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Prof B. Jayaram  
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(i). Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, IITD (since July, 2019)

(ii). Professor, Department of Chemistry & Professor, Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, IIT Delhi.

(iii). Coordinator, Supercomputing Facility for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, IIT Delhi.

(iv). Ph.D. (1982-1986), City Univ. of New York, USA.

(v). Post Doctoral Fellow (1987-88), Columbia University, USA.

(vi). Senior Research Associate (1989-90), Wesleyan University, USA.

(vii). Recipient of Chemical Research Society of India Medal (2000)

(viii). Member of the National Task Force on Bioinformatics of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) (till 2009 & 2014 onwards)

(ix). Member of Physical Chemistry Programme Advisory Committee of the Department of Science & Technology (DST) (2004 -2007)

(x). Member of Organic Chemistry Programme Advisory Committee of the DST (2007-2011).

(xi). Member of the Working Group on Bioinformatics of Department of Information Technology (2007-2011)

(xii). Vice President of Indian Biophysical Society (2006-2008).

(xiii). Head, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi (Sept. 2006- Aug. 2009).

(xiv). Founder Coordinator, Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, IIT Delhi (2008- 2014).

(xv). Member of FIST Committee of DST for Chemical Sciences (2009-2011)

(xvi). Member of National Committee of IUPAB (2008-2011).

(xvii). Member of the Bioinformatics Task Force of Indian Council of Medical Research (2012-2013)

(xviii). Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modeling (2009-2011).

(xix). Chairman, DBT's committee on promotion and popularization of Biotechnology (2009-2013).

(xx) Member of Biophysics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Programme Advisory Committee of the DST (2012-2014).

(xxi). Guided several PhDs (27 completed, 2 in progress); published over 150 papers and presented over 300 invited talks in national/international journals & conferences.

(xxii). Responsible (a) for developing Chemgenome, Bhageerath & Sanjeevini methods & softwares for genome annotation, protein tertiary structure prediction & computer aided drug design respectively, (b) for setting up a multi-teraflop supercomputing facility for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology at IIT Delhi, and (c) for making the hardware and software freely accessible at (www.scfbio-iitd.res.in) to the global scientific user community.

(xxiii). Faculty facilitator/Founder Director for two start-up companies (Leadinvent incubated at IIT, Delhi from 2006-2009 & Novoinformatics, under incubation at IIT Delhi from 2011-2014).

(xxiv). Recipient of IBM Faculty Award (2014-2015).

(xxv). Recognized as one of the top five bioinformaticians in the country https://bioinformaticsreview.com/awards2018

Research Interest 
Biomolecular modeling and simulation in relation to Genome Analysis, Protein Structure Prediction and Drug Design.

Email Id : bjayaram[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in  bjayaram[at]chemistry.iitd.ac.in

Prof. B.Jayaram
Mr. Shashank Shekhar  

Principal Research Scientist

Area of work: High Performance Computing , Cluster & Resource Management.

Area of interest: MPI implementation on Linux and Solaris based High end Servers, Grid technology, Shell Scripting.

Email Id : shashank[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Shashank Shekhar
Ms. Vandana  

Sr. Project Scientist

Area of work: Website designing and database management

Email Id : vandana[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms. Puneeta  

Project Assistant (Admin.)

Email Id : puneeta[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Dr. Amita Pathak  

Sr. Project Scientist

Area of work: In Silico Protein Folding.

Email Id : amita[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. A Mohan Rao  

Sr. Project Assistant

Email Id : amohanrao[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

A. Mohan Rao
Mr. Dinesh Sharma  

PhD. Student

Area of work: Computational genomics and experimental validation.

Email Id : dinesh[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. Manpreet Singh  

Application Developer

Area of work: Bioinformatics software/tool Development on unix Platform.

Area of Interest: Dynamic programming for web porta, backend scripting & Database development.

Email Id : manpreet[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms. Akshata Hegde  

Project Scientist

Area of work: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications in Protein structure prediction and refinement.

Area of Interest: AI and ML in Bioinformatics, Data Analytics and Algorithms for solving real world problems. Biomedical Signal processing, Embedded systems and Python.

