Syed Fazil Ahamed

  • Senior Research Fellow

  • 2003 - 2005; MSc - Microbiology
    Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • 2000 - 2003; BSc - Microbiology
    Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

  • Senior Research Fellow
    Division of Infectious Diseases, St. John’s Research Institute
    Nov 2014 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Research Associate
    Division of Infectious Diseases, St. John’s Research Institute
    Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
    Bangalore, India
  • Research Assistant
    Division of Infectious Diseases, St. John’s Research Institute
    Jul 2006 - Oct 2010
    Bangalore, India
  • Field Research Assistant
    Division of Nutrition, St. John’s Research Institute
    Nov 2005 - Jun 2006
    Bangalore, India

Vivek R, Ahamed SF, Kotabagi S, Chandele A, Khanna I, Khanna N, Nayak K, Dias M, Kaja MK, Shet A. Evaluation of a pan-serotype point-of-care rapid diagnostic assay for accurate detection of acute dengue infection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Mar;87(3):229-234.

Ahamed SF, Vivek R, Kotabagi S, Nayak K, Chandele A, Kaja MK, Shet A. Enhancing the sensitivity of Dengue virus serotype detection by RT-PCR among infected children in India. J Virol Methods. 2017 Feb 28;244:46-54.

Cecilia S. Arlehamn L, Sidney J, Ravi Kolla, Carpenter C, Nayak K, Tomikaya H, Rozot V, Ahamed SF, et al. A side-by-side comparison of T cell reactivity against fifty-nine tuberculosis antigens in a diverse set of locations spanning four different continents. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2015 Dec;95(6):713-21.

Mehta S, Yu EA, Ahamed SF, Bonam W, Kenneth J. Rifampin resistance and diabetes mellitus in a cross-sectional study of adult patients in rural South India. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 26;15:451.

Nayak K, Jing L, Russell RM, Davies DH, Hermanson G, Molina DM, Liang X, Sherman DR, Kwok WW, Yang J, Kenneth J, Ahamed SF, Chandele A, Murali-Krishna K, Koelle DM. Identification of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis CD4 T-cell antigens via high throughput proteome screening. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2015 May;95(3):275-87.

Groups and Associations

Infectious Diseases Genomics; Host pathogen interactions and evaluation of traditional medicines against infectious diseases.