Debasisa Mohanty appointed director of National Institute of Immunology

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Senior Scientist Debasisa Mohanty has been appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Immunology (NII), as per the order of the Personnel Ministry.


  • Mohanty is currently working as a Staff Scientist in the institute.
  • Debasisa Mohanty is an Indian computational biologist, bioinformatician and staff scientist at the National Institute of Immunology.

  • The government awarded him the National Bioscience Award for Career Development in 2009, one of the highest Indian science awards, for his contribution to the biosciences.

  • In another order, the ministry said Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj has been given additional charge as Corporate Affairs Secretary.

National Institute of Immunology :

  • The National Institute of Immunology is an autonomous research institute located in the

  • Established - 24 June 1981

  • Headquarters - New Delhi

  • Founding Director - G.P. Talwar

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