Shyamala Thirunavukkarasu, PhD

Shyamala is a Senior Scientist in the lab of Dr. Shabaana Khader at the Department of Molecular Microbiology. Her work focuses on the identification of common inter-species immune correlates of inflammation and risk of TB. She also utilizes animal models to determine the function of genes that correlate with risk and disease in humans. She is experienced in editing manuscripts, abstracts, and grant applications, as well as designing high quality scientific figures, illustrations for publications and presentations. She is interested in advancing the acknowledgement of creativity as one of the keys in scientific pursuit.

Areas of expertiseImmunology · Microbiology · Molecular Biology  · Public Health  · Scientific Schema Design