Chandrima Shaha Elected First Female President of Indian National Science Academy
Former director of the National Institute of Immunology, Chandrima Shaha has been named as the first woman president of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
The 66-year-old Shaha will head INSA from 2020
Shaha is currently Professor of Eminence at the National Institute of Immunology, an institute under the Department of Biotechnology.
INSA established in January 1935 in New Delhi is the apex body of Indian scientists representing all branches of science and technology to promote science in India and harness scientific knowledge for the cause of humanity and national welfare.