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Digamber Shankarrao Borgaonkar

Digamber Shankarrao Borgaonkar, American cytogeneticist, educator. Hyderabad State Research scholar Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1955; recipient Haldane award Society Bionaturalists, Bhopal, India, 1988. Fellow Indian Society Genetics, American Genetic Association (vice president 1973), Hercules Country Club.

Background

  • Borgaonkar, Digamber Shankarrao was born on September 24, 1932 in Hyderabad, India. Came to the United States, 1959, naturalized, 1971. Son of Shankarrao Apparao and Kumudinibai (Jatar) Borgaonkar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Osmania University, 1953. Diploma, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1963.

    Career

    • Research assistant agriculture department Hyderabad and Parbhani, 1955-1959. Lecturer Agricultural College, Parbhani, 1956-1957. Assistant professor biology University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1963-1964.

      Faculty and head of chromosome laboratory Johns Hopkins University, 1964-1978, associate professor medicine, 1972-1978, lecturer department environmental health, 1975-1978. Professor biological science, research scientist, director research Genetics Center North Texas State University, Denton, 1978-1980. Director Cytogenetics Laboratory, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, 1980—1999.

      Visiting scientist Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, 1999—2001. Volunteer research scientist Laboratory Neurogenetics National Institute Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, since 2001. Research professor pediatrics (medical genetics) Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.

      Adjunct professor life and health science University Delaware.

    Membership

    Fellow Indian Society Genetics, American Genetic Association (vice president 1973), Hercules Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Manda Purandare, December 27, 1963. Children: Rajendra, Sonya.
    • father: Shankarrao Apparao Borgaonkar
    • mother: Kumudinibai (Jatar) Borgaonkar
    • spouse: Manda Purandare
    • children: Rajendra Borgaonkar
    • Sonya Borgaonkar
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    Born September 24, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1953
      Osmania University
    • 1955
      Indian Agricultural Research Institute
    • 1963
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1955 - 1959
      Research assistant, agriculture department Hyderabad and Parbhani
    • 1956 - 1957
      lecturer, Agricultural College
      Parbhani, Maharashtra, India, Maharashtra, India
    • 1963 - 1964
      assistant, professor biology University North Dakota
      Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      professor, research Genetics Center North Texas State University
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      research scientist, research Genetics Center North Texas State University
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      director, research Genetics Center North Texas State University
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1980 - 1999
      director, Cytogenetics Laboratory
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1999 - 2001
      visiting scientist, Mayo Clinic
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 2001
      volume research scientist, Laboratory Neurogenetics National Institute Aging
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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      • Author: Chromosomal Variation in Man: A Catalog of Chromosomal Variants and Anomalies, 8th edition, 1997. Co-author: Repository of Human Chromosomal Variants and Anomalies: International Registry of Abnormal Karyotypes, 14th Listing, 1993. Editor: (with Bergsma, McKusick, Scott) The First Conference on the Clinical Delineation of Birth Defects, volunteer 5, 1969. (with Bergsma, Shah) Advances in Human Genetics and Their Impact on Society, Birth Defects, 1972 (with Applewhite and Busbee) Genetic Screening and Counseling: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1981.
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      • Author: Chromosomal Variation in Man: A Catalog of Chromosomal Variants and Anomalies, 8th edition, 1997. Co-author: Repository of Human Chromosomal Variants and Anomalies: International Registry of Abnormal Karyotypes, 14th Listing, 1993. Editor: (with Bergsma, McKusick, Scott) The First Conference on the Clinical Delineation of Birth Defects, volunteer 5, 1969.(with Bergsma, Shah) Advances in Human Genetics and Their Impact on Society, Birth Defects, 1972 (with Applewhite and Busbee) Genetic Screening and Counseling: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1981.
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