Speakers and Chairs

Dr Harold Eliot Varmus

Co-chair, WHO Science Council,
Winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize For Medicine Former Director of the National Institutes of Health, 14th Director of the National Cancer Institute, Co-chair of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of the Public Library of Science

Dr Eric D. Green

Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Dr Anna Laura Ross, PhD

Unit Head - Science Division World Health Organization, Research Prioritisation and Support Head – WHO Science Council Secretariat Research for Health - Science Division World Health Organization

Dr Michael Sagner MD, FRSM, FRCP, FESPM

Director of the European Society of Preventive Medicine

Dr BS Ajaikumar

Executive Chairman,Radiation & Medical Oncologist, Author

Dr. Rob Freishtat, MD, MPH

Chief Biotechnology Officer & Connor Family Professor in Research and Innovation, Children’s National Hospital, USA

Dr Umesh Shaligram

Executive Director of R&D, Serum Institute of India, Pune

Dr. Kashyap Krishnasamy

VP - The Avestagenome Project Avesthagen Limited

Dr Meera Purushottam

Dr Meera Purushottam, PhD

Senior Scientific Officer, Molecular Genetics Lab, Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Prof Vani Brahmachari

Professor, Former Director ACBR, University of Delhi

Prof Annapurna Vyakarnam

Professor of Microbial Immunology, King's College London and Adjunct Professor, St John's Research Institute

Dr Geetha Manjunath

Dr Geetha Manjunath

Founder and CEO,
Niramai Health Analytix

Dr Dasaradhi Palakodeti

Dr Dasaradhi Palakodeti

Researcher INSTEM Bengaluru

Dr Praveen K S

Project Leader – Laboratory strengthening

Dr Krishna Khairnar

Scientist & Head Environmental Virology, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur

Dr Yogesh Shouche

Professor at Azim Premji University

Dr Partha Pratim Majumder

Distinguished Professor, NIBMG, Kalyani

Dr. Chakshusmathi

Dr Chakshusmathi Ghadiyaram

Head, Pre-clinical R&D at Mynvax Private Limited

Dr Madhusmitha

Dr Madhusmita Das

Schieffelin Institute of Health, Research and Leprosy Centre

Dr Deus Ishengoma

Researcher, Entrepreneur, Innovator, pathogen genomics, human genetics

Prof. Anand C Damodaran

Professor of Pathology
SRM Medical College Hospital, SRMIST, India

Prof Anuranjan Anand

Professor Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

Dr Stella Chenet

Dr Stella Chenet

Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP)

Dr Pradeep vaidheeswar

Professor (Additional) Department of Pathology (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Division) Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai, India, President of IAPM

Dr Manoj Gopalkrishnan

CEO at Algorithmic Biologics, former faculty member at IIT Bombay and TIFR Mumbai, researcher in Molecular Computing, Molecular Programmer

Dr Harsh Sheth

Assistant Professor and Head of Advanced Genomic Technologies Division at FRIGE's Institute of Human Genetics

Dr Anurag Agrawal

Dean, BioSciences and Health Research, Trivedi School of Biosciences, Ashoka University

Prof Niyaz Ahmed

Prof Niyaz Ahmed, FRSC, FAAM

Professor at University of Hyderabad, Ex Senior Director at ICDDR,B; Editor-in-Chief at Gut Pathogens

Dr Samik Ghosh

Co-Founder IOM Bioworks, Bengaluru, India

Prof Kapaettu Satyamoorthy

Professor at School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal

Dr Punit Prasad

Scientist - E & Ramalingaswami Fellow

Prof. Ashis Kumar Das

Senior Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS- Pilani

Dr Karuppiah Kannan

Executive Director - Global Program Leader at Takeda, Cambridge, MA, USA

Dr Vinod Scaria MBBS, PhD, FRSB, FRSPH

Principal Scientist- CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi

Dr. Natalia Demidenko

Science & Marketing, Skygen LLC

Dr. Sharan Angadi

Ph. D at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Ankur Seeds Pvt Ltd

Dr Mittur N Jagadish

Director Operations-cum-Transitions, RICO WINERY PVT

Dr Bhupinder Hundle

Director Distribution Sales at Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

Dr. Sundaresan Periasamy,

Senior Scientist at Aravind Medical Research Foundation

Prof. S Karutha Pandian

Former Senior Professor & Head Department of Biotechnology Alagappa University

Dr.Jayanthi S Shastri

Former Lab Director,Molecular Diagnostic Reference Lab Regional HIV Reference Lab, NACO Kasturba hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai, India

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Professor & Head Department of Biotechnology Alagappa University

Dr. Hima Challa

Co-founder and Director at K & H Personalized Medicine Clinic, Hyderabad, India

Prof. Doron Lancet

Professor, Dept. Molecular Genetics Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Dr. Praveen K. Bharti, Ph.D.

