Senior Director of Manufacturing
Rajiv has over 12 years experience in the biotech industry. Rajiv started his career in the Biotech industry with Meridian Life Sciences, where he was responsible for manufacturing of recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies, poly clonal anti-sera, blockers and native antigens. Subsequently he joined Gene Therapy CDMO Florida Biologix (Brammer Bio/Thermo Fisher), where he has taken various roles to manage Upstream, Downstream, Process Engineering and Technical Operations for Viral Vector (Gene Therapy) manufacturing. Subsequently he has worked at Microbiome and Plasmid CDMO Arranta Bio, where he supported various Process Engineering and Process Development activities.
Prior to joining the Biotech industry, Rajiv did postdoctoral work at University of Tennessee Health Science Center and North Carolina State University. Rajiv also worked at University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Rajiv holds M.Sc and Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.