G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology 2021
CSIR instituted a Gold Medal in 2004 in the fond memory of Prof. G N Ramachandran, a pioneer of protein chemistry & the founding father of structural biology in India, for recognizing excellence in the interdisciplinary field of Biological Sciences and Technology.
Prof. Partha Pratim Majumder
The G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology for the year 2021 has been awarded to Prof. Partha Pratim Majumder of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, for his outstanding contributions in cancer genomics and elucidation of the genetic history of humans in India. He has served on many national science efforts and enriched Indian science through his leadership and institution-building.