Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Mysore, 1973. Master of Science in Microbiology, University Mysore, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University Pune, India, 1984.
Research assistant, National Institute Virology, Pune, 1978-1981; assistant research officer, National Institute Virology, Pune, 1981-1986; assistant professor pathology and laboratory medicine, Boston University, since 1990. Lecturer in field.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Thomas Stearns Rajeswari, February 16, 1987. 1 child, Omkar Kedarnath.