FOUNDERS

Rajesh Perianayagam

Founder & CEO

Karyosoft was founded by Rajesh Perianayagam who has a doctorate degree in plant biotechnology. His passion to contribute to the rapid growth of life sciences and to augment quality innovations began as a graduate student. Dr. Perianayagam has more than 15 years of experience in the life sciences field specifically in plant biology, plant molecular genetics, genomics, software development collaborating with software engineers and business development which he gained working in academia, agricultural and pharmaceutical biotechnology industries.

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Karyosoft accelerates data to innovations by empowering life scientists with novel time and cost saving software solutions for their high-quality product development workflow. Our product Loci 1.0 (nick-named “Google for microbial genomics data”) is an innovative web based, 100% customized and highly scalable enterprise software platform for biologists to efficiently manage, quickly analyze, and easily visualize microbial genome sequence data. Most importantly, Loci 1.0 can save >1000 hours/year by empowering biologists with easy ‘anywhere and anytime’ access to sequence data and also by freeing up bioinformaticians’ time. Being highly scalable with >300 million data points, Loci 1.0 serves as a repository for storing a large amount of sequence data including historical data in one place which drives new innovations and creates value for the organization.

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Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Purdue@WestGate, Odon, IN