Founder and CEO of Bikanta Corporation, Dr. Ambika Bumb graduated from Georgia Tech and obtained her doctorate from Oxford while on the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. She then completed two post-doctoral fellowships at the National Cancer Institute and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute where she developed Bikanta’s nanodiamond-based technologies.  She has received numerous scholarships and awards for excellence in engineering and was profiled in Nature magazine as a successful young innovator on the fast-track. Her endeavors in the areas of nanomedicine and diagnostics have led to multiple patents and many publications. Ambika and her team at Bikanta are developing nanodiamonds and imaging instruments that redefine the boundaries of medical optical imaging, allowing researchers and doctors to detect disease, such as cancer, at the molecular level.