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Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty

Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty, Indian microbiologist. Named Scientist of Year, Industrial Research Magazine, 1975; recipient Inventor of the Year award, Patent Lawyers' Association, 1982, Public Affairs award, American Chemical Society, 1984, Distinguished Scientist award, Environmental Protection Agency, 1985, Merit award, National Institutes of Health, 1986, Pasteur award, 1991, Proctor & Gamble award, 1995; scholar, University Illinois, 1989.

Background

  • Chakrabarty, Ananda Mohan was born on April 4, 1938 in Sainthia, India. Arrived in the United States, 1965. Son of Satya Dos and Sasthi Bala (Mukherjee) Chakrabarty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Xavier's College, 1958. Master of Science, University Calcutta, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Calcutta, India, 1965.

    Career

    • Senior research officer University Calcutta, 1964-1965. Research associate biochemistry University Illinois, Urbana, 1965-1971, professor department microbiology Medical Center, 1979-1989, distinguished professor, since 1989. Member staff General Electric research and development center, Schenectady, New York, 1971-1979.

    Works

    • Editor: (book) Genetic Engineering, 1977, Biodegradation and Detoxification of Environmental Pollutants, 1982.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology.

    Connections

    • Married Krishna Chakraverty, May 26, 1965. Children: Kaberi, Asit.
    • father: Satya Dos Chakrabarty
    • mother: Sasthi Bala (Mukherjee) Chakrabarty
    • spouse: Krishna Chakraverty
    • children: Kaberi Chakrabarty
    • Asit Chakrabarty
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    Born April 4, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1958
      St. Xavier's College
    • 1960
      University Calcutta
    • 1965
      University Calcutta
    • 1964 - 1965
      Senior, research officer University Calcutta
    • 1965 - 1971
      research associate, biochemistry University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1979
      member, staff General Electric Company Research and Development Center
      Schenectady, New York, United States