Dr. Raman | Mycology and Host-pathogen interaction | Young Scientist AwardūüŹÜ

Lovely Professional University, India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Raman embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology (Honors) from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India, followed by a Master's degree in Microbiology from the Central Research Institute, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. During his master's, he conducted research at the National Salmonella and Escherichia Centre, focusing on identifying Escherichia coli serotypes associated with ESBL production and the epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant E. coli strains in India.

Professional Endeavors

After his master's, He excelled in national-level examinations, including the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) in Biotechnology and the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by various Indian institutions. His outstanding performance led to a doctoral scholarship at Jaypee University of Information Technology, where he pursued his Ph.D. under the guidance of Dr. Jata Shankar.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout his academic journey, He has made significant contributions to the fields of fungal pathophysiology, host-pathogen interaction, and personalized medicine. His doctoral research focused on elucidating the interaction between epithelial cells and Aspergillus terreus, investigating the immune response mechanisms and genetic variations associated with lung infections. He has also contributed to the understanding of microbial pathogenesis, particularly in the context of antifungal studies, immunology, and biomarker assessment.

Accolades and Recognition

His academic excellence has been recognized through various awards and scholarships, including a Full Scholarship Award from the Advances Against Aspergillosis conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and a Post-Doctorate Fellowship at the Institute Pasteur of Shanghai & Children and Women Medical Center, Guangzhou. Additionally, he has received merit awards during his undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Impact and Influence

His research has led to advancements in understanding host-pathogen interactions, particularly in fungal infections and human microbiome studies related to HPV infection and cervical cancer. His work has contributed to the development of diagnostic reagents, vaccines, and antifungal therapies, with potential implications for public health and personalized medicine.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy lies in his commitment to advancing knowledge in microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology. His ongoing research on the pathophysiology of Candida species and the role of novel genes in antifungal drug resistance and virulence underscores his dedication to addressing pressing healthcare challenges. As an Assistant Professor at Lovely Professional University, he continues to inspire and mentor the next generation of scientists while striving to make impactful contributions to scientific research and healthcare.


A total of  511 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† 511
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 8
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†7

Notable Publications 

Emergence of Extended Spectrum ő≤-lactamases producing Escherichia coli among urinary tract infected patients from tertiary hospital in Nepal

Environmental Antibiotic Resistance: Recent Trends, Scope, and Relevance

Identification of High-Risk Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) and Their Interaction with Various TKI Drugs

Accelerating the understanding of Aspergillus terreus: Epidemiology, physiology, immunology and advances

Study of Parameters Affecting the Highway Widening Project in the Hilly Areas

New Treatment Regime for Aspergillus Mediated Infections

Role of heat-shock proteins in cellular function and in the biology of fungi

Nano-LC-Q-TOF Analysis of Proteome Revealed Germination of Aspergillus flavus Conidia is Accompanied by MAPK Signalling and Cell Wall Modulation

Proteome analysis revealed jak/stat signaling and cytoskeleton rearrangement proteins in human lung epithelial cells during interaction with Aspergillus terreus


Raman | Mycology and Host-pathogen interaction | Young Scientist Award

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