Zohaib Anwar is a Postdoctoral Researcher under the supervision of Dr. William Hsiao in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Zohaib’s research focuses on Bioinformatics workflows and algorithms, Microbial Genomics, Public Health and Environmental Microbiology. He is involved in several projects that are studying various pathogens and their genomic variants including SARS-CoV-2.He is a part of Data Analytics and research Collaborations workgroup in Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN). Before joining Dr. Hsiao’s lab in2020, Zohaib was a Marie Curie PhD Research Fellow at Aarhus University, Denmark. He also visited University of Bristol and Northumbria University as a Visiting researcher during the Marie Curie Network.