Xcode is a pioneer in personal genomics, specializing in preventative healthcare. We are dedicated to empowering physicians, wellness professionals and individuals with the most validated actionable genomic information, to positively impact health and improve the quality of life.
Using advances in genomics, informatics, computing, and domain specific knowledge, Xcode is building comprehensive personalized solutions for clients across clinical and non-clinical segments. The genetic tests are performed using saliva screens for presence or absence of these mutations through a technique known as genotyping. In the genetic reports, we present information about your genotype and its associations for specific conditions. The association information has been curated by us from hundreds of scientific publications from India and abroad. The test protocols and the equipment we use are world class, and the procedure and method of testing are as per international standards.
Founder & CEO
Promoting genomics & biotechnology in IndiaSaleem is from Chennai, a large metropolitan city in India. After completing his PhD in Bioinformatics from the US, he moved back to India to chase his dream of pioneering in the field of biotechnology. He founded Xcode with a vision to bring India in the forefront of personal genomics. Previously, he worked as a Scientist in Gene Expression Technology at Monsanto, a biotechnology giant. Saleem received the MIT TR35 award in 2013. Under his leadership, Xcode has won several awards including Most promising startup of the year (2014) by Biospectrum and Hottest startup of the year (2013) by BusinessWorld.
Director & HOD, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University
Chairperson, Board of Directors at eFarm, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, University of Miami
Ramgopal Lakshmi Ratan
Principal Attorney, R. Lakshmi Ratan Associates
Professor, Sri Muthukumaran Medical College,Chennai, Specialization: Surgery/ General Surgery
Director, Dept. of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Vision Research Foundation Sankara Nethralaya