Sandeep Saxena, BSc Life Sciences, MBA with 10 years of experience in Genetics Research, Bioinformatics, Sales and Marketing. He is involved in finding new applications of genetic tests, meeting doctors in Mumbai and Pune.

Advisors Board

Dr. B J Rao, Head of Department, Molecular Biology, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai with 25 years of research experience in Molecular Biology

Dr. Hema Ramaswamy, 20 years of experience in Molecular Biology in US and India including Cancer Research Institute (Tata Memorial Hospital) and Reliance Life Sciences

Mr. Venkat Rajendran has 25 years of experience in Telecom industry. He co-founded Deccanet Designs in 1994. Under his guidance Deccanet emerged as a successful company, that later merged with global conglomerate Flextronics to reach a wider market. He provides valuable strategic advice and is a mentor to Acton Biotech

Dr. Suresh Advani, Leading Oncologist of India with 25 years of experience in Tata Memorial Hospital, 10 years of which were as Head of Medical Oncology and now with Jaslok Hospital and S L Raheja Hospital

Research Team

Prachi A. Kumar
Prachi has completed her master’s degree in Biotechnology from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of I.T. and Biotechnology, Pune. Before joining Acton’s Research Team She has worked for a period of more than Two and half years as a research associate in Molecular Biology where her main focus of Research was Sub typing of HPV-16 and HPV -18 variant analysis from cervical Cancer samples. Along with that her main area of Focus in cancer Biology was to study new oncology markers in oral squamous cell carcinoma and pre-cancerous lesions. After Joining Acton She have been handling cancer pharmacogenetics and developed Tests like Cytochrome 450 Genotyping and Glioblastoma Methylation marker studies for cardiovascular and Brain tumor Pharmacogenomics Division of Acton.

Snehal M. Chavan
Snehal has a master’s Degree in Biotechnology from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Before becoming the part of our research Team at Acton she has worked At CSIR labs like National Centre for Cell Sciences and National A.I.D.S Research Institute for almost two and half years. Her main area of research includes Protein Purification of mammalian complement factors by using FPLC. Along with that her studies included aseptic culture assays techniques and production of monoclonal antibodies. After Joining Acton she has been handling Hematological cancer Pharmacogenomics and diagnostics. She has also worked and developed test for Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) diagnostics marker at Acton.