Dr. Sharma first joined Zeptometrix as the Manager of the Molecular Biology department in 2007 and became the Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer in 2016.
She is responsible for the design and development of the NATtrol™ product line including viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. She provides technical supervision of all manufacturing activities of the Molecular Biology department and leads collaborations with various organizations to design and develop custom products.
In her new role as the Vice President, CSO, Karuna supervises and coordinates the activities of all the scientific divisions at ZeptoMetrix.
Karuna received a Ph.D. degree in Molecular & Cellular Biology from University at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a M.S. degree in Natural Sciences, Bioinformatics from University at Buffalo and B.S. & M.S. degrees in Microbiology from Pune University (India).