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Manjiri Bakre

Founder & CEO

Manjiri Bakre, a gold medalist from R. Ruia College, University of Mumbai for B.Sc (Microbiology), did M.Sc in Microbiology/Biochemistry from M S U, Baroda.  She received Ph D in Cell Biology from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Post Ph D she has worked in USA at Mt Sinai School of Medicine, NY and at Moores Cancer Center, University of California atSan Diego, CA on multiple interesting topics such as how do we perceive bitter taste andcancer biology.  In 2003, she moved to Genome Institute of Singapore and worked in regenerative medicine usinghuman embryonic. Manjiri moved back to India in 2007 and led a group in cancer drug discovery in a biotech company followed by multi-disciplinary research at a MNC.  In 2011 she founded OncoStem Diagnostics Pvt Ltd. with an aim of developing novel cancer diagnostic tests.  The company is funded by venture capitalist.

She has extensive experience in multiple areas of biology as well as in technologies such as microfluidic assays, microarraysetc.She is a recipient of Young Scientist Award given by International Union of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (IUBMB).   She has published in many peer reviewed journals such as Nature Medicine, has patents, mentored students and presented work at international conferences such as ISSCR. In addition her work published from Singapore has been given Best Paper Award- given to top 1% papers published annually by Journal of Biological Chemists.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, March 8

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