Principal Investigators

  • Professor Nick Voulvoulis

    Nick Voulvoulis

    Personal details

    Professor Nick Voulvoulis Professor of Environmental Technology

    +44 (0)20 7594 7459

    Location

    103
    Weeks Building
    South Kensington Campus

  • Professor Joseph Selvin

    Professor Joseph Selvin

    Personal details

    Professor Joseph Selvin Professor of Metagenomics

    Location

    Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

Co-investigators

  • Professor Shiranee Sriskandan

    Shiranee Sriskandan

    Personal details

    Professor Shiranee Sriskandan Professor of Infectious Diseases

    +44 (0)20 3313 1943

    Location

    8N21ACWB
    Hammersmith Hospital
    Hammersmith Campus

  • Dr Nandita Banaji

    Dr Nandita Banaji

    Personal details

    Dr Nandita Banaji Co-Investigator

    9345012027

    Location

    Dept of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry 605 009

  • Dr. G. Seghal Kiran

    Dr. G. Seghal Kiran

    Personal details

    Dr. G. Seghal Kiran Associate professor

    Location

    Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

  • Dr M. Murugan

    Dr Murugan

    Personal details

    Dr M. Murugan Industry Partner

    Location

    R&D (Formulation Development Division),  Sai Mirra Innopharm Pvt. Ltd,
    Chennai. 

  • Dr. M. S. Muthu

    Dr. M. S. Muthu

    Personal details

    Dr. M. S. Muthu Associate professor

    Location

    IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India

  • Professor Latha Ragunathan

    Professor Latha Ragunathan

    Personal details

    Professor Latha Ragunathan Professor of Microbiology

    Location

    Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Kirumampakkam, Pondicherry-607402 , Pondicherry , Puducherry , India 

Research Associates

  • Dr Anna Freeman

    Dr Anna Freeman

    Personal details

    Dr Anna Freeman Research Associate

    Location

    Weeks Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Dr Theodoros Giakoumis

    Dr Theodoros Giakoumis

    Personal details

    Dr Theodoros Giakoumis Research Associate

    Location

    301, Weeks Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Dr Raj Prathivi

    Personal details

    Dr Raj Prathivi Research Associate

    Location

    Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

  • Dr. Ana Vieira

    Dr Ana Vieira

    Personal details

    Dr. Ana Vieira Research Associate

    Location

    8th Floor

    Commonwealth building

    Hammersmith Campus

Junior Research Fellows

  • Mr. Kumaresan T N

    Personal details

    Mr. Kumaresan T N Junior Research Fellow

    Location

    Department of Microbiology, Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

  • Mr Ankit Kumar Malik

    Mr Ankit Malik

    Personal details

    Mr Ankit Kumar Malik Junior Research Fellow

    Location

    Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology, IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India

  • Mr Gokul Patharaj

    Mr Gokul Patharaj

    Personal details

    Mr Gokul Patharaj Junior Research Fellow

    Location

    IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India

  • Ms Medapati Nikitha Lakshmi Suseela

    Ms Medapati Suseela

    Personal details

    Ms Medapati Nikitha Lakshmi Suseela Junior Research Fellow

    Location

    IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India

Microbiology team

  • Mr Vishnu Chandran

    Mr Vishnu Chandran

    Personal details

    Mr Vishnu Chandran Microbiologist

    Location

    Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Kirumampakkam, Pondicherry-607402 , Pondicherry , Puducherry , India

  • Mr Vishnu Prasad Nair

    Mr Vishnu Prasad Nair

    Personal details

    Mr Vishnu Prasad Nair Geneticist

    Location

    Microbiology Department, Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

  • Ms Seethalakshmi P S

    Ms Seethalakshmi PS

    Personal details

    Ms Seethalakshmi P S Microbiologist

    Location

    Department of Microbiology, Pondicherry University, Chinna Kalapet, Kalapet, Puducherry 605014, India

Research Support

  • Miss Kelsey McClure

    Miss Kelsey McClure

    Personal details

    Miss Kelsey McClure Research Support Assistant

    Location

    Weeks Building, South Kensington Campus

Past Researchers

Dr Oliver Charity

Institution: Imperial College of London
Department: Infectious Disease

Oliver is a microbiologist who studies pathogen evolution and natural mechanisms of pathogen persistence and development.  He used large sequence datasets to gain hypothetical insights into pathogen evolution and tested these hypotheses with molecular biology and wet lab techniques.

Dr Thinesh Thangadurai

Institution: Pondicherry University
Department: Microbiology
 
Dr Thangadurai is a Molecular Microbial Ecologist.

His role in this project was to design and select sites for sampling, by incorporating inputs from various stakeholders. He participated in awareness programs to teach the science behind antimicrobial resistance to the general public, school students, and policy managers

Ms Anushara Prabhakaran

Institution: Pondicherry University
Department: Microbiology

Anushara is experienced in the field of molecular biology, genomics and pan genomics.

As part of the AMRWATCH project, she dealt with the isolation, screening and characterization of AMR isolates from water and sediment samples of Puducherry and Chennai. Genomic and metagenomic analysis of the samples were her main focus