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Manish Kushwaha

Manish Kushwaha
Research Scientist — INRAE

D.Phil., M.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons.)

Phone: +33 (0)1 34 65 21 37
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Twitter: @manishmicrobe


My research interests lie in the areas of synthetic biology, systems biology, metabolic engineering and epigenetics. More specifically, my work is focussed on improving the predictable and automatable designof synthetic genetic circuits and metabolic pathways, while expanding their cross-species compatibility.

During my postdoctoral research, I have worked on biological computation using phage-bacterial interactions, RNA structure design for gene regulation in bacterial and cell-free systems, and computational biophysical modelling of synthetic genetic networks for cross-species compatibility. Prior to that, I investigated chromatin remodelling in trypanosomes and computational prediction of pre-microRNAs.


2017 – present 2015 – 2017

2012 – 2014

2010 – 2011

Micalis Institute, INRA Jouy-en-Josas, France 

University of Warwick, U.K.

Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.

Imperial College London, U.K.


2006 – 2010

2004 – 2006

2001 – 2004

D.Phil. Biochemistry, University of Oxford, U.K.

M.Sc. Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

B.Sc. (Honours) Microbiology, University of Delhi, India