Uttam K Pati has earned his PhD from University of New Brunswick (Canada) and his D.Phil. from Allahabad University, Allahabad. He completed his Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institute, Germany in the year 1982. During 1984-1989 he served as Research Scientist at Yale University School of Medicine, USA. Then he became Acting Director of Genetic Engineering Unit, New Delhi in the year 1998. Afterwards he became Professor at School of Biotechnology in JNU,(New Delhi, India) respectively.
His area of interests include; Molecular chaperones & gene regulation, Molecular mechanism of hypoxia, cancer biology, Tumor suppressor protein p53, Biomarkers.