Colloquium: Human Origin, Health and Disease

Dr. K Thangaraj
Thu, 25th Nov, 2021 11:00 amAdd to Calendar 2021-11-25 11:00:50 2021-11-25 11:00:50 Title Description Location IIT Palakkad UTC public
Thu, 25th Nov, 2021 12:00 pm

The colloquium will be via online platform

  • Meeting ID: 996 1795 2263
  • Passcode:   181808
  • Zoom Link:



About the speaker:











Dr. Kumarasamy Thangaraj

Director, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad.

Chief Scientist, CSIR - Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad


The major research interests of Dr. Thangaraj has been in the field of human origin, health and disease. His group is interested in understanding the complex origin and affinities of Indian populations, using the genomics variations of contemporary populations and ancient biological remains; and the impact of endogamy on health and disease of South Asians. Additionally, he aims to find the molecular basis of male infertility, cardiovascular diseases, sex determination, and mitochondrial disorders. The findings of his group have been published in top ranked journals including Nature and Science

A general article about genetic basis of our (Indians) origin