Suraiya Rasheed

Professor of Pathology, Keck School of MedicineDirector, Laboratory of Viral Oncology and AIDS Research


  • identification of AIDS virus (HIV) and
    human T-cell leukemia viruses
    (HTLV-I and HTLV-II)
  • genetic variations of HIV strains
  • HIV viral load by culture and by
    polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
    of viral RNA or DNA
  • molecular biology of human retroviruses
  • viral and cellular gene expression
  • identification of drug-resistant HIV
  • virology of human cancers (leukemia and
  • identifications of mutations that confer
    drug resistance to HIV by DNA
    nucleotide sequence analysis
  • viral genes and cellular oncogenes in
    non-Hodgkins lymphoma and other
    human cancers
  • cancer genomics – genome-wide gene
    expression of cancer cells
  • proteomics – genome-wide expression
    of proteins in cancer cells

Additional Information

    Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists, London


  • Urdu

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