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Piyush K. Jain, Ph.D.

Piyush K. Jain

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

Gene Editing
Nucleic acids & Protein Engineering
Responsive Systems



Ph.D., 2013, University of Missouri-Kansas City
B.Pharm., 2006, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University (Central University)

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

  • P. K. Jain and S. H. Friedman. The ULTIMATE Reagent: A Universal Photocleavable and Clickable Reagent for the Regiospecific and Reversible End Labeling of Any Nucleic Acid. ChemBioChem 2018; 19, 1264.
  • Jain PK, Ramanan V, Schepers AG, Dalvie N, Panda A, Fleming HE and Bhatia SN. Development of light-activated CRISPR using photocleavable protectors of guide RNAs. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016; 55, 12440.
  • Sarode BR, Jain PK and Friedman SH. Polymerizing Insulin with Photocleavable Linkers to Make Light-Sensitive Macropolymer Depot Materials. Macromolecular Bioscience, 2016; 16 (8): 1138-1146.
  • Dudani JS, Jain PK, Kwong GA, Stevens KR and Bhatia SN. Photoactivated Spatiotemporally-Responsive Nanosensors of in Vivo Protease Activity. ACS Nano, 2015; 9(12), 11708-11717.
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