Biomedical Sciences Faculty
Dr. Sathees B. Chandra, PhD
Program Director, Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Health Professions Advisor
Chandra completed his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India. He obtained his Master of Science in Biology from Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands. He developed a genetics map of honeybees while at the Ohio State University, Columbus where he earned his PhD degree. For a couple of years, Chandra did his post-doctoral training in genetics at University of California, Davis. Then he joined Roosevelt University in Chicago as a faculty member, where he was a tenured Associate Professor of Genetics for 12 years, and also served as the Coordinator for the Bioinformatics Graduate Program. During this time, he collaborated extensively with private research biotech industries in the Chicago area as well as medical institutions in India. He also held an Administrative Fellowship position in the Provost’s Office at Roosevelt University.