Kavitha Subramanian

Kavitha Subramanian

Assistant Professor



COM IM Infectious Diseases Division - 0560

Medical Sciences Building
Room 6106C
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Bachelor's Degree, Capital College, Bangalore University 2006 (Biotechnology)

Master's Degree, Vellore Institute of Technology 2008 (Biotechnology)

Doctoral Degree, University of Cincinnati 2013 (Immunology and Infectious Disease)

Research and Practice Interests

Investigating molecular mechanisms by which metals regulate inflammatory potential during immune responses.

Research Support

Grant: #15POST25700182 Investigators:Subramanian, Kavitha 07-01-2015 -06-30-2017 American Heart Association - Great Rivers Affiliate Interleukin-4 regulates zinc homeostasis to weaken macrophage antifungal defense Role:PI $45,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #R01 AI106269 Investigators:Deepe, George; Landero Figueroa, Julio; Subramanian, Kavitha 07-01-2018 -06-30-2023 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases GM-CSF-Induced Metal Sequestration and Histoplasma Role:Collaborator $540,531.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #19CDA34770022 04-01-2019 -03-31-2022 American Heart Association - National Chapter Metallothionein 3 shapes the polarization and metabolism of M2 macrophages Role:PI $77,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit


Peer Reviewed Publications

Donnell, Anna M; Lewis, Stephanie; Abraham, Sami; Subramanian, Kavitha; Figueroa, Julio Landero; Deepe, George S; Vonderheide, Anne P (2017. )Investigation of an optimal cell lysis method for the study of the zinc metalloproteome of Histoplasma capsulatum.Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, ,

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 6106C
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4704
Fax: 513-558-2089