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molecular biologist and geneticist

Sam Thiagalingam, Sri Lankan molecular biologist and geneticist. Recipient Overseas Research Student award Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals of United Kingdom, 1983. Member American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (life).

Background

Thiagalingam, Sam was born on January 17, 1957 in Kalmunai, Sri Lanka. Came to the United States, 1984. Son of Sambasivamoorthy and Paramsothy (Eliyathamby) Sisupalapillai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 1981. Master of Science, Bowling Green State University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1992.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Jaffna, Thirunelvely, 1981-1982, Eastern University, Chenkalady, Sri Lanka, 1982-1984. Postdoctoral fellow Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, 1991-1995, research associate, since 1995.

Membership

Member American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamps, photography.

Connections

Married Arunthathi Cumaraswamy, March 29, 1993. Children: Natasha Thivya, Aaron Gajan.

father:
Sambasivamoorthy Sisupalapillai

mother:
Paramsothy (Eliyathamby) Sisupalapillai

spouse:
Arunthathi Cumaraswamy

children:
Natasha Thivya Thiagalingam

Aaron Gajan Thiagalingam