Hadiqa Raees completed her BSc Hons. in Biotechnology in 2013 and MSc in Biotechnology with distinction in 2014 from the University of Karachi. She joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi in 2015 as a Senior Research Assistant to work on a project that focused on anti-Malarial drug resistance. Hadiqa joined AKU-CRM in April 2017 as a Research Associate. She is now part of the imaging core facility and is developing expertise in applications related to confocal microscopy such as multi-colour, 3D, spectral and live-cell imaging. In addition to managing the imaging core facility, Hadiqa has been contributing to different research projects.