Founder and Chairman

Pathfinder Research and Training Foundation, a non-profit company under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, was founded in the year 2012 and laid a foundation for Centre for Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology, with the vision and toil of Pranav Kumar. As an educational entrepreneur, he brings passion and experience to the field of education and a commitment to provide quality education. He is driving the vision of the organisation. He has served as a faculty in Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi from 2003 to 2011. He is also the author of several life sciences and biotechnology books for graduate, postgraduate students and lifelong learners. He has received numerous National and International awards as a director of Pathfinder Academy for imparting quality education and publishing high-quality scientific books and educational materials. His academic philosophy is to develop Pathfinder Research and Training Foundation as a benchmark for excellence in research and giving skill and knowledge-based practical training to the students to make them ready for employment either in industries or academics, in the field of bioinformatics, computational and systems biology.