Prasad Koduru, Ph.D.

Director, Genetics Diagnostics Laboratories (cytogenetics and Molecular Diagnostics)

Professor

Department: Pathology

Biography

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Dr. Koduru completed the basic biological sciences education at the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India with major in Genetics and Plant Breeding. After completing a Doctoral research program in cytogenetics and genetics, he was awarded Ph.D. in 1979, and continued at Andhra University in postdoctoral research in genetics. He completed a research fellowship in cancer genetics and cytogenetics at Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York, and is board certified in Clinical Cytogenetics. In addition, he was qualified and obtained certificates of qualification as director of cytogenetics, genetic testing, and molecular oncology from the Department of Health, State of New York.  He authored more than 85 original research papers in cytogenetics, molecular genetics and molecular pathology. He completed a graduate program in health care administration at Hofstra Univeristy, Hempstead, NY with distinction.

Professional Associations

Founding Fellow, American College of Medical Genetics

American Board of Medical Genetics

American Society of Human Genetics

American Society of Hematology

American Society for the Advancement of Science

American College of Health Care Executives

Education

Graduate School Andhra University - ? (1974), Genetics
Graduate School Andhra University - ? (1979)
Graduate School Hofstra University (2000), Health Care Administration

Research Interests

  • Molecular assays for the detection of pathogenic germline and somatic genetic changes
  • Molecular characterization of reciprocal translocations in tumors