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educator , medical geneticist

Mercy Jacob Raman, Indian medical geneticist, educator. Achievements include research in molecular genetics established that mammalian male germ cells have a high capacity to repair DNA double strand breaks effectively and precisely and studied the joining mechanisms. Trustee member Professor S.P. Ray-Chaudhuri Memorial Foundation, Varanasi, 1995—2005; Member of Indian Society for Cell Biology (life; executive council member 1990—2004).

Background

Raman, Mercy Jacob was born on July 30, 1946 in Kottayam, Kerala, India. Daughter of Chacko Valakulathil and Mary Chacko.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Sri Kerala Varma College, Trichur, 1966. Master of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1971.

Career

Post doctoral fellow Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1971—1972, lecturer, 1973—1984, reader, 1984—1998, professor, since 1998, head department, since 2005, residential warden Post Graduate Girls Hostel of the University. Commonwealth academic staff fellow University Cambridge, England, 1997—1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in molecular genetics established that mammalian male germ cells have a high capacity to repair DNA double strand breaks effectively and precisely and studied the joining mechanisms.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee member Professor S.P. Ray-Chaudhuri Memorial Foundation, Varanasi, 1995—2005. Member of Indian Society for Cell Biology (life. Executive council member 1990—2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Rajiva Raman, April 18, 1982.

father:
Chacko Valakulathil

mother:
Mary Chacko

spouse:
Rajiva Raman