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Debajit Kumar Biswas

Debajit Kumar Biswas, Indian microbiologist. Achievements include patents in Anti-Hormone Antibody for Cancer Therapy, Synergistic Action of Combined Anti-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Therapy. Recipient grants National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, 1969-1992. Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society for Cell Biology.

Background

  • Biswas, Debajit Kumar was born on June 1, 1932 in East Bengal, India. Came to the United States, 1959. Son of Monomohan and Durgapriya (Nandi) Biswas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Calcutta (India) University, 1949. Master of Science, Calcutta (India) University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Calcutta (India) University, 1957.

      Doctor of Science, Calcutta (India) University, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant professor All India Institute Medical Science, New Delhi, India, 1966-1968. Visiting assistant professor Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1968-1973. Assistant professor Harvard School Dental Medicine, 1973-1980, associate professor, 1980-1992.

      Research scientist Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School, since 1992. Consultant Food and Drug Administration, Washington, 1980-1982. Advisory board member National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1989-1993.

      Consultant Hoechst Rowsel Pharmaceutical, Sommerville, New Jersey, 1993-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in Anti-Hormone Antibody for Cancer Therapy, Synergistic Action of Combined Anti-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Therapy.

    Works

    • Contributor over 75 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society for Cell Biology.

    Connections

    • Married Chitra Sen, August 16, 1958 (deceased August 21, 1993). Children: Surajit, Malini.
    • father: Monomohan Biswas
    • mother: Durgapriya (Nandi) Biswas
    • spouse: Chitra Sen
    • children: Surajit Biswas
    • Malini Biswas
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    Born June 1, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Calcutta (India) University
    • 1951
      Calcutta (India) University
    • 1957
      Calcutta (India) University
    • 1970
      Calcutta (India) University
    • 1966 - 1968
      Assistant, professor All India Institute Medical Science
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1968 - 1973
      visiting assistant, professor Harvard Medical School
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1992
      research scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School
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