• Computational analysis of genetic macromolecules (DNA, RNA and proteins): Understanding the hidden order in genomes by in computo experiments; Developing algorithms for the prediction of biologically and functionally important regions; Support vector machines, Artificial neural networks and hidden markov modeling of biological sequences; Validating theoretical models using experimental observations; Design and development of biological databases; Understanding biological networks.

Research Interests:

  • Cancer Genome and transcriptome analysis
  • Understanding sequence and structural patterns in RNA
  • Sequence periodicity and Nucleosome positioning
  • Understanding chromosomal structural rearrangements by paired end sequencing
  • Using splicing arrays to understand the expression of isoforms in different cell types and tissues to identify biomarkers
  • Developing and using machine learning methods to understand biological data.


  • Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Biostatistics.

Subject Area:

  • Biology/Bioinformatics.
Biological Science, Management Information Systems, Information Science/Systems, Computer Science, Cognitive Science
PhD, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India, Computational Biology, 1996
MSc, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India, 1990
BSc, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India
biological sciences computer and information sciences informatics & big data