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Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Swagatika Sahoo is a DST-INSPIRE Faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Her research Areas include applying constraint-based metabolic modeling techniques to study metabolic disorders, neurological disorders, and cancer.

She completed her Ph.D. in systems biology at the [Systems biology, University of Iceland ]. She did her postdoctorate at the Luxembourg Centre for systems biomedicine, University of Luxembourg


  1. Recon3D enables a three-dimensional view of gene variation in human metabolism, E Brunk et al, 2018, Nature biotechnology
  2. When metabolism meets physiology: Harvey and Harvetta, I Thiele et al, 2018, bioRxiv 255885; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/255885
  3. Modeling the effects of commonly used drugs on human metabolism, S Sahoo et al, 2015, The FEBS journal
  4. Membrane transporters in a human genome-scale metabolic knowledgebase and their implications for disease, S Sahoo et al, 2014, Frontiers in physiology
  5. A community-driven global reconstruction of human metabolism, I Thiele et al, 2013, Nature biotechnology
  6. Predicting the impact of diet and enzymopathies on human small intestinal epithelial cells, S Sahoo et al, 2013, Human molecular genetics
  7. Systems-level characterization of a host-microbe metabolic symbiosis in the mammalian gut, A Heinken et al, 2013, Gut microbes
  8. A compendium of inborn errors of metabolism mapped onto the human metabolic network, S Sahoo et al, 2012, Molecular BioSystems
  9. DNA Damage in Exfoliated Buccal Cells and Antioxidant Status of Saliva in Brain Tumour Patients, RP Shenoy, 2010, J Hainan Med Univ​