Dr M V Jagannadham is a Senior Principal Scientist, a Project leader and Head Engineering division at the CSIR- Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India. He received Ph. D degree in life sciences from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi through CCMB in 1998 and obtained post doctoral training from Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan during 1999-2000. He studied the role of carotenoid pigments in cold adaptation using Antarctic bacteria as model system. He worked at the IGB-Neuglobsow, Germany as a part of the CSIR-DAAD exchange of scientistís programme 2011. He is developing techniques for identifying protein expressions and quantitation, post translational modifications in proteomics. He trained several graduates, post graduate students and is an author of several research publications. He received research grants form DST, DBT, CSIR, New Delhi, Institute for scientific research on Vedas (I-SERVE), Hyderabad and Centre for International Co-operation in Science (CICS), Chennai. Dr Jagannadham is a member of American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology. He is a life member of Indian society for Mass spectrometry, Society of Biological Chemists (India) and proteomics society (India). He delivered several lectures in National and International conferences. He received Bharat Jyothi award from India International friendship Society, New Delhi in 2014 and Eminent Mass spectrometrist award from Indian Society for Mass spectrometry in 2015. His current area of research is Microbial Proteomics. The focus is to improve the de novo sequencing efficiency of peptides using Mass Spectrometry; and structural and functional studies on outer membrane vesicles of bacteria.
Medicharla Venkata Jagannadham Research interests are Protein chemistry, Designing bioactive peptides including antibacterial peptides, structure- function correlations, Microbial proteomics, Mass spectrometry, Post translational modifications of proteins, and studies on outer membrane vesicles of bacteria.