Khalid Hussain Bhat
Dr Khalid Hussain Bhat did his masters in biochemistry with a distinction from the University of Kashmir, India for which he received a university gold medal. After qualifying for a national fellowship for a research program, he moved to the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, a premier basic research institute in India. Here he pursued his PhD in molecular immunology under the mentorship of Dr Sangita Mukhopadhyay. After completion of dissertation, he joined Prof. Amy L. Kenter at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA to investigate the mechanism of antibody repertoire generation. Dr Bhat has recently started his own laboratory at Sher-eKashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Kashmir in India. Besides teaching undergraduate and graduate students, his research interests have expanded to plant microbes.