Apoorva Nagabhushan

She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore in 2017. She had previously worked as a project intern at Biocon Pvt Ltd where she worked on Strain improvement for higher productivity of Secondary Metabolites using Classical Mutagenesis. She has also worked as an observatory intern at Bangalore Hospital under departments of microbiology, haematology, histopathology and biochemistry.

Her interests lie in microbiology, molecular biology as well as being part of NGO’s like Igniting young minds-Bengaluru Chapter, Youth Red Cross and I-Care group that benefit the society.

Devi Priya

K. Devi Priya is currently working as a Research Intern in BEES Laboratory. She is a postgraduate student pursuing Masters of Technology in Mechatronics Engineering at NIT Karnataka(2016-2018). She fosters a keen interest in Biomedical Engineering, Microsystems, and allied fields. Currently, she is working on Microfluidic Systems and Protein-Protein interaction analysis ,design and fabrication.

Pradeep H P

Pradeep H P hails from the heritage city Mysuru. He has won the prestigious National Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India. Pradeep has a profound interest in biofilm biology and his recent research interest is to develop microengineered platforms for the early detection of biofilms in medical implants and clinical samples. He obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Mysore, Mysuru. Pradeep was a recipient of the Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship from the Department of State, The United States of America and Senior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Medical Research. His Ph.D. dissertation focused on the role of biofilms in promoting antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococci. As a Fulbright visiting scholar, he worked on mixed Staphylococcal biofilms at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He has also qualified Karnataka State Eligibility Test for Lectureship and while pursuing his Master’s he received the Summer Research Fellowship from the Indian Science Academies’.