Speaker Profile

MEng., CEO, CosmosID
Biography

Mr. Manoj Dadlani serves as Chief Executive Officer at CosmosID, Inc., a genomic big data company focused on rapid identification of microorganisms for infectious disease diagnostics, public health surveillance, food safety monitoring, pharmaceutical discovery, and microbiome analysis for health and wellness. CosmosID has built the largest curated databases for best-in-class microbial identification and characterization. So far, the technology has already been utilized in over a dozen high impact peer reviewed publications. Previously, Mr. Dadlani served as a partner at Applied Value Group, a management consulting and investment firm, and was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Rasa Industries, Ltd., a leading beverage manufacturing company in northern Nigeria. Mr. Dadlani has substantial experience in strategy, M&A, supply chain management, product development, marketing and business development. Mr. Dadlani received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biological Engineering from Cornell University.

Presentation Title and Company Description

Microbial Profiling Showcase: High-resolution Microbiome Analysis for Health and Wellness
CosmosID is focused on high-resolution rapid identification of microorganisms for molecular diagnostics, public health, food safety, agriculture, and environmental applications. The CosmosID platform uses the largest curated microbial databases to accurately profile all microorganisms in a sample employing next-generation sequencing.