Dr Nagendra Singanallur

Nagendra is a research scientist and a trained veterinarian. He obtained his PhD in 2009 and has worked on FMD for nearly 17 years.  In 2011 he moved to Australia to take on a job at the CSIRO-Australian Animal Health Laboratory and is currently a Research Scientist within the FMD research program at AAHL.  He was actively involved in Phases 1 and 2 of the FMD Risk Management Project, funded by MLA through funding provided by all the affected industries and managed by AHA.  His research interests are characterisation of FMD isolates, vaccine matching and diagnostic tests development and validation.