• Professor
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
  • Holder of the Ray B. Nesbitt Endowed Chair
  • Associate Department Head
  • Director of the Graduate Program
  • Phone: 979-845-3306
  • FAX: 979-845-6446
  • Email: arulj@tamu.edu
  • Office: 222 CHEN
Arul Jayaraman

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.,University of California, Irvine, 1998
  • M.S., Tufts University, 1994
  • B.S., Birla Institute of Technology & Science, 1987

Research Interests

    • Molecular systems biotechnology, specifically on using integrated experimental and modeling approaches for investigating problems in human health and medicine
    • Systems biology of cytokine signaling in inflammatory diseases
    • Inter-kingdom signaling interactions between bacteria and human cells in GI tract infections
    • Development of microfluidic model systems for combinatorial drug screening and vascular tissue engineering

Awards & Honors

  • Engineering Genesis Award, 2015
  • Fellow of AIMBE, 2015
  • Holder of the Ray Nesbitt
  • Development Professorship I
  • TEES Select Young Faculty, 2009
  • Ray Nesbitt Development Professorship, 2009
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2009
  • Dean's Teaching Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Huang, J. H., Kim, J., Agrawal, N., Sudarsan, A., Maxim, J., Jayaraman, A#. and Ugaz, V#. "Rapid fabrication of branched 3-D microvascular networks using electric discharge". Advanced Materials In press (2009). #: Joint corresponding authors.
  • Hegde, M., Wood, T. K. and Jayaraman, A. "The neuroendocrine hormone norepinephrine increases Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14 virulence through the las quorum sensing pathway". Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. In press (2009).
  • Englert, D. L., Manson, M. D. and Jayaraman, A. "Using a microfluidic device to investigate interactions between signaling molecules on Escherichia coli chemotaxis". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In press (2009).
  • Englert, D. L., Janakiraman, V., Jayaraman, A#. and Baskaran, H#. "Modeling growth and quorum sensing in biofilms grown in microfluidic chambers". Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 37: 1206-16 (2009). #: Joint corresponding authors .
  • Newton, B., Russell, W. K., Russell, D. H., Ramaiah, S. K. and Jayaraman, A. "Liver proteome analysis in a rodent model of alcoholic steatosis". Journal of Proteome Research. Feb 5 Epub ahead of print (2009).