Faculty Bio

Dr. Cheriyath received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India. He then pursued a postdoctoral Fellowship in cell signaling and eukaryotic transcription at the Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. For a brief period he was a scientist at Athersys Inc., a biotechnology company in Cleveland, OH, where he gained experience in functional genomics. He then joined at the Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH as a project scientist, where he discovered the antiapoptotic activity of G1P3, one of the first identified interferon stimulated genes, whose functions were previously unknown.

Biosketch
Venu Cheriyath’s Biosketch

Venu Cheriyath, Ph.D. M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Venu.cheriyath@tamuc.edu
NIH Biosketch