Dr Rekha Dhanwani
Consulting Editor: Rekha Dhanwani (PhD)
Post Doctoral Fellow, La jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, San Diego, CA, USA
I did my Ph.D with the Defence Research and Development Establishment, India and joined the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston as a visiting scientist in 2012. I joined University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, as a postdoctoral researcher in 2013 where my research focus was to develop a live vector vaccine against influenza virus infection. In 2015, I joined La Jolla Institute, San Diego where I am currently working as a postdoctoral researcher and a major focus of my research here is on role of innate immunity in viral infections as well as in other inflammatory diseases.
My research interests encompass numerous fields of virology with special emphasis on pathogenesis, antiviral research, vaccines and viral immunology. I served as a registered volunteer reviewer for Drug Design, Development and Therapy, Infection and Drug Resistance and Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management before serving as a consulting editor for these journals.