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Muhammed Akhtar Ali (postdoctoral researcher, Aug 2020-present)

Sanjiv Kumar (postdoctoral researcher-August 2017-present)

Sanjiv Kumar received his Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) (2003) from Veterinary College, Bangalore, India. He received his Masters’ Degree (M.V.Sc.) in Veterinary Microbiology (2007) from Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, India. He then moved to CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, India, for Ph.D. training in Biotechnology (2009-2013). His dissertation involved identification and characterization of potential adhesins of M. tuberculosis. Thereafter, he joined Metagenomics and Systems Biology Group at IISER Bhopal, India as a postdoctoral fellow in Bioinformatics (2013-2015). Then, he joined UConn Health, Connecticut, USA as a postdoctoral fellow (Spirochete Research) (2015-2017). He enjoys reading, blogging, table tennis and learns shell scripting in his free time. His current research is focused on sustainable approaches for controlling Saprolegnia infections in aquaculture.

Niklas Micski -master's student, Jan 2021- June 2021

Magnus Olsson-master's student, Jan 2021- June 2021


Mari Carmen Villacañas-master's student, Jan 2020- June 2020

Saad Saeed- master's student, July 2019- Dec 2019

Jonathan Karlsson Persson- Bachelor's student, spring 2019
Jenny Leino-Bachelor's student, spring 2019
Linnéa Öst-Bachelor's student, spring 2019
Olof Serrander-Bachelor's student, spring 2019

Sara Giancristofaro- Erasmus student, 2018

Marta Cornago Protomártir-Visiting researcher, 2018 

Joe Weber- Exchange student from the University of Illinois. 2013-2014

Samantha George-research intern, summer 2014

Julia Remnestål- research intern, summer 2014

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