About us

About us

Dr. Murray Broom, CEO and founder DNAiTECH Ltd.
Tatiana Ceban, founder DNAiTECH Ltd.

Dr Murray Broom

Founder and CEO

Murray has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, he is a molecular biologist and was previously involved in a research program to identify the gene locus for Batten Disease, he also led YAC (yeast artificial chromosomes) cloning program for the New Zealand Sheep Map program and the US Department of Agriculture’ pig and cattle genomics programs. Murray is a co-founder of Izon Science Ltd.

Tatiana Ceban

Founder

Tatiana has a MA in Psychology, she is a counsellor, therapist, coach, and professional supervisor. As a former teacher, school principal, and university lecturer, she is very enthusiastic about bringing innovative technologies into the classrooms and under-resourced countries. Her contribution is a web design, marketing, building curriculum, professional supervision, and lots of encouragement.

Dr Calum Morris, Research and Development Scientist, DNAiTECH Ltd
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Dr Calum Morris

Research and Development Scientist

Calum is a PhD graduate from Otago University with expertise in molecular and synthetic biology. His PhD program involved research into the mechanisms of a protein called QseM and the quorum-sensing protein TraR, both of which are involved in the regulation of DNA transfer. As a biochemist and microbiologist, Calum brings crucial skills to help advance DNAiTECH’s innovative molecular biomedical and agritech diagnostic programs.

Dr Anindita Sen

Research and Development Scientist

Dr Anindita Sen is a Biotech engineer with a PhD in chemistry. Her PhD was on the development of colorimetric sensors for methamphetamine detection, through Victoria University with Professor Justin Hodgekiss co-director of MacDairmid Institute. Anindita has a unique interdisciplinary skill set, brings crucial chemical and physical chemistry skills, complementing our molecular competencies. Anindita has also previously worked as an intern at Creative HQ New Zealand, working on an education co-design program for Vanuatu secondary education. 

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Leeann Kerr has joined us in September, having recently arrived from Northern Ireland. Leeann’s laboratory experience is extensive, she has worked in two of our key interest areas, Agritech and biomedical health laboratories. She has a wealth of experience in diagnostic laboratories using methods such as ELISA, qPCR, rtPCR as well as classical laboratory methods. Leeann has slipped easily into the team, she brings a careful pair of hands for generating quality data. Her background in laboratory best practice and organizational skills has had a great positive impact at DNAiTECH.

Leeann Ker

Laboratory Technologist

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