Dr. Rasool is associate professor in CEGMR in the field of medical biotechnology, Biochemistry, molecular and cancer genetics. He did his PhD and post doctorate in the field of medical biotechnology and human molecular genetics with an interest in exploring human disease biology and mechanism of disease pathogenesis (especially of inherited and cancer genetics). The general objectives of his research are to identify genes and genetic mechanisms behind human traits and characteristics. The objectives are also to understand how genetics is mediated to health and disease, i.e. functional genetics. He has published more than 105 articles in peer-reviewed journals of international repute and 6 book chapters. He is Research group leader since 2012.