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microbiologist

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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