SWARALI N. KURLE
SCIENTIST C

  SWARALI N. KURLE

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2016

Address (Off):

NATIONAL AIDS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
P.B.NO.1895 :73, G BHOSARI IND ESTATE
PUNE - 411026 .
Telephone (off): 91-20-27331200
Fax : 271210731
Email : skurle@nariindia.org
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. (Health Sciences) 2011 University of Pune
  • M. Sc. (Microbiology) 1996 University of Pune
  • B. Sc. (Microbiology) 1994 University of Pune

Discipline:
IMMUNOLOGY



Research Experience:
I joined National AIDS Research Institute in 1998 in the department of Virology and worked on various studies such as testing of traditional medicines for anti-retroviral activity, development of HIV bank etc. Subsequently I worked in Molecular virology where my main research area was diagnosis of mother to child HIV transmission and detection of drug resistance mutations in the HIV infected infants born to HIV infected mothers. In the year 2002, I received the award of Senior Research Fellowship by CSIR to pursue by doctoral studies. My research area for the doctoral studies was Immunology. I was also involved in the two phase I human clinical trials of HIV vaccines. Further, I was appointed as Research Manager, for the Consortium of National Reference Laboratories in the evaluation of various diagnostic kits being used by the National AIDS Control Organization in the NACP. My current area of research includes HIV immunology and HIV drug resistance.

  • Laboratory Technician National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Feb 1998 to Feb 2001
  • Research Assistant National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Mar 2001 to Nov 2002
  • Senior Research Fellow National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Dec 2002 to Dec 2005
  • Research Associate National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Jan 2006 to Mar 2007
  • Research Scientist National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Apr 2007 to Dec 2007
  • Research Manager National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Feb 2011 to Apr 2013
  • Scientist B National AIDS Research Institute, Pune May 2013
Awards:
  • Senior Research Fellowship award by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India in year 2002.
  • International scholarship for the XVth International AIDS Conference at Bangkok, Thailand during July 11-16, 2004.
  • Best paper presentation award in the 32nd Annual conference of the Indian Immunologists Society during 23rd-27th November 2005 at Chandigarh.
Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION AS A TECHNICAL EXPERT IN THE WHO TRAINING OF T RAINERS TO NEPAL
    FROM 2015-11-02 TO 2015-11-06


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