Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 1962. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1970.
Veterinary assistant surgeon, Department Animal Husbandry, Proddatur, India, 1962-1965; research assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1965-1970; research associate, U. Georgia, Athens, 1970-1972; assistant professor microbiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972-1977; associate professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1977-1985; professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1985. Consultant Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) of United Nations, 1983, 89. Visiting scientist National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa, 1979.
Director India Cultural Society, Greater Lansing, Michigan, 1984-1986, United States Michigan State University/India Supervisory Control Of Program Execution, East Lansing, 1987-1989. Fellow American Academy Microbiology. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, American Veterinary Medical Association, Society Industrial Microbiology, Conference Research Workers in Animal Disease, Sigma Xi.
Married Sasikala C. Reddy, October 9, 1972. 1 child, Sumabala C.