Dr. Amit Dutt is a basic scientist and Principal Investigator at ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai since Oct 24, 2010. After receiving his first doctoral degree in Plant Genetics from the ICGEB/ JMI, New Delhi, Dr. Dutt received another Ph.D. degree in Developmental Biology from the Institute of Life Sciences, University of Zurich. Subsequently, Dr. Dutt joined the laboratory of Dr. Matthew Meyerson at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston for his postdoctoral studies. He is a recipient of the Swiss National Science Foundation fellowship award; the Julius Klaus Foundation award from the University of Zurich; the Ramalingaswami Fellowship Award from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT); the Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship Award; YIM Boston Young Scientist Award; Outstanding Alumni award from JMI, and more recently the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in the field of Medical Sciences and Technology 2017.
Dr.Dutt is a faculty member in Medical Genetics- F1000 Prime; serves on the Editorial Board of PLOS ONE; and, BMC Genomics; and, on the scientific advisory committee and screening/ selection committee of various government and private organzations.
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CV (February 2019)