Director, Center for Surgical Infection & Biofilm
Dr. Joshi is completed his MD, and MSc and PhD in medical microbiology. Since year 1987 he is in the field of academics, held positions ranging from lecturer through professor at various institutions. He has research experience from the fields of antimicrobial drugs and resistance mechanisms, bacterial pathogen-host interactions and immune responses, infected wound healing, and biofilms and infection control strategies. His current teaching interest includes bacterial infections, antibacterial agents, and vaccines of biodefense interests. Dr. Joshi is a member of American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), Surgical Infection Society of North America (SISNA), New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), and holding life memberships of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist (IAMM), Indian Association of Pathologist and Microbiologist (IAPM) and Society of Biological Chemistry of India (SBC). He is a proud member of ASM’s International Mentoring Program and Minority Mentoring Program.
Novel Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm strategies, Wound infection and Healing, Biofilms, Mechanisms of Bacterial inactivation and ROS, Acinetobacter baumannii Infection, Carbapenem resistance.