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Amit Sharma, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Biosciences

The Ohio State University
366 Veterinary Medicine Academic Building
1900 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210


Professional Training and Experience

  • PhD, Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

  • Retrovirus-host interactions
  • Innate immune response against retrovirus infection
  • Molecular mechanisms of lentiviral restriction in non-human primates
  • SHIV/Macaque models of HIV-1 infection
  • HIV-1 transmission and pathogenesis

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2016 NIH; NIAID K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
  • 2015 amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, Mathilde Krim Postdoctoral Award
  • 2015 Young Investigator Award, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)