Dr. Naga Suresh Veerapu earned Ph.D. from AIIMS, New Delhi in the area of Molecular Medical Microbiology in 2005. He worked on rapid molecular diagnosis of MDR-TB. In 2006, he joined Dr. Rehermann’s laboratory, Liver Diseases Section, NIDDK, NIH and had worked on HCV persistence and infectious nature of persisted HCV. Before joining Shiv Nadar University Dr. Veerapu moved to Dr. Andrea Branch laboratory, MSSM, NY; along with Dr. Frances Eng, Dr. Veerapu continued working on HCV Core gene alternative translation mechanisms.
- 2005 Ph.D. All India Institute of Medical Sciences
- 1998 M.Sc. Andhra University
- 06/13 – Present Assistant Professor, Shiv Nadar University, India
- 02/11 05/13 Post-doctoral Associate, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
- 12/05 11/10 Visiting Fellow, Natonal Institutes of Health, USA
Teaching & Research Interests:
Cell culture system for hepatitis viruses and virus-host interactions
- Indian Council of Medical Research's J.B. Srivastav Oration Award - 2013: Virology (Awarded in year 2017)
- Travel Fellowship to attend 17th International Conference on HCV and Related Viruses, Yokahama, Japan, 2010.
- 5-year Visiting Fellowship (2006-2011) from US Government, NIDDK, NIH