Alejandro joined the Shalek and Manalis Labs as a research technician in the spring of 2017. He received his B.S. in Biological Engineering with a minor in Literature from MIT in 2015. His work aims to couple suspended microchannel resonator technology and single-cell RNA-sequencing to study the heterogeneity in drug response of clinical cancer samples. Outside of lab, Alejandro enjoys narrative arts, drawing, and hot pot.

Linking single-cell measurements of mass, growth rate, and gene expression
  • Kimmerling et al.,
  • BioRxiv,
  • 2018
  • Technology
  • Genomics
  • Chemistry
  • Jay Prakadan
  • Alejandro Gupta
  • Riley Drake
  • Alex K. Shalek