Krishna Mohan, V. Ketha | Editor
Affilation: Drug Administration, USA
Dr. Mohan KV is currently a Staff Scientist at the Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research (FDA), White Oak, MD. He received his Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology from University of Madras, India for his studies on Clinical and Molecular aspects of HCV infection. Following his Post-Doctoral research in Virology (1999-2002) Dr. Mohan was converted to a full-time Research-Regulatory Scientist at the FDA and continues his work on Virology and other infectious diseases (microbiology)-related research. In addition to expertise in molecular biology of viruses (rotavirus, rubella, influenza, etc.) and biodefence-related projects (Smallpox and Anthrax) he is currently working on microbiological safety aspects of blood and blood products (viz. pathogen detection, pathogen biomarkers and pathogen reduction). Dr. Mohan is a US patent holder and recipient of the prestigious FDA Agency Level Award for Excellence in Laboratory Science for his work on pathogen reduction and pathogen detection. Dr. Mohan serves as an Advisory Board member and as an Editorial Board member for numerous journals related to virology and infectious diseases. He provides expert consult both nationally and internationally and is on Grant Review Boards, Doctoral Examination committees and Science Talent search committees. He is a Life Member of the American Society for Virology (ASV) and a member of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) since 1999.
Infectious Diseases; Molecular Biology; Virology.