Ashok Sharma

Associate Professor

Ashok Sharma

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Ophthalmology

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Sharma has experience in both computational and biological aspects of genomic medicine. Dr. Sharma works with an interdisciplinary team to carry out bioinformatics analysis and pursuing research projects in collaboration with other biologists.

Education

  • Ph.D., Genome Sciences/Genomics Medical College of Georgia, 2011

  • BS, Engineering, Other AM University, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GNMD 8050

    Compu Methods in Geno and Gene
  • GNMD 8052

    Func Geno & Prote Using Anml M
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • BIOM 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • BIOM 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • BIOM 8090

    Fundamentals of Genomic Med

Teaching Interests

Computational Methods in Genomics and Genetics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Generation and characterization of a Müller-glial-cell-specific Il6ra knockout mouse to delineate the effects of IL-6 trans-signaling in the retina., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • BACH1-Hemoxygenase-1 axis regulates cellular energetics and survival following sepsis., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • MicroRNA cargo of extracellular vesicles released by skeletal muscle fibro-adipogenic progenitor cells is significantly altered with disuse atrophy and IL-1β deficiency., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Comparison of Different Mass Spectrometry Workflows for the Proteomic Analysis of Tear Fluid, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Intra-population differences of apolipoproteins in the aqueous humor., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Development of biologically meaningful algorithms for comprehensive analysis and visualization of high-throughput data by incorporating biological knowledge and rigorous computational/statistical methods.

College Service

  • Interview Task Force 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Interview Task Force 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Interview Task Force 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Genomic Medicine Graduate Program Director 2016 - Present

    Role: Program Coordinator

Professional Service

  • Medical Genomics and Biomarkers 2016 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Frontiers in Molecular BioSciences 2014 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • Frontiers in Physiology 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Frontiers in Genetics 2011 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor

Public Service

  • Youth Leadership Augusta 2016 - 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker