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Partha P. Majumder, Ph.D.
TCG-ISI Centre for Population Genomics
Bengal Intelligent Park, Building B, 3rd Floor, Block EP & GP, Sector V, Salt Lake Electronic Complex
Kolkata - 700 091   
West Bengal   
Phone: +91-33-25753209,25753212
Fax: +91-33-25773049
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Director TCG-ISI Centre for Population Genomics, Kolkata, India 2001-Present
Professor and Head Human Genetics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 2004-Present
Honorary Professor Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India 2007-Present
Professor and Head TCG-ISI Centre for Population Genomics, Kolkata, India 1991-2004
Genetics Consultant Center for Education & Drug Abuse Research, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, USA 1990-1996
Associate Professor Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 1987-1991
Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, USA 1987-1989
Lecturer Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 1983-1986
Research Instructor Center for Demographic & Population Genetics, University of Texas, Houston, USA 1982-1983
Senior Research Associate Center for Demographic & Population Genetics, University of Texas, Houston, USA 1980-1982
Area of Specialization:
Biological statistics
1. Vimaleswaran, K. S., Radha, V., Anjana, M., Deepa, R., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  Effect of polymorphisms in the PPARGC1A gene on body fat in Asian Indians. International Journal of Obesity. 2006.  30, 884-891. [PubMed]
2. Ramprasad, S., Radha, V., Mathias, R. A., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Rema, M.  Rage gene promoter polymorphisms and diabetic retinopathy in a clinic-based population from South India. Eye. 2007.  21, 395-401. [PubMed]
3. Chakrabarti, S., Kaur, K., Kaur, I., Mandal, A. K., Parikh, R. S., Thomas, R. and Majumder, P. P.  Globally, CYP1B1 mutations in primary congenital glaucoma are strongly structured by geographic and haplotype backgrounds. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2006.  47, 43-47. [PubMed]
4. Chaki, M., Sengupta, M., Mukhopadhyay, A., Subba, R. a. o., Majumder, P. P., Das, M., Samanta, S. and Ray, K.  OCA1 in different ethnic groups of india is primarily due to founder mutations in the tyrosinase gene. Annals of Human Genetics. 2006.  70, 623-630. [PubMed]
5. Mukherjee, O., Meera, P., Ghosh, S., Kubendran, S., Kiran, K., Manjunath, K. R., Subhash, M. N., Benegal, V., Brahmachari, S. K., Majumder, P. P. and Jain, S.  Evidence of linkage and association on 18p11.2 for psychosis. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics : the Official Publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics. 2006.  141B, 868-873. [PubMed]
6. Mukherjee, S., Saha, A., Kumar, P., Chandak, G. R., Majumder, P. P. and Ray, K.  Remarkable variation in the informativeness of RFLP markers linked to hemophilia B locus in Indian population groups: implication in the strategy for carrier detection. Disease Markers. 2006.  22, 327-334. [PubMed]
7. Radha, V., Vimaleswaran, K. S., Babu, S., Deepa, R., Anjana, M., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  Lack of association between serum adiponectin levels and the Pro12Ala polymorphism in Asian Indians. Diabetic Medicine : A Journal of the British Diabetic Association. 2007.  24, 398-402. [PubMed]
8. Biswas, N. K., Dey, B. and Majumder, P. P.  Using HapMap data: a cautionary note. European Journal of Human Genetics : EJHG. 2007.  15, 246-249. [PubMed]
9. Sarkar, R. o. y., Farheen, S., Roy, N., Sengupta, S. and Majumder, P. P.  Portability of tag SNPs across isolated population groups: an example from India. Annals of Human Genetics. 2008.  72, 82-89. [PubMed]
10.   Genetic landscape of the people of India: a canvas for disease gene exploration. Journal of Genetics. 2008.  87, 3-20. [PubMed]
11. Ramya, K., Radha, V., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P. and Mohan, V.  Genetic variations in the FTO gene are associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity in south Indians (CURES-79). Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2011.  13, 33-42. [PubMed]
12. Vimaleswaran, K. S., Radha, V., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Sathyanarayana, R. a. o. and Mohan, V.  Uncoupling protein 2 and 3 gene polymorphisms and their association with type 2 diabetes in asian indians. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2011.  13, 19-25. [PubMed]
13. Majumder, P. P., Staats, H. F., Sarkar-Roy, N., Varma, B., Ghosh, T., Maiti, S., Narayanasamy, K., Whisnant, C. C., Stephenson, J. L. and Wagener, D. K.  Genetic determinants of immune-response to a polysaccharide vaccine for typhoid. The HUGO Journal. 2009.  3, 17-30. [PubMed]
14. Aggarwal, S., Negi, S., Jha, P., Singh, P. K., Stobdan, T., Pasha, M. A., Majumder, P. P.,Ghosh, S., Agrawal, A., Prasher, B. and Mukerji, M.  EGLN1 involvement in high-altitude adaptation revealed through genetic analysis of extreme constitution types defined in Ayurveda. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . 2010.  107, 18961-18966. [PubMed]
15. Sarkar, S., Biswas, N. K., Dey, B., Mukhopadhyay, D. and Majumder, P. P.  A large, systematic molecular-genetic study of G6PD in Indian populations identifies a new non-synonymous variant and supports recent positive selection. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2010.  10, 1228-1236. [PubMed]
16. Bodhini, D., Radha, V., Ghosh, S., Sanapala, K. R., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  Association of calpain 10 gene polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Southern Indians. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 2010.  [PubMed]
17. Chakrabarti, S., Ghanekar, Y., Kaur, K., Kaur, I., Mandal, A. K., Rao, K. N., Parikh, R. S., Thomas, R. and Majumder, P. P.  A polymorphism in the CYP1B1 promoter is functionally associated with primary congenital glaucoma. Human Molecular Genetics. 2010.  19, 4083-4090. [PubMed]
18. Ramamurthy, T., Wagener, D., Chowdhury, G. and Majumder, P. P.  A large study on immunological response to a whole-cell killed oral cholera vaccine reveals that there are significant geographical differences in response and that O blood group individuals do not elicit a higher response. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : CVI. 2010.  17, 1232-1237. [PubMed]
19. Hudson, T. J., Anderson, W., Artez, A., Barker, A. D., Bell, C., Bernabe, R. R., Bhan, M. K., Calvo, F., Eerola, I., Gerhard, D. S., Guttmacher, A., Guyer, M., Hemsley, F. M., Jennings, J. L., Kerr, D., Klatt, P., Kolar, P., Kusada, J., Lane, D. P., Laplace, F., Youyong, L., Nettekoven, G., Ozenberger, B., Peterson, J., Rao, T. S., Remacle, J., Schafer, A. J., Shibata, T., Stratton, M. R., Vockley, J. G., Watanabe, K., Yang, H., Yuen, M. M., Knoppers, B. M., Bobrow, M., Cambon-Thomsen, A., Dressler, L. G., Dyke, S. O., Joly, Y., Kato, K., Kennedy, K. L., Nicolas, P., Parker, M. J., Rial-Sebbag, E., Romeo-Casabona, C. M., Shaw, K. M., Wallace, S., Wiesner, G. L., Zeps, N., Lichter, P., Biankin, A. V., Chabannon, C., Chin, L., Clement, B., de, A., Degos, F., Ferguson, M. L., Geary, P., Hayes, D. N., Hudson, T. J., Johns, A. L., Kasprzyk, A., Nakagawa, H., Penny, R., Piris, M. A., Sarin, R., Scarpa, A., Shibata, T., van, d. e., Futreal, P. A., Aburatani, H., Bayes, M., Botwell, D. D., Campbell, P. J., Estivill, X., Gerhard, D. S., Grimmond, S. M., Gut, I., Hirst, M., Lopez-Otin, C., Majumder, P., Marra, M., McPherson, J. D., Nakagawa, H., Ning, Z., Puente, X. S., Ruan, Y., Shibata, T., Stratton, M. R., Stunnenberg, H. G., Swerdlow, H., Velculescu, V. E., Wilson, R. K., Xue, H. H., Yang, L., Spellman, P. T., Bader, G. D., Boutros, P. C., Campbell, P. J., Flicek, P., Getz, G., Guigo, R., Guo, G., Haussler, D., Heath, S., Hubbard, T. J., Jiang, T., Jones, S. M., Li, Q., Lopez-Bigas, N., Luo, R., Muthuswamy, L., Ouellette, B. F., Pearson, J. V., Puente, X. S., Quesada, V., Raphael, B. J., Sander, C., Shibata, T., Speed, T. P., Stein, L. D., Stuart, J. M., Teague, J. W., Totoki, Y., Tsunoda, T., Valencia, A., Wheeler, D. A., Wu, H., Zhao, S., Zhou, G., Stein, L. D., Guigo, R., Hubbard, T. J., Joly, Y., Jones, S. M., Kasprzyk, A., Lathrop, M., Lopez-Bigas, N., Ouellette, B. F., Spellman, P. T., Teague, J. W., Thomas, G., Valencia, A., Yoshida, T., Kennedy, K. L., Axton, M., Dyke, S. O., Futreal, P. A., Gerhard, D. S., Gunter, C., Guyer, M., Hudson, T. J., McPherson, J. D., Miller, L. J., Ozenberger, B., Shaw, K. M., Kasprzyk, A., Stein, L. D., Zhang, J., Haider, S. A., Wang, J., Yung, C. K., Cross, A., Liang, Y., Gnaneshan, S., Guberman, J., Hsu, J., Bobrow, M., Chalmers, D. R., Hasel, K. W., Joly, Y., Kaan, T. S., Kennedy, K. L., Knoppers, B. M., Lowrance, W. W., Masui, T., Nicolas, P., Rial-Sebbag, E., Rodriguez, L. L., Vergely, C., Yoshida, T., Grimmond, S. M., Biankin, A. V., Bowtell, D. D., Cloonan, N., deFazio, A., Eshleman, J. R., Etemadmoghadam, D., Gardiner, B. A., Kench, J. G., Scarpa, A., Sutherland, R. L., Tempero, M. A., Waddell, N. J., Wilson, P. J., McPherson, J. D., Gallinger, S., Tsao, M. S., Shaw, P. A., Petersen, G. M., Mukhopadhyay, D., Chin, L., DePinho, R. A., Thayer, S., Muthuswamy, L., Shazand, K., Beck, T., Sam, M., Timms, L., Ballin, V., Lu, Y., Ji, J., Zhang, X., Chen, F., Hu, X., Zhou, G., Yang, Q., Tian, G., Zhang, L., Xing, X., Li, X., Zhu, Z., Yu, Y., Yu, J., Yang, H., Lathrop, M., Tost, J., Brennan, P., Holcatova, I., Zaridze, D., Brazma, A., Egevard, L., Prokhortchouk, E., Banks, R. E., Uhlen, M., Cambon-Thomsen, A., Viksna, J., Ponten, F., Skryabin, K., Stratton, M. R., Futreal, P. A., Birney, E., Borg, A., Borresen-Dale, A. L., Caldas, C., Foekens, J. A., Martin, S., Reis-Filho, J. S., Richardson, A. L., Sotiriou, C., Stunnenberg, H. G., Thoms, G., van, d. e., van't, V., Calvo, F., Birnbaum, D., Blanche, H., Boucher, P., Boyault, S., Chabannon, C., Gut, I., Masson-Jacquemier, J. D., Lathrop, M., Pauporte, I., Pivot, X., Vincent-Salomon, A., Tabone, E., Theillet, C., Thomas, G., Tost, J., Treilleux, I., Calvo, F., Bioulac-Sage, P., Clement, B., Decaens, T., Degos, F., Franco, D., Gut, I., Gut, M., Heath, S., Lathrop, M., Samuel, D., Thomas, G., Zucman-Rossi, J., Lichter, P., Eils, R., Brors, B., Korbel, J. O., Korshunov, A., Landgraf, P., Lehrach, H., Pfister, S., Radlwimmer, B., Reifenberger, G., Taylor, M. D., von, K., Majumder, P. P., Sarin, R., Rao, T. S., Bhan, M. K., Scarpa, A., Pederzoli, P., Lawlor, R. A., Delledonne, M., Bardelli, A., Biankin, A. V., Grimmond, S. M., Gress, T., Klimstra, D., Zamboni, G., Shibata, T., Nakamura, Y., Nakagawa, H., Kusada, J., Tsunoda, T., Miyano, S., Aburatani, H., Kato, K., Fujimoto, A., Yoshida, T., Campo, E., Lopez-Otin, C., Estivill, X., Guigo, R., de, S., Piris, M. A., Montserrat, E., Gonzalez-Diaz, M., Puente, X. S., Jares, P., Valencia, A., Himmelbaue, H., Quesada, V., Bea, S., Stratton, M. R., Futreal, P. A., Campbell, P. J., Vincent-Salomon, A., Richardson, A. L., Reis-Filho, J. S., van, d. e., Thomas, G., Masson-Jacquemier, J. D., Aparicio, S., Borg, A., Borresen-Dale, A. L., Caldas, C., Foekens, J. A., Stunnenberg, H. G., van't, V., Easton, D. F., Spellman, P. T., Martin, S., Barker, A. D., Chin, L., Collins, F. S., Compton, C. C., Ferguson, M. L., Gerhard, D. S., Getz, G., Gunter, C., Guttmacher, A., Guyer, M., Hayes, D. N., Lander, E. S., Ozenberger, B., Penny, R., Peterson, J., Sander, C., Shaw, K. M., Speed, T. P., Spellman, P. T., Vockley, J. G., Wheeler, D. A., Wilson, R. K., Hudson, T. J., Chin, L., Knoppers, B. M., Lander, E. S., Lichter, P., Stein, L. D., Stratton, M. R., Anderson, W., Barker, A. D., Bell, C., Bobrow, M., Burke, W., Collins, F. S., Compton, C. C., DePinho, R. A., Easton, D. F., Futreal, P. A., Gerhard, D. S., Green, A. R., Guyer, M., Hamilton, S. R., Hubbard, T. J., Kallioniemi, O. P., Kennedy, K. L., Ley, T. J., Liu, E. T., Lu, Y., Majumder, P., Marra, M., Ozenberger, B., Peterson, J., Schafer, A. J., Spellman, P. T., Stunnenberg, H. G., Wainwright, B. J., Wilson, R. K. and Yang, H.  International network of cancer genome projects. Nature. 2010.  464, 993-998. [PubMed]
20. Xu, S., Kangwanpong, D., Seielstad, M., Srikummool, M., Kampuansai,Majumder, P. P., J. and Jin, L.  Genetic evidence supports linguistic affinity of Mlabri--a hunter-gatherer group in Thailand. BMC Genetics. 2010.  11, 18. [PubMed]
21. Majumder P. P.  The human genetic history of South Asia. Current biology . 2010.  20, R184-7. [PubMed]
22. Staats, H. F., Kirwan, S. M., Whisnant, C. C., Stephenson, J. L., Wagener, D. K. and Majumder, P. P.  Development of a bead immunoassay to measure Vi polysaccharide-specific serum IgG after vaccination with the Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi Vi polysaccharide. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : CVI. 2010.  17, 412-419. [PubMed]
23. Abdulla, M. A., Ahmed, I., Assawamakin, A., Bhak, J., Brahmachari, S. K., Calacal, G. C., Chaurasia, A., Chen, C. H., Chen, J., Chen, Y. T., Chu, J., Cutiongco-de, l. a., De, U., Delfin, F. C., Edo, J., Fuchareon, S., Ghang, H., Gojobori, T., Han, J., Ho, S. F., Hoh, B. P., Huang, W., Inoko, H., Jha, P., Jinam, T. A., Jin, L., Jung, J., Kangwanpong, D., Kampuansai, J., Kennedy, G. C., Khurana, P., Kim, H. L., Kim, K., Kim, S., Kim, W. Y., Kimm, K., Kimura, R., Koike, T., Kulawonganunchai, S., Kumar, V., Lai, P. S., Lee, J. Y., Lee, S., Liu, E. T., Majumder, P. P., Mandapati, K. K., Marzuki, S., Mitchell, W., Mukerji, M., Naritomi, K., Ngamphiw, C., Niikawa, N., Nishida, N., Oh, B., Oh, S., Ohashi, J., Oka, A., Ong, R., Padilla, C. D., Palittapongarnpim, P., Perdigon, H. B., Phipps, M. E., Png, E., Sakaki, Y., Salvador, J. M., Sandraling, Y., Scaria, V., Seielstad, M., Sidek, M. R., Sinha, A., Srikummool, M., Sudoyo, H., Sugano, S., Suryadi, H., Suzuki, Y., Tabbada, K. A., Tan, A., Tokunaga, K., Tongsima, S., Villamor, L. P., Wang, E., Wang, Y., Wang, H., Wu, J. Y., Xiao, H., Xu, S., Yang, J. O., Shugart, Y. Y., Yoo, H. S., Yuan, W., Zhao, G. and Zilfalil, B. A.  Mapping human genetic diversity in Asia. Science. 2009.  326, 1541-1545. [PubMed]
24. Vimaleswaran, K. S., Radha, V., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  A haplotype at the UCP1 gene locus contributes to genetic risk for type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians (CURES-72). Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 2010.  8, 63-68. [PubMed]
25. Vimaleswaran, K. S., Radha, V., Jayapriya, M. G., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  Evidence for an association with type 2 diabetes mellitus at the PPARG locus in a South Indian population. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 2010.  59, 457-462. [PubMed]
26. Majumder P. P.  Dissecting the genetics of cardiomyopathy in India: a tale of ten steps. Journal of Biosciences. 2009.  34, 1-3. [PubMed]
27. Mukherjee, S., Sarkar-Roy, N., Wagener, D. K. and Majumder, P. P.  Signatures of natural selection are not uniform across genes of innate immune system, but purifying selection is the dominant signature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2009.  106, 7073-7078. [PubMed]
28. Majumder P. P.  Genomic inferences on peopling of south Asia. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development. 2008.  18, 280-284. [PubMed]
29.  Majumder, P. P. Genetic landscape of the people of India: a canvas for disease gene exploration. Journal of Genetics. 2008.  87, 3-20. [PubMed]
30. Ghosh, S., Rao, P. S., De, G. and Majumder, P. P.  A nonparametric regression-based linkage scan of rheumatoid factor-IgM using sib-pair squared sums and differences. BMC Proceedings. 2007.  1 Suppl 1, S99. [PubMed]
31. Vimaleswaran, K. S., Radha, V., Ramya, K., Babu, H. N., Savitha, N., Roopa, V., Monalisa, D., Deepa, R., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Rao, M. R. and Mohan, V.  A novel association of a polymorphism in the first intron of adiponectin gene with type 2 diabetes, obesity and hypoadiponectinemia in Asian Indians. Human Genetics. 2008.  123, 599-605. [PubMed]
32. Bairagya, B. B., Bhattacharya, P., Bhattacharya, S. K., Dey, B., Dey, U., Ghosh, T., Maiti, S., Majumder, P. P., Mishra, K., Mukherjee, S., Mukherjee, S., Narayanasamy, K., Poddar, S., Roy, N. S., Sengupta, P., Sharma, S., Sur, D., Sutradhar, D. and Wagener, D. K.  Genetic variation and haplotype structures of innate immunity genes in eastern India. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2008.  8, 360-366. [PubMed]
33. Sengupta, S., Farheen, S., Mukherjee, N. and Majumder, P. P.  Patterns of nucleotide sequence variation in ICAM1 and TNF genes in twelve ethnic groups of India: roles of demographic history and natural selection. Journal of Genetics. 2007.  86, 225-239. [PubMed]
34. Biswas, N. K., Dey, B. and Majumder, P. P.  Using HapMap data: a cautionary note. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2007.  15, 246-249. [PubMed]
35. Sarkar, S., Das, M., Mukhopadhyay, B., Chakrabarti, C. S. and Majumder, P. P.  High prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its correlates in two tribal populations of India and the impact of urbanization. The Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2006.  123, 679-686. [PubMed]
36. Radha, V., Vimaleswaran, K. S., Babu, H. N., Abate, N., Chandalia, M., Satija, P., Grundy, S. M., Ghosh, S., Majumder, P. P., Deepa, R., Rao, S. M. and Mohan, V.  Role of genetic polymorphism peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 Pro12Ala on ethnic susceptibility to diabetes in South-Asian and Caucasian subjects: Evidence for heterogeneity. Diabetes Care. 2006.  29, 1046-1051. [PubMed]
37. Farheen, S., Sengupta, S., Santra, A., Pal, S., Dhali, G. K., Chakravorty, M., Majumder, P. P. and Chowdhury, A.  Gilbert's syndrome: High frequency of the (TA)7 TAA allele in India and its interaction with a novel CAT insertion in promoter of the gene for bilirubin UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 gene. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 2006.  12, 2269-2275. [PubMed]
38. Ghosh, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Basu, G., Pal, S. and Majumder, P. P.  Linkage mapping of a complex trait in the New York population of the GAW14 simulated dataset: a multivariate phenotype approach. BMC Genetics. 2005.  6 Suppl 1, S19. [PubMed]
39. Sarkar, S., Das, M., Mukhopadhyay, B., Sekhar, C. and Majumder, P. P.  Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in two tribal populations of the sub-Himalayan region of India: ethnic and rural-urban differences. American Journal of Human Biology. 2005.  17, 814-817. [PubMed]
40. Majumder P. P.  Southward ho! Journal of Biosciences. 2005.  30, 293-294. [PubMed]
41. Majumder, P. P. and Ghosh, S.  Mapping quantitative trait loci in humans: achievements and limitations. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2005.  115, 1419-1424. [PubMed]
42. Basu, A., Chaudhuri, P. and Majumder, P. P.  Identification of polymorphic motifs using probabilistic search algorithms. Genome Research. 2005.  15, 67-77. [PubMed]
43. Majumder P. P.  C. C. Li (1912-2003): his science and his spirit. Journal of Genetics. 2004.  83, 101-105. [PubMed]
44. Majumder P. P.  C.C. Li (1912-2003): his science and his spirit. Genetic Epidemiology. 2004.  26, 81-87. [PubMed]
45. Basu, A. and Majumder, P. P.  A comparison of two popular statistical methods for estimating the time to most recent common ancestor (TMRCA) from a sample of DNA sequences. Journal of Genetics. 2003.  82, 7-12. [PubMed]
46. Basu, A., Mukherjee, N., Roy, S., Sengupta, S., Banerjee, S., Chakraborty, M., Dey, B., Roy, M., Roy, B., Bhattacharyya, N. P., Roychoudhury, S. and Majumder, P. P.  Ethnic India: a genomic view, with special reference to peopling and structure. Genome Research. 2003.  13, 2277-2290. [PubMed]
47. Roy, S., Thakur, M. and Majumder, P. P.  Mitochondrial DNA variation in ranked caste groups of Maharashtra (India) and its implication on genetic relationships and origins. Annals of Human Biology. 2003.  30, 443-454. [PubMed]
48. Grover, D., Majumder, P. P., B, R. a. o., Brahmachari, S. K. and Mukerji, M.  Nonrandom distribution of alu elements in genes of various functional categories: insight from analysis of human chromosomes 21 and 22. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2003.  20, 1420-1424. [PubMed]
49. Kaur, I., Roy, S., Chakrabarti, S., Sarhadi, V. K., Majumder, P. P., Bhanwer, A. J. and Singh, J. R.  Genomic diversities and affinities among four endogamous groups of Punjab (India) based on autosomal and mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms. Human Biology . 2002.  74, 819-836. [PubMed]


M.Sc. in Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Ph.D. in Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Honors and Awards
2006, Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences, India
2002, G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research
2001, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award in Biotechnology
2001, Fellow, Indian National Science Academy
2000, Ranbaxy Research Award in Applied Medical Sciences
2000, New Millennium Science Medal
1999, G.S. Randhawa Oration Award
1998, Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences
Elected Member, Human Genome Organization
2006-2008, Council Member, Indian National Science Academy
2002-2003, Expert, Drafting Group of the International Declaration onHuman Genetic Data
2000-2002, UNESCO, Elected Member
2000-2002, Board of Directors, International Genetic Epidemiology Society, Elected Chair
1998, ELSI Committee, International Genetic Epidemiology Society
1993, National Bioethics Committee, India, Elected Member of Executive Committee
1993 - 1996, International Human Genome Diversity, Project of the Human Genome Organisation, Elected Member of Governing Council
1992 - 1994, Indian Society of Human Genetics, Elected Member of Executive Committee
International Biometric Society
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