Dr. Thamarai Kannan Janganan is trained as a Clinical Microbiologist and worked in various Hospitals in India. Later, he moved to the UK and received PhD from Durham University (2008), in Molecular Microbiology. He has about 15 years of teaching and research experience in antimicrobial resistance. Currently, he is working as a senior research fellow at the University of Sheffield, UK. His research interest is ‘Antimicrobial resistance especially multi-drug transporters from Gram negative bacteria’. His postgraduate and postdoctoral research on multi-drug resistance in N. gonorrhoeae well regarded in academic and scientific community lead good publications, one of which was highlighted in the Wellcome Trust news and the Science Daily news. He delivered a talk on ‘Multi-drug resistance in N. gonorrhoea’ at the international conference BSAC meeting in 2013 at Birmingham. He is an Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, UK, member of Society for General microbiology (SGM) and Biochemical Society.
Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology; Antimicrobial resistance especially Multi-drug transporters; Bacterial nucleoside transporters; Clostridial spores; cAMP signalling in Fungi.