Dr. Balakrishnan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology in 2001, followed by a Master of Science degree and a PhD, both in Medical Microbiology in 2005 and 2012 respectfully, all from the University of Madras, India.
“We are very happy to have Dr. Balakrishnan join the bacteriology section at TVMDL,” said Bacteriology Section Head Sonia Lingsweiler, MS, BS. “His research experience and expertise in vector-borne zoonotic infections will greatly benefit and enhance our mission in bacteriology.”
“I am happy to join the TVMDL family,” said Dr. Balakrishnan. “I look forward to working with the members of bacteriology to improve the point of care diagnostics in clinical veterinary medicine.”
As assistant section head, Dr. Balakrishnan will help oversee the daily operations of the bacteriology section, including supervising, supporting and filling in for technical staff.
Please join TVMDL in welcoming Dr. Nandhu Balakrishnan to the agency. For more information on TVMDL or to view the test catalog, visit tvmdl.tamu.edu.