Kiana Aran

Kiana Aran

Assistant Professor
Keck Graduate Institute

Kiana Aran is an Assistant Professor of Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics at Keck Graduate Institute, a member of the Claremont College Consortium, Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Cofounder of Nanosens Innovations Inc. Kiana received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at Rutgers University. She then continued her postdoctoral studies in bioengineering at the University of California Berkeley and was a recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral training fellowship at the Buck Institute for Age Research. Her research focuses on designing digital platforms, using 2D nanomaterials, for early disease diagnosis as well as understanding the biological processes that underlie aging. Her lab is currently focusing on monitoring the interaction of CRISPR with DNA targets using graphene-based electronic biosensors. Kiana also co-founded Nanosens Innovations Inc. with the mission of brining precision to precision medicine.