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

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Office: (585) 276-4683

Fax: (585) 276-2642

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

Lab: (585) 276-4617

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Professional Background

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.


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.



Diploma in Software Engineering | APTECH Computer Education

BS | India-Banaras Hindu U, Varanasi

MS | U of Massachusetts-Lowell
Biological Science

MS | Univ of Pittsburgh
Biomedical Informatics

MEd | Fitchburg State University
Science Education


2015 - 2015
Associate Chair
Sponsor: Gordon Research Seminar on Lung Development, Injury & Repair
Location: Andover, NH

American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship Award
Sponsor: American Thoracic Society
Location: New York, NY

Travel Fellowship
Sponsor: International Society of Computational Biology
Location: La Jolla, CA, USA

Best E-Poster
Sponsor: Association of Pathology Informatics
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2001 - 2002
Graduate Research Grant Award
Sponsor: University of Massachusetts
Location: Lowell, MA, USA

National Talent Search Scholarship
Sponsor: NCERT
Location: New Delhi, India

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Journal Articles

"A novel in vitro model of primary human pediatric lung epithelial cells." Pediatric research.. 2019 Feb 18; Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Hamvas A, Feng R, Bi Y, Wang F, Bhattacharya S, Mereness J, Kaushal M, Cotten CM, Ballard PL, Mariani TJ, . "Exome sequencing identifies gene variants and networks associated with extreme respiratory outcomes following preterm birth." BMC genetics.. 2018 Oct 20; 19(1):94. Epub 2018 Oct 20.

Yu J, Peterson DR, Baran AM, Bhattacharya S, Wylie TN, Falsey AR, Mariani TJ, Storch GA. "Host Gene Expression in Nose and Blood for the Diagnosis of Viral Respiratory Infection." The Journal of infectious diseases.. 2018 Oct 18; Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Progression-associated genes in astrocytoma identified by microarray gene expression data re-analysis: Microarray Data Analysis: Methods and Applications
Book Title: Methods in Molecular Biology
Author List: MacDonald TJ, Pollack IF, Okada H, Bhattacharya S, Lyons-Weiler J.
Published By: Humana Press Inc. 2007