Dr Pushpendra Saraswat, PhD
Director, Central Research Laboratory, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, India
With 26 years of experience Dr Pushpendra is a Professor in Pharmaceutical Research and is Director of Central Research Lab in Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology (MGUMST), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
He expertise is in the latest era of Genomic Medicine; Next Gene Sequencing (NGS) for Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis/ Screening (PGD/PGS), Cancer, Infectious disease diagnosis etc. using Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM) and Illumina Sequencing.
New Delhi, India
Asif Naqvi is originally from India and is the Founder & Director of BDG Lifeciences (OPC) Pvt. Ltd, India formerly known as BioDiscovery Group, India. He has a specialization degree in Biotechnology from AMITY University, India and has a nine-year plus experience of research, marketing and management in bioinformatics & in-silico approaches, especially drug discovery technology and molecular modeling which makes him a significant facilitator of the advancement of scientific progress in general, and drug design in particular.
He has put together more than 60 research articles, presentations, seminars and training around the world, including his home country India. His workshops and training programs garnered appreciation in countries such as Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Egypt, Sudan, and Iran.
The scope of his work includes planning, creating, strategizing ideas and programs. In addition, he has been organizing, managing, conducting and supervising programs such as research projects, training, and workshops. While the programs are conducted both online and onsite, they range from one to seven days.
Students, faculty members, research scholars, academicians, scientists, executives from the companies working in the spheres of life sciences, biotechnology, bio-informatics, and pharmaceuticals have attended his programs in India and abroad.
He has designed research programs, training and workshops for domestic and International clients, and successfully executed such projects with impressive and satisfying results. Some of the major accomplishments include business development around the world through unique marketing strategies, communication skills, and event management.
Innovation and evolution is the key to progress, and he has applied these two principles, among others, in the strategic expansion of his work and organization- BDG Lifesciences by including workshops and training in NGS Data Analysis as well as Gene & Genome Editing by CRISPR/Cas9 around the world.
He is an expert in molecular editing software along with molecular docking and simulations. He was nominated for the Young Entrepreneur Award organized by The Economic Times, India and trademart, India, in 2012. He is the Expert member of board of studies for Department of Bioinformatics, Karunya University, India and Industry Expert for Board of Studies & Research in Bio & Nano Technology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India.