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Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty

microbiologist

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.

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