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Vasanta Chivukula, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology and PI on Mathematics Science Engineering Achievement (MESA) Grant

  • B.S., Microbiology, Osmania Univ.; M.S., Coastal Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology, Andra Univ.; Ph.D., Environmental Microbiology, Univ. of South Florida
  • Current Focus: To establish a research lab with funding to support students
  • Length of Time at AMSC: Four (4) Years
  • Latest Read and Favorite Activities: Collected Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant; "I have been dancing since three years old. Dance is the expression of life, an ecstasy of heart." - Dr. Chivukula
  • Favorite Quote: "arise,awake,stop not until your goal is achieved."
    ―Swami Vivekananda, who is also Dr. Chivukula's most admired person in history."

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