About ReneLife

ReneLife is a technology start-up, launched as a faculty enterprise of the Indian Institute of Science, in the area of Life Sciences. ReneLife is devoted to providing cutting-edge hardware-software co-designed accelerated solutions. It has made a start by developing ReneGENE - a proprietary core technology, for accelerated accurate alignment of short reads from Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms through massively parallel and scalable realizations. The objective of the company is to bring new affordable and commodity scale products and solutions to market, that extends the frontiers of precision and targeted medicine.


Founders

Prof. Debnath Pal

Debnath Pal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research interests are in the areas of Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Omics and Systems Biology. He received all his educational degrees in Chemistry with B.Sc (Hons.) from University of Kolkata in the year 1993, M. Sc from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1995, and Ph.D from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 2000. He has over 50 research publications till date. He is fellow and member of several academic and professional bodies. He is noted for his contributions in the area of protein structure, function, interaction and dynamics. His research group regularly contributes to open access tools in biology.

Prof. S K Nandy

S. K. Nandy is a Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research interests are in areas of High Performance Embedded Systems on a Chip, VLSI architectures for Reconfigurable Systems on Chip, and Architectures and Compiling Techniques for Heterogeneous Many Core Systems. Nandy received the B.Sc (Hons.) Physics degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in 1977. He obtained the BE (Hons.) degree in Electronics and Communication in 1980, MSc.(Engg.) degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 1986, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 1989 from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has over 170 publications in International Journals, and Proceedings of International Conferences, and 5 patents. He is a valued IEEE member for 22 years.


News and Events

  • Company launched on June 18, 2016.
  • Launched its first product, ReneGENE, in partnership with Aldec Inc., at the SC 16 conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. (Click here)
  • Demonstrated ReneGENE AccuRA in the 25th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays February 22-24, 2017 at Monterey, California, USA. (Click here)
  • Presenting ReneGENE at NGS 2017, April 3-5, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.