Postdoctoral fellow, McMaster University

Dr. Arinjay Banerjee (Ph.D.) is a postdoctoral research fellow at McMaster University, Canada.

Arinjay's research focuses on understanding host-pathogen interactions and the emergence of novel pathogens from wildlife. He has a background in virology, innate immunology, microbiology and biochemistry.

Arinjay's research interests include:

- Emerging 'zoonotic' viruses and pathogen discovery
- Immune responses to viral infections
- Virus-host interactions.
- One Health and public policy to tackle emerging infectious diseases.


  • 2014–2018
    PhD, University of Saskatchewan


  • 2014 
    National Institute of Virology, Masters of Science in Virology


Governor General's Gold medal for Ph.D. thesis