Management Team

Dr. Kishori Ganpat Apte (Technical Manager & Director)

Dr. Kishori G. Apte is a founder as well as Director Technical of APT Testing and Research Pvt. Ltd. She is well known and eminent personality in the field of toxicology. She is F.D.A approved toxicologist. Dr. Apte has completed her Doctorate from University of Pune in Pharmacology. As a toxicologist she has been successfully associated with designing, conduction and reporting the toxicology profile of test samples. Dr. Apte started her toxicology profession at Indian Institute of Toxicology, Pune. She has more than 30 years of experience in Toxicology & Pharmacology. Dr. Kishori Apte is known in and outside India for her   expertise and experience in Animal testing services. She is recognized post graduate teacher in Savitribai Phule Pune University. Dr. Apte is an IRCA certified ISO lead auditor. She has contributed to more than 16 research publications and presented research works at different conferences. She has 2 patents on her name.

 

 

Mr. Amol Nimba More (Incharge, Laboratory Animal Facility and HOD Subacute and Subchronic Toxicity Testing)

Mr. Amol Nimba More (M. Pharm., Pharmacology) is incharge of Laboratory Animal Facility at APT Testing and Research Pvt. Ltd., Pune. He is also holding a position of Head of Subacute & Subchronic Toxicity Testing Department of (Formerly known as National Toxicology Centre). He is working in the field of toxicology from September 2010 . He has completed Certificate Course in Laboratory Animal Science at ACTREC, Mumbai in 2013 after which he is looking after various aspects of laboratory animal management. He is member of Laboratory Animal Scientist Association (LASA). Mr. Amol More is an FDA (Maharashtra) approved toxicologist and also Certified Internal Auditor of ISO/IEC 17025-2005. He is involved in designing, conduction and reporting of the toxicological tests of Medical devices, chemicals, Packaging Material etc following various regulatory guidelines.

 

Dr. Yogesh P Talekar (Head of Department, Acute toxicity)

Dr. Yogesh Pandurang Talekar is head of Acute Toxicity testing department of APT Testing and Research Pvt. Ltd. (Previously known as National Toxicology Centre). He has more than 7 years of experience in the field of toxicology. Dr. Yogesh Talekar is an F.D.A (Maharashtra) approved toxicologist. Dr. Talekar has completed his Doctorate degree from Maharashtra University of health sciences (MUHS), Nashik in the subject Medical Pharmacology and Toxicology. Dr. Talekar is involved in designing, conduction and reporting the toxicology profile of test samples like Medical devices, chemicals, Packaging Material etc. He is a IRCA certified Internal Auditor for ISO/IEC 17025:2005. He has more than 11 research publications to his credit. He has presented his research works at different national and international conferences. He has applied for an Indian patent. Dr. Talekar's innovation was selected in top 100 DST Lockheed Martin Indian Innovation Growth Program in the year 2012.

 

 

Dr. Biswadeep Das: (Head of Geno Toxicity & Environmental toxicity Testing)

Dr. Biswadeep Das received his Masters Degree in Biotechnology from Assam University Silchar, Assam. He completed his Ph.D degree in Life Science from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He is being associated with APT Testing and Research Pvt. Ltd.  (Formerly known as National Toxicology Centre) since June 2010. During the tenure he has gathered experience in Laboratory animal management and Toxicological Studies and currently holds the designation of Study Director and Head of Genotoxicity & Ecotoxicity testing department. He is F.D.A (Maharashtra) approved toxicologist and also IRCA certified Internal Auditor of ISO/IEC 17025-2005. He is involved with designing, conduction and reporting the toxicology profile of test samples like Medical devices, Chemicals, Pesticides, bio-pesticides etc. He has contributed to more than 12 research publications of National and International peer reviewed journals. He had presented his research works at different national conferences. He has applied for 2 Indian patents. He received Young Scientist Award in the Year 2012 at Institute of Medical Science of BHU Varanasi.

 

 

Dr. Gayatri M. Deshmukh (Veterinarian, Laboratory Animal Facility)

Dr. Gayatri Makarand Deshmukh (BVSc. & AH) is a veterinarian at Laboratory Animal Facility (LAF) of APT Testing and Research PVT LTD., Pune. She has completed her degree from College of Veterinary Sciences, Parbhani. She is working at APT Testing and Research PVT LTD from November 2015. She is currently involved in management of well-being of laboratory animals. She has abilities in overall general management of LAF which involves laboratory animal care, breeding of animals, routine health monitoring, necropsy, diagnosis, treatment prevention and control of diseases. She has the responsibilities of monitoring and maintaining the records as per CPCSEA requirements.  She is also involved in the procedures where proper anesthesia and analgesia are required to be maintained during the study. She is a member of IAEC of APT Testing and Research PVT LTD., Pune.  Also, she has successfully completed ISO 9001-2015 Lead Auditor Certification.