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Gayatri Joshi


Gayatri Joshi

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry

  • BSc: M. P. Pandya Science college, 2000
  • MSc: School of Science, Gujarat University, 2002
  • BEd: SNDT Women’s University, Ahmedabad, 2004
  • MS: Long Island University, 2010
  • PhD: Purdue University, 2015

Email: gayatri.joshi -AT- iitgn.ac.in

  • Work experience

    • SERB-NPDF, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Mar 2019 to present)
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jan 2018 to Feb 2019)
    • Lecturer, Mahisagar Science College, Shree Govind Guru University, Lunawada (2017)
    • Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA (2016 - 2017)
    • Assistant Teaching Professor, Ball State University, USA (2015 - 2016)
    • Tutor, Academic Resource Center, Long Island University, USA (2009 - 2010)
    • Teacher, J.M.G. High School, Shertha, IN (2004 - 2006)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Joshi, G.K., White, S.L, Johnson, M.A., Sardar, R., & Jain, P.K. (2016). Ultrashort, Angstrom-Scale Decay of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering at Hot Spot. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(43): 24973-24981.

    2. Joshi, G.K., Deitz-McElyea, S. L., Liyanage, T., Lawrence, K., Mali, S., Korc, M., & Sardar, R. (2015) Label-Free Nanoplasmonic-Based Short Noncoding RNA Sensing at Attomolar Concentrations Allows for Quantitative and Highly Specific Assay of MicroRNA-10b in Biological Fluids and Circulating Exosomes. Accepted for publication in ACS Nano, 9(11): 11075-11089.

    3. Joshi, G.K., Deitz-McElyea, S.L., Johnson, M., Mali, S., Korc, M., & Sardar, R. (2014). Highly Specific Plasmonic Biosensors for Ultrasensitive microRNA Detection in Plasma from Pancreatic Cancer Patients. Accepted for publication in Nano Letters. 14(12): 6955-6963.

    4. Joshi, G.K., Johnson M., & Sardar, R. (2014). Ultrasensitive pH-responsive Nanoplasmonic Sensor Utilizing Polymer Structural Change to Modulate Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Response. Accepted for publication in Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 4(15): 15807-15815.

    5. Joshi, G.K., Blodgett, K., Muhoberac, B. B., Johnson, M., Smith, K. A., & Sardar, R. (2014). Ultra-Sensitive Photoreversible Molecular Sensors of Azobenzene-Functionalized Plasmonic Nanoantennas. Nano Letters, 14(2): 532-540.

    6. Joshi, G.K., Smith, K. A., Johnson, M., & Sardar, R. (2013). Temperature-Controlled Reversible Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Response of Polymer-Functionalized Gold Nanoprisms in the Solid-State. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(49): 26228-26237.