Dr. Amrutraj Zade obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. His fields of expertise are Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Evolutionary Bioinformatics. He has publications in Frontiers in Microbiology and Journal of Virology.
Founder & CEO
Dr. Anirvan Chatterjee obtained his PhD from the University of Mumbai for his work on Tuberculosis Epidemiology carried out at the “Foundation for Medical Research”, Mumbai, followed by a post-doctoral stint at Oxford University and another one at IIT Bombay on viral genomics. He is a “Tata IGPEDU Fellow” in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay. He has coauthored more than 20 papers in journals like Nature Genetics, Tuberculosis, J. Clin. Micro., etc. He envisions HAPL making genomic diagnostics accessible to every stratum of the population.
Team Lead, HPC Design.
Dr. Bajarang Kumbhar obtained his Ph.D. from Shivaji University Kolhapur. He was Post-Doctoral fellow, followed by Senior Research Associate at Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay. His research focuses to investigate the origin of anticancer drug resistance due to an expression of tubulin isotypes using protein modeling, molecular docking, molecular dynamics simulations, and free energy calculations. He has publications in several prestigious international journals such as Plos One, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling, RSC Advances, JBSD etc.
Govind completed his MCA from VIT University. Prior to joining Haystack, Govind has been involved in coding of business logic and design. He has implement and managed turnkey projects using api management and Micro services architecture.
At Haystack he is building the webstack to support our Genomics Big Data Analytics
Mentor, Device Design and Fabrication
Dr. Akanksha Singh received her Ph.D degree in Physics from the University of Pune. She was a Research Scientist at National Research Center of France CNRS, FEMTO-ST Institute in the Micro Nano Science & System department. She continued her research at Micronova-VTT, Centre for Micro and Nanotechnology, Espoo-Finland. After serving internationally in the research field of Micro and Nanotechnology she returne to India where she joined IIT-Bombay . She moved to IIT Kanpur, National Canter for Flexible Electronics(NcFleXE) as a Senior Project Scientist. Currently she is Vice President - Innovation & Technology in a startup in Mumbai. She has more than 25 publications in international journals. Her research focuses in the fabrication of micro/nano structured devices.