DR.JITENDRA KUMAR BARUPAL
- Visiting Fellow Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Jitendra is an early stage investigator working in environment health under the supervision of Professor Shinjini Bhatnagar. He is working on identification of epigenetic marks of mixed and specific environmental exposure (e.g. Particulate Matter 2.5) and their association with birth and developmental health outcomes. He got training in environment epidemiology, bioinformatics and statistics at Harvard School of Public Health and at School of Publlic Health, UC Berekely.
In addition, as a member of Aryabhata Data science & AI Program (ADAPT) at THSTI with Dr. Ramachandran Thiruvengadam Principle Scientist-I, and Dr. Bapu Koundinya Desiraju (DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance Early Career Fellow), Dr. Jiendra is working on statistical and computational methods to integrate multi-omics data (medical imaging, proteomics, genomics and metabolomics) for various cohort studies including GARBH-Ini Cohort.
- "To investigate maternal susceptibility to air pollution for the risk of lower birth weight using blood DNA methylation "(M K Bhan Fellowship, Department of Biotechnology, India).
-M K Bhan Young Research Fellowship
-Travel Fellowship, International Biocuration Conference, Toronto, Canada