Department: Centre for Aortic Diseases and Marfan Syndrome
Dr. Lalitha Biswas joined the Molecular Biology Laboratory at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Jan 2010. She did her M.Sc. Biotechnology from Madurai Kamaraj University, India, and obtained her Ph D from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. Her postdoctoral training was at University of Tuebingen, Germany and Purdue University, Indiana, USA. She was a member of the Graduate College Infection Biology (GKI-685), German Research Foundation and Sonderforshungsbereich (SFB). She has to her credit 11 international publications in reputed journals such as, Infection & Immunity, Journal of Immunology and Journal of Bacteriology. She is the recipient of research grants from Indian Council of Medical Research and Fast track grant for young scientists from Department of Science and Technology. Currently she is working in the Molecular Biology laboratory which provides diagnostic services under various categories such as histocompatability & immunogenetics, gene testing, pharmacogenomics, cancer genetics and molecular basis of infectious diseases.