Dr. Kamalanathan is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Centre for Bioseparation Technology (CBST), VIT University, Vellore, India. He received his M.Sc. from Bangalore University and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from CBST, VIT University. He has expertise in Protein Biochemistry, Proteomics and Bioseparation technologies. His research interest involves understanding the process of autoimmunity at molecular levels and is addressing it in rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, major psychosis, employing his expertise and interfaces between clinicians and basic research. Since last six years his small research group with PhD & Master graduates at the center is actively working on autoimmunity and method development. He has published more than 10 articles in peer reviewed till date, one book chapter and three patents. He is receipt of ‘Hoffmann La Roche’ and ‘SBCN’ young scientist awards. He is well connected with both academic and Industrial scientists in India and abroad and is a visiting fellow for few laboratories in French. He can be contacted at Centre for Bioseparation Technology, TT616, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.