Pavan Asalapuram, Ph.D.
Pavan is a clinical pharmacist by education who, with time and experience, developed an interest towards intellectual diagnostic solutions. While being involved in the development of colorimetric tests for enteric pathogens, Pavan developed a fair attention in the enzyme apurase. His successful achievements include the fluorescence-based detection of multi-drug resistant bacteria, ATP-based colorimetric assays, lateral flow tests for enteric pathogens, and developing molecular tests using padlock probe and rolling circle amplification. He has published about 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles and holds 3 international patents in the area of diagnostics. He is also the co-founder of ApiRays and EMPE Diagnostics.