Sharad Purohit


Sharad Purohit


Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Undergraduate Health Professions: Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine

  • (706) 721-2829
  • (706) 721-3482
  • CA II 4095


  • Ph.D., Science, Technology and Society Devi Ahilya University, 2000

  • MS, Biochemistry Nagpur Univ, 1994

  • BS, Biochemistry Nagpur Univ, 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Career Development Award 2014

  • Faculty Transition Award 2010

  • Madison’s Who’s Who 2008

  • Advanced Post-doctoral Fellowship JDRF, 2006

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship JDRF, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • FDNS 7200

    Advanced Nutrition-Macro
  • CLSC 4940

    Clinical Molecular Methods
  • CLSC 7940

    Clinical Molecular Methods
  • GNMD 8050

    Compu Methods in Geno and Gene
  • GNMD 8052

    Func Geno & Prote Using Anml M
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • CAHS 3110

    Human Physiology
  • GNMD 9300

    Research in Genomic Medicine
  • CAHS 6503

    Research Process
  • FDNS 7210

    Advanced Nutrition - Micro
  • CAHS 6501

    Evidence-Based Practice

Teaching Interests

Physiology, Biochemistry, Elementary statistics, Statistical programming in R


Selected Recent Publications

  • Retrospective Validation of a 168-Gene Expression Signature for Glioma Classification on a Single Molecule Counting Platform., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Niacin and Butyrate: Nutraceuticals Targeting Dysbiosis and Intestinal Permeability in Parkinson's Disease., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Comparative analysis of transcriptomic profile, histology, and IDH mutation for classification of gliomas., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Senescence-Associated Secretory Phenotype Determines Survival and Therapeutic Response in Cervical Cancer., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A 73-gene proliferative transcriptomic signature predicts uterine serous carcinoma patient survival and response to primary therapy., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Biomarkers for classification and characterization of patient populations for diagnostic and prognostic purposes.

College Service

  • Interview Task force for admissions to MCG 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Archives of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2013 - Present

    Role: Editor