Lokesh Joshi – Investigator
Lokesh Joshi is the Stokes Professor of GlycoSciences at National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland. He has a PhD in Biological Sciences and Biochemistry from Bath University, UK, where he worked on the strategies adopted by pathogenic fungi to colonize the host. He completed Post-Doctoral and Research Associate experience in molecular fungal pathology and glycobiology at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He was an Associate Professor (tenured) in the Department of Bioengineering and Director of Center for Glycoscience and Technologies in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. Lokesh has published over 60 articles and book chapters. He is the Director of the Alimentary Glycoscience Research Cluster www.agrc.ie and is the Coordinator of ‘GlycoHIT’ an FP7-Health funded consortium. His laboratory focuses on the role of glycoscience in health and diseases.