Bhushan Toley
Associate Professor (Chemical Engineering)

Phone : +91-80-2293-3114
Email : bhushan at iisc.ac.in
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B.Chem.Eng The Institute of Chemical Technology former UDCT (2006)
PhD University of Massachusetts Amherst (2012)



Point-of-care medical diagnostics
Isothermal DNA/RNA amplification technologies
Microfluidics, including paper-based microfluidics
In vitro tumor models

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors:
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant (2017)
- Isenberg Scholar Award awarded by the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst
- Winner (First Prize) of UMass Amherst Innovation Challenge Business Plan Competition



1. A rapid, instrument-free, sample-to-answer nucleic acid amplification test, Lab on a Chip, 2016, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C6LC00677A

2. Toley BJ#, Covelli I, Belousov Y, Ramachandran S, Kline E, Scarr N, Vermeulen N, Mahoney W, Lutz BR, Yager P, ?Isothermal Strand Displacement Amplification (iSDA): A rapid and sensitive method of nucleic acid amplification for point-of-care diagnosis?, Analyst, 2015, 140, 7540-7549

3. Toley BJ#, Wang JA, Gupta M, Buser JR, Lafleur LK, Lutz BR, Fu E, Yager P, A versatile valving toolkit for automating fluidic operations in paper microfluidic devices?, Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 1432-1444.

4. Toley BJ, McKenzie B, Liang T, Buser J, Yager P, Fu E, ?Tunable delay-shunts for paper microfluidic devices?, Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85(23), 11545-11552

5. Toley BJ, Forbes NS; ?Motility is critical for effective distribution and accumulation of bacteria in tumor tissue in vitro?, Integrative Biology, 2012, 4, 165-176