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Leadership Team

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Dr. Bruno Poddevin

Dr. Poddevin is the Senior Executive President, Eurofins Genomics. He holds a Master Degree in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Paris and a PhD in molecular biology. He has spent all of his professional life in the "DNA business," first in basic research and then in commercial applications. He is associated with Eurofins since more than a decade. He developed knowledge and expertise in NGS in Eurofins group, leading to expansion of Clinical Genetics in Eurofins. His leadership and market understanding helped to position Eurofins in a fiercely competitive market by systematically investing in technologies, competences and scientific expertise.

Dr. Surendra K Chikara

Dr. Chikara  is the Executive Director of  Eurofins Clinical Genetics India Pvt. Ltd., (ECGI) with over 14 years of experience in the field of Applied Genomics, Clinical Genetics & Medical Exome Sequencing . He has rich expertise in Applied Next Generation Sequencing an Bioinformatics. He supervised many large scale projects based on clinical exome sequencing , human genome sequence, deciphering the gene functions & alternate spice variants, SNP discovery, using various Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms. He is passionate about exploring new market space, customer challenges, to build a sustainable as well as scalable company. He focuses on long-term and strategic needs for building ECGI into a professionally managed organization that provides efficient testing service with core objectives of timely delivery, quality, compliance, growth and stability and develop leadership position in Clinical Genetic Testing.