Supram Hosuru Subramanya is a medical microbiologist who is currently working as an assistant professor at the Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Nepal.
Among his research interests are emerging infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance from a one health perspective. He is mainly focused on genomic surveillance and understanding the role of multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial colonization in health and disease. He has been involved in various international collaborative research projects, has taught microbiology and infectious diseases to medical students and is an active member of the Infection control committee. He also supervises the clinical microbiology laboratory at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Nepal.
Supram has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles. He serves as an Academic Editor in PLOS ONE and as an Associate Editor in the Nepal Journal of Epidemiology. He is also an Associate Editor in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC) Antimicrobial Resistance and an editorial member of this journal’s Qualitative Research Group. He has received more than 20 awards from various international scientific societies. Having demonstrated excellence in research and commitment to advance society, Supram has been appointed as an International Young Ambassador of Science by the American Society for Microbiology. Additionally, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has acknowledged his dedication to advancing healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and the goals of SHEA in Nepal and the surrounding region, and he has been awarded as International Ambassador of the SHEA, 2021.
Upon obtaining his bachelor and master of science degrees in medical microbiology, Supram did his doctoral research on the AMR one health approach and received his PhD from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India.