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Sripriya Nannu Shankar, PhD

Assistant Professor

Environmental & Public Health Sciences | College of Medicine

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): University of Florida, (Major: Environmental Engineering Sciences; Concentration: Clinical and Translational Science)
  • Master of Technology (M. Tech): Anna University, (Biotechnology)
  • Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech): Anna University (Biotechnology)
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Research Interests

Evaluate the in vitro toxicity of airborne pollutants and emerging contaminants; Develop an in silico-in vitro-in vivo framework; Design and develop next-generation systems for exposure assessment of airborne particles; Monitor occupational exposure to bioaerosols; Translational research in environmental and occupational health.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Sripriya Nannu Shankar, William B. Vass, John A. Lednicky, Tracey Logan, Rebeccah L. Messcher, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, Stavros Amanatidis, Tara Sabo-Attwood & Chang-Yu Wu 2024. The BioCascade-VIVAS system for collection and delivery of virus-laden size-fractionated airborne particles Journal of Aerosol Science, 175 , 106263

Y Zhang, S Nannu Shankar, WB Vass, JA Lednicky, ZH Fan, D Agdas, R Makuch, CY Wu 2024. Air change rate and SARS-CoV-2 exposure in hospitals and residences: A meta-analysis Aerosol Science and Technology, ,

Yuqiao Chen, Jiayi Chen, Sripriya Nannu Shankar, Stavros Amanatidis, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, Nathan Kreisberg, Steven Spielman, John A Lednicky, Chang-Yu Wu 2024. The BioCascade impactor: A novel device for direct collection of size-fractionated bioaerosols into liquid medium Aerosol Science and Technology, ,

Hongwan Li, Sripriya Nannu Shankar, Chiran T. Witanachchi, John A. Lednicky, Julia C. Loeb, Md. Mahbubul Alam, Z. Hugh Fan, Michael Lauzardo, Karim Mohamed, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez & Chang-Yu Wu 2023. Lack of SARS-CoV-2 in environmental samples collected from September 2020-February 2021 in a university that followed CDC reopening guidance Hygiene and Environmental Health Advances, 7 , 100061

Sripriya Nannu Shankar, Kiran Mital, Eric Le, Gregory S. Lewis, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, Tara Sabo-Attwood & Chang-Yu Wu 2023. Assessment of Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer (SMPS) for online monitoring of delivered dose in an in vitro aerosol exposure system Toxicology in Vitro, 92 , 105650

Lednicky J.A.; Lauzard M.; Fan Z.H.; Jutla A.; Tilly T.B.; Gangwar M.; Usmani M.; Shankar S.N.; Mohamed K.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Stephenson C.J.; Alam M.M.; Elbadry M.A.; Loeb J.C.; Subramaniam K.; Waltzek T.B.; Cherabuddi K.; Morris J.G.; Wu C.Y. 11-01-2020. Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 100 , 476-482

Nannu Shankar S.; Srinivasan B.; Ananthakrishnan B.; Nyayiru Kannaian U.P. 11-01-2019. First report of Leptoxyphium kurandae infection on Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Correa in India Journal of Plant Pathology, 101 4, 1233

Dhakshinamoorthy M.; Ponnusamy S.K.; Nyayiru Kannaian U.P.; Srinivasan B.; Shankar S.N.; Kilavan Packiam K. 10-01-2021. Plant-microbe interactions implicated in the production of camptothecin – An anticancer biometabolit Environmental Research, 201 ,

Udaya Prakash N.K.; Sripriya N.; Aishwarya V.; Preethy S.; Benetta S.; Bhuvaneswari S. 09-12-2019. Synthesis of AgNPs Using Flowers Exhibiting Different Photoresponse IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 574 1,

Vass W.B.; Lednicky J.A.; Shankar S.N.; Fan Z.H.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Wu C.Y. 09-01-2022. Viable SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant detected in aerosols in a residential setting with a self-isolating Journal of Aerosol Science, 165 ,

Udaya Prakash N.K.; Sripriya N.; Gowtham K.; Suresh S.; Sampathkumar B.; Bhuvaneswari S. 08-01-2019. A study on the impact of fire crackers on airborne microflora during diwali Heliyon, 5 8,

Sripriya N.; Vasantharaj S.; Mani U.; Shanmugavel M.; Jayasree R.; Gnanamani A. 03-01-2019. Encapsulated enhanced silver nanoparticles biosynthesis by modified new route for nano-biocatalytic activity Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 18 ,

Li H.; Shankar S.N.; Witanachchi C.T.; Lednicky J.A.; Loeb J.C.; Alam M.M.; Fan Z.H.; Mohamed K.; Boyette J.A.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Wu C.Y. 01-01-2022. Environmental Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 in Two Restaurants from a Mid-scale City that Followed U.S Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 22 1,

Nannu Shankar S.; Witanachchi C.T.; Morea A.F.; Lednicky J.A.; Loeb J.C.; Alam M.M.; Fan Z.H.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Wu C.Y. 01-01-2022. SARS-CoV-2 in residential rooms of two self-isolating persons with COVID-19 Journal of Aerosol Science, 159 ,

Li H.; Shankar S.N.; Witanachchi C.T.; Lednicky J.A.; Loeb J.C.; Alam M.M.; Hugh Fan Z.; Mohamed K.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Wu C.Y. 01-01-2021. Environmental surveillance and transmission risk assessments for sars-cov-2 in a fitness center Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 21 11,

Sripriya N.; Ranjith Kumar M.; Ashwin Karthick N.; Bhuvaneswari S.; Udaya Prakash N.K. 01-01-2021. In silico evaluation of multispecies toxicity of natural compounds Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 44 5, 480-486

Lednicky J.A.; Shankar S.N.; Elbadry M.A.; Gibson J.C.; Alam M.M.; Stephenson C.J.; Eiguren-Fernandez A.; Glenn Morris J.; Mavian C.N.; Salemi M.; Clugston J.R.; Wu C.Y. 01-01-2020. Collection of SARS-CoV-2 virus from the air of a clinic within a university student health care cent Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 20 6, 1167-1171