Dr. Chauhan received his bachelor’s degree from Rajasthan University, Jaipur and Master’s degree from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India. He obtained his Ph.D under supervision of Dr. JS Tyagi at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. His Ph.D work was focused on transcriptional regulation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
After completion of his Ph.D. in 2009, he joined the laboratory of Dr. Douglas Boyd in the Department of Cancer Biology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), Houston, US and worked on autophagy and cancer.
His second postdoctoral fellowship was under the guidance of Dr. Vojo Deretic, one of the distinguished scientists in the field of autophagy at University of New Mexico (UNM), US.
In Sept. 2015, he joined as a faculty at Institute of life Science, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.