Prof. G B N Chainy
Name: Prof. G B N Chainy
Designation: Retired Professor
Qualification: M Sc, , Ph. D.
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E-mail ID: chainyg@gmail.com

Gagan Bihari Nityananda Chainy, born on 8 th May 1950, did his graduation in Zoology (Hons) from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, Odisha in the year 1970 and moved to Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi to pursue higher studies where he completed his M.Sc. degree with biochemistry as specialization in the year 1972. Then he served for a short period of six months as Lecturer in the Department of Zoology, Utkal University and proceeded to Banaras Hindu University to obtain his Ph.D. degree under the guidance of late Padma Shri Prof. M.S. Kanungo, F.N.A. on metabolic changes during aging. He received post-doctoral training in USA and France. He joined as a lecturer in the Department of Zoology in the year 1979 and superannuated as Professor from the same Department in 2010. Twenty students were awarded Ph. D degree under his supervision. He has published around 90 research papers, several popular science articles and seven books. He is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, and Zoological Society of India. He was a UGC Emeritus Fellow (2013-2015) and DBT Visiting Research Professor NER (2017-2018).