Soumyaroop Bhattacharya, M.Ed., M.S.

Soumyaroop Bhattacharya, M.Ed., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 651
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-4683
Lab: (585) 276-4617
Fax: (585) 276-2642

Lab Information

Soumyaroop Bhattacharya's research interests include gene expression analysis of lung development and diseases, involving biomarker discovery and algorithm development for data analysis.

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Professional Bio

Soumyaroop Bhattacharya is currently working as a Senior Associate in Pediatrics, in School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has previously served as a Bioinformatician in the Lung Biology Center at the Harvard Medical School. Mr. Bhattacharya has obtained B.S in Agriculture from Banaras Hindu University in India. He followed it with M.S in Biotechnology, Medical Informatics and M.Ed. in Science Education in the United States.

Research Bio

Soumyaroop Bhattacharya is a Senior Associate in Neonatology Division of Pediatrics Department. His research interests include gene expression analysis of lung development and diseases, involving biomarker discovery and algorithm development for data analysis, and he is currently leading multiple projects on Genom-wide expression profiling studies on lung diseases and development. He is also collaborating with investigators in numerous other bioinformatics studies.
Mr. Bhattacharya has also been involved in development and maintainence 'The Lung Transcriptome' (, a web resource for pulmonary genomics, which provides expression microarray databases and analytical tools to the lung research community.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Travel Fellowship | International Society of Computational Biology | La Jolla, CA, USA
Best E-Poster | Association of Pathology Informatics | Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Graduate Research Grant Award | University of Massachusetts | Lowell, MA, USA
National Talent Search Scholarship | NCERT | New Delhi, India

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Oct 1
Bhattacharya S, Zhou Z, Yee M, Chu CY, Lopez AM, Lunger VA, Solleti SK, Resseguie E, Buczynski BW, Mariani TJ, O'Reilly MA. "The genome-wide transcriptional response to neonatal hyperoxia identifies Ahr as a key regulator." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 2014 Oct 1; 307(7):L516-23. Epub 2014 Aug 22.
2013 Apr
Bhattacharya S, Mariani TJ. "Systems biology approaches to identify developmental bases for lung diseases." Pediatric research. 2013 Apr; 73(4 Pt 2):514-22. Epub 2013 Jan 11.
2012 Aug 15
Bhattacharya S, Go D, Krenitsky DL, Huyck HL, Solleti SK, Lunger VA, Metlay L, Srisuma S, Wert SE, Mariani TJ, Pryhuber GS. "Genome-wide transcriptional profiling reveals connective tissue mast cell accumulation in bronchopulmonary dysplasia." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2012 Aug 15; 186(4):349-58. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
2011 Jun 1
Hersh CP, Silverman EK, Gascon J, Bhattacharya S, Klanderman BJ, Litonjua AA, Lefebvre V, Sparrow D, Reilly JJ, Anderson WH, Lomas DA, Mariani TJ, . "SOX5 is a candidate gene for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease susceptibility and is necessary for lung development." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2011 Jun 1; 183(11):1482-9. Epub 2011 Feb 17.
Bhattacharya S, Tyagi S, Srisuma S, Demeo DL, Shapiro SD, Bueno R, Silverman EK, Reilly JJ, Mariani TJ. "Peripheral blood gene expression profiles in COPD subjects." Journal of clinical bioinformatics. 2011 1(1):12. Epub 2011 Apr 24.

Current Appointments

Senior Associate - Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology (SMD) - Primary


MEd | Science Education | Fitchburg State College2006
MS | Biomedical Informatics | Univ of Pittsburgh2004
MS | Biological Science | U of Massachusetts-Lowell2002
BS | Agriculture | India-Banaras Hindu U, Varanasi2000
Diploma in Software Engineering | APTECH Computer Education1999