Dr.K.S. Murali Krishna is the Professor & Principal of MLR Institute of Pharmacy. He had obtained B.Pharm from University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, (UCPSc), Kakatiya University, Warangal in 1979 and .M.Pharm from H.S.Gour University in 1982 and Ph.D from Kuvempu University respectively. He has also obtained Doctorate in Siddha System of Medicine.
He has been in academics for the last 34 years in various capacities. To his credit, he published more than 37 research articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals and presented research papers at various conferences. He is recipient of Dr. T.J. Kannappan award, Nov-2008 for best research article published in IJDR (Indian Journal of Dental Research) in 2008, which is the most popular and most referred article in that journal till today.
During his long illustrated career in academics, he held various positions in different constituted bodies of many universities. He was member of Academic Council, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, member of Faculty and Board of Studies (Pharmacy) of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and member of Board of Studies of (Pharmacy), Kuvempu University and Chairman, Board of Examiners ((Pharmacy), Kuvempu University.
He has guided 24 M.Pharm students and presently guiding 02 Ph.D scholars for their doctoral programmes. He has organized two international conferences and also several institutional level scientific seminars, symposia & co-curricular activities.