PARTHA P. MAJUMDER is a Professor of Human Genetics in the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and the founder of the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal, where he is currently a Distinguished Professor. He is also a Sir J.C. Bose National Fellow. He has pioneered the development of many statistical methods in the analysis of human genome diversity and genetic epidemiology. His work on genetics of human populations in India has provided a deep insight into the peopling of the Indian subcontinent.
ANKITA GARG is an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal. She has over 12 years of experience in translational research in the field of infectious diseases and immunology. . Her work has centred around immune pathogenesis of M tuberculosis and HIV-1 with particular emphasis on developing novel approaches for diagnosis, treatment and risk factors associated with occult TB and HIV disease.