Dr. Amol Raut is a postgraduate and doctorate in microbiology. He pursued his doctoral research under the Pune University-BARC collaborative research programme at Department of Microbiology, University of Pune and Food Technology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. His doctoral research was in the area of molecular microbiology and radiation biology, involving studies on molecular typing, host-pathogen interactions, radiation sensitivity and molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in pathogens. Dr. Raut previously worked for Praj Industries Ltd., Pune as R&D scientist at Matrix-The Innovation Centre, the company’s R&D wing, for close to three years. At Praj, he was actively involved in designing, optimizing and scale up of fermentation processes from laboratory to plant level. Dr. Raut was R&D Project Leader (Fermentation) for Asia’s firstcane juice to ethanol plant, commissioned in India. Dr. Raut has a keen interest in the area of molecular microbiology, host-pathogen interactions and industrial fermentation processes. He is trained in the area of PCR-based detection of pathogens at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. He also has received training and gathered experience in the field of Animal Tissue Culture at different institutes including NCCS, Pune. Dr Raut has published/presented more than 13 research articles in different national and international scientific journals and symposia, and has over 26 gene sequence submissions in the electronic domain for gene bank (NCBI). He has been involved in collaborative research work with different national research institutes. He is also thoroughly involved in training and education activities for graduate and postgraduate biotechnology students, for last several years. His academic activities involve delivering seminars/expert lectures, organizing hands-on training workshops for students, etc. He is responsible for entire research activity, implementation of diagnostic technologies in the company, development of newer ones, optimizing and establishing existing protocols and upgrading of existing technologies.
Yashwant Chavan has close to nine years of experience in Molecular Biology and the Genomic Service Industry, having previously worked at Wockhardt Limited. He has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Biotechnology and is working towards his Doctorate. His research area is “Studies Advanced diagnostic tools for Study of Hepatitis B Virus genome.” At geneOmbio, he is involved in quality control, operations and research as well as developing test assays. Yashwant has been instrumental in obtaining the ISO 17025:2007 accreditation as well as other certifications for geneOmbio. He has published six research papers in international journals and has over 100 Genbank Nucleotide sequence accessions, to his credit.
Mahesh is contributing in the vertical of Pharmacogenomics. Mahesh is a pharmacist by qualification and has over 16 years of experience in the segment of marketing and sales. He has contributed to the pharma industry in various superspeciality segments like Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Diabetology and currently is actively involved in Pharmacogenomics.
Associated with the group for more than 4 years he is looked forward to on an execution front, where the concepts and ideas are taken forward with an attempt to execute and correct reach. Having the acquired skills of training, brand management, marketing and sales adds value.
Bhushan is a pharmacist by qualification. He has also done his specializations marketing management. He has 6 years of experience in the field of Sales and Marketing. He started his career in Pharmaceutical Sales. He got opportunity to work in Pharmaceutical Marketing due to his qualities like Analytical skills, Proactive in strategy implementation, Out of the box thinking, Creative in nature. For last two years he is working in the field of brand management of wellness based upon genetic makeup of an individual. He has developed various communication materials and arranged events to reach the concept of gene based personalized lifestyle management to common man. He has also trained various faculties like physicians, gynecologists, nutritionists & dietitians to empower them with new concept to implement in their practices.