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Aniruddh Sarkar
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Aniruddh Sarkar
Assistant Professor
IBB 1313
404.894.3617
Research Interests:

Bioelectronics, Micro/Nanofluidics, Infectious Disease, Immunology, Point-of-care Diagnostics, Global Health, Single Cell Analysis and Manipulation

Micro/Nano Bioelectronics lab is a curiosity and creativity driven lab broadly interested in inventing and translating technology to make high-quality healthcare more accessible and affordable globally. Our research exploits microscale and nanoscale physical phenomena, devices and electronics to imagine, invent and engineer technology for precision biology and medicine. We are primarily a multidisciplinary engineering lab but we work closely with clinicians and biologists across applications in discovery, prevention, diagnostics and therapy of a number of diseases including infectious diseases and cancer.

 Some of our current projects are:

 1. Microfluidic high-sensitivity and high-throughput bioassays for deep characterization of immune responses. Applications include: Discovery of novel functional biomarkers for some of most widely devastating infectious diseases globally such as Tuberculosis (TB) and Typhoid. Helping understand the emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and discovery of novel biomarkers for its early and inexpensive detection. Discovering novel immune correlates for guiding vaccine design. Understanding variation in response to immunotherapy in cancer and discovery of early biomarkers of treatment failure.

 2. Electronic detection and manipulation techniques for various biological objects (e.g. biomolecules, cells)  Applications include: Point-of-care (POC) electronic diagnostics for infectious diseases such as TB especially for resource-poor settings. Portable, home-use and wearable diagnostic and monitoring technology in contexts ranging from soil, food and water quality to nutrition, infection, transplant rejection and cancer. Electronic delivery of macromolecules to cells for gene and cell therapy.

 

Publications:
  

Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

BME @ GT:
313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

TEP @ GT:
387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
30322-4250
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873