Dr Subramanya HS

Director & Biocon Chair, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore

With a masters in physics from the University of Mysore Dr. Subramanya received his PhD in structural biology from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and postdoctoral work at the University of Oxford, UK. He was a faculty member and Assistant Director of the Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow and was associated with Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd. from 2002–2014, the latest position being that of Senior Vice President, Lead generation and Structural Biology. He is currently also a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology.

Dr Anjali Anoop Karande

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Dr Anjali Karande is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, where her research unit studies various aspects of how our immune system works and on developing antibody-based therapeutic agents.Her Ph.D. was from Cancer Research Institute, Bombay (1977) and her Postdoctoral Research as Guest Research Fellow Tumour biology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden (1977-1979).

Dr Ravikumar

Chairman & Managing Director, Xcyton Diagnostics

B.V. Ravi Kumar – is the founder of XCyton, and functions in the capacity of Chairman and Managing Director. Dr. Ravi Kumar has done his Ph.D in Neurochemistry from Indian Institute of Science. Dr. Ravi Kumar has worked as a registrar in CMC Vellore and has been trained in Psychiatry at CMC Vellore. Dr. Ravi Kumar graduated in medicine from JIPMER, Pondicherry. He has been instrumental in developing all the products and has successfully launched all the products in the market. Dr. Ravi Kumar was earlier with Astra Research Centre where he was the project co-ordinator and lead research on M. tuberculosis and Neurocysticercosis and also guided a Ph.D

Dr Madanan Madathiparambil

Scientist E, Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Port Blair

His research interests include Immunology and Microbiology

Dr. S Asha Nair

Scientist F, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Ph.D. in Tumor Biology, RCC -University of Kerala (1998)

 Research fellow- Dept Of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. MA, Boston, USA (2004)

Post Doctoral Fellow – Dept of Experimental Therapeutics, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA. (2005)

Dr Sreenivas Chavali

Assistant Professor, IISER, Tirupati

  • Ph.D (2009): University of Pune; Work done at CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India
  • Post-doctoral Fellow (February 2009- October 2010): University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Career Development Fellow (November 2010- January 2012): MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
  • EMBO Long Term Fellow (February 2012- January 2014): MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
  • Investigator Scientist (February 2014- December 2018): MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Dr Pavithra Lakshminarasimhan Chavali

Project Scientist, Centre for Cell and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

Investigator Scientist MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (2016)

 Research Associate (University of Cambridge – Cancer Research UK (2015)

 Post doctoral Fellow – University of Cambridge – Cancer Research UK (2010-2015)

 Post Doctoral scientist – Gotenborg University (2009-2010)

 PhD – National Centre for Cell Science (2003-2009)