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Rashid Bashir

Dean of the Grainger College of Engineering

Additional Campus Affiliations

Dean, Grainger College of Engineering
W. W. Grainger Chair, Bioengineering
Professor, Bioengineering
Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Professor, Materials Research Lab
Professor, Health Care Engineering Systems Center, Coordinated Science Lab
Professor, Biomedical and Translational Sciences
Department Affiliate, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Professor, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Professor, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Recent Publications

Bashir, R., Ganguli, A., Kosari, F., & Wampfler, E. (2023). Spatial Molecular Analysis Of Tissue. (U.S. Patent No. 11667970).

Calderón-Olvera, R. M., Arroyo, E., Jankelow, A. M., Bashir, R., Valera, E., Ocaña, M., & Becerro, A. I. (2023). Persistent Luminescence Zn2GeO4:Mn2+ Nanoparticles Functionalized with Polyacrylic Acid: One-Pot Synthesis and Biosensing Applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 15(17), 20613-20624.

Cunningham, B. T., Bashir, R., Ganguli, A., Damhorst, G. L., Brooks, I., Yu, H., Chen, W., Sun, F., Ornob, A., Nash, D., & Hirschberg, D. L. (2023). System For Rapid, Portable, And Multiplexed Detection And Identification Of Pathogen Specific Nucleic Acid Sequences. (U.S. Patent No. 11654429).

Gapinske, M., Winter, J., Swami, D., Gapinske, L., Woods, W. S., Shirguppe, S., Miskalis, A., Busza, A., Joulani, D., Kao, C. J., Kostan, K., Bigot, A., Bashir, R., & Perez-Pinera, P. (2023). Targeting Duchenne muscular dystrophy by skipping DMD exon 45 with base editors. Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids, 33, 572-586.

Kim, Y., Yang, Y., Zhang, X., Li, Z., Vázquez-Guardado, A., Park, I., Wang, J., Efimov, A. I., Dou, Z., Wang, Y., Park, J., Luan, H., Ni, X., Kim, Y. S., Baek, J., Park, J. J., Xie, Z., Zhao, H., Gazzola, M., ... Bashir, R. (2023). Remote control of muscle-driven miniature robots with battery-free wireless optoelectronics. Science Robotics, 8(74), eadd1053.

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