Bharat Thyagarajan

Bharat Thyagarajan
Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study

Contact Information

515 Delaware Street SE, Room 1-136 Moos Tower
MMC 609
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-1257


Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2004
M.P.H., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2000
M.B.B.S., Grant Medical College, 1998

Research and Projects

Dr. Thyagarajan is director of the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics, and a faculty investigator in the Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL). The MDL processes some 25,000 specimens annually related to inherited and infectious diseases, bone marrow engraftment, and blood and solid tumor malignancies. Thyagarajan and his MDL colleagues are implementing next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) for diagnosing genetic disease.

Selected Recent Publications