Prof. Nalin Rastogi (PhD 1981, DSc 1984, University of Paris) is a head of the Department at the Institute Pasteur, and director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Supranational Tuberculosis (TB) Reference Laboratory/TB & Mycobacteria Unit, at the Institut Pasteur de la Guadeloupe (French West Indies). A senior TB consultant with the WHO, he is a renowned expert on various aspects of TB, namely taxonomy, diagnostics, drug resistance, molecular epidemiology and phylogeny, investigations on global TB transmission and geo-localization of emerging clones, etc. Author of more than 330 published papers (264 referenced in Medline on May 21st 2013). Prof. Rastogi has been awarded many international grants and has supervised research of more than 125 scientists and trainees since 1986 (30 in postgraduate and PhD programs), He is presently coordinating an international consortium on one of the biggest international TB genotyping databases. Nominated to the Faculty of 1000 (Medical Microbiology), he is an Editor with many journals: Infection, Genetics & Evolution (Elsevier); Tuberculosis Research & Treatment (Hindawi); International Journal of Mycobacteriology (Elsevier); F1000 Research (Faculty of 1000), etc. Member of numerous scientific societies, including American Society for Microbiology, European Society of Mycobacteriology, and French National Institutes of Health & Medical Research.
Biography Updated on 26 June 2013