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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Elected Full-Term Member of the Board of Trustees of MIT, USA

Biocon Ltd, Asia’s premier biopharmaceutical company, announced today that its Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, has been elected as full-term member of the MIT Corporation, the board of trustees of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She is among the eight full-term members who will each serve a term of five years starting July 1, 2018.

Commenting on her election, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD – Biocon, said, “I am truly honoured to be elected as a full-time member of the board of trustees of MIT and look forward to contributing to this venerable institution’s continuous journey of making a meaningful difference in solving various challenges of the world. It is inspiring to be a part of this premiere research university, which is engaged in advancing knowledge, leveraging science and technology to address fundamental human needs for food, shelter, energy, transportation and social harmony.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ranked among the top universities in the world, is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university, organized into five Schools (architecture and planning; engineering; humanities, arts, and social sciences; management; and science). It has some 1,000faculty members, more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 130,000 living alumni. The …

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