Dr. Shibichakravarthy Kannan is  a physician scientist with medical degree from India and PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA. He has  completed four years of post doctoral fellowship training from the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

He has been actively involved in investigating tumor immunology, tumor microenvironment, developing novel targeted immuno-therapeutics and understanding tumor biology from a computational biology perspective.

Currently he is working in cancer genomics field and exploring the SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), INDELS (insertions and deletions), chromosomal rearrangements, gene fusion events and other mutations associated with heterogeneous tumors such as lung, breast and ovarian cancer.