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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Krish Krishnan, Ph.D.

Krish Krishnan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center
Specialty Testing Center
3740 Business Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95820


Clinical Interests

  • Biomarkers


Research Interests

  • Biostatistics and Informatics
  • Gene expression
  • Microbead immunoassays
  • Biomarker discovery and validation
  • Computational molecular dynamics
  • Molecular biophysics
  • Magnetic Resonance


Brief Biography

Krish Krishnan earned his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science and post-doctoral work at the Scripps Research Institute. He and held a staff-scientist position at the Burnham Institute and a Senior Scientist Position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.Training in molecular he holds dual adjunct associate professor assignments with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and with the Department of Applied Science in the School of Engineering. He directs an NIH funded “research infrastructure for minority institution” (RIMI) program to nurture biomedical and translation research in California’s Central Valley. He is investigating biomolecular structure and dynamics by magnetic resonance and computational methods, and also studying large-scale data (“omics”) analysis and modeling for biomarker detection.