Muhammad Khaliim Jati Kusala is a junior researcher in the Professor Nidom Foundation, Surabaya, Indonesia. He is a veterinarian who graduated from the Airlangga University, Indonesia. He holds master and doctoral degrees in Veterinary Science both from the Airlangga University, Indonesia. For his thesis and dissertation, he developed Zebrafish as an animal model for Avian Influenza H5N1 and SARS-CoV-2 viruses. His research interests include virology, animal model, infectious diseases, and zoonotic diseases.