Pranab Dey is a Professor at the Department of Cytology and Gynecologic Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Professor Dey received his M.D. (pathology) from the PGIMER, Chandigarh and his FRCPath (cytopathology) from the Royal College of Pathologists, London. He has been a cytology and gynecologic pathology consultant at the PGIMER for the past 28 years and a Professor for the past 10. Professor Dey has conducted numerous research projects and has pioneered works on DNA flow cytometry, image morphometry, mono-layered cytology, and cytomorphologic findings on various lesions using cytology smears. He has published several books in the fields of cytology and gynecologic pathology, as well as 270 articles in international journals. Professor Dey is a member of various societies.