Scientist 'E' ICMR- National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR-NIMR),

Dr. Sanjeev Galande

Dean, School of Natural Sciences (SoNS), Head of Department Department of Life Sciences School of Natural Sciences (SNS Shiv Nadar University, Delhi, India

Dr Sushil Middha,

Associate Professor Maharani Lakshmi Ammani Womens College, Bangalore, India

Dr.K.Anand Kumar

Managing Director Indian Immunologicals Ltd Hyderabad, India

Dr. M S Rao

Former principal scientist IIHR Bengaluru, India

Dr. Sunil Kumar

Lead Data Scientist Farming Solutions & Digital, Corteva Agriscience, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Shanmugam Mayilraj

Director of Research, Bentoli AgriNutrition India Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India

Dr.Chellappa Gopalakrishnan

Founder and CEO,
Genomatics pvt Ltd

Dr. Seyedeh Zoha Tabatabaei

Fellowship of Clinical Bioinformatics at Tehran University of Medical sciences - Iran

Dr Mehdi Totonchi

Associate Professor in Genetics and Stem Cell Departments at Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran

Dr. Thiruneelakantan Leela Srinath

CEO & Director,
GenoPhe Biotech Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Rakesh Mishra

Director, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society, Bangalore

Dr. Bindu Roy

Scientist D
Rubber Research Institue of India

Dr. Mohammed Faruq

IGIB - New Delhi, INDIA

Dr.Shilpa Garg

Senior Researcher, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability Genomics Sustainable Solutions

Dr. G. Velmurugan, M.Sc, Ph.D

Scientist, Chemomicrobiomics Laboratory, Dept. of Biochemistry & Microbiology KMCH Research Foundation, Coimbatore

Dr. Rahul Solanki

Application Scientist, Diagnostics & Genomics Group, Agilent (India) Pvt. Ltd

Dr. Zuwei Qian

Director, Marketing, Asia Pacific Pacific Biosciences

Dr. Khi Pin, Chua

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Computational Biology Pacific Biosciences

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Business Manager, India
New England Biolabs

Ms. Garima Sanoria

Genome Informatics
Genotypic Technology

Mr. Nihar Das Bachan

Genome Informatics
Genotypic Technology

Dr. Prasanna. S. Koti

Associate Principal Scientist,
Genome Informatics
Genotypic Technology

Mr. Ajay Shinde

Application Support - Bioinformatics Genotypic Technology

Dr. Ravi Kumar Chilukoti

Head – India Technical Support & PM MGI Tech co., Ltd.
(A member of BGI group)

Dr. Basavaraj Girennavar

Chairman & Managing Director
Criyagen Agri & BioTech

Dr. Satish Kanuganti

Molecular Breeding Lead Rallis India Ltd

Dr. Bipin Pradeep Kumar

Iom Bioworks India

Dr.Radhakrishnan Nair R

Scientist F
Head, Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics, Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology (RGCB)

Dr. Prashanth Athri

Co Founder, Cubebioai
Head of Science & Technology - MultiomicsHead of Science & Technology - Multiomics Reliance Industries Limited


Dr Raja C. Mugasimangalam

Founder and CEO Genotypic Technology & QTLomics

Dr Sudha N. Rao

Co-Founder and Executive Director Genotypic Technology, Founder Dhiti Omics Technologies

Prof Samir K. Brahmachari

Founder Director CSIR-IGIB and Former Director General CSIR

Dr. Subrahmanyam Vangala

Co-Founder & Director at Reagene Innovations Pvt Ltd Bengaluru, India

Dr. Manjiri Bakre

Founder and CEO at OncoStem Diagnostics Pvt Ltd Bengaluru, India

Dr. A. Nalini

Professor of Neurology Neuromuscular specialist NIMHANS, Bengaluru, India

Prof. Krishnamoorthy Kannan

Ex Founder KKBIOTECH Vice Chancellor Nagaland Central University (2006-2011), India