Our Team - Joveeta Joseph

Joveeta Joseph

Dr Joveeta Joseph, PhD

Designation: Microbiologist, Jhaveri Microbiology Centre
Specialisation: Medical Microbiology
Email: joveeta@lvpei.org
Location: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad

Joveeta Joseph obtained her masters in Microbiology from Osmania University, Hyderabad and thereafter her PhD in medical microbiology from BITS-Pilani for her thesis titled “Investigation of Microsporidial Keratitis in India” done at the L. V. Prasad Eye Institute in 2007. During her doctoral studies she was awarded the G.P. Agarwal Young Scientist Award, 2006 and the Junior Best Paper Award, at the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists 2006. Before joining LVPEI in August 2014, she was working as Principal Investigator (Women Scientist Scheme – DST, 2014) at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, after having already completed working on a research grant by the DST - Fast Track Scheme For Young Scientists, 2008. During the course of her research career, she has published over 26 papers in various peer-reviewed journals as well as presented her work at many national and international conferences. Her broad areas of interest include ocular infections, antimicrobial resistance patterns and host-immune response.