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Deepthi Kolli, Ph.D.

Division

Clinical and Experimental Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Title

Instructor of Pediatrics

Phone

(409) 772-1745

Email

dekolli@utmb.edu

Mailing Address

301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0366

Deepthi Kolli, Ph.D. is an Instructor of Pediatrics in the Division of Clinical and Experimental Immunology and Infectious Diseases (CEIID). Dr. Kolli received a Bachelors of Science degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry and Food & nutrition from Nagarjuna University, India. She subsequently completed her Masters and obtained her Doctorate degree in Biochemistry from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India. She continued her education as a J. Kempner scholar for the year 2005-2006 and completed her post doctoral fellowship in an NIH and NHLBI supported program at UTMB.

Dr. Kolli’s primary research interests include understanding the role of the mucosal immune response in the pathophysiology of viral infections such as RSV and hMPV and asthma that are relevant to the pediatric population. She is also interested in investigating the molecular mechanisms by which environmental contaminants such as second hand tobacco smoke adversely affect human health.

Deepthi Kolli, Ph.D.