Urvish Trivedi

Urvish Trivedi

Assistant professor

Member of:

    EDUCATION
    PhD in Biology (Microbiology)
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mar. 2014–Nov. 2017, Degree awarded Jan. 23, 2018

    BSc. in Biochemistry; a Minor in Biology, Chemistry, and English Literature
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Aug. 2007–Aug. 2011, Degree awarded Aug. 6, 2011

    PRINCIPAL POSITIONS HELD
    Postdoctoral Fellow (shared) — Feb. 2018–present

    University of Copenhagen, Department of Biology
    Copenhagen University Hospital, COPSAC

    Medical Research Scientist — Sept. 2011–Feb. 2014
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery
    University Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Undergraduate Research Scholar — May 2009–Aug. 2011
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery

    Biomedical Research Intern — May 2008–Sept. 2008
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy

    RESEARCH STAYS ABROAD
    Postdoctoral research stay abroad — Jun. 2019–Sept. 2019

    NYU Langone Health, New York City, New York, USA

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) research stay abroad — Jun. 2010–Sept. 2010
    Univeristy of Nottingham, Center for Biomolecular Sciences
    University of Oxford, Department of Zoology

    PRIVATE SECTOR/INDUSTRY CONSULTING
    PureTech Health (Re: Vedanta Biosciences/Commense Inc.), Boston, Massachusetts — 2017-2019

    Website: https://puretechhealth.com/

    CHD Bioscience; Fort Collins, Colorado, USA — 2011–2014

    AUTHOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC METRICS
    Publications 26; Citations >1230;  h-index  13;  i10-index  14
    For the most updated list: https://scholar.google.dk/citations?user=k_XYMr4AAAAJ&hl=en

    RESEARCH FUNDING
    2021 — EU H2020-SFS-2020-2 [€1,059,548 (≈$1,239,353) of total €9,994,415]
    EU Horizon2020 Research and Innovation Action grant (4 years)
    Role: Co-PI (Scientific Manager), Work Package Lead, and Co-coordinator

    2019 — VILLUM Experiment Grant [DKK 1,771,701 (≈$285,758)]
    Research project grant (2 years)
    Role: Principal Investigator

    2019 — Lundbeck Foundation Travel Stipend [DKK 10,000 (≈$1,613)]
    Travel grant for research stay abroad at NYU Langone Health    

    2015 — VILLUM Foundation Grant [DKK 2,498,550 (≈$402,991)]

    Research infrastructure grant for ZEISS LSM800 confocal laser-scanning microscope
    Role: Co-writer of the grant with main applicant Søren J. Sørensen

    2010 — Texas Tech Univ. HHMI/CISER Travel Stipend [$4,500 (≈€3,900)]

    Travel grant for research stay abroad at University of Nottingham

    ACADEMIC AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
    2015 — European Campus of Excellence PhD Summer School Scholarship [€2000]
    2013 — American College of Surgeons Highest Rated Clinical Research Abstract Award [$1000]
    2013 — F1000 Prime & Drug Discovery Recommendation
    2011 — American Society of Microbiologists National Conference Grant Award [$500]
    2010 — The WE Fund Scholarship Research Award [$1000]
    2010 — Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science Research Award
    2010 — Texas Tech Health Sciences Center SRW Conference Research Award [$250]
    2007-2009, 2011 — Texas Tech University Dean’s List Award
    2007-2011 — Eugene & Daniela Anderson Foundation Academic Scholarship [$28,000]
    2007-2011 — Texas Tech Univ. National Smart Grant [≈$11,000, renewed annually]
    2007-2009 — Academic Competitiveness Grant [$7000, renewed annually]
    2007-2008 — Texas Tech Alumni Association Academic Scholarship [$2000]
    2007-2008 — Francis Henry Kludt Athletic Scholarship (Soccer)[$1500]

    FORMAL TEACHING (Graduate-level courses)
    2018-2021 Human Microbiome Theory {Lecturer}

    2014, 2015, 2017-2019 Advanced Bacteriology 1 {Lecturer & Lab Instructor}
    2018-2020 Human Microbiome Experiment {Lecturer & Lab Instructor}

    MENTORSHIP
    Postdocs (1); PhD candidates (1); MSc students (8); Medical students (2); Postbac researchers (2)

    LEADERSHIP & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
    2020 — Founder & Organizer of Pseudomonas Virtual Seminar Series
    2015-2016 — PhD Student-body Representative for PhD Committee at UCPH
    2014, 2015 — Copenhagen Culture Night (“Kulturnatten”)
    2011-2013 — Student Coalition for International Development (SCID) [Founder & President]
    2011-2013 — The Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program (Mentor Tech)
    2010-2011 — HHMI Scholar Service Organization [Secretary/Volunteer Service Coordinator]
    2010-2011 — National Society of Collegiate Scholars TTU chapter [Vice-President]
    2009-2011 — National Society of Collegiate Scholars TTU chapter [Volunteer Service Coordinator]
    2009-2011 — Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

    AD-HOC REFEREE FOR ACADEMIC JOURNALS
    Nature Communications; ISME Journal; PLOS ONE; Royal Society Proceedings; Evolutionary Applications; Biofilms; Environmental Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology Reports

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