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Dr. Shankarkumar Umapathy

Assistant Director
National Institute of Immunohaematology
13th Floor, K.E.M.Hospital, Parel, Mumbai

Brief Biography:

M.Sc. (Microbiology) degree - 4 -VHNSN College, Madurai Kamaraj University

Recognized as Research Guide for M.Sc and Ph.D degree in Applied Biology by Mumbai University. Recognized as Research Guide for  Ph.D degree in Immunology by MUHS Nasik.


Academic positions:

1987 - 1994: Research scholar, M.K.U. Madurai, M.ScintegratedBiology
1994 - 1995: Lecturer V.H.N.S.N. college, M.Sc Microbiology Virudhunagar
1995 - 2001: Research Officer NIIH(ICMR), Immunology Mumbai.
2001 - 2006: Senior Research Officer NIIH (ICMR) Immunology Mumbai.
2006 – Till date: Asst Director, NIIH (ICMR) Immunology, Mumbai Molecular Biology


Research interests:

Advance studies in Immunogenetics, Molecular Immunogenetics, Studies in Immunological Mechanisms of antigen presentation, Population Diversity of HLA, Functional Genomics in selected diseases, Immuno-modulation and Vaccines design.


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