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Nisha Duggal, PhD

Assistant Professor
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
Nisha Duggal
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2012
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2005
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

  • Emerging arboviruses
  • Host-virus co-evolution
  • Zika virus sexual transmission
  • Avian innate immunity

2018–present
Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2012–2017
Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Division of Vector-borne Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fort Collins, CO

  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Nisha Duggal's publications on PubMed
  • CDC NCEZID Honor Award for Zika virus epidemic response, 2017
  • CDC Division of Vector-borne Diseases Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014
  • APHL Emerging Infectious Diseases Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2012
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008