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Pranav Kumar

Pranav Kumar

Scientific Research Professional in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries with Experience in Project Management and Business Development.

Consultant | Research Scientist | Project Manager | Business Development | Pharmaceuticals
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• Consultant and project management for life sciences and pharmaceutical companies. My clients are scientists, researchers, businesspersons, and consulting firms.
• Broad scientific and technical knowledge in life sciences - from basic (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Parasitology, Virology, Dermatology, Oncology, Immunology, Genomics, and Bioinformatics) to applied research (Development of Point-Of-Care Testing Device for the diagnosis of infectious diseases, Drug Discovery and Development and Cell Based Assay); well versed in associated technologies, their translation, and commercialization.
• A certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). I also obtained a course completion certificate for Pharmaceutical Canadian Regulations from
Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS).
• Through MBA and Certification in bioscience management, I developed skills in market research, product and business development and financial analysis for Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industry.
• A thorough professional with an entrepreneurial drive, proactive attitude and capable of thinking in & out of the box.

My Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pranav-kumar-phd-mba-pmp-10082414a/
Skills

Certification

Publications

  • 12 peer-reviewed publications.
  • Oral and poster presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Guest lectures at various colleges and research institutes.
  • Attended several business conferences.
  • To consult all the publications: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=6ziv6DYAAAAJ&hl=en

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

  • Isolation of DNA, RNA, PCR, qPCR, and Microarray
  • Isothermal amplification of nucleic acids (LAMP, CPA)
  • Immunological techniques (FACS, Western blot, ELISA)
  • Protein expression and purifications, Enzyme Kinetics
  • Cell Biology, Genomics, Molecular Diagnostics

Business Development

  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Market research
  • Financial Analysis
  • Pharmaceuticals: Canadian Regulations
  • cGMP and regulations (US, EU, and Canada)
  • Lean/Six Sigma

Scholarships and distinctions

  • Travel award to participate in the symposium at IPADE Business School, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from KECK Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA, USA.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from Laval University, Canada.
  • Fellowship from Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India during Master
  • Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India during Ph.D.

Computer / Software

  • Office Suite
  • MS Project, VISIO, SharePoint
  • Design of Experiments (DOE) Software
  • Genome analysis and bioinformatics software
  • EndNote X9

Professional affiliations

  • Member of Project Management Institute. PMI.org
  • Member of International Institute of Business Analysis. IIBA.org
  • Member of Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. RAPS.org

Languages

  • English
  • French

Residency Status

  • Permanent Resident of Canada