Ashok Venkitaraman
Ursula Zoellner Professor of Cancer Research
Professor of Oncology
Director of the MRC CU
Co-Director of the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
Joint Director of The Cambridge Molecular Therapeutics Programme (CMTP)
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Prof. Ashok Venkitaraman is the Ursula Zoellner Professor of Cancer Research at the University of Cambridge, and the Director of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Cancer Unit. He trained in medicine at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, before completing his PhD at University College London. Prof. Ashok Venkitaraman was a faculty member at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, before appointment to the Zoellner Professorship in 1998. Prof. Ashok Venkitaraman is the Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Chair Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras.