Madhulika Bapat

Lab Associate

Madhulika is M.Sc in Biotechnology and has 5+ years of industry experience,with a recent work done as a Biotechnologist. Her responsibilities includes support incubatees and budding entrepreneurs by offering lab services; Contributing and ensuring smooth operations of lab block at VC; Operating lab in coordination with scientific mentors and advisors of the VC (including NCL scientists)


Swati Padole​

Senior Analyst- CAMS

Swati is Senior Analyst at CAMS. She has more than 9 years of experience in handling various mass spectrometers and other analytical equipment at(SAIF-IIT Bombay and IISER Pune). She holds M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Nagpur University. At CAMS her job responsibility involves operation and maintenance of HRMS, GCMS systems.


Ijaz Inamdar

Assistant Manager -CAMS

Ijaz has a Master’s in Analytical Chemistry from the Dept. of Chemistry, University of Pune and about six years of experience in analytical research and development. He has been previously associated it with MAARC Labs, CSIR-NCL, Mylan Laboratories (R&D) and Cipla Pharmaceuticals (R&D). His areas of interests are HPLC, GC and Mass spectrometry.


Edna Joseph​

Associate Manager – Analytical Services

Edna manages the Analytical Services Facility “VC AnalytiX” at Venture Center. She is M.Sc in Organic Chemistry (Pune University) and holds PG Diploma in Patent Law. She has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of many analytical instruments (e.g. elemental analysis, thermal analysis, chromatography etc.) She has run and assisted in proof-of-concept projects. Many technical and scientific workshops, especially those with hands-on lab exercises with lab instruments have been conceptualized, planned and organized by her.


Anjan Kumar

Associate- Protoshop

Anjan is an Associate protoshop at Venture Center graduated from CMR Institute of Technology Bengaluru in B.E Mechanical Engineering. He is responsible for running facilities at the protoshop, designing prototypes using CAD softwares and also setting up technical and non – technical workshops.


Sayali Kothmire

Co-ordinator -Protoshop

Sayali  is B.E. (Instrumentation & Control Engineer) from University of Pune. She is running current facilities in Tinkering Lab.  She operates all the instruments in lab, provides training, Plans & executes setting up & maintenance work in Tinkering Lab also involved in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops & hands-on lab exercises with Tinkering lab instruments.


Tejasvi Tajane

Lab Associate

Tejasvi is M.Sc in Analytical Chemistry  from Modern College, Pune.  After completion of her post graduation, she joined IISER Pune as a Teaching Assistant.   She was in charge of setting up the Chemistry lab, Standardization of practicals, carrying out under graduate practicals, explaining the procedure to the students etc.  Her responsibilities at Venture Center include  smooth operations of the shared lab equipment, support incubatees and budding entrepreneurs bu offering hot lab services.


Sujaya Ingale

Senior Manager- Scientific Initiatives

Sujaya leads scientific Initiatives team at Venture Center. She manages scientific resources, facilities, services and ensures Environment Health and Safety compliance at Venture Center.  She is M.Sc in Microbiology (Pune University). She has several years of research experience in biotechnology projects, experience in setting up and oversight of Venture Center’s Lab facilities, running and assisting in proof-of-concept projects, and in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops for life sciences students and scientists.



Ajeet Singh

Senior Scientist – CAMS