Joined OBSL: Fall 2017
Project: Developing a paper-based chip for monitoring gestational diabetes at the point-of-care
Description about project: I am working on developing aptamer-based assays to detect glycated albumin and hemoglobin for monitoring diabetes. The optical detection technique used is colorimetry and the assays are immobilized on a paper-based platform to enable application at the point-of-care.
- E. Chemical from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Goa, India
- S. Biomedical Engineering from University of Florida, FL, USA
Future Career Goals: Joining the diagnostics industry in an R&D role
Other Hobbies and Interests: Reading, drawing, origami, Indian classical dance