Group Leader, Global Health (Infectious Diseases), University of Cambridge
Ankur uses advanced bacterial genomics and metagenomics to understand the evolution and spread of pathogens and mine genomic data to identify robust, risk-informative diagnostic markers. We use these markers and design smart detection probes to use as field-compatible technologies. This technology-driven global health approach is accessible to the communities who need it the most.
Aug 22, 2021 01:28 am UTC| Insights & Views
The first wave of COVID-19 in India in the summer of 2020 was efficiently flattened by a rapid country-wide lockdown. A consistent drop in case numbers from September 2020 to February 2021 allowed a cautious but smooth...
May 06, 2021 02:30 am UTC| Health
Most countries have used whats known as the Swiss cheese model in planning their COVID response. In this risk-management model, each preventative measure is represented by a slice of cheese. No slice on its own can stop...