Researcher biography

Omkar is a Research Fellow at the T.C Bernie Law School. His research focuses on the ciruclation of bioeconomies specifically related to health care biotech innovations and examining their political economic relationships with implications for public health. In his PhD thesis, he examined the relationship between the state, academia and finance capital in the constitution and sustenance of medical biotechnology ecosystem in India and the concomitant value extraction and capital accumulation strategies. Omkar's research interests include Science, Technology & Society studies, Political Economy, Critical Social Theory, Financialisation and Public Health.