Email Id : akshata[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms. Smriti Pranjal  

Project Scientist

Area of work: Protein Structure Prediction and refinement using Machine learning techniques.

Area of Interest: Implementation of Machine learning algorithms and AI techniques for solving real world problems, Data analytics, python and Java scripting.

Email Id : smriti[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. Dheeraj Chaurasia  

Project Scientist

Area of work: Porting of indigenous Drug Design software on the latest computational Infrastructure.

Area of Interest: Proteomics and Drug Design using computational techniques.

Email Id : dheeraj[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms.Bhumika Singh  

Project Scientist

Area of work: Computer aided Drug Design.

Area of Interest: Molecular Docking, exploration of Indian Medicinal Plant.

Email Id : bhumika[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in


Former Ph.D. Students
Dr. Tarun Jain  

Scientist, Ranbaxy

NDDR, Plot No.20, Sector-18, RZD-II,Gurgaon-122001

Email Id : Tarun.Jain[at]ranbaxy.com

Dr. Saher Afshan Shaikh  

Postdoctoral Researcher, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics

3015 Beckman Institute, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Email Id : shaikh[at]illinois.edu

Dr. E. Rajasekaran  

Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics

School of Biotechnology and Health Science,Karunya University Coimbatore - 641114 Tamil Nadu.

Email Id : ersekaran[at]gmail.com

Dr. Nidhi Arora  

Scientist, Roche 3431

Hillview, Palo Alto LLC, CA

Email Id : nidhiarora[at]roche.com

Dr. Surjit Dixit  

Chief Technology Officer, Zymeworks Inc

540-1385 West 8th Avenue,Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6H 3V9

Email Id : sdixit[at]zymeworks.com

Dr. Parul Kalra  

Email Id : parbhatia[at]rediffmail.com

Dr. N. Latha  

Reader & Head, Department of Biochemistry

Coordinator, Bioinformatics Facility

Sri Venkateswa College, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi-110021

Email Id : lata_svc[at]rediffmail.com

Dr. Pooja Narang  

Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics

University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

Email Id : pooja.narang[at]rediffmail.com

Dr. Kumkum Bhushan  

Technical Expert-Intellectual Property 

United Lex

Email Id : kumkum[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Kumkum Bhushan
Dr. Poonam Singhal  

Assistant Professor

Hansraj College, University of Delhi

Email Id : poonam[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Poonam Singhal
Dr. Garima Khandelwal  


Email Id : garima.k05[at]gmail.com

Garima Khandelwal  
Dr. Tanya Singh  

Computational Biologist
GlaxoSmithKline, UK.

Area of work:Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

Research interest and specialisation:Computer aided Drug Design using various Computational techniques.

Email Id : tanyabioinfo[at]gmail.com

Tanya Singh
Dr. Goutam Mukherjee  

Research Associate
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies Heidelberg Germany

Email Id : goutam.mukherjee[at]h-its.org

Dr. Priyanka Dhingra  

Director of Bioinformatics and Strategic Innovation
Envisagenics, NY, USA

Area of work: Computational cancer genomics, NGS, machine learning and software development

Research interest and specialisation: Computational cancer genomics

Email Id : priyankabioinfo[at]gmail.com

Priyanka Dhingra
Dr. Avinash Mishra  

Growdea Technologies Pvt Ltd

Area of work: Computational Biology & Drug Discovery

Research interest and specialisation: Computational Biology & Drug Discovery

Email Id : am[at]growdeatech.com

Avinash Mishra
Dr. Ashutosh Shandilya  

Georgia state university, Atlanta, USA

Area of work: RNA polymerase, MD simulations

Email Id : izerokelvin[at]gmail.com

Dr. Anjali Soni  

Technische Universit├Ąt (TU) Dresden

Area of work: Molecular recognition in Cre and other evolved tyrosine recombinases

Research interest and specialisation: Rational engineering of protein-DNA complexes, MD simulations

Email Id : shonaiitd[at]gmail.com

Dr. Rahul Kaushik  

Research Scientist
Laboratory for Structural Bioinformatics, Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, RIKEN (Yokohama), Japan

Area of work: Computational Protein Design

Research interest and specialisation: Computational Protein Sequence and Structural Analysis, Computational Protein Design, Method Development for Protein Design and Engineering

