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Dr. Ranjan Mitra, President Elect of India Section of AOAC International
Dr. Ranjan Mitra is part of newly formed Executive Committee as President – Elect for the India Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL.
Dr. Mitra has been working at Research & Development Centre, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited (GSKCH) India for 6+ years and has held a variety of increasingly responsible technical and managerial roles. His current job title is Manager (Analytical Sciences). In this capacity, he is involved in various analytical research & development programmes in Nutrition category (across product range covering nutritional health food drinks and other foods like biscuits and breakfast cereals).
Dr. Mitra received his Master’s Degree in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, received his Ph.D. in Bio-inorganic/ Organic Chemistry from the University of Florida, USA. He then went on to do his postdoctoral research at University of Florida, USA in Physical Inorganic/Bioinorganic Chemistry.
Dr Mitra is currently responsible for “Vitamin B12 collaborative programme for Indian food matrices” as Study Director, nominated jointly by India Section of AOAC International and GSKCH R&D.