Dept. of Health Research Govt. of India
World Health Organization
Dr. C. P. Girish Kumar
Name : Dr. C. P. Girish Kumar M.Sc., Ph.D.
Designation/Post : Scientist E
Bio-data :
 He earned his post-graduate and doctoral degrees in Microbiology from the University of Madras. His doctoral thesis was on opportunistic mycoses in HIV and Cancer patients with special reference to candidosis. He joined NIE as State Laboratory Manager in the Bill and Melinda Gates funded multi-centric project on Integrated behavioural and biological assessment of HIV. He has several publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and review articles in scientific newsletters and magazines. He joined his present position of Scientist C in 2008. He is a member of national and international microbiology societies and also serves as a scientific reviewer for peer reviewed microbiology journals. His current interests are HIV and STI epidemiology, Microbial drug resistance, opportunistic infections.