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|Nationality||United States of America|
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)|
|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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