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."