Ashraf Mannan, PhD, PD

Variant Science, ex-University of Göttingen, IISc

Dr. Ashraf Mannan joined Strand in 2013 and overlooks the interpretation of NGS-based panel test data for clinical samples and preparation of the molecular genetics reports (so far over 3000 reports) sent out to physicians. He has over 13 years of experience in Molecular Genetics, gained through his work as Principal Investigator in the University Medical Centre of Göttingen (UMG) in Germany and by currently working in Strand Life Sciences, India.

Dr. Mannan earned his Ph.D [summa cum laude (best thesis award)] in Human Genetics at the University of Göttingen, Germany and Habilitation (PD) (highest academic qualification for a scholar in Germany) in Molecular Human Genetics at the University Medical Center of Göttingen (UMG), Germany and completed his Masters from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He was also a member of the Cluster of Excellence EXC 171 “CNMPB”, commonly referred as “elite institution” in Germany. For his outstanding contribution in the field of hereditary disorders, he was awarded the Tom Wahlig Foundation Prize (2005).