Dr. Uday Kishore is the Director of the Centre for Infection, Immunity and Disease Mechanisms, Brunel University, London. He earned his MSc and PhD from the University of Delhi, India, followed by post-doctoral training at the Salk Institute, California, USA and University of Oxford, UK (MRC Immunochemistry Unit and Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital). He has been a recipient of fellowships awarded by NASA, Wellcome Trust, Humboldt Foundation and Medical Research Council. Dr Kishore has authored over 80 peer-reviewed research papers, edited two books, and is currently writing a text book on host pathogen interaction. In addition to innate immunity, complement system and host-pathogen interaction, Dr Kishore’s research interests include dissecting role of complement system in neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration.