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About the PI

Biographical Sketch

Academic Profile

We are looking for talented and exceptional Ph.D. students who want to pursue highly interdisciplinary and cutting-edge research in genomics and epigenomics fields to understand genome function. Students with bioinformatics and computation backgrounds are strongly encouraged to contact the PI by email. NET-JRF qualified candidates or candidates with valid GATE score are desirable but not essential. 
Amartya Sanyal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (Dept. of Biological Sciences)
PI, Chromatin Architecture, Transcription & Genomics (CATG) Lab
Phone: +91 (40) 66303667
ORCID: 0000-0002-2109-4478
Researcher ID: D-7240-2015
Number of Publications: 21 journal articles
Citations: >16000, h-index: 15

Awards Received: 2022: BITS-Pilani OPERA; 2014: Nanyang Assistant Professorship, NTU,
Singapore; 2014: Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship (not availed); 2002:
NET-JRF; 2002: Lectureship in Life Sciences (Qualified in SLET – West Bengal College Service Commission)
Ph.D. (2002-2008) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
M.Sc. (2000-2002) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
B.Sc. (1997-2000) University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Scientific Appointments:
Associate Professor (2022-) BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, India
Assistant Professor. (2014-2021) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Postdoc (2008-2014) University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Student Mentoring:
From NTU, Singapore:
Ph.D. degree - Graduated 2 (as supervisor); Graduated 1 (as co-supervisor)
M.Sc. degree - Graduated 1 (as supervisor)
Contact Details:

Birla Institute of Technology & Science - Pilani 

Office: C block, Room C-233
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal, Medchal District,
Hyderabad-500078, Telangana, India
Phone: +91 (40) 66303667


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