Dr. Guruprasad Ramakrishna


Dr. Guruprasad Ramakrishna “Guru” is the founder and Scientific Director of Durga Femto Technologies and Research (DFTR). He is also an adjunct professor at Biotechnology department of Dayanand Sagar University.

Guru & his team at DFTR have developed a unique in vitro assay for analysis of AChE activity by using zebrafish as a model organism. More recently, he & his team are working on a technology that makes Next Generation Sequencing for genetic disease diagnosis affordable in India.

Guru has published more than 30 peer reviewed research articles, acts as an advisor to many Indian biotech firms and delivers scientific lectures to academia all over India. He is on the Board of studies of many autonomous colleges in Bangalore like Government Science College, St. Joseph’s College etc.

Guru holds doctorate degree in Bio-Technology from the Vinayaka Mission University.