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Nilmani Saha

human geneticist and physiologist

Nilmani Saha, Indian human geneticist and physiologist.


Saha, Nilmani was born on March 1, 1935 in Jhikira, India. Son of Gajendra Nath and Krishna Mati.


Bachelor of Science, Calcutta University, 1957, M.B.B.S., 1960, Doctor of Philosophy. in Medicine, 1972. Doctor of Medicine Panjab University, 1966.


Tutor, lecturer, assistant professor medical colleges, India, 1960-1966. Lecturer physiology medical faculty University Singapore, 1966-1972. Research fellow department human biology John Curtin School Medical Research, Australia National University Canberra, 1972-1973.

Professor physiology University Khartoum (Sudan), 1973-1980. Honorary research fellow Galton Laboratory, University College, London, 1974-1975, 76-78. Visiting professor department medical genetics University Umea, Sweden, 1980-1981.

Associate professor physiology medical faculty National University Singapore, 1981-1987, research scientist department pediatrics, since 1987. Visiting scientist institutes human genetics, Hannover, Hamburg, Marburg, West Germany International Child Health Foundation fellow, 1966.


  • Contributor 140 articles on human genetics and human nutrition to international journals.


Fellow Institute Biology (certified). Member Genetical Society United Kingdom. Member American Society Human Genetics, Society Study Human Biology, International Association Human Biologists, Human Biology Council, International Federation Body Builders (medical committee), Indian Society Human Genetics, Indian Science Congress, Nutrition Society, European Association Human Biologists, Calcutta Medical.


Children– Swaroopa, Sabari.

Gajendra Nath

Krishna Mati

Swaroopa Saha

Sabari Saha