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Thayumanasamy Somasundaram
Works at Florida State University
Attended Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Lives in Tallahassee, FL


Every year, hundreds of 11th-graders apply for a coveted spot in the long-standing Young Scholars Program at Florida State University, run by its Office of Science Teaching Activities in the College of Arts and Sciences.
FSU's Nobel-winning chemistry professor Kroto dies
The witty, English-born intellectual and educator helped discover the carbon molecules called 'buckyballs'
It is heart warming to see for the first time ever in Tallahassee Indian community, so many 501 (c) (3) organizations, namely, IATLH, Gujarati Samaj, Hindu Temple of Tallahassee, and Quincy Hindu Sanatan Temple along with scores of regional groups such as Tamil Sangam, Tally Telugu, Kannadabala, Muktangan, Malayalee sangam, Gujarati and Hindi groups have come together to support this cause.

Please call your friends and bring your family. The event is free. Food is available for purchase. Please donate electronically or bring a check. You can donate to IATLH or to your favorite charity. Whatever you decide please donate!

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(in this link you can let the organizers know how many people are attending and what kind of food (Indian/Pizza) is needed (for estimation).
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Completed moderating a panel of "Addressing Health Disparities" at Tallahassee Forward, day long workshop at Florida Conference Center. This event is organized by City of Tallahassee and its Equity and Workplace Development
Citizens of Tallahassee enjoy a high quality of life. From public safety to reliable utility services and everything in between, the City strives to maintain the highest caliber of service and keep its citizens at the heart of everything it does.
My photos of EAF 2015.
Setting up Bloxham and Lewis Parks for tomorrow's Eleventh Annual Experience Asia Festival.
When Vivek first met Professor Kroto in Feb 2008 during the Darwin Day Celebrations at FSU Medical School.
REI will close its doors for a day on Black Friday, giving the retailer's employee a paid day off while encouraging them to spend the day outdoors. REI president and CEO Jerry Stritzke joins Lunch Break With Tanya Rivero to discuss why he made the decision to close on one of the most crucial selling days of the year. Photo: AP
Attending Tallahassee Forward as a moderator and member of Tallahassee Human Relations Council
I was at the Longest Table event this evening. Was able to meet few people and started the "conversation". Hopefully we will meet again and continue the conversation.
This morning I picked some great pastries at the Greek Food Festival being held at Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church
Tallahassee, FL.
A scientist with interest in culture and heritage
I am a structural biologist working at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA ( I am active in the Tamil, Indian, Asian, and international communities in Tallahassee and Leon county. I am the former General Secretary (2008-09), former President (2010-11) and former Trustee of India Association of Tallahassee (2012-13) and the former Chairman-Elect (2011-13) and current Chairman (2013-) of for Asian Coalition of Tallahassee,and co-founder of Tallahassee Tamil Sangam.I am member of Tallahassee Human Relations Council and a Faculty Advisor to FSU Recognized Student Organization (RS)).

தாயுமானசாமி சோமசுந்தரம் வேலை செய்வது FSU ல். நான் டலஹாசி தமிழ், இந்திய, ஆசிய, மற்றும் சர்வதேச சங்கங்களில் உறுப்பினரார் இருக்கிறேன்

-October 2014
Bragging rights
Chairman, Asian Coalition of Tallahassee
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, India
  • Poondi Pushpam College, Poondi, India
Basic Information
  • Florida State University
    Scientist, present
  • Boston University
  • Center for Cellular & Molecular Biology
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Tallahassee, FL
Tamil Nadu, India - Madras, India - Bangalore, India - Hyderabad, India - Boston, MA - Tallahassee, FL - Vedaraniam, India - Thirkkattu Palli, India - Poondi, India