Profile of Dr. U. N. Murty

Murty, Upadhyayula Suryanarayana

Elected Fellow –2010

Basic Sciences - Zoology

DB: 20-09-1957

Birth place

Adurru, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India


Andhra University, Vishakapatnam, A.P., (B.Sc., 1978;M.Sc.,1980); Osmania University, Hyderabad, A.P.,(Ph.D., 1990); University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad , A.P.,(PGDEM, 1997)

Positions held 

Scientist, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad (1984 – till date), Course Coordinator, Advanced course in Bioinformatics (ACB), at Bioinformatics Center, Biology Division, IICT, Hyderabad (2002 to till date); Centre Coordinator, ENVIS (Environmental Information System) Centre, IICT, Hyderabad (2002 to till date); Visiting Professor, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad (from 2011); Visiting Professor, Centre for Disease Modelling (CDM), York University, Canada (2010); Senior Research Assistant, Central Seri cultural Research & Training Institute, Mysore (1983-1984); Research Assistant, WHO project at Vector control Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research), Pondicherry, (1981-1983).

Research Area

Zoology– Integrated Vector Management, Computational Biology, Rural Development.

Awards and fellowships

World Health Organization and Tropical Disease Research, Geneva fellowship, USA (1992); ‘Best Project performance’ by Government of Mizoram for the project on Integrated Sericulture for Rural Development (2002); ‘Outstanding performance’ by Director, IICT for the project on SAMADHAN KENDRA (2004); German Research Foundation Fellowship, Germany (2005); ‘U.S. Defense award’ on “Window-on-science support” USA (2006); Best Project performance’ by Govt. Arunachal Pradesh (2006); Sri Vege Venkata Krishna Rao & Smt.Vege Neelakanteswari Gold Medal in ABAP Patiala Punjab (2010).

Applied Zoologists Research Association (2006); Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, India (2010); Indian Academy of Social Sciences (2010).


Scientist G/Director Grade Scientist, Head, Biology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 607, India.


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