Siddharth Jhunjhunwala

Assistant Professor

Phone : +91-80-2293-2452 (O)
E-mail: siddharth@iisc.ac.in
Website: https://jhunjhunwalalab.in/

Research Interests:
Immuno-engineering, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery

Educational History

Post-doctoral fellow: Mazumdar-Shaw International Oncology Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013-2015)
Post-doctoral fellow: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2012-2013)
PhD (2011): University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA (Bioengineering)
Bachelors (2006): Anna University, Chennai, India (Industrial Biotechnology)

Courses offered

BE206: Biology for Engineers

BE214: Fundamentals of Bioengineering – 2

Awards / Honours / Affiliations

  1. DBT-Wellcome India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship                      Jan. 2020 – Dec. 2024
  2. Prof. Priti Shankar Teaching Award for Assistant Professors           Mar. 2019
  3. R.I. Mazumdar Young Investigator Position at IISc                             Feb. 2017 – Jan. 2019
  4. Ramanujan Fellowship (SERB, DST, Govt. of India)                             Sept. 2016 – Dec. 2019

Publications

  1. Immunomodulatory Bandage for Accelerated Healing of Diabetic Wounds. Jayashree V. Raghavan, Vinod K. Dorai, Shruthi K. Sagar, Archana Sivaraman, Kalpana S. R., Siddharth Jhunjhunwala*. ACS Bio & Med Chem Au. Accepted.
  2. Sterile Inflammation Alters Neutrophil Kinetics in Mice. Alakesh Alakesh, Thiruvickraman Jothiprakasam, Jayashree V Raghavan, Siddharth Jhunjhunwala*. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 2022. Accepted. DOI: 10.1002/JLB.1A0321-132RR
  3. The consequences of particle uptake on immune cells. Preeti Sharma, Alakesh Alakesh, Siddharth Jhunjhunwala*. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. 2022. 43: 305-320. DOI: 10.1016/j.tips.2022.01.009
  4. Particle Uptake Driven Phagocytosis in Macrophages and Neutrophils Enhances Bacterial Clearance. Preeti Sharma, Anjali Vijaykumar, Jayashree V Raghavan, Supriya R Rananaware, Alakesh Alakesh, Janhavi Bodele, Junaid Rehman, Shivani Shukla, Virta Wagde, Savitha Nadig, Sveta Chakraborti, Sandhya S Visweswariah, Dipankar Nandi, Balasubranian Gopal, Siddharth Jhunjhunwala*. Journal of Controlled Release. 2022. 343: 131-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2022.01.030