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About us

  • We are a group of global competent synthetic biologists residing and operating out of India enjoying the diversity of this sub-continent.
  • We offer high value niche services in the areas that cover synthetic biology, bimolecular engineering, strain optimization, analytical characterization, scale up and production. We have deep technological expertise with both prokaryotic and eukaryotic systems backed by a repository of tool kits, enzymes, pathway networks, molecular decorations such as glycosylation, methylation, etc.

Current Projects

Global Integrated Synbio company

- USA & Europe

Strain & bio-engineering – prokaryote and eukaryotes, expressing high value pharma compounds (natural small molecules).

SIBRI - BIRAC

- Government of India

Strain & bio-engineering of eukaryotic organism for expressing commercially important terpenes.

BIRAC

- Government of India

Commercial production of rose oxide by fermentation, in collaboration with IBAB, Bengaluru.

Indian Aromatic company

Bio-engineering of aroma precursor compound.

New Zealand Agro company

Strain & bio-engineering of small molecule for crop protection.

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. Investor and Philanthropist.

Founding Team
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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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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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Lizy Babu

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

Consultant
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Luc Gruner

Luc has a broad background in sales/marketing, strategic planning and business development. He has been instrumental in acquiring and managing several partnering projects. Has held senior sales and management positions in both biotechnology and specialty chemicals companies (including Evolva, Bim Kemi, Hercules & WR Grace). Luc has a PhD in Physical Chemistry and an MBA from INSEAD.

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Stanley Goldman

Presently COO of Elive Biotherapeutics, USA. Synthetic biologist, built tools for industrial biotechnology applications. Prior experiences at Maxygen, Phyllom, Navy Medical Research Centre, Evolva, Fraunhofer.

Residency

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Jananom believes in "Igniting Young minds" with a flexible residency program.

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

Careers

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Jananom Private Limited is presently looking to hire for the following positions at its Coimbatore office. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification as per industry standards.

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D in Molecular Biology / Genetic engineering / Synthetic biology.

Location: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Experience:

  • FIVE years research experience post PhD.
  • Minimum Five publications in reputed journals or patents in metabolic engineering.
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    Job Profile:

  • Hands-on in the lab.
  • Ability to independently handle metabolic engineering projects.
  • Design & execute strain construction (both prokaryotes & eukaryotes), especially under frugal resources.
  • Ability to map the entire multi-step metabolic pathway to produce natural small molecule.
  • Familiarity with biochemistry to design / discover suitable enzymes for unknown / uncharacterized metabolic steps in the pathway.
  • Synthesize genes and engineer the same in chosen microbial host. Deep understanding of cofactors & other supporting requirements.
  • Detect the expression of intermediates and final target compound, using suitable analytical methods & Assay systems
  • Iterative engineering of genes to increase titres.
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    Culture: Mind-set to work for a startup & grow with it.

    Remuneration: Commensurate with candidate’s experience & abilities relevant to the job requirements.

    Co-ordinates: info@jananom.com

    Vacancies: Two positions

    Experience: 2-3 years (Freshers are also encouraged to apply, subject to the successful completion of training)

    Education: MSc / Ph.D

    Job Profile:

    Part of the research and development team (Molecular biology, Enzymology, Analytical, Bioinformatics) for metabolic engineering and biochemical analysis of pathways in yeast and E.coli for the production of high-value products such as flavor, fragrance, and nutritional ingredients.

    The primary responsibility of this position will be to design and execute laboratory-scale molecular biology and enzymology based experiments, to develop and optimize new methodologies for strain and pathway engineering for increased production of high-value products in heterologous organisms like yeast and E.coli.

    The successful candidate will have significant experience in molecular biology, enzymology/biochemistry and a track record of successful problem solving and collaboration.

    This position will require a self-starting, results-oriented researcher, who will thrive in a fast-paced environment where priorities will shift regularly.

    Required skills and experience:

    Doctoral degree in a relevant life science field (ideally molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry and/or genetic/metabolic engineering) preferably with hands-on experience in synthetic biology, pathway assembly, metabolic and enzyme engineering, gene cloning and handling of microbial hosts such as E.coli and yeast.

    Will also consider postgraduate or M.S. Science with strong, relevant experience in these areas.

    • Ability and desire to design and execute experimental plans independently, and to independently gather data with high standards for data quality.
    • Identifies new directions for research from literature review and produces reports and documents utilizing advanced writing skills.
    • Anticipates recognizes and resolves technical problems.
    • Maintains appropriate documentation so that information and materials are traceable and processes are transferable.

    The candidate should also be able to take up writing projects seeking grants from all sources that include private, public and philanthropic ones.

    Vacancies: Two positions

    Experience: 2-3 years (Freshers are also encouraged to apply, subject to the successful completion of training)

    Education: MSc / Ph.D

    Job Profile:

    Sample Analysis using HPLC, GC, UV, IR. To monitor GLP in the entire laboratory. To maintain all references and working standards and records.

    • To maintain documents like specification, method of analysis, SOPs.
    • To update all documents periodically.
    • To enter all the receipts in raw materials/finished products ledger.
    • To generate analytical reports as per the received protocols.
    • To generate and update specification, method of analysis, SOPs. Responsible for in-process samples analysis, Raw Material Samples analysis, Intermediate samples analysis.
    • Sample Analysis using HPLC, GC, UV, IR.
    • To monitor GLP in the entire laboratory.
    • To monitor laboratory sanitation and up-keep with records.
    • To maintain all references and working standards and records.
    • To monitor all laboratory volumetric, solution reagents preparation and records.
    • To maintain documents like specification, method of analysis, SOPs.
    • To update all documents periodically.
    • To enter all the receipts in raw materials/finished products ledger.
    • To generate analytical reports as per the received protocols.
    • To generate and update specification, method of analysis, SOPs.

    The person should have excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills; should be a team worker. Fluency in English and good presentation skills are also expected.”

    Aspirants may reach out at : shriramr@jananom.com