Biographical Sketch: Manas Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.

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Manas Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., is a scientific review officer in the Office of Scientific Review. He coordinates the review for the Support of Competitive Research program as well as for applications in the areas of biochemistry, cellular biology and molecular biology. Before joining NIGMS, Chattopadhyay was a staff scientist in the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Genetics at National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. He earned a B.Sc. in zoology, botany and chemistry from the University of Calcutta and a Ph.D. in biological science from the Bose Institute and Jadavpur University, both in India. Before coming to NIH, Chattopadhyay conducted postdoctoral research at the Jikei University School of Medicine in Japan.

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