Prasanna Khot, PhD
Associate Director, Biosciences R&D, Microbial Solutions
Dr. Khot is passionate about developing microbial diagnostics to improve product quality and patient care. He has led numerous projects to evaluate, develop, validate, and implement microbial diagnostic assays in regulated environments. As the Associate Director, Biosciences R&D within Microbial Solutions, he is responsible for establishing strategies for executing scientific research and technical stages of product development. His scientific interests include: microbial detection, identification and susceptibility, strain typing, antimicrobial resistance, toxin detection, phylogenetics, metagenomics, biofilms, and quantitative classification algorithms. Dr. Khot earned his PhD from the University of Utah and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle.