Jayaraman awarded $2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health

jayaraman_2015Dr. Arul Jayaraman, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Ray Nesbit Professorship, is the principal investigator for a $2 million research grant funded by the National Institutes of Health to study “Modeling and Analysis of the Role of Microbiota Metabolites in T-Cell Differentiation." 

“We hope that these studies will lead to the development of novel therapies for treating inflammatory diseases,” said Jayaraman.

Other collaborators include Dr. Juergen Hahn of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Dr. Robert Alaniz of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

For more information about Jayaraman’s research, please click here.  

Jayaraman also serves as the director of the chemical engineering graduate program and as associate department head.