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Assoc Prof Shamsi's research is focussed on parasites, especially those causing diseases in humans and animals. She started her research career in 1993 as a Research Fellow in Iranian Fisheries Research Institute (IFRI). In 2002, she received scholarships from the Australian government and University of Melbourne (IPRS and MIRS) to undertake a PhD in Veterinary Parasitology in University of Melbourne. After completion of her PhD, she worked as the Director and Senior Research Fellow in the Departments of Marine and Freshwater Health and Diseases (IFRI) in Iran, followed by a Post Doctoral at RMIT University, Melbourne. She joined CSU in January 2010.

During her studies, Assoc Prof Shamsi has discovered several new pathogenic species of parasites and strains causing emerging diseases in humans and animals in Australia and worldwide. In Australia, this led to receiving an award from the Australian Academy of Science

Education/Academic qualification

Veterinary Parasitology, PhD, University of Melbourne

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Research Output 2005 2019


Occurrence of dactylogyrid and gyrodactylid Monogenea on common carp, Cyprinus carpio, in the Southern Caspian Sea Basin

J, D. R., A, D., Pourkazemi, M. & Shamsi, S., 22 Aug 2019, In : Parasitology International. 73, 101977.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceans and Seas
Genetic Research

Parasite loss or parasite gain? Story of Contracaecum nematodes in antipodean waters

Shamsi, S., 01 Feb 2019, In : Parasite Epidemiology and Control. 4, e00087.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Life Cycle Stages

Activities 2017 2020

10th International Symposium on Fish Parasites (Event)

Shokoofeh Shamsi (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of council

Exhibition of parasite art Gula Guri mayin in the Riverina regional library

Shokoofeh Shamsi (Participant)

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Shared love, shared risk: Australian and Japanese perspectives on research into parasites in seafood

Shokoofeh Shamsi (Speaker)
09 Oct 201710 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

seafood-borne parasitic diseases

Shokoofeh Shamsi


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

A Passion for Parasites: Tongue Worm

Shokoofeh Shamsi


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Science and art collide to explore parasites and health

Shokoofeh Shamsi


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Looking at parasites in a different light

Shokoofeh Shamsi


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media