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Babu Palanisamy, MS, MBA
Babu Palanisamy, MS, MBA, is a product manager at Applied Biosystems in the San Francisco bay area where he manages genomic assay and software products for biotech, pharmaceutical, academic, and government institutions. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Annamalai University and a master’s degree in molecular biology from GB Pant University, both in India. Upon graduation in 1997, he was hired by Monsanto Company as a product development specialist in their genetic engineering and transformation research. Since then, he has worked on product development at a number of U.S. seed companies, including Scott’s Miracle-Gro and Ceres. Palanisamy completed his MBA in April 2009 from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.