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Ashutosh Agarwal

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Ashutosh Agarwal

Assistant Professor | College of Engineering | Biomedical Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 243-8925

Website: Physiomimetic Microsystems Laboratory
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Research Interests

Hydrogels, Stem Cells, Microfluidics, Organs on Chips, Cardiac Tissue Engineering. More info at: <a href="http://www.pmlaboratory.com/">Physiomimetic Microsystems Laboratory</a>

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. (2009)
    • Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, Other in Materials Scence and Engineering. (2004)
    • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, Other in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. (2001)

EXPERIENCE

    • Univeristy of Miami, Junior Scholar (Ambassadorial Role). College of Engineering (2015 - Present)
    • Univeristy of Miami, Assistant Professor. Department of Biomedical Engineering (2014 - Present)
    • University of Miami (BioNIUM), Core Faculty Member. DJTMF Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute (2014 - Present)
    • Physiomimetic Microsystems Laboratory, Director. (2014 - Present)
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Secondary Appointment with the Department of Pathology. (2014 - Present)
    • Harvard University, Postdoctoral Fellow. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (2010 - 2013)
    • Columbia University, Postdoctoral Scientist. Department of Biomedical Engineering (2010)
    • University of Florida, Graduate Research Assistant. Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2005 - 2009)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Rawal, S., Yang, Y., Agarwal, A. (2017).Identification and Quantitation of Circulating Tumor Cells. Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry.
    • Lenguito, G., Chaimov, D., Weitz, J. R., Rodriguez-Diaz, R., Rawal, S. A., Tamayo-Garcia, A., Caicedo, A., Stabler, C. L., Buchwald, P., Agarwal, A. (2017).Resealable, optically accessible, PDMS-free fluidic platform for ex vivo interrogation of pancreatic islets. Lab on a Chip, 17, 772–781.
    • Lenguito, G., Chaimov, D., Weitz, J. R., Rodriguez-Diaz, R., Rawal, S. A., Tamayo-Garcia, A., Caicedo, A., Stabler, C. L., Agarwal, A. (2017).Resealable, optically accessible, PDMS-free fluidic platform for ex vivo interrogation of pancreatic islets.. Lab on a chip, 17, 772-781. http://doi.org/10.1039/c6lc01504b
    • Ao, Z., Rawal, S., Agarwal, A. (2016).Capture and Release of Viable Circulating Tumor Cells from Blood. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), e54435–e54435.
    • Palacci, H., Idan, O., Armstrong, M. J., Agarwal, A., Nitta, T., Hess, H. (2016).Velocity fluctuations in Kinesin-1 gliding motility assays originate in motor attachment geometry variations. Langmuir, 32, 7943–7950.
    • Pasqualini, F. S., Sheehy, S. P., Agarwal, A., Aratyn-Schaus, Y., Parker, K. K. (2015).Structural phenotyping of stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. Stem cell reports, 4, 340–347.
    • Ao, Z., Parasido, E., Rawal, S., Williams, A., Schlegel, R., Liu, S., Albanese, C., Agarwal, A., (2015).Thermoresponsive release of viable microfiltrated Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) for precision medicine applications. Lab on a Chip, 15, 4277–4282.
    • Badrossamay, M. R., Balachandran, K., Capulli, A. K., Golecki, H. M., Agarwal, A., Goss, J. A., Kim, H., Shin, K., Parker, K. K. (2014).Engineering hybrid polymer-protein super-aligned nanofibers via rotary jet spinning. Biomaterials, 35, 3188–3197.
    • Nesmith, A. P., Agarwal, A., McCain, M. L., Parker, K. K. (2014).Human airway musculature on a chip: an in vitro model of allergic asthmatic bronchoconstriction and bronchodilation. Lab on a chip, 14, 3925–3936.
