Dr. Unaiza Uzair

Unaiza Uzair earned her Doctorate in Chemistry from Clemson University. She is passionate about lab to market research especially geared towards biomedical and biosurveillance applications. Her PhD research was focused on the development of a pH sensor to detect and monitor implant associated infection. She also worked on instrumentation development of a luminescence imaging system for noninvasive imaging of surface specific changes and as a noninvasive surface characterization technique. She has a background in forensic science and quality control (lab) analysis. Currently, she is working at the South Carolina Public Health Lab to develop methods for the opioids biosurveillance program.