Amitabha Chattopadhyay

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Amitabha Chattopadhyay
Born (1956-10-09) 9 October 1956 (age 58)
West Bengal, India
Residence India
Nationality Indian
Fields Biology
Institutions Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology
Alma mater IIT Kanpur, University of California, Davis

Amitabha Chattopadhyay is a molecular biologist.[1] He holds an M.Sc. from IIT Kanpur, a doctorate in Philosophy from State University of New York, (SUNY) at Stony Brook and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Davis. In 2013 he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom [2]

He is positioned as a J.C. Bose Fellow, Outstanding Scientist at Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology and the Dean of Biological Sciences at the Academy for Scientific and Innovative Research. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Special Center for Molecular Medicine - Jawaharlal Nehru University, Indian Institute of Science and University of Hyderabad.[3] He is the honorary faculty member at Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, in Bangalore

He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, in 2001, in the Biological sciences category.[4]

Prizes and honours[edit]

  • Wood Wheelan Fellowship - 1992
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology - 2001
  • Ranbaxy Research Award (Medical Sciences – Basic Research) - 2007
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, U.K. - 2013

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