Dr. Sanjay Manhas
Department of Chemistry, York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Born and raised in Ottawa, Sanjay completed his B.Sc. at the University of Ottawa (Biopharmaceutical Science – Medicinal Chemistry) with honours. He then moved to the University of Toronto and completed his doctoral research under the supervision of professor Mark S. Taylor. His Ph.D. work focused on applications of organoboron reagents as catalysts or promoters towards carbohydrate synthesis. After graduating he joined Suncayr, a start-up company, as a senior scientist responsible for research and development of new UV light detecting sensors. He then joined the Caputo lab as a post-doctoral research fellow in collaboration with Inkbox where he works on the development of new tattoo dyes.