Anindya Bagchi, PhD

Anindya Bagchi

Title: Associate Professor
Company: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Location: La Jolla, California, United States

Anindya Bagchi, PhD, Associate Professor at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.

Initially interested in chemistry, Dr. Bagchi developed a passion for medicine and biology research in college and has pursued it ever since. He studied the genetic aspects of disease at Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, where he earned a PhD in molecular genetics in 2001. Dr. Bagchi proceeded to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer genetics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York, later joining the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota as an assistant professor. After eight years, he was promoted to the position of tenured associate professor. Today, he continues his work to advance his field through roles as a research scholar with the American Cancer Society and an associate professor at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. His responsibilities include researching genetic mutations that lead to cancer, how cancer spreads, and guiding the next generation.

In addition to his primary roles, Dr. Bagchi is active in his community. He is an affiliate of Stand Up to Cancer, Relay for Life, and the American Cancer Society, Inc., and has been a grantee of the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and the U.S. Department of Defense. As a testament to his effort and dedication, he earned the National Cancer Institute R01 Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2016.

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