Chaitanya Tellapragada

Chaitanya Tellapragada

Research Specialist
Visiting address: Nobels väg 7, 17165 Solna
Postal address: H5 Laboratoriemedicin, H5 Klin Mikrobiologi Giske, 141 52 Huddinge

About me

  • I have a master's degree in Medical Microbiology and obtained my PhD from Manipal University, India in 2015. I am a bacteriologist with extensive experience in phenotypic and genotypic characterization of bacterial pathogens of public health relevance. My research mainly focusses on: 

  • a) detection and characterization of resistance mechanisms among Gram negative bacilli
  • b) Evaluation of novel antimicrobials and new diagnostic methods
  • c) antimicrobial combination testing. 


  • Molecular epidemiology 

  • Mechanisms of resistance 


  • Novel diagnostic methods and antimicrobials


  • Deep sequencing methods


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