Team Leader at ADBS, India
Dr. Geetha Swamiligiah is currently working as a team leader at ADBS, Bangalore, India to lead a team of research scientists in their day-to-day activities for generation of high quality patient specific Human Induced pluripotent stem cells(HiPSCS), culturing, expansion and differentiation into different lineages and to work with in a collaboration with different stake holders related to the program. Previously, she has been working in the Industrial field for 14 years at Thermo Fisher Scientific, European Business and Technology Center (EBTC), EU program managed EUCH, Brussels and Life Technologies(Invitrogen) at various capacities as Application Scientist, Sector specialist and Program manager espectively. Her core competencies are Stem cell technologies, molecular biology, product development and business strategy, commercial release of products, technology transfers and joint research collaborations.
Her Post-doctoral Research was at National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore in the field of molecular neurobiology and has Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D in Microbiology from Bangalore University, Bangalore. She has represented as a nodal contact point(NCP) for Biotech opportunities between Europe and India, presented several talks, conducted seminars, symposiums and delegation visits, road shows, given technical presentations and has several research papers and patents contributed to the field.