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Ashish Ranjan

PhD With Master's In Business Administration


I finished my PhD in stem cell/molecular medicine from MDC, Berlin-Buch, Germany. Following my doctorate I pursued my second Masters degree at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark in business administration and bio-entrepreneurship. I did a short stint at Novo Nordic headquarters Copenhagen in their new product planning department (NPP). I am currently located in Gurgaon Haryana, India and work as Associate consultant at Prescient Life Science Consulting.

Work experience

Sep 2015Present

Associate Consultant

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

As an associate consultant at Prescient Life Sciences my role has a number of facets. The key activities related to my work here are analysis of findings, and developing conclusions and recommendations for our biotechnology/pharmaceutical clients. My work also includes human source evidence gathering, secondary data analytics, project management & client management

Feb 2015Jun 2015

Assistant Consultant 

Novo Nordisk A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

In NPP department at their headquarters my role was related with analysing product portfolio in order to maximise opportunities. This included pipeline and product portfolio analysis and supporting the development and refinement of processes.

Jan 2010May 2014

Research Scientist

Max-Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine

As a PhD candidate at MDC,Berlin-Buch, Germany my work was entered around differentiation of stem cell into neuronal population and analysing the transcriptional network involved in serotonergic differentiation, using various data analysis and molecular biology experiments.

Jan 2009Jun 2009

Research Assistant

Institute of Medical Biology

At A* STAR, Singapore I worked as a research assistant. Major role was to plan and carry out independent research work on Neuronal carcinoma cell differentiation into neuronal population.



MS Business Administration & Bio-entrepreneurship

Copenhagen Business School

Innovation management, project management, IP rights, marketing, strategy, governance, and finance.


PHD Doctorate

Humboldt Universitat

Differentiation of ES, iPS and other cell lines into different lineages (end,ex and mesoderm), work on animal models (mouse & zebrafish), transcriptional and translational analysis 


MSc Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Manipal University

Molecular biology, stem cell biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular medicine, developmental biology, immunology

Team work/Leadership experience

  • BBIP entrepreneurship project , Sept 2014, Developed a Business plan for innovative fast consumable product

  • Organisation Committee Translate 2014 Conference Berlin, Germany

  • Communication in Intercultural and Interdisciplinary terms (HGS) Berlin, Germany, February 2014 Soft skill training on rules of interdisciplinary/international research terms. Basic principles of a constructive and object oriented discussion techniques and strategies for conflict management.

  • Upward Leadership program  (Humboldt Graduate School) Berlin, Germany , (April 2013) Building up communication strategies, using combination of theoretical input and practical exercises

  • Research based Business Creation and Entrepreneurship in Life Science Berlin, Germany (January 2013)

  • Captain of College Cricket Team, MLSC Manipal, India