Dr. Arun Kumar received his Ph.D in Viral Immunology at Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland. He has been awarded prestigious Marie-Curie Fellowship by European Commission and also received many research grants. He authored several research articles and serving as Guest Associate Editor for Frontiers in Immunology Journal. Currently he is working as Marie-Curie Scientist at Novartis Vaccines, Italy and his research interests are the development of RNA based vaccines, B and T cell immunity, viral infections (Influenza, Merkel Cell Polyomavirus, Trichodysplasia-spinulosa associated Polyomavirus, Parvovirus B19 and Human Bocaviruses) and drug delivery.
Vaccine development; Antiviral immunity; Drug delivery; Virus-host interactions; Influenza virus, Polyomaviruses and Parvoviruses.