principal investigator sumit k chanda, phd
associate professor
infectious & inflammatory disease center
the burnham institute for medical research

 

education: Cornell University (BS), Stanford University (PhD)

training: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

adjunct appointments: Adjunct Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences; Visiting Scientist, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation; Visiting Scientist, The Scripps Research Institute

Sumit Chanda earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2001, and received his post-doctoral training at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). He subsequently transitioned to a Group Leader position in the Division of Cellular Genomics at GNF, where his group pioneered a number of advances in mammalian cellular genetics and systems biology, including high throughput cellular genomics (cDNA/RNAi) in mammalian cells, high content screening, and automation technologies. In 2007, he joined the Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research as an Associate Professor.

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