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Hameeda Sultana

  • Hameeda Sultana
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • 202m Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3402
  • hsultana@odu.edu
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  • Yale University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Associate, HHMI postdoctoral Associate and Associate Research Scientist (ARS)
  • Education

    University of Cologne, 2004
    Major: Medical Biochemistry
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Bangalore University, 1999
    Major: Applied Genetics
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Bangalore University, 1997
    Major: Biology
    Degree: B.Sc.
  • Research Interests

    Infectious Diseases, Flaviviruses, Arthropod-borne Diseases, Host Immune Responses, Host-pathogen Interactions and microbe induced cellular mechanisms.
  • Expertise

    Microbiology
    Virology, Vaccine development, immunology, Host-pathogen interactions, Cellular Microbiology, Cell signaling
  • 2014: Delegate speaker, BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of Molecular & Cell Biology, Dalian, China
  • 2014: Delegate Speaker, Genomics 2014, International conference on Genomics and pharmacogenomics, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  • 2014: Invited contributor, Review,journal of Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis
  • 2014: Invited speaker, Frank Reidy Reseacrch Centre for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University
  • 2014: Organizing Chair, Entomological Soceity of America
  • 2014: Organizing Member, Genomics 2014, International conference on Genomics and pharmacogenomics, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  • 2013: Invited as renowned speaker, -International Conference on Animal & Diary Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • 2013: Invited contributor, Book Chapter, on Recent Developments in Biotechnology, Ed: J.N. Govil, Studium Press LLC, USA.
  • 2013: Invited contributor, Review, Microbiology Insgihts, Libertas Academia Press
  • 2013: Invited Editorial Member, Microbiology Insgihts, Libertas Academia Press
  • 2012: First authored Featured article & Radio commentary, Journal of Immunology
  • 2010: RO3 award, NIH/NIAID
  • 2009: Research Postdoctoral Associate award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 2006: Anderson-Bridge Gap postdoctoral fellowship award, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 2005: Invited speaker, Meeting on Cell Polarity in different model systems, Germany
  • 2004: Travel grant (6th Young Scientist Meeting, “Cytoskeletal Dynamics”, Heidelberg, Germany), Insitute for Biochemistry I, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2004: Travel grant (International Conference of German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Münster, Germany), Insitute for Biochemistry I, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2003: Travel grant (International Dictyostelium Conference, Lorne, Victoria, Australia), Insitute for Biochemistry I, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2001: Graduate Student fellowship award, Graduiertenkolleg "Genetik zellulärer Systeme", University of Cologne
  • 1999: Cancer Genetics award, Bangalore University, India
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Postdoctoral Associate
    Sponsoring Organization: HHMI
    Date: 2009 - 2011
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Sultana, H.
    Anderson Bridge Gap Yale internal postdoctoral fellowship
    Sponsoring Organization: Yale University
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Sultana, H.