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Dr. Shashank Tripathi
Assistant Professor

Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellow

Phone: +91 8022932884; +91 6364781263
E.mail: shashankt@iisc.ac.in

Dr. Shashank Tripathi Joined Microbiology & Cell Biology Department of Indian Institute of Science as Assistant Professor on Jan 1st 2019. He was awarded Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate fellowship in 2018. Earlier he worked as Research Assistant Professor (2017-2018) and as Post-Doctoral Researcher  (2012-2016) in Microbiology Department of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. There he worked in world renowned virologist Prof. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre’s lab, studying influenza A virus-host interactions at systems level and immune evasion and pathogenesis of Zika viruses. Dr. Tripathi did his PhD (2012) in supervision of Dr. Sunil Lal in the Virology Group of International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi in collaboration with Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta.