Ch. Mohan Rao

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Ch. Mohan Rao
Born January 19, 1954
Huzurabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Flag of India.svg India
Nationality Flag of India.svg Indian
Alma mater National Eye Institute, University of Hyderabad, Kakatiya University
Scientific career
Fields Biology
Institutions Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology

Ch. Mohan Rao is an Indian molecular biologist.[1] He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Hyderabad. He was a visiting associate at the National Institutes of Health, US, during 1990–92. He was a visiting professor at the Tokyo Science University, Japan during 1996. He is positioned as director for the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, India.[2] He was awarded in 1999 the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, the highest science award in India, in the Medical Sciences category.[3]


Dr. Mohan Rao obtained bachelor's degree in botany, zoology and chemistry from the Osmania University in 1975. In 1977, he obtained his master's degree in chemistry from Osmania University PG Centre Warangal presently known as Kakatiya University, Warangal. In 1984, he received his doctoral degree from the University of Hyderabad. His thesis work was Photoacoustic Spectroscopy of Chemical and Biological Systems.


  1. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Mohan Rao is new CCMB director". The Hindu. 2009-11-13. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao" (PDF). 2010. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  3. ^ "Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao" (PDF). January 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

External links[edit]

  • Videolink to European Union Horizon2020 [1]