Influential women in bioscience industry

As a tribute to all the women in bioscience, BioSpectrum presents a short list of about 50 women researchers who are overcoming hurdles and achieving their best in the industry

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It is a well known fact that men dominate the biotech industry. But over the past decade or so, many outstanding women have excelled in this niche sector. Throughout history many brilliant women have contributed globally for the growth of life sciences. While committed to her busy professional career, she had to balance the demands of her family, as well.

In an effort to laud their accomplishments, BioSpectrum presents some of the women who in their roles as CEOs, CSOs, directors, regulators, entrepreneurs, vice presidents, and scientific researchers, helped change the course of bioscience in the country.

Click here to read the short profiles of successful women in bioscience industry 

Following are the women achievers profiled in the list:

Anu Acharya
Anuradha Rajput
Anu Singh
Bharathi Sriram
Bindhya Cariappa
Bindu Dey
Chandra Viswanathan
Chandrima Shaha
Deepanwita Chattopadhyay
Deepshikha Kiyawat
Gayatri Saberwal
Gita Sharma
Kalpana Krishnaswami
Kavitha Iyer Rodrigues
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Kumud Sampath
Latha P Lakshman
Mahima Datla
Malathi Lakshmikumaran
Manju Bansal
Manjula Das
Manju Sharma
Meenakshi Bhat
Nandita Chandavarkar
Neelam Jain
Nidhi Saxena
Purnima Sharma
Radha Rangarajan
Radhika Bobba
Rajashree Devarakonda
KR Rajyashri
Rama Mukherjee
Renu Razdan
Renu Swarup
Rinti Banerjee
Saral Thangam
Shenaz Khaleeli
Shireen Vali
Smita Singhania
Sowmya Balendiran
Suchita Ninawe
Suchitra Ella
Sudha Nair
Sudha Rao
Suman Govil
Suneela Thatte
Swati Piramal
Vasantha Muthuswamy
Vibha Dhawan
Villoo Morawala-Patell
Usha Barwale Zehr

* This list is not exhaustive, but attempts to capture few of the outstanding women researchers in the country

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