Uday Kishore received his B.S. degree from SP Jain College, Sasaram, India, M.S. degree from the Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, India, and Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology and Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, India. He is the Director of the Centre for Infection, Immunity, and Disease Mechanisms, Brunel University, London, UK; a university Lecturer in immunology, Division of Biosciences, Brunel University, London, UK; an Alexander Humboldt Fellow, Giessen, Germany; a Research Associate, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK; a Research Scientist, MRC Immunochemistry Unit, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK; a Wellcome Trust International Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, University of Oxford, UK; and a NASA Fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, Calif, USA. His research interests include structure-function relationships in various pattern recognizing innate immune molecules such as complement protein C1q and pulmonary surfactant proteins SP-A and SP-D; host-pathogen interaction (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, malaria, Aspergillus fumigatus, Schistosoma, and Influenza A virus); understanding disease mechanisms in asthma, infection, autoimmunity, transplantation, and a number of neonatal conditions; allergic and invasive aspergillosis; complement system; DC and T cell polarization; eosinophilia; and immunobiology of fetomaternal interaction.
Biography Updated on 15 January 2012