BSBE Faculty

Sai Chaitanya Chiliveri

Assistant Professor


Contact Information:
Email: saichay[at]
Tel: 0512-259-2454

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Academic Background:

Dr. Sai Chaitanya Chiliveri earned his Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, in 2009. In 2016, completed his Ph.D. in Biophysics at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, under the guidance of Dr. Mandar Deshmukh. Following his doctoral studies, Dr. Chiliveri pursued postdoctoral training in the United States, working with Dr. Ad Bax at the National Institutes of Health from 2016 to 2023. In August 2023, Dr. Chiliveri joined the BSBE department at IIT Kanpur as an Assistant Professor. 


Research Interests:

Dr. Chiliveri's primary research interest is to investigate host-pathogen interactions at the molecular level and utilize this information for designing therapeutic interventions. To achieve these goals, his research employs a multidisciplinary approach, involving molecular biology, biochemical methods, and advanced biophysical techniques, including NMR spectroscopy.