Dr. Mukul Das
Fellow, Elected 2007
Born in Lucknow, India on 9 July 1956. Educated at St Francis College, Lucknow 1963-71; Lucknow Christian College, Lucknow 1972-76; M.Sc (Biochem), Lucknow University, Lucknow 1976-78; Ph.D 1982.
Scientist G (Scientist in Director Grade) 2007 to date; Area Coordinator, Food, Drugs & Chemical Toxicology Group, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, 2002 to date.
Res Assoc, Wayne State Univ, Detroit, USA 1982-83; Sr. Res. Assoc., Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, USA 1983-86; Scientist C, 1986-91; Scientist EI 1991-96; Scientist EII 1996-2001 and Scientist F, 2001-07, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow.
Awards/Honours: Burroughs Welcome Fund Award, USA 1985; Schering-Plough Foundation Award from Dermatology Foundation, USA 1986; International Union of Biochem Fellowship, Prague, Czechoslovakia 1988; Institutional Young Scientist Award, 1990; Institutional Techy Development Award, 1991; Best Exhibit Award, 1995; Co-editor of Special issue of "Nanotoxicology" Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009. Member, FADC Committee of BIS, 1993 to date; Food Additive Sub-committee of CCFS, DGHS, 2001 to date; DBT Task Force Committee on Biotech Approaches for Food and National Security, 2002-2004, 2006-2009; WHO Temporary Advisor for JECFA, Geneva, 2004; Chairman Food Additives Section Sub-Committee, FAD 8, BIS, 2007 to date; President, Indian Nanoscience Society, 2007; European Panel of Experts for projects on Functional Foods, 2009.
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; Society of Toxicology, India.
Research Areas: Food contamination and adulteration; Xenobiotic biotransformation; Chemical carcinogenesis; Nanotoxicology
Address: Scientist G (Director Grade) & Area Coordinator, Food, Drugs & Chemical Toxicology Group, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, P.O. Box 80, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow 226001, U.P.; 215/19 Ka Kamal Sarovar, Subhash Marg, Lucknow 226003, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0522) 2963826, 2620207, Ext 241; Res. (0522) 2745313; Fax: (0522) 2628227, 2211547; Email: email@example.com]