Channabasavaiah B. Gurumurthy, MVSC, Ph.D., Exec. M.B.A.

Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, PhDDevelopmental Neuroscience
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985815 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5815

Phone: 402-559-3338

Professional Summary

CB Gurumurthy received his BVSC (DVM) from Bangalore Veterinary College, India and MVSC & PHD in Veterinary Virology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute with a Gold Medal distinction in MVSC. He received post-doctoral training in Cancer Biology and Mouse Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University, Chicago. He obtained a faculty position at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha in 2007 and since 2010 he serves as the Director of UNMC Mouse Genome Engineering Core Facility. He also has an Executive MBA degree, obtained from University of Nebraska at Omaha. His passion is genome engineering and technology development. With his experience both in traditional and advanced genetic engineering techniques, he is actively developing newer technologies for generation of genetically engineered animal models and developing widely-usable animal models for basic and drug discovery research.


BVSC (DVM), Bangalore Veterinary College, India, 1993
Ph.D, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India, 2000
Executive M.B.A., University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA, 2012

Research Interests and Projects

Genome engineering technologies that remained relatively unchanged for nearly 3 decades have taken on a new life, especially by the addition of CRISPR/Cas9 technology to the toolbox. With my training, experience and knowledge gained in designing and developing genetically engineered animal models, my laboratory focusses on the following three research areas:

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