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Hire Dr. Suhas K.
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Freelance Consultant Virologist| Expert in Vaccine research and development| medical writer, 10+ years of experience

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing
Research Market Research, Feasibility Study, Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

Associate Director and Head-R&D

Hester Biosciences Ltd

November 2020 - Present

Consultant Virologist


February 2020 - Present

Research Scientist

Ghent University

July 2014 - December 2019

Research coordinator/Medical Scientist

Vaxine Pty Ltd

April 2013 - July 2014

Virologist/Officer/Visiting lecturer

Temasek life sciences laboratory limited, NUS, Singapore

November 2009 - February 2013


PhD in Biochemistry and Biotechnology

VIB-Ghent University, Belgium

July 2014 - June 2018

Masters in Virology

ICMRs-National Institute of Virology, Pune, India

July 2006 - June 2008

BVSc & AH (Veterinary Medicine)

Bombay Veterinary College, MAFSU, Mumbai, India

July 2001 - June 2006

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Kolpe, A., Arista-Romero, M., Schepens, B., Pujals, S., Saelens, X., Albertazzi, L.(2019). Super-resolution microscopy reveals significant impact of M2e-specific monoclonal antibodies on influenza A virus filament formation at the host cell surface . Scientific Reports. 9. (1).
Kolpe, A., Schepens, B., Ye, L., Staeheli, P., Saelens, X.(2018). Passively transferred M2e-specific monoclonal antibody reduces influenza A virus transmission in mice . Antiviral Research. 158. p. 244-254.
Eliasson, D.G., Omokanye, A., Schön, K., Wenzel, U.A., Bernasconi, V., Bemark, M., Kolpe, A., El Bakkouri, K., Ysenbaert, T., Deng, L., et al.(2018). M2e-tetramer-specific memory CD4 T cells are broadly protective against influenza infection . Mucosal Immunology. 11. (1). p. 273-289.
Van den Hoecke, S., Ehrhardt, K., Kolpe, A., El Bakkouri, K., Deng, L., Grootaert, H., Schoonooghe, S., Smet, A., Bentahir, M., Roose, K., et al.(2017). Hierarchical and redundant roles of activating FcγRs in protection against influenza disease by M2e-specific IgG1 and IgG2a antibodies . Journal of Virology. 91. (7).
Verhelst, J., Van Hoecke, L., Spitaels, J., De Vlieger, D., Kolpe, A., Saelens, X.(2017). Chemical-controlled activation of antiviral myxovirus resistance protein 1 . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 292. (6). p. 2226-2236.
Kolpe, A., Schepens, B., Fiers, W., Saelens, X.(2017). M2-based influenza vaccines: recent advances and clinical potential . Expert Review of Vaccines. 16. (2). p. 123-136.
Slowicka, K., Vereecke, L., Mc Guire, C., Sze, M., Maelfait, J., Kolpe, A., Saelens, X., Beyaert, R., van Loo, G.(2016). Optineurin deficiency in mice is associated with increased sensitivity to Salmonella but does not affect proinflammatory NF-κB signaling . European Journal of Immunology. 46. (4). p. 971-980.
Prabakaran, M., Kolpe, A.B., He, F., Kwang, J.(2013). Cross-protective efficacy of bivalent recombinant baculoviral vaccine against heterologous influenza H5N1 challenge . Vaccine. 31. (10). p. 1385-1392.
Kolpe, A.B., Kiener, T.K., Grotenbreg, G.M., Kwang, J.(2012). Display of enterovirus 71 VP1 on baculovirus as a type II transmembrane protein elicits protective B and T cell responses in immunized mice . Virus Research. 168. (1-2). p. 64-72.
Chitambar, S.D., Arora, R., Kolpe, A.B., Yadav, M.M., Raut, C.G.(2011). Molecular characterization of unusual bovine group A rotavirus G8P[14] strains identified in western India: Emergence of P[14] genotype . Veterinary Microbiology. 148. (2-4). p. 384-388.
Meng, T., Meng, T., Kolpe, A.B., Kiener, T.K., Chow, V.T.K., Kwang, J.(2011). Display of VP1 on the surface of baculovirus and its immunogenicity against heterologous Human Enterovirus 71 strains in mice . PLoS ONE. 6. (7).