New Vice-Chancellor for Banaras Hindu varsity

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on June 27, 2012 Published on August 18, 2011

Dr Lalji Singh, former Director, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad has been named the new vice-chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

He has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor for a period of three years, according to a release from the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development.

Coincidentally, Dr Lalji Singh, a noted molecular biologist, who made DNA fingerprinting a strong medical and diagnostic tool in the country, obtained his doctorate (PhD) from BHU.

Published on August 18, 2011
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