Biographical Sketch: Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D.

Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry, where she administers a portfolio of research grants in the areas of receptors, drug targets, and signal transduction; adaptive immunity; and small business (SBIR) and tech transfer (STTR). She also manages predoctoral training grants in Pharmacological Sciences and serves as a program contact for the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) for early stage investigators.

Koduri was formerly a scientific review officer at National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and prior to that she worked as a senior scientist at BioReliance. She earned a B.S. in chemistry from Nagarjuna University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Central Food Technological Research Institute, both in India. Koduri conducted postdoctoral research at the Howard University College of Medicine and National Cancer Institute.

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