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Girish Soorapp Kirimanjeswara, PhD

Girish Soorapp Kirimanjeswara, PhD

Associate Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

Research Interests

  • Francisella tularensis
  • Vaccines
  • Infections
  • Immunity
  • Lung
  • Bacteria
  • Antibodies
  • Tularemia
  • Prostate
  • Needle Biopsy
  • Macrophages
  • Respiratory System

Recent Publications


Kazemi, A, Nicol, MJ, Bilén, SG, Kirimanjeswara, GS & Knecht, SD 2024, 'Cold Atmospheric Plasma Medicine: Applications, Challenges, and Opportunities for Predictive Control', Plasma, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 233-257.


Persson, G, Restori, KH, Emdrup, JH, Schussek, S, Klausen, MS, Nicol, MJ, Katkere, B, Rønø, B, Kirimanjeswara, G & Sørensen, AB 2023, 'DNA immunization with in silico predicted T-cell epitopes protects against lethal SARS-CoV-2 infection in K18-hACE2 mice', Frontiers in immunology, vol. 14, 1166546.


Lawanprasert, A, Pimcharoen, S, Sumner, SE, Watson, CT, Manning, KB, Kirimanjeswara, GS & Medina, SH 2022, 'Heparin-Peptide Nanogranules for Thrombosis-Actuated Anticoagulation', Small, vol. 18, no. 46, 2203751.
Lee, TJ, Nettleford, SK, McGlynn, A, Carlson, BA, Kirimanjeswara, GS & Prabhu, KS 2022, 'The role of selenoproteins in neutrophils during inflammation', Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol. 732, 109452.
Arora, J, Patel, DR, Nicol, MJ, Field, CJ, Restori, KH, Wang, J, Froelich, NE, Katkere, B, Terwilliger, JA, Weaver, V, Luley, E, Kelly, K, Kirimanjeswara, GS, Sutton, TC & Cantorna, MT 2022, 'Vitamin D and the Ability to Produce 1,25(OH)2D Are Critical for Protection from Viral Infection of the Lungs', Nutrients, vol. 14, no. 15, 3061.


Nicol, MJ, Williamson, DR, Place, DE & Kirimanjeswara, GS 2021, 'Differential immune response following intranasal and intradermal infection with francisella tularensis: Implications for vaccine development', Microorganisms, vol. 9, no. 5, 973.
Lawanprasert, A, Simonson, AW, Sumner, SE, Nicol, MJ, Pimcharoen, S, Kirimanjeswara, GS & Medina, SH 2022, 'Inhalable SARS-CoV-2 Mimetic Particles Induce Pleiotropic Antigen Presentation', Biomacromolecules, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1158-1168.
Markley, RL, Restori, KH, Katkere, B, Sumner, SE, Nicol, MJ, Tyryshkina, A, Nettleford, SK, Williamson, DR, Place, DE, Dewan, KK, Shay, AE, Carlson, BA, Girirajan, S, Prabhu, KS & Kirimanjeswara, GS 2021, 'Macrophage Selenoproteins Restrict Intracellular Replication of Francisella tularensis and Are Essential for Host Immunity', Frontiers in immunology, vol. 12, 701341.


Nicol, MKJ, Brubaker, TR, Honish, BJ, Simmons, AN, Kazemi, A, Geissel, MA, Whalen, CT, Siedlecki, CA, Bilén, SG, Knecht, SD & Kirimanjeswara, GS 2020, 'Antibacterial effects of low-temperature plasma generated by atmospheric-pressure plasma jet are mediated by reactive oxygen species', Scientific reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 3066.
Brubaker, TR, Nicol, MJ, Kirimanjeswara, G, Siedlecki, CA, Kazemi, A, Snyder, PC, Bilén, SG & Knecht, SD 2020, 'Influence of Dielectric Coatings on Pin-to-Rod Nanosecond-Pulsed Discharges in Phosphate-Buffered Saline', IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences, vol. 4, no. 5, 8972591, pp. 655-662.