Manas R. Biswal

Manas R. Biswal, M.F.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Graduate Programs, College of Pharmacy

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor, Non USF Health

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Ophthalmology

Assistant Professor, TCOP Dept of Pharmaceutical Science

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 30
Tampa FL 33612

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Academic Phone:(813) 974-8333

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  • PhD, Integrative Biology, Florida Atlantic University, 2012
  • M.F.Sc., Nutrition & Biochemistry, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai, India, 2004
  • B.F.Sc., Fisheries Science, Odisha Univ. of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, India, 2002

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Neuroscience

Research Interests

  • Our lab is focused on age-associated degenerative diseases. We are using cellular, molecular histological, biochemical and functional tools to study the mechanism of cellular degeneration and regeneration in mammals. We are developing and testing drug/gene/nutrient/nanomedicine based novel therapeutic approaches to prevent cellular degeneration and promote cellular regeneration. More information can be found at

Positions Held

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida 2012 - 2018)
  • Research Assistant Professor (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida 2018 - 2018)