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.


Saleem Mohammed

Founder & CEO

Promoting genomics & biotechnology in India
Saleem 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.

Abdur Rub


Abdur holds a Masters in Engineering from University of Cincinnati and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida (USF), USA. He has co-authored over 25 journal papers and has over 50 international conference proceedings in a variety of scientific disciplines. His main scientific contributions are in the areas of in vitro diagnostics, genetic sequencing and gene amplification technologies. He has been the recipient of a number of esteemed awards such as the A*STAR young Scientist Award in 2012 and several international competitive Grant Awards for scientific research. Prior to Xcode, Abdur has held various senior management positions in Academia and industry. His recent appointments are CEO of Cell Diagnostics, Singapore and Vice President of Research, Credo Biomedical, Singapore and Head of In Vitro Diagnostics, A*STAR, Singapore.

Ethics Committee

Professor Gautam

Director & HOD, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University

Rathindra Roy

Chairperson, Board of Directors at eFarm, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, University of Miami

Ramgopal Lakshmi Ratan

Principal Attorney, R. Lakshmi Ratan Associates

Dr. Veerapandian

Professor, Sri Muthukumaran Medical College,Chennai, Specialization: Surgery/ General Surgery

KN Sulochana

Director, Dept. of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Vision Research Foundation Sankara Nethralaya


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