Dr T. Yugendran is Principal Scientist of Elango Genetics Pvt Ltd since 2019. He has close to 5 years of industrial experience in the field of genomics research post his doctoral degree. He is a recipient of Dr KB Sharma Memorial Award and two other awards during his PhD tenure, and has several peer-reviewed scientific publications to his credit. Among his many notable achievements is standardization of NABL compliant, magnetic bead independent, DNA amplification-based detection of Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium spp. in water samples for the first time globally.
At Elango Genetics, his responsibilities include planning business development strategies, forecasting market trends and monitoring development & validation of molecular assays based either on market trend or client requirements.
A doctorate in molecular biology, Dr Yugendran is an alumnus of the prestigious institutes - JIPMER and University of Madras.
Arunkumar is finance consultant for Elango Genetics and the Director on the board of Elite Calibration Centre. Arunkumar holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Anna University, Chennai. Arunkumar advices on corporate finance, business finance, accounting, risk management, taxation and supply chain management function.
Arunkumar has the experience of working in business systems and process improvement areas and has strong general management skills, business acumen and flair towards crafting and improving best practices.