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Research interests

Computational protein design; enzyme and antibody engineering;  reconstruction, curation and analysis of metabolic networks; computational strain design and synthetic biology; metabolism of photosynthetic organisms; metabolism of obligatory anaerobes; modeling of microbial communities; optimization theory and algorithms. 

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical Engineering, PhD, Princeton Univercity

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Research Output 1992 2020

Artificial water channels enable fast and selective water permeation through water-wire networks

Song, W., Joshi, H., Chowdhury, R., Najem, J. S., Shen, Y. X., Lang, C., Henderson, C. B., Tu, Y. M., Farell, M., Pitz, M. E., Maranas, C. D., Cremer, P. S., Hickey, R. J., Sarles, S. A., Hou, J. L., Aksimentiev, A. & Kumar, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Nature nanotechnology. 15, 1, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Metabolic model guided strain design of cyanobacteria

Hendry, J. I., Bandyopadhyay, A., Srinivasan, S., Pakrasi, H. B. & Maranas, C. D., Aug 1 2020, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 64, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Metabolic Networks and Pathways
Carbon Dioxide

7 Log Virus Removal in a Simple Functionalized Sand Filter

Samineni, L., Xiong, B., Chowdhury, R., Pei, A., Kuehster, L., Wang, H., Dickey, R., Soto, P. E., Massenburg, L., Nguyen, T. H., Maranas, C., Velegol, D., Kumar, M. & Velegol, S., Nov 5 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 21, p. 12706-12714 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


A comprehensive genome-scale model for Rhodosporidium toruloides IFO0880 accounting for functional genomics and phenotypic data

Dinh, H. V., Suthers, P. F., Chan, S. H. J., Shen, Y., Xiao, T., Deewan, A., Jagtap, S. S., Zhao, H., Rao, C. V., Rabinowitz, J. D. & Maranas, C. D., Dec 2019, In : Metabolic Engineering Communications. 9, e00101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

A diurnal flux balance model of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 metabolism

Sarkar, D., Mueller, T. J., Liu, D., Pakrasi, H. B. & Maranas, C. D., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS computational biology. 15, 1, e1006692.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803