BIO 2021 Speakers


  • Nobel Laureate Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan
    Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Past President, The Royal Society

  • Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Dr. Craig Thompson
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


  • Dr. Robert Langer
    Institute Professor
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT)



  • Dr. Samarth Kulkarni
    Chief Executive Officer, CRISPR Therapeutics


  • Dr. Bruce Levine
    Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (UPENN)


  • Dr. Richard Hatchett
    Chief Executive Officer
    Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)



  • Dr. Noubar Afeyan
    Founder and CEO, Flagship Pioneering


  • Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
    Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)


  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    Executive Chairperson, Biocon & Biocon Biologics


  • Dr. Gagandeep Kang
    Professor, Christian Medical College, Vellore


  • Dr. Arun Anand
    Chief Operating Officer
    Immuneel Therapeutics Private Limited



  • Dr. Vijay Chandru
    Executive Advisor (ARTPark); Adjunct Professor Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Science


  • Dr. Chintan Vaishnav
    Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)


  • Dr. Swami Subramaniam
    Co Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ignite Life Sciences


  • Dr. Smita Jain
    Associate Director, Academic and Government Relations (India), Cactus Communications Pvt Ltd


  • Shrikumar Suryanarayanan
    Managing Director,Sea6 Energy Pvt Ltd.


  • Dr. Vasan Sambandamurthy
    Chief Executive Officer
    DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance



  • Prof. Ramaswamy Subramanian
    Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University


  • Dr. Dhananjaya Dendukuri
    CEO & Co-Founder Achira Labs Pvt. Ltd.


  • Lalith Kishore
    Cheif Operating Officer, CCAMP InDx Indigenisation of Diagnostics


  • Ranjith Menon
    Executive Director, Chiratae Ventures India Advisors Pvt. Ltd.


  • Dr Anand Sivaraman
    CEO & Director Remidio Innovative Solutions Private Limited


  • Dr. Nikhil Phadke
    Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


  • Dr. Debojyoti Chakraborty
    Senior Scientist, CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology


  • Dr. Saravanabhavan Thangavel
    Assistant Investigator, Centre for Stem cell research (CSCR), a unit of inStem Bengaluru, CMC campus, Bagayam, Vellore


  • Dr. Shambhavi Naik
    Head of Research, Takshashila Institution


  • Dr. Vaijayanti Gupta
    Lead Scientist, CrisprBits Private Limited


  • Dr. Siddharth Tiwari
    Scientist E, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute


  • Girish Krishnamurthy
    Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Medical and Diagnostics Limited


  • Dr. Ferzaan Engineer
    Co-Founder and Chairman
    Cytecare Hospitals



  • Dr. BS Ajaikumar
    Executive Chairman
    Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd



  • Dr. Sharat Damodar
    Clinical Director, Senior Consultant, Haematologist Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health


  • Dr. Mahesh Bhalgat
    Chief Operating Officer
    Syngene International Limited



  • Divya Bijlwan
    Senior Vice President
    Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.



  • Deepak Sapra
    Chief Executive Officer, API and Services Dr. Reddy's Laboratories


  • Atin Tomar
    Co-Founder & CEO Yapan Bio Private Limited


  • Dr V Krishna Mohan
    Whole-time Director, Bharath Biotech International Ltd


  • Kavitha Iyer Rodrigues
    Chief Executive Officer
    Zumutor Biologics private limited



  • Prof. Rahul Purwar
    Associate Professor, IIT Bombay


  • Dr. Narendra Chirmule
    Chief Executive Officer
    SymphonyTech Biologics



  • Manohar BN
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Stempeutics Research


  • Prof. Shubhada Chiplunkar
    Former Director ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre


  • Dr. Arvind Chari
    Principal, Eight Roads Ventures


  • Krishnan Sreenivasan
    President, Association of Biotech Led Enterprise (ABLE)


  • Dr Y B Ramakrishna
    Advisor, MoPNG (Bio Energy)


  • Dr Ashish Paradkar
    Vice President, R&D Perfect Day


  • Krishna Mohan Puwada
    Regional President, Novozymes South Asia


  • Dr Sridevi Annapurna Singh
    Director, CFTRI Mysore


  • KK Narayanan
    Chief Executive Officer
    Agrigenome Labs Private Limited



  • Sunil Alaric D'Souza
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Tata Consumer Products Limited


  • Dr Raman Ramachandran
    Managing Director, PI Industries


  • Dr. Dinesh Addihalli Nagegowda
    Head & Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-CIMAP Research Centre,BLR


  • Dr A K Shasany
    Director, National Institute of Plant Biotechnology


  • N Suresh
    COO, ABLE


  • Dr. Renu Swarup
    Former Secretary to Government of India Government of India Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science & Technology


  • Dr. Kamaljit S Bawa
    Distinguished Professor of Biology, Founder-President , University of Massachusetts Boston Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)


  • Dr. Balasubramanya S
    Senior Consultant -Biotechnology, Karnataka Innovation & Technology Society, Dept. of Electronics, IT, Bt and S&T, Government of Karnataka





India Innovation Alliance Speakers


  • Dr. Satya Dash
    Founding & Former Head Strategy, BIRAC
    Board Member Venture Center & Cygenica



  • Dr. Premnath Venugopalan
    Director, Venture Center


  • Poyni Bhatt
    Chief Executive Officer
    Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE)



  • Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed
    Chief Executive Officer & Director , Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), GKVK, BLR


  • Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay
    Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur


  • Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar
    Cheif Executive Officer
    KIIT-Technology Business Incubator



  • Naganand Doraswamy
    Managing Partner & Founder at Ideaspring Capital, Ideaspring Capital





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