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Centre for Infectious Disease and Biodefense Research, Stanford Research Institute International
Dr. Sidharth Chopra is a Research Scientist in Center for Infectious disease and Biodefense Research at SRI International (2008-present). He was a Stanford University Medical Centre post-doctoral fellow (2004-08) where he received a Novozymes fellowship to conduct research in drug discovery for MDR tuberculosis. He worked with Prof. Anand Ranganathan at International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) from 2000-04 for pursuing his doctoral degree in Microbial Biotechnology. He has received B.S and M.S. in Microbiology from University of Delhi, India. He is the recipient of CSIR-UGC fellowship to pursue doctoral studies at ICGEB. He regularly reviews articles from Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy among others.
Tuberculosis, Nontuberculous mycobacteria, Staphylococcus, Acinetobacter baumannii, Drug resistance and novel drug discovery.