IIT Madras Bioincubator

Early and Translational Accelerator

Founders
  • AnithaRajagopal, Founder &CEO

She has done her Masters in Biomedicine from United Kingdom specializing in Cancer research based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, NHS, UK. Later, she worked in a Molecular Biotech company in UK in qPCR based diagnostics for two years and was also involved in public health policy/activities in NHS, UK. Recently selected by Swedish Institute for Young Connectors of the Future leadership program in Sweden under social entrepreneurship category.

  • ArivanThiruvalluvar, Founder &COO

He has done his Graduation in United Kingdom and worked as a Technical Director for 2 years in UK. He is also the founder and managing trustee of a NGO vizBlueBlood (www.blueblood.in) since 2007 which works towards education and public health for under privileged children in orphanages and rural areas.

Core Team
  • ShabirZargar – Research Scientist

He has done his PhD in Cancer Biology from IIT Madras. His research involved role of miRNA-155 in regulation in tongue cancer. Expert in molecular cloning, cell culturing and Immunological techniques.

  • Anuj – Research Scientist

He has done his Ph.D. from Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras. During his Ph.D., he gained the experience in miRNA research in breast cancer in cell lines and nude mice models. He has expertise in cell based assays, molecular cloning, flow cytometric and qRT-PCR data analysis. He has personal interested in applied research which include disease diagnostics and therapeutics.