Gack Lab

Dr. Dhiraj Acharya

Dr. Dhiraj Acharya

Post-doctoral Scholar

Dhiraj received his MSc degree in Medical Microbiology from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2007 and thereafter worked as an instructor of Immunology in Nepal. He obtained his PhD degree in Microbiology from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 2017, where he studied the host’s immune response and pathogenesis induced by alpha- and flaviviruses in the laboratory of Dr. Fengwei Bai. Dhiraj joined the Gack laboratory as a postdoctoral scholar in June 2017 and his current research focuses on investigating the immune escape mechanisms of flaviviruses.

Email: dhiraj@uchicago.edu