Purna Minesh Shah (she/her)

PhD student, Galagan Lab

  • Title PhD student, Galagan Lab
  • Education BS/MS, Cell and Molecular Biology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

My interest in microbes and engineering them to build wearable biosensors have led me to join the Galagan lab. Using different approaches, I work with the screening team to screen novel transcription factors/redox enzymes to build novel synthetic biosensors. I envision bridging the gap in diagnostics to develop simpler, cheaper, and globally accessible tests, especially real-time diagnostics.

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