BYOMKESH MANNA
SCIENTIST F

  BYOMKESH MANNA

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2012

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHOLERA AND ENTERIC DISEASES
P-33, CIT ROAD SCHEME XM P.O.BOX 177 BELIAGHATA
KOLKATA - 700010 .
Telephone (off): 033-2370-1176
Fax : 033-2370-5066
Email : mannab2000@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D.
  • M.Sc.

  • Discipline:
    MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS/ OPERATIONS RESEARCH



    Research Experience:
    About 35 years research experience in planning and designing of various epidemiological, clinical research projects in the field of Diarrhoea, Cancer and HIV/AIDS and also conducting vaccine trial projects on Cholera and typhoid and Probiotics in the community. He has also having experience in sophisticated statistical analysis of various type of research data for publication by using different multivariate techniques. Dr. Manna was the co-investigator of a large typhoid vaccine demonstration project and a phase III trial of an oral cholera vaccine in urban slum areas of Kolkata in collaboration with International Vaccine Institute, Korea. Dr. Manna is an expert in both data management and statistical analysis as well as community based field work activities. Under his active involvement and supervision, two large community based Typhoid Vaccine effectiveness Trial with a total population of 60,000 and oral cholera vaccine efficacy trial with over 110,000 population in urban slums of Kolkata have been completed and the results have been published in New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet. He has availed a one-year post doctoral fellowship in the department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA and worked on Multicentre AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) data for inflection points in serum immune activation markers and CD4 & CD8 T Cells prior to AIDS onset and also for prognostic significance of plasma markers of immune activation , HIV viral load and CD4 measurements. He also provided statistical guidance to MD and PHD students for their thesis work.
    Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
    • Indian Society for Medical Statistics (Life Member).
    • The Indian Public Health Association (Life Member).
    • Indian Science Congress Association
    Awards:
    Availed FOGARTY fellowship for one year (1996-1997) in the department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Foreign Visits:
    1. MEETING OF THE PROJECT ENTITLED " EXPLORATION OF BIOLOGIC BASIS FOR OPV & ROTAVIRUS VACCINE UNDERPERFORMANCE IN INDIA. TO BANGLADESH
      FROM 2011-07-24 TO 20110-7-25

    2. PARTICIPATION IN THE GLOBAL ENTERICS MULTICENTER STUDY(GEMS) ANNUAL MEETING. TO MOZAMBIQUE
      FROM 2010-09-28 TO 2010-09-30

    3. TRAINING WORKSHOP :EPIDEMIOLOGY AND VACCINOLOGY WORKSHOP FOR REPRODUCTIVES OF THE DEMOCRITIC PEOPLE'S OF KOREA. TO VIETNAM
      FROM 2010-01-24 TO 2010-01-28

    4. PARTICIPATION IN THE 3RD VACCINE GLOBAL CONGRESS. TO SINGAPORE
      FROM 2009-10-04 TO 2009-10-06

    5. PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. TO U.S.A.
      FROM 2008-12-08 TO 2008-12-11

    6. PARTICIPATION IN THE INVESTIGATORS MEETING FOR THE GLOBAL ENTERIES MULTI-CENTRE STUDY (GEMS). TO U.S.A.
      FROM 2008-09-10 TO 2008-09-12

    7. PARTICIPATION IN THE NINTH ADVANCED VACINOLOGY COURSE. TO FRANCE
      FROM 2008-05-19 TO 2008-05-30

    8. PARTICIPATION IN THE MEETING ENTITLED "IMPACT EVALUATION OF CHOLERA VACCINE INTRODUCTION. TO BANGLADESH
      FROM 2008-04-01 TO 2008-05-01

    9. PARTICIPATION IN THE CLINICAL/EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING SESSION TO U.S.A.
      FROM 2007-01-22 TO 2007-01-25

    10. PARTICIPATION IN THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TYPHOID FEVER AND OTHER SALMONELLOSES. TO CHINA
      FROM 2005-11-12 TO 2005-11-14

    11. TO AVAIL TRAINING COURSE IN BIOSTATICS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY RES. UNDER COUNTERPART TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR ONGOING JICA-NICED TO JAPAN
      FROM 2005-02-07 TO 2005-04-09

    12. PARTICIPATION IN THE DATA MANAGEMENT IDEAS EXCHANGE PROGRAM TO CHINA
      FROM 2004-07-20 TO 2004-07-22

    13. 10TH ASIAN CONFERENCE ON DIARRHOEAL DISEASES AND NUTRITION. TO BANGLADESH
      FROM 2003-12-07 TO 2003-12-09

    14. WHO/TDR TRAINING COURSE ON CLINICAL DATA MANAGEMENT SOFRWARE (2) WORKSHOP ON STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR C.D.M. TO THAILAND
      FROM 2003-09-22 TO 2003-09-30

    15. PARTICIPATION IN THE CLINICAL DATA MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP. TO BANGKOK
      FROM 2003-03-24 TO 2003-03-29

    16. PARTICIPATION IN THE DOMI WORKSHOP ON DATA MANAGEMENT- PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES TO VIETNAM
      FROM 2002-11-19 TO 2002-11-21


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