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Dr. Shailendra Verma

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Brief Biography:

Presently working on biodefence project and my research area focused onto the subunit vaccine development against Yersinia pestis, a bacterium causing plague. We have identified many immunodominant antigens and characterizing their vaccine potential in animal models. We are also working on protein-protein interaction to elucidate the mechanism of virulent factors Y. pestis and macrophage to develop a new generation drug as antibiotic resistant Y. pestis bacilli have been reported.


Academic positions:

MSc (Biotechnology)-2001: Dr. BRA University, Agra (India) PhD (Biotechnology)-2002-2005, Division of Parasitology, CDRI, Lucknow (India) Scientist-B: 2005-June 2009, DRDE, Gwalior, MP (India) Scientist-C: July 2009- June 2013: DRDE, Gwalior, MP (India) Scientist-D: July 2013-Present: DRDE, Gwalior, MP (India)


Research interests:

Sub unit vaccine development against viral and bacterial pathogens


Any other information:

I am a member of editorial board of three international journals


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