Dr Shivaji K Jadhav completed his graduation in Microbiology and Post graduation in Biotechnology from Karnataka University and further he completed PhD in Biochemistry (Molecular HIV Virology) from University of Mumbai and He has carried out his molecular Virology research at National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health [NIRRH] a premier Indian Council of Medical Research, (ICMR) Institute in Mumbai.
Presently he is working at Lilac Insights Private Limited as Scientific Officer – F in Department of Molecular Oncology and the lab is fully equipped with state of art of facility to carry out Onco Molecular test Panels for Haematological malignancies and Solid Tumors with advanced sequencing technologies, Before Joining Lilac, Dr Shivaji was working at Head of Laboratory Operations at Mapmygenome and Co.Head of Infectious Disease at Sandor Life sciences. He has also worked as Senior Scientist C at NIMR, Indian Council of Medical Research, (ICMR ) Goa in project “Malaria Evolution in South Asia” funded by National Institute of Health and International Centre of Excellence for Malaria Research, (ICEMR) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases (NIAID) USA. He has worked with team of scientists at NIMR on Vectors, infection rate, vector competency and host Pathogen interaction in malaria. He has been awarded with Prestigious Fogarty International HIV/AIDS Training and Research Fellowship programme from National Institute of Health, USA, He has been trained in Advance Molecular Virology techniques, HIV Drug Resistance, True Gene Sequencing and Mucosal Transmission of HIV and genetic diversity at Boston School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School,USA. He was mentored under the guidance of Dr Deborah Anderson and Dr Manish Sagar
Dr. Shivaji K Jadhav has total fourteen years of experience in the area of Molecular Diagnostics, Virology and Infectious Diseases; He has been awarded with thirteen International young Scientist Awards, Global Health, International Travel grants and Scholarships