Dr. Vikram Saini was born and brought up in India and received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India (2010). He moved to University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in August 2010 for his postdoctoral studies and focused his effort to understand the role of environmental and gaseous stimuli to the progression of tuberculosis disease. Currently Dr. Saini is working as an Instructor at Department of Microbiology, UAB. His research interests include pathogenomics, microbial evolution, tuberculosis disease, infection and metabolism, bacterial drug resistance and development of new drugs. He is a member of Society for Redox Biology and Medicine, and International Society for Infectious Diseases. Dr. Saini has more than 20 publications and book chapters to his credit in peer-reviewed journals.
Pathogenomics; Microbial evolution; Tuberculosis disease; Infection and metabolism; Bacterial drug resistance and Development of new drugs.