Current research interests:

  • Sudies on pathogensis, molecular charatecrization of the pathogen and development of diagnostic assays for Dengue and Leptospirosis
  • Effect of Anti-oxidants and oxidative stress in Dengue infections and CKDU
  • Sudies on genetics of Immunodeficiency [Chronic Granulomatous Disesase (CGD) & Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)]
  • Studies on Immunochemical characterization of bee venom
  • Studies on icomparison and development of mmunodiagnostics for+ leptospirosis
  • Bioactivities of medicinal plants: anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-malarial and other bioactivities

Previous research interests

  • Molecular aspects of malaria: Diversity of genes coding for malaria antigens.
  • Studies on molecular basis of pathogenesis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria; Parasite and host factors involved in pathogenesis.
  • The efficacy testing and development of merozoite surface protein-1 based vaccine for vivax malaria and the development of in vitro correlates of protective immunity.
  • Immuno-epidemiology of malaria vaccine candidates and in vivo correlates of protective immunity.
  • Drug‑resistance in falciparum and P. vivax malaria.
  • Parasitological and entomological studies for characterization of a field site for evaluation of malaria vaccines