Email Id : rahul.kaushik[at]riken.jp

Dr. Debarati Dasgupta  

Postdoctoral research fellow
University of Michigan Ann Arbor Michigan USA

Area of work: Structure based drug design, cosolvent simulations, pharmacophore modelling,

Email Id : debarati_dasgupta[at]hotmail.com

Dr. Abhilash Jayaraj  

Wesleyan University

Area of work: Molecular Dynamics, Markov State Models (MSM) and allostery

Research interest: Molecular Dynamics, allostery, MSM, Bioactivity prediction, Computer aided drug discovery

Email Id : abhilash.124[at]gmail.com

Dr. Ankita Singh  

Postdoc Scientist
Arizona State University

Area of work: Evolution of Malarial Parasite liver stage

Research interest and specialisation: My research interest broadly spans computational biology and bioinformatics. I am interested in understanding evolutionary developments in pathogens specially for liver stage. My specialization lies in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genome analysis, Protein Biochemistry and Biological Database Development

Email Id : asing296[at]asu.edu

Dr. Ruchika Bhat  

Postdoc Research Associate II
University of Arizona

Area of work: Analysis of scRNA and Immune cell repertoire

Research interest and specialisation: Computational Biology and Immunobiology

Email Id : ruchikabhat31[at]gmail.com

Dr. Pradeep Pant  

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Area of work: Biomacromolecular simulations, solvent effects, free energy calculations.

Email Id : pradeep.pant25[at]gmail.com

Dr. Akhilesh Mishra  

Research Associate
IIT Delhi

Area of work: Genomics.

Research interest and specialization: Structural and energetic profiling of DNA, Genome Annotation, Software Development, Biological Data Analysis

Email Id : akhilesh.mishra88[at]gmail.com

Former Employees at Scfbio
Mr. Surojit Bose  

COO & Co-founder

Leadinvent , IIT Delhi-110016

Email Id : surojit[at]leadinvent.com

Mr. Pankaj Sharma  

CEO & Co-founder

Leadinvent, IIT Delhi-110016

Email Id : pankaj[at]leadinvent.com

Mr. Praveen Agrawal  

CTO & Co-founder

Leadinvent, IIT Delhi-110016

Email Id : praveen[at]leadinvent.com

Mr. Vidhu S. Pandey  

Lead Engineer

Engineering and R & D Services 

HCL Technologies, Sec 60, NOIDA

Email Id : pandey_vidhu[at]yahoo.com

Mr. Anuj Gupta  

Infosys, Chandigarh

Ms. Gurvisha Sandhu

Research Scientist, Lead Invent

Dr. Shailesh Tripathi  


Email Id : shailesh[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Shailesh Tripathi
Dr. Anju Khanna

IPR Consultant, New Delhi

Email Id : Anjub66[at]hotmail.com

Dr. Piyush Kumar Shukla

Managing Director

Dedicated Academy Pvt Ltd., New Delhi-110067

Email Id : piyushks[at]gmail.com

Dr. Achintya Das

Strand Life Sciences

237, Sir CV Raman Avenue, Bangalore-560080

Dr. Sandhya Shenoy  


Research Interest
Protein Structure Prediction. Structure determination of drug targets using computational protocols.

Email Id : sandhya[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Sandhya Shenoy
Mr. Dhrubajyoti Biswas  

Email Id : dhruva[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms. Pallavi  

Email Id : pallavi[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. Sahil Kapoor  

CEO & Co-founder

Novo Informatics, IIT Delhi

Email Id : sahil.kapoor[at]novoinformatics.com

Ms. Rebecca Lee  

Project Trainee

Wesleyan University, USA

Dr. Bharat Lakhani  

Email Id : bharat[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. Satyanarayan Rao  


Email Id : satya[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. Navneet Singh Tomar  


Email Id : navneet[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Ms. Preeti Bisht

Email Id : preeti[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Preeti Bisht
Ms. Varsha Singh  

Email Id : varsha[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

Mr. R. Nagarajan  

Email Id : nagarajan[at]scfbio-iitd.res.in

R. Nagarajan
Mr. Ali Khosravi  

Email Id : mralikhosravi[at]gmail.com



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