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    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • Biography
    Kaustubh Bhalerao obtained his M.S. and Ph.D degrees from Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2001 and 2004 respectively. His doctoral dissertation was on the reliability of micro electromechanical systems used in biological applications (BioMEMS). His current research interests include synthetic biology, and nanotechnology. He is currently working on developing synthetic genetic circuits inside bacteria that conceptually resemble electronic circuits, and can be used to manipulate the inner workings of living cells. He has presented a few web-based lectures on the Nanotechnology and Biology for Engineers to first year students at COEP. He enjoys traveling, food and coding in Python. Kaustubh lives with his wife Jessie and sons Sachin and Samarth in Savoy, IL.

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