Pradnya Palande is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2010-11. Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, she has been working with Reliance Life Sciences Pvt .Ltd. (India) since 2001. She is a senior research scientist in the Therapeutic proteins group. Her job responsibilities include cloning and expression of theraputic proteins. She also has been working on isolating genes of Mabs from mouse cell lines and analyzing CDRs which will lead to the development of chimeric and humanized monoclonal antibodies for therapeutic uses.
Pradnya is a post graduate in Zoology with a specialization in animal physiology. She has also worked as a faculty to undergraduate students for a few months after her post graduation.