Pratyush (Prat) Gupta, Ph.D., B. Eng. - CellMax Life - Senior Staff Scientist

Pratyush (Prat) Gupta

Ph.D., B. Eng.

CellMax Life

Senior Staff Scientist

Mountain View, California | United States

Main Specialties: Biochemical Genetics, Biology, Biotechnology, Medical Genetics, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Oncology, Public Health

Additional Specialties: Cancer Genomics

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Pratyush (Prat) Gupta, Ph.D., B. Eng. - CellMax Life - Senior Staff Scientist

Pratyush (Prat) Gupta

Ph.D., B. Eng.

Introduction

Long term objective is to integrate acquired bio-engineering skills with scientific research experience of molecular biology and genomics to answer critical health questions plaguing the society

• Data driven and perseverant Senior Staff Scientist at CellMax Life with over nine years of experience
• Passionate about developing cutting-edge minimally invasive genomics assays for early identification and monitoring of cancer – developed two assays that turned into commercial products for diagnostic use
• Curiosity driven and self-motivated individual with outstanding time-management and organizational abilities
• Awarded the Stanford – NIH Systems Biology Grant to develop and optimize a comprehensive temporal genomics (NGS) pipeline to understand molecular causes of obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes and identify fat cell differentiation biomarkers and associated regulatory mechanisms at Stanford University
• In-depth knowledge of genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and related fields
• Highly experienced in all molecular biology and biochemistry techniques including but not limited to: nucleic acid manipulation, PCR, qPCR, NGS library preparation, DNA/RNA isolation and quantification, electrophoresis, genotyping, gene expression, biochemical and functional assay development and optimization
• Excellent research track record justified by peer-reviewed publications and extensive mentoring experience
• Possess excellent hands-on troubleshooting and problem-solving skills in a creative manner
• Independent yet very enthusiastic team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Primary Affiliation: CellMax Life - Mountain View, California , United States

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Education

Nov 2015
Stanford University
Postdoc
Chemical and Systems Biology
May 2010
University of Calgary
Ph.D.
Developmental Biology and Genetics
Sep 2006
Visvesvaraya Technological University
B. Eng.
Biotechnology

Experience

May 2017
CellMax Life
Senior Staff Scientist
Assay Development, Cancer Genomics

Publications

6Publications

88Reads

83Profile Views

20PubMed Central Citations

TEG-1 CD2BP2 controls miRNA levels by regulating miRISC stability in C. elegans and human cells.

Nucleic Acids Res 2017 02;45(3):1488-1500

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkw836DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5388422PMC
February 2017
15 Reads
9.112 Impact Factor

Giardia duodenalis-induced alterations of commensal bacteria kill Caenorhabditis elegans: a new model to study microbial-microbial interactions in the gut.

Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2015 Mar 8;308(6):G550-61. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Host-Parasite Interactions, NSERC-CREATE Program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Inflammation Research Network, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpgi.00335.2014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4360045PMC
March 2015
14 Reads
9 Citations
3.800 Impact Factor

Proteasome regulation of the chromodomain protein MRG-1 controls the balance between proliferative fate and differentiation in the C. elegans germ line.

Development 2015 Jan;142(2):291-302

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.115147DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6514403PMC
January 2015
30 Reads
8 Citations
6.462 Impact Factor

Protein kinase CK2 both promotes robust proliferation and inhibits the proliferative fate in the C. elegans germ line.

Dev Biol 2014 Aug 10;392(1):26-41. Epub 2014 May 10.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2014.05.002DOI Listing
August 2014
24 Reads
3 Citations
3.550 Impact Factor