    • McCain et al., M., Agarwal, A. (2014).Micromolded gelatin hyrdogels for extended culture of engineered cardiac tissues. Biomaterials, 35(21), 5462-5471.
    • Wang, G., McCain, M. L., Yang, L., He, A., Pasqualini, F. S., Agarwal, A., Yuan, H., Jiang, D., Zhang, D., Zangi, L., others, . (2014).Modeling the mitochondrial cardiomyopathy of Barth syndrome with induced pluripotent stem cell and heart-on-chip technologies. Nature medicine, 20, 616–623.
    • Agarwal, A., Farouz, Y., Nesmith, A. P., Deravi, L. F., McCain, M. L., Parker, K. K. (2013).Engineering anisotropic muscle tissue on micropatterned alginate surfaces for in vitro contractility assays. Advanced Functional Materials, 23(30), 3738-3746.
    • Agarwal, A., Goss, J. A., Cho, A., McCain, M. L., Parker, K. K. (2013).Microfluidic heart on a chip for higher throughput pharmacological studies. Lab on a Chip, 13, 3599–3608.
    • Agarwal, A., Farouz, Y., Nesmith, A. P., Deravi, L. F., McCain, M. L., Parker, K. K. (2013).Micropatterning alginate substrates for in vitro cardiovascular muscle on a chip. Advanced functional materials, 23, 3738–3746.
    • Agarwal, A., Luria, E., Deng, X., Lahann, J., Hess, H. (2012).Landing rate measurements to detect fibrinogen adsorption to non-fouling surfaces. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 5, 320–326.
    • Luria, I., Crenshaw, J., Downs, M., Agarwal, A., Seshadri, S. B., Gonzales, J., Idan, O., Kamcev, J., Katira, P., Pandey, S., Nitta, T., , ., , . (2011).Microtubule nanospool formation by active self-assembly is not initiated by thermal activation. Soft Matter, 7, 3108–3115.
    • Idan, O., Lam, A., Kamcev, J., Gonzales, J., Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2011).Nanoscale transport enables active self-assembly of millimeter-scale wires. Nano letters, 12, 240–245.
    • Wu, P., Agarwal, A., Hess, H., Khargonekar, P. K., Tseng, Y. (2010).Analysis of intracellular motion using Kalman filtering. Biophysical Journal, 98(12), 2822-2830.
    • Wu, P., Agarwal, A., Hess, H., Khargonekar, P. P., Tseng, Y. (2010).Analysis of video-based microscopic particle trajectories using Kalman filtering. Biophysical journal, 98, 2822–2830.
    • Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2010).Biomolecular motors at the intersection of nanotechnology and polymer science. Progress in Polymer Science, 35, 252–277.
    • Jeune-Smith, Y., Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2010).Cargo loading onto kinesin powered molecular shuttles. Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE.
    • Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2010).Molecular motors as components of future medical devices and engineered materials. Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 1, 11005.
    • Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2010).Molecular motors as components of future medical devices and engineered materials. Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 1, 011005.
    • Katira, P., Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2009).A random sequential adsorption model for protein adsorption to surfaces functionalized with poly(ethylene oxide). Advanced Materials, 21(16), 1599-1604.
    • Fischer, T., Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2009).A smart dust biosensor powered by kinesin motors. Nature nanotechnology, 4, 162–166.
    • Agarwal, A., Katira, P., Hess, H. (2009).Millisecond curing time of a molecular adhesive causes velocity-dependent cargo-loading of molecular shuttles. Nano letters, 9, 1170–1175.
    • Agarwal, A., Hess, H. (2009).Velocity-dependence of Cargo Loading onto Molecular Shuttles Demonstrates the Glue-like Character of Biotin/Streptavidin. Biophysical Journal, 96, 317a.
    • Katira, P., Agarwal, A., Fischer, T., Chen, H., Jiang, X., Lahann, J., Hess, H. (2007).Quantifying the Performance of Protein-Resisting Surfaces at Ultra-Low Protein Coverages using Kinesin Motor Proteins as Probes. Advanced Materials, 19, 3171–3176.