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. She also manages predoctoral training grants in Pharmacological Sciences and Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program.

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.

To contact Koduri, send email to sailaja.koduri@nih.gov.

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