Dr. Arinjay Banerjee (Ph.D.) is a Research Scientist at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), University of Saskatchewan.
Arinjay's research group investigates host-pathogen interactions and the emergence of novel pathogens from wildlife. The laboratory’s research interests are virology, innate immunology, microbiology and biochemistry.
Current topics of investigation:
- Emerging 'zoonotic' viruses and pathogen discovery
- Immune responses to viral infections
- Virus-host interactions in wildlife reservoirs and humans
- One Health and public policy to tackle emerging infectious diseases.
Governor General's Gold medal for PhD thesis