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 Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

  • GNMD 8050

    Compu Methods in Geno and Gene
  • GNMD 8052

    Func Geno & Prote Using Anml M
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • GNMD 9210

    Inves of a Prob Genomic Med
  • FDNS 7210

    Advanced Nutrition - Micro
  • CAHS 6501

    Evidence-Based Practice
  • CAHS 7523

    Research Project
  • GNMD 8051

    Translational Genom/Proteomic

Teaching Interests

Physiology, Biochemistry, Elementary statistics, Statistical programming in R


Selected Recent Publications

  • Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Use of a glycomics array to establish the anti-carbohydrate antibody repertoire in type 1 diabetes., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Type 1 Diabetes: Current Advances in High-Throughput Technologies and Computational Biology for Biomarker Studies, 2022
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Serum IL-1ra Is Associated with but Has No Genetic Link to Type 1 Diabetes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Emerging urinary alpha-synuclein and miRNA biomarkers in Parkinson's disease., 2022
    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