Karan Uppal, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University Hospital

Office: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Room 211

Phone: 404-727-5027

Email: kuppal2@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Uppal is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Computational Metabolomics & Integrative Omics in the Clinical Biomarkers Laboratory at Emory University. He received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from University of Iowa in 2007, MS in Bioinformatics from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009, and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics with a minor in Predictive Analytics from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015. His primary research focus is computational metabolomics, integrative omics, biomarker discovery, machine learning, and text mining. He has developed several R packages and web applications for processing, annotating, analyzing, and integrating metabolomics, transcriptomics, and clinical data. He has developed R packages for biomarker discovery and predictive analytics. He is also working on identifying metabolic biomarkers of environmental exposures and diseases.