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Prof. dr. ir. Jonathan A. Lal PDEng, PhD

Visiting professor

Focus areas

Public Health Genomics, Bioproduct Design, Biotechnology and Valorization

Contact

Prof. dr. ir. Jonathan A. Lal PDEng, PhD
Department of Molecular and Cellular Engineering
Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS)
Rewa Road, Naini
Allahabad - 211007, Uttar Pradesh
India

Curriculum vitae

Prof. dr. ir. Jonathan A. Lal is working at Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), India, as director (Innovation, Projects & Consultancy), Dean (Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering), professor (Biotechnology) and chairman (Institutional Animal Research Committee). He was also the former director (Auxiliary Units) at SHUATS, India.

Previously, he worked in the Netherlands as the CEO - ptTheragnostic BV, Director - Health Innovation Ventures BV and prior to that CSO - ptTheragnostic BV. During this time he was also a researcher in the department of Radiotherapy, Maastricht University (UM) and CSO - Maastro Clinic. Prior to this, he worked as a researcher at the Institute for Public Health Genomics at UM, the Netherlands. During this time he was also the project manager of the ERA-NET ERAfrica project 'InnXchange'. Before that, during his time at UM, he had also worked as the project manager of the EU DG SANCO Public Health Genomics European Network & had also worked as a B-Team member for the EU pilot flagship project IT Future of Medicine. In addition, he had briefly worked as a research advisor for the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine. Previous to this, he worked as a Bioproduct Designer at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.

He has a cum laude PhD in Public Health Genomics (Maastricht University), a professional doctorate in Engineering in Bioproduct Design (Delft University of Technology), did his master’s degree in Life Science & Technology with a specialization in cell diagnostics (Delft University of Technology) and did his bachelor’s degree (B.Tech, gold medal) in Biotechnology with a specialization in genetic engineering (Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University, India).