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Deepak Shukla
Born
Nationality United States of America
Alma mater

Kendriya Vidyalaya BHU,

Banaras Hindu University, Northwestern University (chicago), University of Illinois at Chicago
Known for Herpesvirus entry receptor, virus host interactions, Herpes simplex keratitis, Anti-HSV peptide, Zinc Oxide tetrapods as a therapy for HSV-1
Awards American Herpes Foundation - Award for Excellence in meritorious Herpesvirus Research (2001), Lew Wasserman Merit Award (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Herpes virology, Corneal Pathology
Institutions University of Illinois at Chicago

Deepak Shukla (born in India) is an American molecular virologist with expertise in herpesviruses. He contributed to the discovery of HSV-1 entry receptors and establishing a link between the receptors and HSV-1 induced ocular diseases such as keratitis and retinitis. He has authored over 100 published papers and several book chapters on herpes viruses.

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