Saagar Jain

Saagar is an Octant Apprentice on the Discovery team. Prior to joining Octant, Saagar received his B.S. in Biology at Duke University with a concentration in Cell and Molecular Biology. At Duke, he worked in Dr. Henry Yin's lab, where he investigated a molecular pathway for neural stem cell proliferation. He also interned with the New York Blood Center, studying the characteristics of COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors during the peak of the pandemic.In his spare time, Saagar enjoys playing basketball, trying new foods, and spending time with friends and family.

Papers:

Jain, S., Garg, K., Tran, S.M., et al. Characteristics of coronavirus disease 19 convalescent plasma donors and donations in the New York metropolitan area. Transfusion. 2021; 61: 2374– 2383. https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.16421

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