Chetan has 10 years of experience in academic research focusing on neuroscience, macular degeneration and oncology. He has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from University of Insubria, Varese, Italy. His work was the first to identify the localization of CDKL5 protein in midbody, and its functional role therein. Later, he worked as a postdoc at C-CAMP (Bangalore) and University of Helsinki, Finland, in a collaborative research project. Here, he worked on aptamer technology and identified a novel target for targeted delivery to specific retinal cells. Later, he moved to consulting, and worked as a Project Manager (oncology) for consulting/strategy projects for blue-chip pharma companies. Currently, at OTT, he is working as an Industry Liaison & Technology Transfer specialist.