Mukunthan KS

BTech (Biotech), MTech (Indl Biotech), PG.Dip (Indl Safety) PhD (Bioinformatics), PDF (Pediatric Hematology and Oncology)

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2017- PhD (Bioinformatics), Vellore Institute of Technology, INDIA

2008 - MTech (Industrial Biotechnology), Annamalai University, INDIA

2005 - BTech (Biotechnology),Vellore Institute of Technology, INIDA   


April 2019- Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, MIT, INDIA

2018 - Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, USA

2008-2019 Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, MIT, INDIA

2007-2008 Graduate Research Intern M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, INDIA

2005-2006 Research Assistant (Plant Tissue Culture Lab) M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

Research Interests

Bioinformatics, Computational Bioprospecting, Insilico clustering and evaluation of Small Molecule and Metal Toxicity, Synthesis of Superhydrophobic materials 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

VIT University


Award Date: 13-04-2017

Annamalai University


Award Date: 27-05-2008

VIT University


Award Date: 25-04-2005

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