Prefessor, ICMR Virus UNIT
Runu Chakravarty is an Deputy Director of ICMR Virus UNIT,Kolkata, INDIA. She completed her Ph.D. in 1984 in Calcutta University. She is an Editorial Board member for more than 18 International Journals.
Virological basis of chronic hepatitis in humans, encompassing diagnosis, molecular epidemiology, pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and understanding the origin and diversity of HBV in India
Systematic studies to improve understanding of HIV, HBV and HCV co-infection
Human genetic determinants of HBV infection, studying polymorphisms of human genes in HBV mediated liver diseases and the functional analysis of disease-associated polymorphisms to understand the biochemical basis of disease susceptibility
MicroRNA and host virus interaction