Areas of Research Interest

  • Innate and Adaptive immunity interface in neuroAIDS and CNS Infections

  • Lectin complement pathway in HIV-1 neuropathogenesis and neurodegenerative diseases (AD)

  • Complement genomics and neuroimaging abnormalities in HIV-1 associated neurocognitive impairment

  • Innate immunity in autoimmune diseases (multiple sclerosis)

  • Host-genetics in HIV-1 related disease progression, CNS impairment and perinatal transmission

  • Pharmacogenomics of antiretroviral treatment in HIV/AIDS

  • Fluorescent assays in diagnostics, genotyping and gene expression

  • Catalytic RNAs (ribozymes)

  • Telomerase in cancer and aging