Sivasankaran M. Ponnan, Ph.D.

Dr. Sivasankaran Ponnan Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Sivasankaran M. Ponnan, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Staff Scientist (T-cell Immunologist)
HIV Vaccine Trials Network [HVTN]

Mail Stop: E4-416

Education

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research) at Chennai, 2019, Ph.D. (Clinical Microbiology & Immunology)

Institut Pasteur at Paris, 2018, Diploma (Vaccinology)

University of Madras at Chennai, 2010, M.S. (Clinical Microbiology)

University of Madras at Chennai, 2007, B.S. (Microbiology)

Research Interests

T-cell immunogenicity to candidate HIV vaccines

Comprehend T cell phenotype and functions

Flow cytometric technology and data analysis

Current Projects

Profiling the T cell immune responses in candidate HIV and COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials (HVTN and CoVPN)

Oversee the development and conduct of vaccine immune assays at the End Point GCLP laboratory

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