Dr Krishna Chaaithanya Itta

Scientist C

Email: chaitanyaitta[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: +91 9933289375
Department: Department of Operational Research

Academic Background

• M.Sc. (Life sciences), University of Madras (2006)
• M.Phil. (Microbiology), Periyar University (2007)
• Ph.D. (Microbiology), Pondicherry University (ICMR – Regional Medical Research Centre; Port Blair) (2013)

Professional Experience

• May 2020 to till date: Scientist-C, ICMR- NIRRH, Mumbai.
• April 2016 to April 2020: Scientist-C (Project), ICMR- NIRRH, MRHRU, Dahanu.
• May 2015 to April 2016: Scientist- B (Project), ICMR-NITM (formerly Regional Medical Research Centre, Belagavi) Karnataka.
• November 2014 to March 2015: Scientist-C (Project), ICMR – RMRC, Port Blair, A & N Islands.
• September 2013 to November 2014: Scientist-B (Project), ICMR – RMRC, Port Blair, A & N Islands.
• August 2012 to August 2013: Scientist-B (Project), ICMR – RMRC, Port Blair, A & N Islands.
• July 2009 to March 2012: Senior Research Fellow, ICMR – RMRC, Port Blair, A & N Islands.
• September 2008 to March 2009: Scientist-B (Project), ICMR – RMRC, Port Blair, A & N Islands.

Research Interests

• Emerging viral infectious diseases
• Molecular Microbiology
• Host genetics
• Public Health