The department of Immunology deals with body’s immune responses to various infectious diseases, chronic inflammation, cancer and various autoimmune diseases. Every pathogen has a unique antigen on its surface which acts as a ligand and binds to its specific receptor to invaded host body and this entire event evokes cascade of immune responses within host body. Immunoprophylaxis to various diseases will be studied to find out possible treatment options and to find optimal drug targeting pathways.
Since, the major goal of I3TK is to make human life better in all possible ways so in partnership with the prestigious Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, special attention will be given to develop drugs and vaccines against various infectious diseases like Dengue fever, Malaria, Leishmaniasis etc. in concern to the domain of public health.