Division of Immunology, NEPRC, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Namita Rout is a Research Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She received her Ph.D. degree in virology from Anna University, India in 2008. She is a pioneer of DNA vaccination in an invertebrate species and one of the first few researchers to report memory-like response of the innate immune system.
Dr. Namita Rout research interest is pathogenesis of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), viral persistence, virus-host interaction leading to nonpathogenic SIV infection in natural hosts, innate immune responses to viruses and vaccine development.