Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Manu O. Platt, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Platt earned his B.S. in Biology from Morehouse College in 2001, his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2006 at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is the recent recipient of the Georgia Tech BMES Eagle Award, the Georgia Distinguished Cancer Scientist Award, an NIH/International AIDS Society Scholarship, a FACES Career Initiation Grant, a UNCF/Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship, HHMI – Emory University Teacher-Scholar Award, and a NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship. He has authored 11 peer-reviewed publication in seven years, including five first-author publications and one senior author publication.