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Deepak Shukla

Deepak Shukla Executive Editor
Deepak Shukla
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Deepak Shukla has received his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) during the period of 1990-1996. Currently, he is working as the Marion Schenk Esq. Professor of Ocular Virology in the Departments of Ophthalmology &Visual Sciences and Microbiology & Immunology at UIC College of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He is also the Director of Ocular Virology Laboratory at UIC. He serves on the editorial boards of prestigious journals, has been a regular reviewer for over a dozen reputed scientific journals, and has authored over 50 peer-reviewed papers including publications in top rated journals such as Cell, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Biological Chemistry etc. He has also written two book chapters and holds two international patents for his discoveries. He was the lead discoverer of 3-O sulfated heparan sulfate as the host cell membrane receptor for herpes simplex virus. He has received outstanding research awards from many
organizations including American Herpes Foundation, Research to Prevent Blindness Inc. an

Research Interest

Dr. Shukla’s main research interest focuses on cell biology of virus entry into human cells. He has identified host cell membrane receptors for viruses such as herpes viruses. He is currently studying how membrane receptors and membrane morphology facilitate viral infections. Apart from heparan sulfate
proteoglycans, he also studies HVEM, a member of tumor necrosis factor receptor family and nectin-1, a member of immunoglobulin superfamily.


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Jogesh K Muppala, Deepak Shukla, Subrota K Mondal, Pranit Patil
Editorial: J Inform Tech Soft Engg 2012, 2: e107
DOI: 10.4172/2165-7866.1000e107
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