YOGESH K. GURAV
SCIENTIST D

  YOGESH K. GURAV

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2013

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY
20-A, DR.AMBEDKAR ROAD P.B. NO.11
PUNE - 411001 .
Telephone (off): 91-20-26006361
Fax : 91-20-25871746
Email : guravyk@icmr.org.in, gurav.yk@niv.co.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • M.B.B.S. [Year 1997, Dr.B.A.Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India]
  • M.D [(Preventive & Social Medicine), Year 2003, Dr.B.A.Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India]
  • Post graduate Diploma in Epidemiology (DL), Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi

Discipline:
EPIDEMIOLOGY
SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE


Research Experience:
  • Outbreak investigations of viral diseases [ Hepatitis E, Dengue, Crimean- Congo haemorrhagic fever, Chikungunya, Chandipura, Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1), Buffalopox, Avian Influenza (H5N1), Acute Encephalitis Syndrome] 
  • Seroepidemiology surveys [Chandipura, Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1)] 
  • Epidemiological project planning, implementation and coordination
  • Surveillance of viral diseases (Influenza, Dengue, Diarrhoea, Acute encephalitis syndrome)
  • Transmission dynamics of Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) 
  • Vaccine immunogenicity studies 
  • Field studies on Dental and Skeletal Fluorosis

Teaching experience:

  • MSc Virology students at NIV Pune (July 2007 till date)
  • Medical students in Govt/ Private Medical Colleges in Maharashtra (June 1999 to June 2007)
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • International Society of Influenza & Respiratory Viruses (ISIRV)
  • American Thoracic society (ATS) 
  • Life Member 
    - Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine 
    - Indian Public Health Association 
  • Institutional Bio-safety Committee (IBSC), NIV, Pune
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

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a) At International level

Sr No

Title

(*First and presenting author)

Conference/ Workshop/ Symposium (Name and place)

Period

1

*Influenza Transmission among household contacts in a slum population in Pune , India : Pilot study

Project presentation in Level 2, Methods in Epidemiological, Clinical & Operational Research (MECOR)  course organised by American Thoracic Society (ATS) and CDC at Chennai

24-29

Sept

2012

2

*Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak detected during community-based surveillance of influenza like illness in Pune, Maharashtra

Paper presented in International conference on Epidemiology at St Thomas College Pala, Kottyam, Kerala , India

16-17

Aug

2012

3

1. *Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) 2009 outbreak in a residential school at Panchgani, Maharashtra , India .

2. Seroepidemiology of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infections in Pune , India

Paper presented in International conference Options for the Control of Influenza VII Hong Kong SAR, China

3-7

Sep

2010

4

Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Seroepidemiology, Pune, India

WHO Teleconference on

Pandemic Influenza Seroepidemiology at NIV, Pune , India

26 Feb 2010

5

Laboratory Bio security and Biosafety Workshop (Bio risk assessment)

By NIV and co-hosted by Sandia National Laboratories, Albuqureque , USA at MCC, NIV, Pune

27-29 Oct 2009

6

Methods in Epidemiological, Clinical & Operational Research

Level 1 course, organised by American Thorasic Society (ATS) and CDC at Chennai

1-6

 Jun

2009

7

Applied Biosafety Training Programme

By Emory University NSITE , USA at NIV, Pune

16-20

Feb 2009

8

WHO South-East Asia : Transport of infectious substances

Awards:
  1. Award of completion. Biosafety Level 3 Safety Training by Emory University ( USA ) NSITE. Applied Biosafety Training Program at NIV, Pune. 16-20 Feb 2009.

  2. Honoured by Sahyadri Marathi Patrakar Sangh, Panchgani on 29th Jan 2010 for outstanding work in investigation of outbreak of pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) 2009  and its control measures at Panchgani, Maharashtra .

Current Areas of Interest:

  • Outbreak Investigation of Viral diseases. 

  • Infectious diseases epidemiology 

  • Viral Disease surveillance

  • Seroepidemiological survey

  • Community based clinical studies

Appointments and Work Experience:

  • Member in Central Rapid Response team (RRT), MOHFW, Govt. of India for containment of Avian influenza worked in West Bengal (17-29 Jan 2008) and Assam (24 Dec 2008 to 3 Jan 2009) 

  • Member of Central team deployed by Emergency Medical Relief, Ministry of health and family welfare, Govt of India. Participated in following outbreak investigations.

1. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Gaya, Bihar (17- 21 Nov 2011) 
2. High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1) in crows, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand (22- 25 Dec 2011)
3. Acute encephalitis Syndrome in Nagpur division, Maharashtra ( 24-28 Jul 2012)
4. Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in various districts in Gujarat (14-17 Mar 2013)

No

From

To

Group/division

Position

1

05-09-2008

Till date

 

National Institute of Virology , Pune

Scientist C

2

01-04- 2008

Till date

 

Institutional Biosafety Committee, NIV, Pune

Member

(Medical)

3

06-07-2007 

04-09-2008

National Institute of Virology , Pune

Res.arch Officer

4

03-04-2006

05-07-2007

Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College , Yavatmal, Maharashtra

Asst Prog.

Officer, NSS

5

17-06-2005

5-07-2007

Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College , Yavatmal, Maharashtra

Epidemiologist cum Lecturer

6

01-06-2003

16-05-2005

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra

Asst Prog. Officer, NSS

7

01-02-2005

16-05-2005

Rural Health Training Center , Kasegaon, KIMS, Karad

In-charge

 

8

01-06-2004

31-01-2005

Urban Health Training Center , Agashivnager, KIMS, Karad

In-charge

 

9

01-04-2003

16-05-2005

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra

Lecturer

 

10

08-09-2002

06-09-2002

MIMER, Latur, Maharashtra

Asst Lecturer

12

21-08-1998

20-08-1999

Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra

Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE 31ST ANNUAL VIROLOGY SYMPOSIUM 2015. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2015-04-23 TO 2015-05-01

  2. PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OPTIONS FOR THE CONTROL OF INFLUENZA VII. TO CHINA
    FROM 2010-09-03 TO 2010-09-07