Prof Ashis K Mukherjee, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University has been jointly adjudged for the prestigious Visitor’s Award for Research (Basic and Applied Sciences) for the year 2018. The award shall be presented to Prof Mukherjee by the President of India at the Visitor’s Conference with the Vice Chancellors of central universities scheduled to be held on May 2 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
Prof Mukherjee has recently been honoured with the highest academic honourary degree Doctor of Science (D Sc) by the University of Calcutta.
Prof Ashis K Mukherjee is also Dean of Research & Development, Tezpur University.
He is also the Head and Coordinator, DBT Nodal Centre for Medical Colleges and Biomedical Research Institute of North-East India (Unit of DBT, Govt of India), Tezpur University.
Prof Mukherjee is also the Associate Faculty (Professor), School of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, USA.