HUMAN RELEVANT INFECTION BIOLOGY GROUP
We are an 'Infection-on-a-chip' lab in India
The Human-Relevant Infection Biology Group aims to dissect complex infection states, with a focus on chronic wounds and biofilms, towards developing composite, precision-based infection therapeutics.
Our Research Leads to
Insights into complex infection microenvironments
Alternatives to animal testing
Platforms for Pre-Clinical Drug Discovery
Precision-based infection therapeutics
Feature in Nature India (February 2020)
Why infection research in India must become relevant to humans
What works in mice may not work in humans, especially in infectious diseases, argue Surat Parvatam and Karishma Kaushik
Feature in The Hindu Science (February 2023)
In this article by Joel Joseph, our 'wound infection on a chip' model was featured, as part of novel organ-on-a-chip technologies!
Custom designed logo created by Snehal Kadam (Twitter: @sne_kad)
It represents the main focus areas of our group - building in vitro human-relevant infection platforms, dissecting host-microbe interactions, and developing composite infection therapeutics
Get in touch!
firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @_KarishmaK
Our Biofilms in 4-D work done by Radhika Dhekane and Shreeya Mhade received one of the best work presented awards at Eurobiofilms, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2022!
This was a wonderful experience for our young team!
Read our interview in
The Indian Express!
Thank you Anjali Murthy for the interview.
The Echo Network podcast
Hear Karishma's vision for science in India and India in this podcast!
Thank you Dr. Shannon Olson, and The Echo Network!