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*Tushar N Patel
*Tushar Navin Patel
*Columbia University
*Columbia University
*500 W 120th St
*500 W 120th St

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Tushar N Patel
  • Tushar Navin Patel
  • Columbia University
  • 500 W 120th St
  • 801 Mudd Building
  • New York, NY 10027
  • tnp2109@columbia.edu

I am a graduate student in the Banta Lab at Columbia University in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Our lab works on protein and metabolic engineering for a variety of applications. My work is focused around heterogeneous biocatalysis and more specifically, the use of E. coli as a whole-cell biocatalyst.


  • 2014 (expected), PhD in ChemE, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2011, MS in ChemE, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2009, BS in ChemE, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


  1. Felsovalyi, F., Patel, T., Mangiagalli, P., Kumar, S. K. and Banta, S. (2012), Effect of thermal stability on protein adsorption to silica using homologous aldo-keto reductases. Protein Science, 21: 1113–1125. doi: 10.1002/pro.2099

Research interests

My research interests all relate to engineering and using biology for a variety of applications including catalysis, sensing, structural functions, biomaterials, and therapeutics.

  1. Protein Engineering
  2. Metabolic Engineering
  3. Synthetic Biology
  4. Heterogeneous Biocatalysis
  5. Biomaterials