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Microbes live inside in communities and are unique to every living organism (“Signature”). Jananom has developed proprietary phytofiberceutic formulations which are essential for the sustenance of microbial biodiversity – “feed me – feed my microbiome”. Jananom focusses on the confluence of food, drugs and the gut microbiome.

Biomolecular Engineering

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Integrated Productivity Management Tools

Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Genomic tool kits, repository of molecular transporters, detoxifying enzymes, vectors & cassettes for stably assembling multiple genes & pathways, single gene integration vectors, transposon based integration.

E.coli: Genome integration vectors (several gene assembly /integration)

Microbiota Modulators

Individual’s microbiome and its metabolome is key for one’s well-being. New insights into dietary plant fibers (phyto origin) has renewed interest on fibers, going beyond just digestive health.

Jananom has developed proprietary formulations of diverse phytofiberceutics from its platform. These formulations are designed based on extensive research publications.

People

Founders
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Murali Panchapagesa Muthuswamy

Serial entrepreneur. Developed several first of its kind natural products. Built companies over three decades. One taken to public in Europe. Successful fund raiser from across the globe. Four year stint as the President and CEO in US silicon valley company. Several patents and publications.

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Chitra Murali

Nutritionist. Specialized in Fibres from traditional and non-conventional sources. Food product formulator.

Founding Team
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Shriram Raghavan

Accomplished techno commercial individual with two decades of international experience. Part of several globally reputed startups, building it from ground.

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Sathish Kumar

Biomolecular engineer with two decades of research experience in global companies. Firsts in engineering a number of natural product pathways at commercial scale. Several Patents & publications.

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Nalini Krishnaswamy

Highly experienced natural product formulation across several verticals over three decades. Hands-on analytical experience. Several Patents & publications. Served in multi national companies.

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Lizy Babu

Process and Systems expert with three decades of experience in reputed international companies.

Advisors & Consultants
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Bobba Venkatadri

General Partner, Ventureast; Formerly with Pfizer, J&J, Merck; Currently on the board of several pharma and life science companies. Founder US operations

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Krishnan GS

Ex-President Novozymes South Asia; grew it from 5 to 625 staff with consistent double digit growth. He will advise on strategy and commercials.

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Viren Mahurkar

Chairman, HitchinRock Advisors; Seasoned investment banker, financial economist, healthcare strategy; was formerly associated with Novartis (Singapore), ICICI Securities (India), Wockhardt (India), Pfizer (New York).

Residency

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Jananom believes in "Igniting Young minds" with a flexible residency program that offers valuable opportunity to work at the intersection of various techno-commercial elements in the streams of Biomolecular engineeering, microbiome therapeutics and PhytoFiberCeutics Platforms

Young minds to reach out at : shriramr@jananom.com

Partnerships

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We have several valuable partnerships including RiverstoneBio. Jananom is open to partnering :

  • Bimolecular engineering
  • Building pathways for small molecules for diverse applications (any suitable microbial host)
  • Design and develop customized tools (both prokaryotes & eukaryotes) for deployment in pharma and industrial biotechnology.
  • Development of products from its well-researched phytofiberceutics platform for rapid commercial launch.

Careers

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We are actively hiring for the following positions (effective Q2, 2019):

  • MBA (any branch) with 2-3 years’ work experience (any industry)
  • Requires skills in data collection, analysis, interpretation
  • Ability to find markets, do product-market fit, meet potential customers to present the company and products.
  • Seamless communication skills and be a team player
  • Have an M.Com with atleast 5-7 years work experience (any industry)
  • Proficient with accounts and Tally, compliances, filing of taxes, returns, raise invoices, bank reconcillation,etc.
  • Requires some knowledge of foreign exchange rates and international transactions
  • Interface with vendors, negotiate, rate them and evaluate for best products and / or services
  • Local travel required to meet and integrate company secretary, external auditor, compliance authorities, tax consultants.
  • Requires background in payroll, Tally and related tools.
  • A post graduate or doctorate in food technology / food processing with atleast 5 years hands-on industry experience in formulating energy bars, cookies, fritters.
  • Ability to design an ideal food formulation for natural plant derived fibre components
  • Interface with large scale contract manufacturers during scaleup and commercialization
  • Masters or doctoral degree holder with 2-3 years research experience
  • Practical experience in working with prokaryotic engineering tools, methods and systems
  • Ability to design vectors, construct vectors, clone, sequence & synthesize genes (outsourced function) for small molecules and proteins
  • Manage the project independently in stipulated timelines
  • Maintain systematic written records of all research; support in framing IP.
  • Aspirants may reach out at : shriramr@jananom.com