Samiullah Khan

Dr Samiullah Khan

Grant-Funded Researcher (A)

School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Khan’s research targets certain aspects of food safety and poultry production through the application of molecular tools for understanding host-pathogen interactions. Dr Khan works as a postdoctoral fellow in Prof Kapil Chousalkar Research Lab at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, The University of Adelaide. Dr Khan uses molecular microbiology tools to understand the role of zoonotic pathogens in food safety.   



Amount (AUD)



Australian Egg Corporation



Understanding the physiology of shell pigmentation and colour deterioration in laying hens (with Juliet Roberts UNE and Peter Scott Scolexia)


Australian Eggs


Optimisation of use of probiotics for

control of Salmonella (with Kapil Chousalkar)


The University of Adelaide


Investigating the effect of probiotics on short chain fatty acids production in Salmonella

challenged laying hens




Salmonella in Poultry: improving vaccine efficacy (With Kapil Chousalkar, Andrea McWhorter, Robert Moore, Gregory Underwood, Dan Andrews and Richard Gast)

April 2022– till present

Rôle : Course coordinator

  • Biosecurity, Epidemiology and Food Safety for Veterinary Technologists


April 2022 –till present

Rôle : lecturing/workshops/tuturials/practicals

  • Animal Handling and Husbandry I (combined)
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Prof Skills II
  • Animal Health II
  • Animal Health III
  • Livestock Production Science II
  • Advanced Animal Husbandry for Veterinary Technologists II


July 2021- April 2022

Rôle : Course co co-ordinator

  • Epidemiology, Biosecurity and Food Security II


July 2019- till present

Role: Lecturing

  • Laboratory Animals III


Jan 2018- Dec 2019

Rôle : Demonstrator

  • Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Livestock Production Science II
  • Professional Skills in Veterinary Bioscience II
  • Animal Health III
  • Animal Handling and Husbandry I (combined)
  • Position: Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
  • Phone: 83130081
  • Email:
  • Campus: Roseworthy
  • Building: Corridor Block, floor 1
  • Org Unit: School of Animal and Veterinary Science

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