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Pratap Jyoti Handique appointed new VC of Gauhati University

First Published: 20th August, 2019 20:46 IST

Professor Pratap Jyoti Handique has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University. Governor Jagdish Mukhi appointed Handique as the new VC of the Gauhati University on Monday with immediate

Professor Pratap Jyoti Handique has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University.

Governor Jagdish Mukhi appointed Handique as the new VC of the Gauhati University on Monday with immediate effect. Handique is a professor of the Biotechnology department at the university.

Handique, a Biotechnologist of repute, was awarded a PhD from Gauhati University in 1992. He did his post-doctoral research on molecular biotechnology at Leicester University in the UK during 2005-2006 in the laboratory of professor JS Heslop-Horrison.

Handique is one of the pioneers who worked for the development of Biotechnology in Assam and the Northeast.

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