Sunil Thomas

Sunil Thomas, PhD

Resident Faculty
Research Associate Professor

Dr. Thomas specializes in translational research, which applies findings from basic science into medical practice. During his career in immunology, he has developed numerous therapeutic and diagnostic techniques and has been awarded several patents for his groundbreaking work. Dr. Thomas modelled the Membrane protein (M) of SARS-CoV-2 and showed that it functions as a sugar transporter, and he modelled the transmembrane non-structural proteins of SARS-CoV-2. He is the editor of three books, two of which are popular textbooks on vaccines, and the third is a major textbook on infectious diseases.

  • 2021–Present: Research Associate Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR)
  • 2012–2021: Research Assistant Professor, LIMR
  • 2010–Present: Editor-in-Chief, The Latest Science, Philadelphia
  • 2017: Visiting Scientist, Temple University