Samir Kumar Patra
Dr Patra had his M. Sc. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry (1997) from the University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India. His Ph.D. thesis work was on the molecular mechanisms of abnormal bilirubin deposition and Jaundice. Dr patra spent two postdoctoral training sessions: one- on membrane lipid rafts biology at the University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain (1997-1999); and another on DNA-methylation,Epigenetics, chromatin modification enzymes and cancer at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF), California, (1999-2002). He was an Academic Trainee at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (2002-2004), and taught at the University of Burdwan, and Institutes at Kalyani, West Bengal, India and is an Investigator at the Cancer Epigenetics Research, Kalyani, West Bengal (2004 - ). Dr. Patra was a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Italy. Currently, Dr Patra is the head of the Department of Life Science, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, INDIA.
Biography Updated on 18 December 2012