Name: Partha P. Majumder
Highest Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Statistics); Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Awards & Honours
TWAS Prize in Biology - 2009, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Trieste, Italy.
G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research - 2002, Shri K.K. Birla Foundation, New Delhi & Kolkata.
Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award in Biotechnology - 2001, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Foundation, New Delhi.
Ranbaxy Research Award in Applied Medical Sciences - 2000, Ranbaxy Science Foundation, New Delhi
New Millennium Science Medal - 2000
awarded by the Indian Science Congress Association and the Council for Scientific & Industrial
Research (CSIR), Government of India ( Gold Medal )
G.S. Randhawa Oration Award - 1999 of the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (awarded in 2000)
Fellowships & Memberships of Professional Societies
Fellow (Elected 2001), Indian National Science Academy
Fellow (Elected 1998), Indian Academy of Sciences
Fellow (Elected 2006), The National Academy of Sciences, India
Elected Member , Human Genome Organization (HUGO)
Founding Member , International Genetic Epidemiology Society
Life Member , Asia-Pacific Society of Human Genetics
Life Member , Indian Society of Human Genetics
Life Member , Indian Society of Medical Statistics
Life Member , Indian Anthropological Society
Life Member , Association for the Promotion of DNA Fingerprinting & Other Technologies
Member , American Society of Human Genetics
Member , International Biometrics Society
Orations & Special Lectures
Professor S.P. Ray-Chaudhuri Memorial Lecture, S.P. Ray-Chaudhuri Foundation, Benaras Hindu University,
2 March 2009.
Dr. Gour Gopal Das Memorial Oration of the Indian Physical Society, 28 March 2008, Bose Institute, Kolkata.
India Foundation Day Lecture, 20 February 2008, "The Indian Identity in Science", Kolkata.
Foundation Day Oration, 11 February 2008, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar.
V. Ramalingaswami Memorial Lecture, 30 July 2007, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Scientific
National Science Day Lecture, 28 February 2006, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR), Pune.
The 8 th Manasi Ram Memorial Lecture, 23 November 2005, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
The 2 nd C.C. Li Memorial Lecture of the University of Pittsburgh, 29 April 2005, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
Dimensions of Science Lecture, India International Centre, New Delhi, 16 July 2004.
Shri J.N. Bose Memorial Oration, R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital's Foundation Day, 5 July 2004,
Institute Lecture - 2003, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
UNESCO Lecture in celebration of the 10 th Anniversary of the IBC and the 50 th Anniversary of the Discovery of DNA Structure, 14 May 2003, Paris.
Bireswar Chakraborty Memorial Oration - 2003, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
CSIR Foundation Day Lecture - 2001, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh.
U.S. National Institutes of Health "Stigma & Global Health" Lecture , 6 September 2001, Washington D.C.
NCBS-CSCS "Through the Lens of Life Sciences " Public Lecture . Bangalore, 20 April 2001
Foundation Day Lecture - 2000, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi.
Foundation Day Lecture - 2000, Centre for Archaeological Studies & Training (Eastern India), Calcutta.
Platinum Jubilee Lecture , Anthropology & Archaeology Section, Indian Science Congress, 2000, Pune.
Special Lecture , Sixty-sixth mid-year Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
Lt. Col. Upendranath Mukerjee Oration 1999 of the Federation Hall Society, Calcutta
Platinum Jubilee Lecture , Statistics Section, Indian Science Congress, 1998, Hyderabad
Human Genetics & Genomics, Statistical Genetics, Population Genetics
Developing a Global Blueprint for Zero PCG: Towards a Complete Understanding of the Molecular Basis of
Primary Congenital Glaucoma (PCG) [Funded under the India-Australia Programme by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.]
International Center of Excellence in Malaria Research "Malaria Evolution in South Asia" [Funded by the
National Institutes of Health, USA]
Past Major Projects
"Immune Response Polymorphisms: Typhoid/Cholera Vaccines."[Funded by the National Institutes of Health, USA]
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