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.
Venu Cheriyath’s Biosketch
Venu Cheriyath, Ph.D. M.Sc.