Deepak Balamurali

Deepak Balamurali
Deepak Balamurali

Ph.D. Student

Tentative Ph.D. Project Title: Development of a novel Liquid Biopsy based platform for autoimmune diseases, particularly arthritis and lupus, using circulating cell-free DNA.

Deepak Balamurali completed his Master’s in Biotechnology from SRM University, Kattankulathur, INDIA. Deepak worked with the Umbilicial Cord Tissue Processing Unit of Lifecell International in Chennai for a brief period, before moving to work with the National Cancer Tissue Biobank at the Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras on multiple, large-scale next-generation sequencing and cryopreservation projects.
In his PhD project he will focus on developing a novel Liquid Biopsy platform for autoimmune diseases, in particular arthritis and lupus, based on circulating cell-free DNA.