KEY PERSONNEL
Core Team:

Since 2018, the core technical team has been working towards the establishment of Bioassay laboratory at THSTI.

Prof. Guruprasad R. Medigeshi, Laboratory Director
The Bioassay Laboratory at THSTI is being led by Prof. Guruprasad R. Medigeshi, with over 15 years of experience in Virology, Immunology and Cell biology. Dr. Guruprasad has procured his PhD from Georg-August University, Germany and has post-doctoral training from Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Mr. Sharanabasava
is the Technical Manager at the Bioassay Lab, THSTI.A postgraduate in Biochemistry, he has more than 18+ years of experience in nationally reputed institutes such as NCCS, Pune and IIT, Guwahati. He has worked in the Phase-III Clinical Trial for Oral Rotavirus Vaccine (ORV) 116E and has procured quality certifications as per ISO 17025:2017, 15189:2012 and is also GCLP certified. He is responsible for the overall performance of assays in the lab and is involved in ensuring compliance to SOPs, training of manpower and data analysis and reporting.
Dr. Madhu Pareek
is the Technical Officer at Bioassay Lab, THSTI since 2018. She has completed her doctoral studies from Ph.D. Biotechnology, Bhavnagar University, Gujarat, India. She has procured quality certifications as per ISO 17025:2017, 15189:2012 and is also GCLP certified. She is involved in molecular assays for dengue viruses.
Mr. Imran Khan
has been working at Bioassay Lab, THSTI as a Lab Technician, since 2012. He has completed his Post-graduation studies in Biochemistry from UPRTOU, Allahabad, India and holds a Diploma in MLT from IMA, New Delhi, India. Mr. Imran has also participated in JCI, CAP, NABL and NABH audits and has worked for the phase-III ROTAVAC vaccine clinical trials. He has procured quality certifications as per ISO 17025:2017 and currently handles all serological assays in BL.
Mr. Mani Ram
has been working at Bioassay Lab, THSTI as a Lab Attendant, since 2018. He has procured his Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from NIMS-University, India. He has worked for Phase-III Vaccine Clinical Trial for Oral Rotavirus Vaccine (ORV) 116E and caters to the basic necessities of the Bioassay laboratory.
Quality Management Team at the Bioassay Laboratory:

The Quality team ensures the compliance to Quality Policy and objectives at Bioassay laboratory, THSTI.

Ms. Neha Garg
is the Quality Manager at Bioassay Lab, THSTI since August 2020. She is a postgraduate in Biotechnology from Amity University, Noida and has 10 years of experience in quality.A certified internal auditor as per ISO 15189:2012 & IEC/ISO 17025:2017, Neha has completed the“Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (LSSGBC) course in Quality from KPMG.
Mr. Rishi Rudra
is Deputy Quality Manager at Bioassay Lab, THSTI since July 2020. He is a postgraduate in Microbiology from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India¬¬¬¬ and is also a certified internal auditor as per ISO 15189:2012 & IEC/ISO 17025:2017. Rishi was associated for 12 years as the Quality Manager (R&D) at Sun Pharma.

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