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Work History

Feb 2018 Current

Marketing Manager - MDx

ADT India P Ltd / a subsidiary of ADT Biotech P Ltd, MY

Multiple roles involving branding, identifying diagnostic gaps, product selection, positioning, pricing, establishing new products, building business, building KOLs, channel partner management, training and customer support,

In a parallel sales function have provided a business growth of approx. 1Cr INR with high level of customer satisfaction.

June 2017Dec 2017

Sales Manager - East

Care Data Informatics 

Dual responsibilities of establishing business objectives in eastern India and working closely with product development team for enhancing the usability of the products as well as define gaps in offerings, define the solutions, develop workflow dependent insight metrics 

June 2016June 2017

Consultant - Healthcare

Arcvision Technologies

Product development / Analysis of product requirements / User expectations / workflows and processes / evaluation of data sources / compliances / Working with SNOMED CT, ICD-10, PHR etc / initiator in cervical cancer screening for sex workers in Jorabagan area of Kolkata involving CNCI, TMC, camp staff, local educationists, political leaders etc as a work beyond call of duty

20112016

Account Manager - East, Molecular Diagnostics

QIAGEN

Team lead for Sales, support of Clinical molecular testing in Eastern India providing the initial base for business from Molecular Diagnostics in East.Responsible for sales of 25+ hardware and business growth from <10 lacs pa to 1.8 Cr INR pa; responsible for initiating MDx testing from concept to commissioning in ~30+ sites 

20052011

Product Manager - Molecular Diagnostics

bioMerieux

Marketing and Product Management, Technical support for Clinical Microbiology Automation and Molecular Diagnostics, 2nd level (APAC) trainer for DNA fingerprinting (DiversiLab), responsible for launch of Hain tests, EasyMAG, NASBA assays in India, its marketability and providing a 50% YoY growth

20042005

Account Manager - East, Molecular Diagnostics

Roche Diagnostics

Technical support, Sales for Molecular Diagnostics. 

20012004

Asst Product Manager

Transasia BioMedicals Ltd

Marketing, launching MDx portfolio of TBM, trainer and application support for Biochemistry, Immunoassays, Hematology, Hemostasis manual and automation techniques 

19992000

Jr. Scientist

Miracles Infertility and healthcare PVT Ltd
19971999

Research

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Biochemistry / Molecular biology, NMR spectroscopy techniques / BamH1 endonuclease catalytic site 

AWARDS and Recognitions

2014

100% Club  

QIAGEN

Performance award at work in Asia-Pacific region

2013

100% Club

QIAGEN

Performance award at work at Asia-Pacific region

2000

GRE / subject GRE / TOEFL / TWE

Standardized testing for admission to Doctorate programs In U.S

Scores - 1930 of 2400, 78 percentile , 633 of 640, 5.5 of 6 respectively

19971999

Merit Scholar

Jawaharlal Nehru University
1997

National Entrance Test

Jawarharlal Nehru University

Ranked 13th to qualify

19931995

Organic and Physical Chemistry

Calcutta University

First in class throughout the course with 100% scores in Organic chemistry in almost every examination

Education

Jan 2018Ongoing

Whole genome sequencing of bacterial genomes - tools and applications (Coursera)

Technical University of Denmark

Understanding of various methods, NGS in particular on bacterial characterisation, typing, ID and AMR

20162017

Health Information on FHIR (Coursera)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Online through Coursera

20162016

Personalized Medicine (Coursera)

Vanderbilt University

Online through Coursera

20162016

Systems thinking in Public Health (Coursera)

John Hopkins University

Online through Coursera

20032004

Masters in Business Administration

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management

Completed two of three years course before being transferred

19971999

Master of Science Biotechnology

Jawaharlal Nehru University
19931996

Bachelor of Science

Calcutta University

Specialized training courses

2018 Oct

Product Training

Geneproof a.s

Brno, Czech Republic

2018 Sep

Multiplexes and Drug Resistance testing using Real Time PCR

ADT-Biotech 

Kuala Lumpur

2011

Induction and orientation

QIAGEN

Singapore

2009

Brand Champions- Marketing excellence

bioMerieux

New Delhi, India

2008

Molecular testing for food authenticity and GMO

bioMerieux

CCFRA, Birmingham, UK

2007

DNA fingerprinting

bioMerieux

Grenoble, France

2007

Automation technologies in Molecular Diagnostics

bioMerieux

Marcy L' Etoile, France

2004

Automation technologies in Molecular Diagnostics

Roche Diagnostics

Penzberg,  Germany

2000

Automation  in clinical testing - Biochemistry, Immunoassays, Hematology and Hemostasis

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd 

Mumbai, India

1999

Basic IVF techniques

Awadh Hospital

Lucknow, India

19981999

Bioinformatics

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Skills

Broad Overview of Systems handled / trained on -

 MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS -

  •  DNA fingerprinting (genotyping) –
    • DiversiLab
  • Real Time Systems
    • RotorGeneQ / RotorGene 3000
    • Easy Q (Real Time NASBA)
    • Light Cycler 1.2 /2.0 (Real – Time PCR)
  • Others
    • Gen Probe series (DTS 400 / Leader 50, 50i etc)
    • Cobas Amplicor
  • Extraction Systems
    • Easy MAG / mini MAG
    • MagnaPure Classic / Compact

 

MICROBIOLOGY –

  •  BacT/Alert 3D series (60, 120, 240, 960)
  • Mini API
  • Vitek 2 Compact

BIOCHEMISTRY -

  • XL 300 (Automated Random Access)
  • SmartLab (Random Access Batch Analyser)
  • EC 5+ and Chem Pro ( Semi auto)

 

HAEMATOLOGY -

  • ABX Micros 60
  • Sysmex SF - 3000 (Automated 5 Part Differential)
  • Sysmex KX - 21 (Automated 3 Part Differential)
  •  Sysmex K4500 / K1000

IMMUNOLOGY -

  • Mini Vidas (Automated Imunoanalyser)
  • Micro Scan (Plate Reader)
  • EL - 5 (Strip Reader)

 

COAGULATION -

  • Sysmex CA - 530 (Automated Coagulation Analyser)
  • Sysmex CA – 50 (Semi Automated Coagulation Analyser)
  • Coag - 2
  • Coag Uno

CRITICAL CARE -

  • Easy Lyte, Medica USA
  • Easy Blood Gas, Medica USA

Interests

  • Molecular Diagnostics in infectious diseases
  • Healthcare-IT applications and insights
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Screening and prevention of cancer
  • Road safety
  •  Shipbuilding (models) etc