Krishnendu Chakraborty

Krish was awarded Ph.D. in Life Sciences from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 2010. During his doctoral research he studied cancer mediated Immunosuppression and role of Neem leaf glycoprotein (NLGP) and Interferon alpha 2b as an immune modulator in the maintenance of immune homeostasis during head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). After finishing his doctoral thesis I joined Dept. of Pathobiological Sciences, Louisiana State University, USA and pursued his further research in the field of viral immunology. As a postdoctoral researcher he studied the role of immune modulatory cytokines in human metapneumo virus (hMPV) infection model. Presently he is working as a postdoctoral scientist in the Dept. of Lymphocyte Signalling Lab and Development, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK. His current interest is to determine the role of Phosphokinases and RNA binding proteins in Influenza virus infection.