Nikhil Moorchung,M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Director of IOB, graduated from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in Pune, India and subsequently completed his M.D. in Pathology from AFMC. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Pathology from King George Medical University in Lucknow. He taught at AFMC, Pune and at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore. He is a Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences and a Fellow of the Indian College of Pathologists. He is also an International Fellow of the Indian Council of Medical Research. He has guided several M.D. theses and mentored undergraduate and postgraduate students. He retired from the Army Medical Corps in 2018 after more than 27 years of service. He also worked at Anand Diagnostic Laboratory in Bangalore as a Senior Consultant in Surgical Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics. His areas of interest are genomic profiling of cancers and development of novel diagnostic tests for clinical use.
E-mail: nikhil AT ibioinformatics DOT org