Venkata Ramanaro Parasa (PhD) is a Scientific Project Manager at EMPE Diagnostics AB since February 2019. After obtaining his PhD on immune response to HIV-TB coinfection at National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, India, he had worked as Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Karolinska Institute and as Principal Research Scientist in Linköping University focusing on diagnosis, assay development and host-directed therapy for tuberculosis. Parasa is currently a Scientific Project Manager at EMPE diagnostics performing both scientific and management of R&D projects.