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Genetics educator

Nawin Chandra Mishra, Indian genetics educator. National Science Foundation grantee, 1973-1975; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1974-1977, 80-84. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member General Society of America (chair program committee 1977-1979, organization committee 46th annual meeting 1978), American Society Cell Biology (congressional liaison committee since 1993).

Background

Mishra, Nawin Chandra was born on February 2, 1935 in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. Came to the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1979. Son of Trilochan and Jimeshwari (Choudhary) Mishra.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Patna University, 1956. Master of Science, Patna University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, McMaster University, 1967.

Career

Research associate Rockefeller University, New York City, 1969—1973. Associate professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1973—1984, professor, 1984—2004, distinguished professor, since 2004. Jane Coffin Child Memorial Fund for medical research fellow Rockefeller University, New York City, 1967-1969.

Fellow Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany, 1980. Consultant to United Nations, 1990-1993, Novo Nordisk, Denmark, 1993. Member review panel human genome project United States Department Energy, since 1988.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member General Society of America (chair program committee 1977-1979, organization committee 46th annual meeting 1978), American Society Cell Biology (congressional liaison committee since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: science fiction, philology.

Connections

Married Purnima, June 1, 1958. Children: Prakash, Rashmi, Kiron.

father:
Trilochan Mishra

mother:
Jimeshwari (Choudhary) Mishra

spouse:
Purnima

child:
Prakash Mishra

child:
Rashmi Mishra

child:
Kiron Mishra