Florida International University
Dr. Deodutta Roy joined Florida International University as a Professor in 2004 and as a founding Chairman he established a new Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Dr. Roy received both his Master of Philosophy (1980) and PhD (1984) in Life Sciences from the Jawaharlal University, New Delhi, India. Dr. Roy is a prolific scholar and researcher, having published over one hundred peer reviewed articles, book chapters, monographs, and two patents, and has trained 15 doctoral students and numerous postdoctoral fellows. Since last 24 years, his research program has been continuously funded through grants from the American Cancer Society, US National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD), or Veteran Affairs. Dr. Roy has served on a variety of research-related advisory boards and review panels, including NIH, DoD, the Susan Komen Foundation, Miami VA, and the Massachusetts Public Health Breast Cancer review panels. Dr. Roy is also on the editorial boards of nine scientific journals.
Dr. Roy’s ongoing research is focused on identifying biological pathways and networks contributing to the susceptibility of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases with the goal of identifying suitable drug targets and potential therapeutics.