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Swarali Kulkarni Graduate Student, Department of Veterinary Microbiology


  • PhD student
  • Supervisor:  Dr. Darryl Falzarano, VDI/Veterinary Microbiology
  • Home community and country:  Pune, India

Academic Credentials

  • MSc, Virology

Research Interests

Virology and vaccine development:  During my MSc research I am looking at systemic and mucosal response against MERS-COV.  We are using a developed Alpaca animal model to study immune dynamics in MERS-COV infection.  We will use this data for vaccine development in camels as camels serve as a primary host for MERS-COV.