Maulik Patel, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Maulik is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cruchaga lab and manages GWAS, RNA-Seq and neuro imaging data. Maulik received his doctoral degree in Bioinformatics from Gujarat University and his Master degree in Bioinformatics from Sardar Patel University. Before joining the lab, he worked as a Project Scientist in Xcelris Genomics for 5 years and as Application Scientist in Bioinnovation for 2.5 years. He collaborated with various universities in the development of pipelines for the analysis of large-scale de-novo assembly, transcriptome, metagenomics and targeted exome data. He also worked on various functional and network analysis of high-throughput multi-omics and metabolomics data. Recently, he designed a 94-gene panel for Alzheimer’s disease patients with a diabetic condition to understand early detection and progression of the diseases.