Dr. Morshed is a public health clinical microbiologist at the BCCDC Public Health Laboratory in Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, where he is Head of the Zoonotic and Emerging Pathogens section since 1997. He is also a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia. His area of interest is spirochaetal disease such as syphilis and Lyme disease and also working on serological aspects of SARS CoV-2. He has also added significantly to the general knowledge and understanding of these diseases with more than 140 refereed scientific publications. On his recognition, Dr. Morshed received an Excellence in Clinical Services Award from UBC’s Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in 2016, RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards in 2017; Distinguished Microbiologists Award by the Canadian College of Microbiologists in 2019 and elected as an Expatriate Fellow of the Bangladesh Academic of Sciences in 2020.