Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GCGEB)
has been named after the legendary Dr.
Biresh Chandra Guha, one of the most celebrated
teachers of Calcutta University and the father of modern
Biochemistry in India. As a fitting tribute to this great
visionary who laid the foundation stone for teaching and
research in Biochemistry and Biotechnology in the country,
Calcutta University established the Dr. B. C. Guha Centre
for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology with the unflinching
support of Dr. (Mrs.) Phulrenu
Guha, the illustrious wife of late Prof. Guha
as well as an active social worker and an ex- Minister of
Social Welfare, Govt. of India, who sold her personal properties
including her residential building to donate money to the
cheap replica watches Calcutta for the development of the Dr. B.
C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.