Mr. Ramanamurthy is the Chairman of GMK Research Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. He completed his graduation in Commerce from Andhra University. He is a proven entrepreneur with small and medium enterprise firms dealing with chemical trading and retail finance over four decades. After successfully running Varalakshmi Chemicals and Swarna finance, he ventured into the real estate sector wherein he established himself as one of the key local players.
He is passionate about generating new employment opportunities and contributing to development of the society. The roots of service motto and leadership qualities trace back to his grandfather who was freedom fighter and served as an MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly) of the erstwhile State of Andhra Pradesh. With his keen interest in the research and development activities in pharma sector, he has associated himself with GMK research Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Parvathi Kollipara is the Managing Director of the Company. She has a passion to build organizations through their initial phases and desire to make a difference. She has demonstrated astute leadership skills in identifying niche service areas, acquiring new business contracts and managing customer expectations by integrating various support functions with scientific team. Her core strengths have been company strategy, finance and project management with deep understanding of Operations - Human Resource, Administration and Regulatory affairs.
Ms. Kollipara holds a post graduate degree in Organic Chemistry from Nagarjuna University. She started her career in one of the premier Indian CRO based in Hyderabad wherein she was involved with project management. Later, she closely worked with scientific teams to prepare project RFP’s on a broad range of chemistry type for European and North American Pharma, Biotech and Agrochemical companies. With her ability of multitasking and problem-solving skills across various disciplines, she rose through the ranks and headed the Business Development for two Hyderabad based chemistry CRO’s and contributed significantly to their growth and development.
Narinder Mohal, PhD is the Founder and Director of the company. He is an accomplished scientific professional with comprehensive experience spread over a decade in managing end-to-end scientific operations. He has a strong background in medicinal/synthetic chemistry, drug development and quality assurance. He has demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities in building focused teams of scientists and chemists to meet all collaborator requirements.
Prior to this, he headed chemistry operations for more than a decade at Hyderabad based CRO’s where he was instrumental in establishing the chemistry services base thereby providing them sustainable growth.
He was responsible for a team that was involved in various collaborations catering to medicinal chemistry requirements from lead optimization (SAR activity and focused libraries) to the synthesis of reference compounds and building blocks. He was involved in building and developing a team of chemists, who were successfully engaged in the synthesis of diverse class of compounds viz. lipids, steroids, carbohydrates small peptides, and alkaloids, solid phase synthesis, isotopically (cold) labeled compounds, synthesis of fluorescent probes for cellular assays, bio-conjugation.
He obtained his doctoral degree in the area of synthetic organic chemistry working towards the synthesis of poly-hydroxylated alkaloids from Norbornanes at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Professor Goverdhan Mehta, while his postdoctoral training was in the area of design and synthesis of b-glycosidase inhibitors and understanding mechanistic aspects of b-glycosidases, at Swiss Federal Institute of technology at Zurich with Professor Andrea Vasella.