Our Team

Dr. Charu Suri

Team Lead – Drug Discovery

Dr. Charu Suri holds a BTech and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and, prior to joining PredOmix, she worked in the Drug Discovery Team at the DBT-Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad. She has almost 10-year experience in the field of computer-aided drug discovery. She has designed and completed several drug discovery projects for complex targets involving protein- protein interaction interfaces and intrinsically disordered regions of protein using structure-based drug discovery methods and peptide-mimetics. Her major interest lies in the integration of AI algorithms to existing Drug Discovery know-how to improve the in silico predictions and to shrink the conventional drug discovery timeline.

Dr. Najmuddin Saquib

Team Leader - Metabolomics

Dr. Najmuddin Mohd Saquib has done a Ph.D. in System Biology from ICGEB, New Delhi. He later worked at Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mumbai, as a Research Scientist (Manager). Saquib has extensive experience in designing and operating the analytical framework for mass spectrometry-based metabolomics. He is a skilled professional in data analysis for large data sets for various “omics” such as metabolomics, proteomics, and lipidomics. He is a recipient of Reliance’s Science and Technology award for his numerous scientific contributions to biosimilar and bioenergy projects.

Ganga Sagar

Senior Technical Assistant

Mr. Ganga graduated with a B.Tech degree in 2015. He joined ICGEB(International center for genetic engineering and biotechnology), New Delhi as a Technical Assistant in 2015-2016. After completing the project, he joined THSTI (Translational Health Science and technology institute) as a Technical Assistant where he handled many High tech instruments (HTS, inCell 6000, Odyssey LI-COR CLX) and was involved in many bio assay experiments in cell culture lab. After completing the project, he joined THSTI as a Junior Research fellow.

Suraj Pal

Android developer

Mr. Suraj is graduated with a B.Tech degree in computer science. He is experienced in multiple computer tech domains. He has excellent knowledge in Android development (JAVA, XML, Material Design, EventBus, and many other latest technologies based on Google I/O). He is also an expert in Website development, database and backend management with the latest knowledge of many computer languages and technologies like PHP, Google firebase, MySQL, SQLITE, CSS, JAVA, Html, Angular JS, Ajax and many more. He works reliably and has a complete dedication towards his responsibilities. Being a proactive learner he loves to learn and apply new skills. He is experienced in Android app development and in making fast real-time applications. He works great with conceptualized, designed and developed preloaded applications for android based mobile phones.

Shefali Verma

Communication Officer

Ms. Shefali is a content marketing expert and also a published author. Her heart and soul lie in curating creative content and using it to achieve scalable results. She is experienced in content management, blogging, planning & executing content strategies, managing the team of writers to extract productive results, creating SEO content strategy, strategizing e-mail marketing and social media optimization and using content for the inbound marketing purposes. With years of experience and passion for creative content, she is dedicated to using various forms of content to its best potential. She is a published author and regularly writes opinion pieces, creative snippets, musings, and short stories. Some of the tools she is well versed in are MS Office, Canva, WordPress CMS, Bee Pro, keyword planner, and google trends. Ms. Shefali has commendable communication, interpersonal and marketing skills

Gopal Mishra

Lead, Marketing and Digital

With 11+ years of experience in Marketing for brands like Microsoft, Nestle, Dabur, Sony, Haier, Amity, Color Bar, Lilliput, Revitalite, Amaatra, Krauter, TLC, Weber BBQ, DLF Cyber Hub, Espark Viridian, Sunar Jewels, FIITJEE & SI-UK, Mr. Gopal has commendable digital marketing skills. He is well-versed and expert in planning digital marketing strategies, e-mail marketing, online media buying & selling, offline buying & selling, and social media marketing. Some of the key tools he has excelled in are Google Adwords, Google Analytics, and CRMs. Mr. Gopal has a keen knowledge of SEO, landing pages, youtube marketing, bing ads, and overall digital media planning. With such vast knowledge and experience, he is passionately driven towards achieving marketing goals

Pradeep Kumar

Administrative Manager

Mr. Pradeep holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and has over five years of well-rounded experience in managing research laboratories. He has worked in reputed scientific institutions and his expertise spans both organizational and administrative aspects of laboratory functioning. He is a dynamic young individual with a good understanding of the administrative needs of scientific organizations, and a strong drive to ensure smooth and efficient functioning. Anticipating hindrances, and addressing them in a proactive manner, is another of his key strengths.

Dr. Rajat Anand

Co-Founder & Head, Data Analytics

After graduating with a B. tech degree from IIT-Guwahati, Mr. Rajat obtained a Ph.D. degree from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru. He then worked as a Research Associate at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) in Faridabad, before co-founding PredOmix. With extensive experience in handling and developing novel tools for analysis of Big Data, Rajat’s expertise spans the areas of systems and mathematical biology. He is skilled in using artificial intelligence-based approaches to ‘omics’ data for identifying molecular perturbations that cause disease and also to extract parameters that define disease-specific risk in individuals

Chanchal S. Kukreja

Director & Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Chanchal is a multifaceted personality who is passionate about controls and compliance with business process excellence, solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Being results-driven, she has proven expertise in fundraising and networking with banks, financial institutions, and other agencies. Chanchal’s strong skills also extend to envisioning growth strategies and business development of companies. She has worked in senior managerial capacities in companies such as Vita Sana Foods Pvt. Ltd, Coral Drugs Pvt. Ltd, Dunar Foods Ltd., and Veetee Fine Foods. She was also Founder Member and Executive Director of Hain Celestial India Pvt. Ltd

Dr. Sujata Nayak

Co-Founder & Director

Dr. Sujata obtained her Master’s degree, and subsequently a Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering both from the University of California at San Diego. Her specialization was Systems Biology. With over ten years of experience in the field of Bioengineering, Sujata has developed and designed innovative microfluidics technologies. In addition, she has also integrated the Systems Biology approach with quantitative modeling to study and link cellular signaling paths with genetic networks. Her work has been published in several high impact journals. Sujata is also highly experienced in ‘big data’ analysis and cloud computing.

Dr. Kanury Venkata Subba Rao

Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer

Dr. Kanury served as Senior Scientist and Head, Immunology Group of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) for over 25 years before establishing the Drug Discovery Research Centre at THSTI between 2015 to 2017. He has made significant contributions in diverse areas that include immunology, cell, and molecular biology, infectious disease biology, systems biology, and drug discovery. He has publications in leading scientific journals such as Cell, Nature Immunology, EMBO, PNAS, etc. He is the recipient of several awards including the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Millennium Medal, Ranbaxy Research Award, etc. He is also Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Science, and the National Academy of Science.