Dr. Krishna Ella is a scientist and entrepreneur from India. He is a founder of the Ella Foundation, Genome Valley, and Bharat Biotech International Ltd. In addition, he is a chairperson and MD of Bharat Biotech Company.
Dr. Krishna Ella Age
Dr. Krishna Ella was born on 1969 (age 51 years as in 2020). His Zodiac sign is Gemini.
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|Dr. Krishna Ella Bio-data|
|Real Name||Dr. Krishna Murthy Ella|
|Known Name||Krishna Ella|
|Famous For||1. Founder |
& Chairman of Bharat Biotech
|Birth date||in 1969|
|Age||51 years (as in 2020)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Political Interest||Not Known|
|Height(Approx)||In feet: 5' 7" |
In centimetre: 174 cm
In meter: 1.74 m
|Weight(Approx)||In kilogram: 97 Kg|
In pounds: 154 lbs
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Name Not Known|
|Born Place||Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu|
|Current City||Shamirpet, Hyderabad|
|School||Local School of South India|
|College||1. University of Hawaii|
2. College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology
|Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Children||Son: Rechas Veerendra Dev|
|Favorite Things & Assets|
|Favorite Food||South Indian Food|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Social Media Accounts|
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Dr. Krishna Ella is a chairman and managing director of Bharat Biotech International Ltd. He was born and brought up to the South Indian family of Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu. He completed primary education locally and then did a bachelor’s from Bangalore.
After schooling, Krishna Ella enrolled in the University of Agriculture Science of Bangalore. Next, he did MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Hawaii of Manoa. Following that, Krishna got a degree of Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Family, Wife & Children
Dr. Krishna Ella was born to the caring family of Thiruthani; a town in Tamil Nadu. Not much known about his parents or profession.
He is a married person and his wife’s name is Suchitra Ella. He has one son named Rechas Veerandra Dev. Currently, he resides with his family in Hyderabad, India.
Dr. Ella’s son Rechas Veerendra Dev is married to Sahari who is a daughter of Kiran (Eenadu) and Sailaja Kiran (MD Margadarsi). His son Veerandra is also actively involved in social work.
Dr. Krishna Ella has a very bright educational career and had always a special interest in biotech. After earning the degree of Ph.D. in biochemistry, he worked as an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
After working as an associate professor for four years, Dr. Krishna started his professional career as an entrepreneur. In 1996, he founded a firm titled “Bharat Biotech International Ltd” which produces Vaccine.
As a chairman & managing director, Dr. Krishna Ella led the company from ground level to the international. According to the company’s profile, Bharat Biotech delivers numbers of vaccines to the poorest and most underserved countries with UNICEF, GAVI, and other channels.
Dr. Ella also works for the farmers and is associated with the Biovet, Innova Food Park, and Mallur Farms. His dream is to produce a sustainable ecosystem of healthy people, healthy procedures, and healthy livestock.
Dr. Krishna Ella has also ventured in the veterinary vaccines, food processing, and biotechnology infrastructure. Apart from successful entrepreneurship, Dr. Ella is actively involved in the better future of India’s science education & policy. He is a part of several noted committees at the international level.
- Scientific Advisory Committee to the Union Cabinet
- CSIR Governing Council
- CCMB Governing Council
- Research Council for CSIR National Laboratories
- Board Member of Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Krishna Ella’s Corona Vaccine
During the 2020 Global COVID19 Pandemic, Dr. Krishna’s firm Bharat Biotech International Ltd started research for the deadly coronavirus.
Dr. Krishna’s company developed India’s First indigenous COVID-19 Vaccine along with the Indian Council of Medical Search (ISMR), National Institute of Virology (NIV). They gave the name “COVAXIN” to the developed vaccine.
In addition, they got approval to start human trials with phase 1 and phase 2. Moreover, they selected more than 12 Institutes for the clinical trials of the vaccine COVAXIN.
Awards & Honors
- ET Now Special Recognition for Healthcare Industry Award
- J R D Tata- Best Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- Marico Innovation Award
- University of Southern California-Asia Pacific Leadership Award
Facts of Dr. Krishna Ella
Does Dr. Krishna smoke?: No
Does Dr. Krishna drinks alcohol?: Not known
His company Bharat Biotech International has more than 150 patents and 12 vaccines in their portfolio. Mover, they have a staff of more than 1600 persons.
He was very bright in study since childhood and is a expert of yeast molecule genetics.
His company has developed affordable vaccines for the disease like Rotavirus,.
Bharat Biotech International Ltd is the first firm to register patents for the Chikungunya and Zika.
His company shares the all amazing photos and information about his research, vaccines, and portfolio on social media as well as on the official website too.
His company’s official Instagram is “bharatbiotec.”