Kartikey Kansal

Undergraduate Student, Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, India (Intern 2020-2021)

Email: kartikey_k@bt.iitr.ac.in

Kartikey is an undergraduate student in the Department of Biotechnology at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.

His current research interests focuses on combining the areas of Machine Learning and Synthetic Biology.

Kartikey is also a member of the iGEM IIT Roorkee team where he worked on engineering pyocins and created a fusion protein of pyocins and bacteriophages to target MDR-resistant infections. iGEM Competition played a key role in getting him interested in Synthetic Biology and realising the true potential of this field.

Kartikey is currently collaborating with LeoRios Lab for a Review Paper on “Automation for Synthetic Biology” where he focuses on “Bioelectronic capabilities in Automation”.

Kartikey wishes to pursue a PhD in future with focus on Synthetic Biology.

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Education

Sophomore, Bachelor of Technology, Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Hobbies

Swimming, Tennis, Piano, Reading, Travelling

Awards

Gold Medal, iGEM 2020

Current Projects

Collaboration with LeoRios Lab, for a Review Paper on “Automation for Synthetic Biology”

Skills

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Synthetic Biology
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Machine Learning
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Biotechnology
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Computational Biology