Sudhakar Yakkanti, He was appointed as Sr. Vice President of “USG United Scientific Group, LLC” by USG-Editors Association on July 1st 2016. Earlier appointments include Associate Director/Senior Scientist at Center for Cancer & Metabolism, Bioscience Division, Stanford Research Institute (SRI) International, Menlo Park, California.
He was also Director of Cell Signaling and Tumor Angiogenesis Laboratory at BTNRH and also Associate Professor at Dept. Biochemistry and Mol. Biol. Dept. University of Nebraska medical Center and Associate Professor at School of Pharmacy at Creighton University, Omaha, NE. He did his postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical, Boston USA.
He received Indian President’s fellowships, Young Clinical Scientist Award, Michael A. O’Connor Young Investigator Awards from FAMRI and Mayo Clinic. He has more than 40 publications including Science, Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), Cancer Cell, Blood, and PNAS etc. His research focuses on Extra Cellular matrix interactions with cells & signaling and tumor metastasis, which is supported by federal and foundation grants.
He was served as grant reviewer for DT study section. He served as an Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board Member of peer reviewed scientific journals and also honored as keynote speaker and session chair for many conferences.