Harshad Vishwasrao

Harshad Vishwasrao
Harshad
Vishwasrao
Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

BG 13 RM G800 13 South Dr. Bethesda MD 20814

Biography

Dr. Harshad Vishwasrao received his BA in physics and mathematics in 1997 from the University of Pennsylvania. He then did his PhD (2005) with Watt Webb at Cornell University, where he used two-photon microscopy and ultrafast time resolved anisotropy to study the conformational dynamics of the intrinsic fluorophore NADH in the brain as a function of metabolic activity. Taking a detour into neuroscience, he took positions as first a post-doctoral fellow and then a research scientist with Eric Kandel at Columbia University. His interest in the plasticity induced remodeling of the synapse lead him to develop two fluorescence microscopy techniques. The first was a homo-FRET/polarization based approach to quantitatively image the actin polymer fraction in live cells. The second was a method of iterative multiplex imaging using selectively chemically cleavable immunoprobes. 

Dr. Vishwasrao joined the NIH in 2016 as the co-Operating Director of the Advanced Imaging and Microscopy Resource.

Publications
Guo MChandris PGiannini JPTrexler AJFischer RChen JVishwasrao HDRey-Suarez IWu YWu XWaterman CMPatterson GHUpadhyaya ATaraska JWShroff H
Nat. Methods
2018 Jun


Zhu GLynn GMJacobson OChen KLiu YZhang HMa YZhang FTian RNi QCheng SWang ZLu NYung BCWang ZLang LFu XJin AWeiss IDVishwasrao HNiu GShroff HKlinman DMSeder RAChen X
Nat Commun
2017 Dec 05

Zhu GMei LVishwasrao HDJacobson OWang ZLiu YYung BCFu XJin ANiu GWang QZhang FShroff HChen X
Nat Commun
2017 Nov 14

Wu YKumar ASmith CArdiel EChandris PChristensen RRey-Suarez IGuo MVishwasrao HDChen JTang JUpadhyaya ALa Riviere PJShroff H
Nat Commun
2017 Nov 13

Qian ZZhurkin VBAdhya S
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
2017 Nov 14

Kieffer-Kwon KRNimura KRao SSPXu JJung SPekowska ADose MStevens EMathe EDong PHuang SCRicci MABaranello LZheng YTomassoni Ardori FResch WStavreva DNelson SMcAndrew MCasellas AFinn EGregory CSt Hilaire BGJohnson SMDubois WCosma MPBatchelor ELevens DPhair RDMisteli TTessarollo LHager GLakadamyali MLiu ZFloer MShroff HAiden ELCasellas R
Mol. Cell
2017 Aug 17

Sardo LLin AKhakhina SBeckman LRicon LElbezanti WJaison TVishwasrao HShroff HJanetopoulos CKlase ZA
J. Cell. Sci.
2017 Sep 01