The MonkeyFeverRisk project is an inter-disciplinary partnership of public and animal health practitioners, wildlife and tick ecologists, epidemiologists, social scientists, and earth observation scientists.

Find out more about our team members below.
Former members of the project team include Muneeswaran Marripan, Gill Ainsworth and Deepashri Rao.

Team members

S.L. Hoti
Principal Investigator India

ICMR-National Institute of Traditional Medicine

Beth Purse
Principal Investigator UK

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Wallingford

Sarah Burthe
Co- Investigator & Wildlife Ecologist

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Edinburgh

Dr Mudassar Chanda
Co-Investigator

ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics

France Gerard
Co-Investigator & Senior Earth Observation Scientist

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Wallingford

Gudadappa Kasabi
Co-Investigator & Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, GOK

Co-Investigator & Deputy Director

Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, GOK

Manoj V Murhekar
Co-Investigator

National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE)

Co-Investigator

Dakshin Foundation

Abi T Vanak
Co-Investigator

The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Juliette Young
Co-Investigator & Social Scientist

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

N Balakrishnan
Consultant Expert

National Centre For Disease Control

Prashanth N S
Project Consultant

Institute of Public Health Bangalore

Sandhya Vijaykumar
Consultant Microbiologist

Virus Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL)

Dr Festus Asaaga - social scientist and research associate KFP project
Research Associate (Social Scientist)

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Wallingford

Shripad Bhat

ICMR-National Institute of Traditional Medicine

Research Associate (Molecular Biologist)

ICMR- National Institute of Traditional Medicine

Anusha Chaudhary
Earth Observation Researcher

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Charles George
Earth Observation Scientist

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Wallingford

Gowri
Earth Observation Researcher

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Dr Irfanahemad
Research Associate (Public Health-Scientist)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, and Institute of Public Health

Abhijit Kumar Nageshkumar
Research Assistant (Ecological Studies)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Dr Kundave VR
Research Associate (Tick Ecology and Taxonomy)

ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics

Santoshkumar Potadar
Project Technician

ICMR- National Institute of Traditional Medicine

Darshan Narayan
Research Associate (Epidemiologist)

ICMR-National Institute of Traditional Medicine

Mujeeb Rahman
Research Associate (Social Scientist)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Research Associate (Earth Observation)

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment

Shivanand Savatagai
Project Partner

University of Transdisciplinary Health Sciences and Technology & IPH

Photo Stefanie M Schäfer
Vector Ecologist

NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Wallingford

Dr Suresh DK
Research Associate (Social Scientist)

ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics