D.Prabhu completed his MSc and PhD from Medical Microbiology at University of Madras, India.He was working as project fellow at National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council for Medical on HIV project. Also, worked as Teaching cum research fellow, Senior Research fellow and Project Fellow at Department of Microbiology, University of Madras. Post PhD, he was working in a CRO as a project expert in epidemiology and microbiology projects. Currently working as an Assistant professor, Virology section, Department of Microbiology, University of Madras.His area of interest is Molecular epidemiology of respiratory viruses. Served as external examiner for Allied health sciences subjects and PhD Doctoral committee member.