Arup Ok. Chakraborty
Massachusetts Institute of Know-how
“For the main function in initiating the sphere of computational immunology, geared toward making use of approaches from bodily sciences and engineering to unravel the mechanistic underpinnings of the adaptive immune response to pathogens, and to harness this understanding to assist design vaccines and remedy.“
Arup Ok. Chakraborty is among the 12 Institute Professors at MIT. He’s additionally a Professor of Chemical Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry at MIT. He served because the founding Director of MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, and he’s a founding member of the Ragon Institute of MIT, MGH, and Harvard. He recieved a B. Tech from IIT Kanpur (India) and PhD from the College of Delaware. For over twenty years now, Chakraborty’s work has largely centered on bringing collectively approaches from statistical physics with immunology, and virology. His pursuits span T cell signaling, growth of the T cell repertoire, and a mechanistic understanding of virus evolution, antibody responses, and vaccine design. Since 2016, Chakraborty has additionally been deeply within the function of section separation in eukaryotic gene regulation. Chakraborty is one in all solely 25 people who’re members of all three branches of the US Nationwide Academies – Nationwide Academy of Sciences, Nationwide Academy of Medication, and Nationwide Academy of Engineering. He’s additionally a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and has obtained many different honors together with the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the E. O. Lawrence Medal (DOE), a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Colburn, Skilled Progress, and Prausnitz Institute Lectureship from the AIChE. Chakraborty has obtained 6 educating awards for his classroom educating. He’s a co-author of the current guide “Viruses, Pandemics, & Immunity”.