Dr. Soans earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Bombay. He continued his education at Iowa State University where he earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry. He continued doing research as a postdoctoral researcher at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla, CA. He then joined the Biotech industry in San Diego and during this period also got his MBA from San Diego State University. Dr. Soans has been teaching college courses for over five years in addition to running a biotech business.