Dr.Nanduri Received PhD in Organic Chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthinilayam, A.P. India in the year 1991 and continued as a faculty for three years. Moved on to the R & D centre of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories in the year 1995 and spent close to 13 years in various positions of increasing responsibilities. Led and managed various drug discovery programmes of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories in the areas of oncology and metabolic disorders as Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry. Subsequently, joined Biocon BMS Research Centre, Bangalore, as Chief Scientific Manager. Later on moved to Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd., (a subsidiary of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories) as Research Director, Medicinal Chemistry in 2008. Led a number of integrated drug discovery programmes in the area of Oncology in collaboration with various pharmaceutical companies. His recent industrial assignment has been with Albany Molecular Research (AMRI), Hyderabad Research Centre as Director, Medicinal Chemistry.