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)

American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship Award | American Thoracic Society | New York, NY 2015
Travel Fellowship | International Society of Computational Biology | La Jolla, CA, USA 2005
Best E-Poster | Association of Pathology Informatics | Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2003
Graduate Research Grant Award | University of Massachusetts | Lowell, MA, USA 2001 - 2002
National Talent Search Scholarship | NCERT | New Delhi, India 1993

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Apr 8
Solleti SK, Srisuma S, Bhattacharya S, Rangel-Moreno J, Bijli KM, Randall TD, Rahman A, Mariani TJ. "Serpine2 deficiency results in lung lymphocyte accumulation and bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue formation." FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2016 Apr 8; Epub 2016 Apr 08.
2016 Mar 14
Ahmad A, Bhattacharya S, Sridhar A, Iqbal AM, Mariani TJ. "Recurrent copy number variants associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia." Pediatric research. 2016 Mar 14; Epub 2016 Mar 14.
2015 Aug 1
Solleti SK, Simon DM, Srisuma S, Arikan MC, Bhattacharya S, Rangasamy T, Bijli KM, Rahman A, Crossno JT, Shapiro SD, Mariani TJ. "Airway epithelial cell PPAR? modulates cigarette smoke-induced chemokine expression and emphysema susceptibility in mice." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 2015 Aug 1; 309(3):L293-304. Epub 2015 May 29.
2015 Jul
Cuna A, Halloran B, Faye-Petersen O, Kelly D, Crossman DK, Cui X, Pandit K, Kaminski N, Bhattacharya S, Ahmad A, Mariani TJ, Ambalavanan N. "Alterations in gene expression and DNA methylation during murine and human lung alveolar septation." American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 2015 Jul; 53(1):60-73.
2015 Mar
Ambalavanan N, Cotten CM, Page GP, Carlo WA, Murray JC, Bhattacharya S, Mariani TJ, Cuna AC, Faye-Petersen OM, Kelly D, Higgins RD, . "Integrated genomic analyses in bronchopulmonary dysplasia." The Journal of pediatrics. 2015 Mar; 166(3):531-7.e13. Epub 2014 Nov 06.

Current Appointments

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


MEd | Science Education | Fitchburg State University2006
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