Nikhil Pereira

Credentials: MS in Biotechnology

Position title: Senior Research Associate, Invenra

Nikhil Pereira

Nikhil graduated from UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. He currently works at Covance as a microbiologist where he sets up samples for clients for performing diagnostics, reporting on the data and codifying pathologenic information. Recently, Nikhil added the role of programming the LIMS system, which has allowed him to learn coding, as well as improve the lab’s efficiently.

Nikhil expects to expand his functional knowledge of biotechnology and utilize his education within the M.S. in Biotechnology Program to eventually start his own company. He is looking forward to working with all of his fellow classmates to practice learning what it takes to create and market technologies that add value to human life.