Hersh |Bhargava

Hersh.Bhargava ucsf.edu

Graduate Student

Joint with the El-Samad Lab



Ph.D., Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco


B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology
Concentration in Biological Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Joining computational and synthetic biology to design and engineer cell therapies.


2020 ARCS Foundation Scholarship

2017 HHMI Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Fellowship


Bhargava, H.K., Tabata, K., Byck, J.M., Hamasaki, M., Farrell, D.P., Anishchenko, I., DiMaio, F., Im, Y.J., Yoshimori, T., Hurley, J.H. "Structural basis for autophagy inhibition by the human Rubicon-Rab7 complex" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2020). doi: 10.1073/pnas.2008030117.

Bhargava, H.K., Leo, P., Elliott, R., Janowcyzk, A., Whitney, J., Gupta, S., Fu, P., Yamoah, K., Rebbeck, T., Feldman, D., Lal, P., Madabhushi, A. "Computationally derived image signature of stromal morphology is prognostic of prostate cancer recurrence following prostatectomy in African American patients." Clinical Cancer Research. (2020). doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-2659.

Deo, C.*, Abdelfattah, A.S.*, Bhargava, H.K., Berro, A., Falco, N., Moeyaert, B., Chupanova, M., Lavis, L.D., Schreiter, E.R. "Bright and tunable far-red chemigenetic indicators." bioRxiv. (2020). doi: 10.1101/2020.01.08.898783.

Arriola, A., Farahani, S., Bhargava, H.K., Guzzo, T., Brooks, J., Lal, P. "PD-L1 Expression Reveals Significant Association with Squamous Differentiation in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma." American Journal of Clinical Pathology. (2019). doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqz002.