Professional Bio: Anuraag graduated from Manipal Institute of Technology, India with a B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering in 2012. From 2012-2014, he studied at KU Leuven, Belgium and Universite Joseph Fourier, France as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar with a thesis focused on Bionanotechnology. In 2015, he joined the Bratlie Lab at Iowa State University for his graduate studies on Biomaterials. As a graduate student, he collaborated with diverse research groups in the Chemical, Materials Engineering departments as well as industry on using second harmonic generation microscopy to image and analyze collagen biomarkers. He received his Ph. D. in 2018 for his thesis on studying collagen organization in cell-laden hydrogels and animal tissue samples for improving tissue engineering. Since joining the Sullivan group in March 2019, Anuraag is currently working on optimizing gene delivery to in vivo and in vitro wound models to improve treatment of chronic wounds.
Fun Bio: Anuraag enjoys reading books, playing video games and cooking unusual food with his wife