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Prasanta Kumar Mitra

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Prasanta Kumar Mitra

Sikkim Manipal University
India

BIOGRAPHY:

Prasanta Kumar Mitra is a very senior medical teacher and researcher. He has more than 41 years experience in medical teaching and research. His research area is Medicinal plants of India. He has four Ph.D.s to his credit and published one hundred sixty three research papers in peer reviewed national & international journals of repute. 11 students completed Ph.D. under his supervision. He was co-supervisor of the research projects of 3 MD students also. On behalf on Govt. of West Bengal, India, Prof. Mitra worked as Coordinator of World Bank and GTZ projects for Health Sector Development Program in North Bengal, India. Prof. Mitra is presently heading the Dept. of Medical Biotechnology, SMIMS, Sikkim Manipal University, India & is the Steering Committee Member of UNESCO Chair of Bioethics. He is also a member of national & international scientific forums and a member of editorial boards of scientific journals. Prof. Mitra is a well known writer and science popularizer. He has written 1730 popular science articles in different newspapers / magazines. He is the recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Excellence award for his academic excellence and outstanding contribution in the field of popularization

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