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Jai S. Rudra, PhD (adjunct)

Dr. Rudra has recently joined Washington University in St. Louis, MO from UTMB, where he has been an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago in the Department of Surgery. At UTMB, he was a member of the Sealy Institute for Vaccine Sciences, the Center for Addiction Research and of the Human Pathophysiology and Translational Research Graduate Program.

Among Dr. Rudra's research interests includes the development of nanoscale biomaterials such as nanofibers, nanoparticles, virus-like particles, and hydrogels for engaging the immune system to induce protective antibody and cell-mediated immune responses against diseases such as tuberculosis, melanoma, and flavivirus infections (West Nile and Zika). Dr. Rudra also investigates the development of vaccines against drugs of addiction such as cocaine.

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