Subathra Marimuthu, PhD MB (ASCP)

Assistant Clinical Professor
Manager, Infectious Diseases Biorepository

Division of Infectious Diseases

Delia B. Baxter Biomedical Research Building (II) 502-852-1152


Dr. Subathra Marimuthu, Ph. D., MB (ASCP) began her career at the University of Louisville in 2013 as a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and in 2015 secured a position with the Infectious Diseases Division as a Clinical Research Coordinator.  In 2018, Dr. Marimuthu was named the manager of the U of L Infectious Diseases Biorepository.  She has worked diligently to further her career at the University and attributes her mentors, Dr. Forest Arnold D.O., MS. Msc. FIDSA, Dr. James Summersgill Ph.D., and Dr. Leslie Wolf Ph.D., HCLD (ABB) for her success.

Dr. Marimuthu became an assistant professor and University of Louisville faculty member in August 2021. Dr. Marimuthu oversees the daily operation of Infectious Diseases Biorepository located within the Infectious Diseases Laboratory at the Delia Baxter Building II room 113, 580 South Preston Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Additionally, she plays a key role in laboratory developed clinical testing; for example, Pan-Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis PCR, SARS Covid-19 PCR, and CT/NG PCR.


PhD Biochemistry, University of Madras, India

MS Biochemistry, Bharathidasan University, India

BS Biochemistry, Bharathidasan University, India

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