20 Aug 2020

via Zoom

6th IBSE Colloquium

The Sixth Colloquium of the IBSE will be held on 20th August 2020. Prof. Partha Majumder, Distinguished Professor, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kolkata, India has kindly agreed to be our guest speaker. Register here.
Biography of the speaker : Partha Majumder is the founder of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, and concurrently a Professor of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. His scientific contributions to human and population genetics span a vast range; from structure and evolution of human populations to genomics of diseases and development of statistical methods for genomic analyses. He is a Sir J.C. Bose National Fellow. He is an elected Fellow of all the three science academies of India, of The World Academy of Sciences and the International Statistical Institute. He is a Council Member of the Human Genome Organisation. He is the Indian National co-Coordinator on the International Cancer Genome Consortium. He has served on the Board of Directors of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES), and was the founding Chair of its Ethics Committee. He has worked for the International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO. He is a recipient of many awards and medals, including the TWAS Biology Prize, G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research, Ranbaxy Research Award in Applied Medical Sciences, and the New Millennium Science Medal, Government of India.