Charu Kaushic, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

kaushic@mcmaster.ca

(905) 525-9140 x 22988

MDCL 4014

McMaster University

The Kaushic Lab Website

Ontario HIV Treatment Network Applied HIV Research Chair

Member, McMaster Immunology Research Centre

Research Interests

Dr. Kaushic’s research focuses on understanding the interactions of hosts with pathogens and microbiome in the context of sexually transmitted viruses, HSV-2 and HIV-1. The Kaushic group focuses on understanding the mucosal immunity in the genital tract to in order to develop new and innovative anti-microbial strategies and vaccines against sexually transmitted pathogens.

2019 The David Braley Centre for Antibiotic Discovery at McMaster University