Dr Hafiz Suleria

Honorary Fellow

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Faculty of Medicine


Dr Hafiz Suleria is currently working as Honorary Fellow in the Diamantina Institute - Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Australia. Previously, he has been awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) for his PhD research at UQ School of Medicine, the Translational Research Institute (TRI) in collaboration with Commonwealth and Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO, Australia).

During his PhD candidature, he got several awards, travel grants, funding for national and international trainings and conferences and have an opportunity to patent and publish his PhD research outcomes “PhD - Bioactive compounds from Australian blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) processing waste”.

Before joining the UQ, he worked as a Lecturer in Department of Food Sciences, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. He also worked as Research Associate in PAK-US Joint Project funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan and Department of State, USA with collaboration of University of Massachusetts, USA and National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

He has a major research focus on food science and nutrition particularly in screening of bioactive molecules - isolation, purification and characterization using various cutting edge techniques from different plants, marine and animal sources followed by their in vitro bioactivity, in vivo, cell culture and animal modelling. He did quite reasonable work on functional foods & nutraceutical, food and function and alternative medicine.

Dr Hafiz Suleria has published more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers in different reputed/impacted journals. He is also in collaboration with more than five universities where he is working as a co-supervisor/special member for PhD and Postgraduate students and also involved in joint publications, projects and grants.

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Research Interests

  • Functional foods, nutraceuticals, bioactive molecules, food science and nutrition, alternative medicine


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