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 Oct
Misra RS, Bhattacharya S, Huyck HL, Wang JE, Slaunwhite CG, Slaunwhite SL, Wightman TR, Secor-Socha S, Misra SK, Bushnell TP, Reynolds AM, Ryan RM, Quataert SA, Pryhuber GS, Mariani TJ. "Flow-based sorting of neonatal lymphocyte populations for transcriptomics analysis." Journal of immunological methods. 2016 Oct; 437:13-20. Epub 2016 Jul 18.
2016 Sep 23
Chu CY, Qiu X, Wang L, Bhattacharya S, Lofthus G, Corbett A, Holden-Wiltse J, Grier A, Tesini B, Gill SR, Falsey AR, Caserta MT, Walsh EE, Mariani TJ. "The Healthy Infant Nasal Transcriptome: A Benchmark Study." Scientific reports. 2016 Sep 23; 6:33994. Epub 2016 Sep 23.
2016 Jul
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 Jul; 30(7):2615-26. Epub 2016 Apr 08.
2016 Jun
Ahmad A, Bhattacharya S, Sridhar A, Iqbal AM, Mariani TJ. "Recurrent copy number variants associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia." Pediatric research. 2016 Jun; 79(6):940-5. 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.

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