Dr. Pulakes Purkait, Ph.D

Dr. PurkaitDr. Pulakes Purkait, Ph.D

Dr. Pulakes Purkait is Founder at Origin LIFE Healthcare Solution & Research Centre, Chandigarh, India.

He completed his M.Sc. in Biological Anthropology from Vidyasagar University, West Bengal and later pursued his Ph.D. in Clinical Molecular Anthropology from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, India.

Dr. Purkait has more than a decade of research and academic experience in Molecular Anthropology and Human Genetics. He has worked on many projects related to a wide array of topics such as Genetics of Chronic Diseases, Type 2 Diabetes, Phylogeny of the Indian Population, Bio-Cultural Diversity, Sustainable Development and Bio-Cultural Adaptation during his tenure as a researcher.

He has several book chapters and publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit and has also participated in numerous national and international conferences as an invited speaker. Besides, he is on the advisory committee of a Space Research Organization and sits on the editorial team of several scientific journals.

Dr. Purkait is currently working on Fetal Origin Hypothesis & Fetal Programming for a healthy nation and he is  proactively engaged in the development of affordable Molecular Diagnostic Tests for Pre-Marital Genetic Screening, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Pregnancy Loss and IVF Failure.