Room 333 Wisenbaker (fishbowl)
Bio-IT Centre, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore
This is a tutorial introduction to the field for students wishing to undestand the challenges in this area, and looking for possible research opportnities and problems in this area.
Binay Panda received his Ph.D. from University of Oxford, UK and was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA. Before returning to India to set up the Bio-IT Centre, he co-founded a molecular diagnostics startup company in the San Francisco bay area with focus on early detection of cancer using genetic markers. Binay also worked as a visiting researcher of genome science at the University of Tokyo, Japan. His current research interest includes cancer genomics, synthetic biology and computational biology. Binay is a visiting professor at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center at the Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore.
Host: Dr. Kumar