its impact on the environment, animals, and human health focusing on education and outreach.