Research Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Director, Microarray and NextGen Sequencing Core, Center for Functional Genomics, SUNY AlbanyBiography
Dr. Sridar Chittur received a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from Bombay University (India), a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from West Virginia University and an M.B.A in New Venture Development from the University at Albany. He did his post-doctoral training in Enzymology/Pharmacology at the Purdue University School of Pharmacy, following which he briefly worked at Myomatrix Therapeutics LLC. He is currently a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University at Albany's School of Public Health. He also directs the Microarray and High Throughput DNA Sequencing Core at the Center for Functional Genomics. His research interests include epigenetics, high throughput screening technologies and drug discovery. He is also an active member of the Association of Biomolecular Facilities (ABRF) and serves on various ABRF Research Groups that focus on studies of nucleic acids, genomics and flow cytometry.