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Rahul Sarpeshkar, PhD

Title(s):
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Thomas E. Kurtz Professor
Professor of Engineering
Professor of Physics

Department(s):
Microbiology and Immunology
Physiology and Neurobiology

Education:
BS, Electrical Engineering and Physics, MIT
PhD, Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology

Programs:
Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Programs

Websites:
http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/people/faculty/rahul-sarpeshkar/

Contact Information:


Professional Interests:

Synthetic analog and digital biological circuits in electri-cigenic and other microbes. Applications of synthetic and systems biology to immunology, infectious disease, and cancer.

Biography:

Awards
NSF CAREER Award
ONR Young Investigator Award
Packard Fellow Award
Junior Bose Teaching Award, MIT


Selected Publications:

 

Bioelectronic measurement and feedback control of molecules in living cells.
Banerjee A, Weaver I, Thorsen T, Sarpeshkar R
Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 2;7(1):12511. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12655-2. Epub 2017 Oct 2.
PMID: 28970494

Guest Editorial - Special Issue on Synthetic Biology.
Sarpeshkar R
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2015 Aug;9(4):449-52.
PMID: 26839930

Synthetic Biology: A Unifying View and Review Using Analog Circuits.
Teo JJ, Woo SS, Sarpeshkar R
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2015 Aug;9(4):453-74. Epub 2015 Sep 11.
PMID: 26372648

Analog synthetic biology.
Sarpeshkar R
Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2014 Mar 28;372(2012):20130110. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2013.0110. Epub 2014 Feb 24.
PMID: 24567476

Synthetic analog computation in living cells.
Daniel R, Rubens JR, Sarpeshkar R, Lu TK
Nature. 2013 May 30;497(7451):619-23. doi: 10.1038/nature12148. Epub 2013 May 15.
PMID: 23676681

Efficient universal computing architectures for decoding neural activity.
Rapoport BI, Turicchia L, Wattanapanitch W, Davidson TJ, Sarpeshkar R
PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e42492. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042492. Epub 2012 Sep 12.
PMID: 22984404

A glucose fuel cell for implantable brain-machine interfaces.
Rapoport BI, Kedzierski JT, Sarpeshkar R
PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38436. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038436. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
PMID: 22719888

An energy-efficient, adiabatic electrode stimulator with inductive energy recycling and feedback current regulation.
Arfin SK, Sarpeshkar R
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2012 Feb;6(1):1-14. doi: 10.1109/TBCAS.2011.2166072.
PMID: 23852740

A low-power 32-channel digitally programmable neural recording integrated circuit.
Wattanapanitch W, Sarpeshkar R
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2011 Dec;5(6):592-602. doi: 10.1109/TBCAS.2011.2163404.
PMID: 23852555

An articulatory silicon vocal tract for speech and hearing prostheses.
Keng Hoong Wee, Turicchia L, Sarpeshkar R
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2011 Aug;5(4):339-46. doi: 10.1109/TBCAS.2011.2159858.
PMID: 23851948