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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.

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MBA (Global Business)

Laval University

September 2017 to September 2019
The MBA Global Business provides distinctive training to managers in both general administration and more specialized international business management. This practice-oriented MBA program covers all corporate functions including accounting, finance, organizational behavior, marketing, operations, and information systems.

Project: Market research for Canadian cleantech organizations.

Project Management Practice and Certification

McGill University School of Continuing Studies

December 2016 to June 2017
This program provides a solid understanding of project management principles and concepts based on a guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide).

French Course

Centre du Phénix

October 2015 to December 2016
Develop oral and written French skills.
Level: Intermediate-advanced

Certificate in Bioscience Management

KECK Graduate Institute

January 2014 to May 2015
This program provides a unique opportunity for Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellows to acquire the business management skills for the life sciences industry.

Average cumulative: 3,414 / 4,0
Course work: Bioscience Strategy, Introduction to Bioscience Business, Finance and Accounting Principal, Corporate Finance

Projects: Market research for data integration software similar term analyzer.

Ph.D. in Life Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru University

February 2002 to December 2006
Thesis topic: Pteridine Reductase 1 (PTR1) as a target for antifolate chemotherapy against Leishmania donovani.

Masters in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar

August 1999 to December 2001
Dissertation topic: Isolation and immunochemical characterization of the seed storage protein (Glutenin) of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Overall GPA: 7,278 / 10,0
Course work: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biophysical Chemistry, Genetic Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering