Adjunct Faculty, Primates
PhD in Molecular Biology, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, 1993 MSc in Botany, with specialisation in Cytogenetics; 1983 1985, University of Calcutta, Kolkata BSc in Botany (Honours), Zoology and Chemistry; 1979-1982, Presidency College / University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Dr Anindya Sinha's wide-ranging research interests are in the areas of behavioural ecology and cognitive psychology of primates, animal molecular genetics, evolutionary biology, conservation biology and the philosophy of biology. He has a master’s degree in botany, a doctorate in molecular biology, and has earlier worked on the biochemical genetics of yeast, the social biology of wasps, and the classical genetics of human disease. He is also interested in biology education and popularisation of science, and has lectured extensively in a variety of educational and research institutions. He is a connoisseur of music, movies and art.
He is a Professor and Dean, Academic Affairs, at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru.