Dr. Ramaswamy Subramanian (Rams) is a professor of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. He joined the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering in January 2019. A structural biologist with expertise in protein crystallography, Ramaswamy earned his Ph.D. in molecular biophysics from the Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore. After graduation, he moved to Uppsala, Sweden, for a fellowship at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Ramaswamy stayed at SLU for eight years, serving as a researcher and docent before moving to Iowa City for a faculty position at the University of Iowa. While working as assistant dean and director of core research facilities in Iowa, Ramaswamy helped create the university’s structural biology program, an accomplishment he later duplicated at inSTEM in India. Ramaswamy was the founding dean at inStem. He co-founded and served as the first CEO of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, a life sciences innovation hub for academia, industry and startup companies. Find Dr. Subramanian on LinkedIn here.