Dr. Joshi Sunil

Dr. Joshi Sunil

Assistant Professor

Comparative Medicine / Immunology / Microbiology, OUHSC
1208, Ponderosa Pine, Edmond, United States of America, 73012

plus Speciality

IMMUNOLOGY

Biography:

1. Post-doctoral Fellowship (Molecular Immunology): Molecular Immunology Program, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA – 2000-2006. (Mentor: Pandelakis A. Koni) 2. Ph.D. (Structural & Cellular Immunology): (Agra University) JALMA and International Center for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, India – 2000. (Mentor: Prof. V. S. Chauhan) 3. M.V.Sc. (Immunology / Virology): Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izzatnagar, India – 1994. (Mentor: Prof. G. C. Ram) 4. D.V.M. / B. V. Sc. (Veterinary Medicine): College of Veterinary Medicine, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India - 1992. 5. B.S. (Biology & Chemistry): K. R. College, Mathura, Agra University, Agra, India - 1985.

Academic positions:

-2012 – Present: Clinical Veterinarian, Baboon Resources, Department of Comparative Medicine, College of Medicine, OUHSC, Oklahoma City, OK, USA -2011 – Present: Senior Scientist, Sickle Cell Cure Foundation (SCCF) Inc., PHF Research Park, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. -2009 – Present: Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Medicine, OUHSC, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. -2008 – 2009: DTRA Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, OUHSC, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. -2007 – 2008: Data Analyst, Global Disease Burden, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, MCG, Augusta, GA, USA. -2007 – 2008: Consultant Veterinary Physician (Infectious Diseases), SFAH, Augusta, GA, USA. -2006 – 2007: Immunologist, ABSL-3 Program In-charge, and attending Clinical Veterinarian, Laboratory Animal Resources , Medical college of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA. -2005 – 2006: Assistant Research Scientist, CBGM, MCG, Augusta, GA, USA. -2003 – 2005: Research Associate in Molecular Immunology Program at Institute of Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Medical college of Georgia, Augusta, USA. -2000 – 2003: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology Program at Institute of Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Medical college of Georgia, Augusta, USA. -1998 – 1999: Visiting Research Fellow at Institut Pasteur and Immunobiologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire des Infections Parasitaires, Hopital Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris, France. -1994 – 1999: Research Fellow and In-charge vivarium in Malaria Research group at International Center for Genetic engineering & Biotechnology (United Nations), New Delhi, India. -1992 – 1994: Teaching and Research Assistant for graduate courses in Molecular Immunology at Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izzatnagar, India. -1991 – 1992: Attending Wild life Pathologist at National Zoo in Lucknow, India (for six months). -1991 – 1992: Attending Veterinary Physician at City Veterinary Hospital in Agra, India (for six months). -1990 – 1991: Teaching Assistant for veterinary undergraduate courses in Microanatomy, Pathology and Immunology at College of Veterinary medicine, Pantnagar, India.

Research interests:

• Host-Pathogen Interface and Immune Responses. • Factors Modulating the Functions of Immune System. • Antigen Processing and Presentation by Antigen-Presenting Cells. • Dendritic Cell Biology and Functions. • Use of Bioelectrics in Fine Tuning of Dendritic Cell Functions and Enhancing Immunogenicity. • Designing Novel Vaccines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer.

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral and WebmedCentral plus:

Open access and peer review.