Manish Tandon

Director, Analytical Sciences at Landmark Bio

Manish Tandon has a diverse work experience spanning several roles and companies. Manish is currently employed at Landmark Bio as the Director of Analytical Sciences, a position they started in April 2022. Before that, they worked at KBI Biopharma from 2017 to 2022, first as an Associate Director in Cell Therapy Analytical Development and later as a Scientist II.

Prior to their time at KBI Biopharma, Manish worked at Rush University Medical Center as an Instructor from 2010 to 2017. In this role, they conducted research on cancer progression and metastasis, utilizing cell and molecular biological approaches. Manish also investigated the mechanisms and biological significance of the Runx2 transcription factor in lung and breast cancer.

From 2004 to 2010, Manish held multiple roles at Purdue University, including Research Assistant and Academic Teaching Fellow. During this time, they focused on breast cancer gene therapy using adenovirus vectors and conducted in-vitro and in-vivo assays to test gene therapy efficacy and safety.

Manish also gained industry experience through a Process Development Summer Internship at Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2009.

Before their time at Purdue University, Manish worked as an Academic Teaching Fellow at an undisclosed company from 2004 to 2007, where they mentored veterinary students in Veterinary Histology.

Manish'searly career includes a role as a Graduate Research Assistant at Kansas State University from 2003 to 2004 and as a Junior Research Fellow at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute from 2001 to 2003. At the latter, they investigated pineal gland physiology and its function in immune response, developing in-vitro assays for monitoring immune response after antigenic stimulation.

Overall, Manish Tandon's work experience demonstrates a strong background in analytical sciences, particularly in the fields of cell therapy and cancer research.

Manish Tandon's education history begins with their high school education at Kendriya Vidyalaya, where they obtained a High School degree in Science from 1982 to 1993. Following this, they attended Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya from 1994 to 1999, where they completed their BVSc (DVM) degree in Veterinary Medicine. In 2000 to 2002, Manish pursued further education at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, earning an MS degree in Physiology. Afterward, they joined Purdue University from 2004 to 2007 for their Master of Science (MS) degree, specializing in Cancer Cell Biology. Manish'seducational journey concluded at Purdue University from 2007 to 2010, where they pursued a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in the same field, Cancer Cell Biology.


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  • Director, Analytical Sciences

    April, 2022 - present