Prof. Ramaswamy S (Co-Founder)
Prof. Ramaswamy.S is the CEO of C-CAMP, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms. He is also currently the Professor and Dean for Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore which is a part of the Bangalore Bio-Cluster.
He was a primary faculty member in the biochemistry department at University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for 10 years. He had adjunct appointments in both Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department and Physiology and Biophysics Department. He also worked as an administrator taking care of all the core research facilities and was the Director of the Protein Crystallography Facility.
Prior to this he was also the Researcher, Docent at the Department of Molecular Biology, Biomedical Center, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala Sweden.
He is a structural biologist by training and got his PhD from the Molecular Biophysics Unit of the Indian Institute of Science. His research interests are varied but revolve around structure-function relationships of proteins and protein-protein interactions.
Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed
Taslimarif Saiyed is the Director and COO of C-CAMP, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms. In this role, he manages C-CAMP's technology platforms, growth strategies, strategic collaborations for new technology creation, education and training programmes, business and innovation accelerator unit. He also oversees the Intellecutual Property and Technology Transfer Office at C-CAMP.
Prior to joining C-CAMP, he worked as a Scientist with University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), studying neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's disease. He holds a doctorate in Neuroscience from Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Germany.
In the bay area, he also served as a Management Consultant with QB3 New Biotech Venture Consulting as well as in an individual capacity where he consulted for biotech firms in the US.