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Dr. Mukul Das

Head of Food Toxicology Division Indian Institute of Toxicology ResearchFood Toxicology
Qualifications:

PhD MSc BSc

Location: Lucknow, India

Biography

Dr Mukul Das is holding the post of Director Grade Scientist and Head of Food Toxicology Division of Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) Lucknow, India. He obtained his post graduation in Biochemistry from Lucknow University and Doctorate from Kanpur University. He served as Research Associate in Wayne State University, Detroit, USA and Senior Research Associate in Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA. He has been engaged in Food Quality and Safety Assessments work for the past over 23 years and his expertise includes quality and safety assessment of food additives, adulterants and contaminants. He has contributed 12 chapters in books; published over 180 papers and is a holder of 3 patents. A Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Society of Toxicology; he is a member of various scientific bodies and participates extensively in various food regulatory agencies of the country. He has been awarded Burroughs Wellcome Fund Fellowship (USA); Schering-Plough Foundation Fellowship (USA); International Union of Biochemistry Fellowship, Young Scientist Award; Technology Award. He is a WHO/FAO Temporary Adviser for JECFA, Switzerland and President of Indian Nanoscience Society

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