Deepak Kumar’s research interests are to understand different factors of vector competence in ticks. His long-term goal is to dissect the mechanism of vector competence regulation in ticks, and to find specific targets for vaccination. Kumar is using different approaches including RNA interference, tick oxidative stress, endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress, microbiome and microRNA for above mentioned study. For detailed publications please visit his bibliography.
- Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Molecular), University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
- MS in Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.
- BS in Chemistry (Major), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Patna, Bihar (India).
Differential release of mast cell mediators; Host-viral interaction; Autocrine regulation of TNF production.