Dr. Ramareddy Venkata Guntaka
Foreign Fellow, Elected 1997
Born in Bollapadu, Krishna, A.P., India, on 1 April 1942. Educated at ZP High School, Mudunuru; A.N.R. College (affiliated to Andhra University) Gudivada, 1959-63; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, 1963-65; Kansas State University, Mahattan, USA, 1966-70; University of California, San Diego, 1970-72; University of California, San Francisco, 1973-75.
Professor, Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 2001 to date.
Assistant Professor, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1975-83; Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 1983-86; Sir C.V. Raman Professorship, University of Madras, 1996; Jawaharlal Nehru Professorship, University of Hyderabad, 1998; Professor, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 1987- 2001.
Awards/Honours: National Institute of Health Career Development Award 1979-84; GM Cancer Research Professorship, 1983; Siromani Award, ATA, 1992; Scientist Award TANA, 1995; Genome Valley Excellence in Science Award, 2006.
Research Areas: Virology, molecular biology and biotechnology
Address: Professor, Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee, 858 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA; 3233 Whisperwind Cove, Memphis, TN 38125, USA; [Tel: Off. (+1-901) 4488230; Res. 7482865; Fax: (+1-901) 4487360; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org]