Since February 2016
My main responsibilities include (1) performing research in drug-target interaction networks and prediction of drug responses by utilizing machine learning and synthetic biology techniques and leading the technical development of the “Drug target commons” platform, (2) collaborating with external partners, and (3) co-supervising PhD students.
Academy of Finland postdoctoral researcher
January 2014 --- January 2016
During this period I participated in three successful DREAM challenge teams, established two external collaborations independently and co-supervised PhD students.
August 2015 --- December 2015
Initiated a new collaboration to learn metabolic modeling and apply it in cancer research.
December 2008 --- December 2013
* Data analysis * Methods for variable selection in classification and regression * Prediction of type 1 diabetes using biological data * Prediction of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease using biological data * Prediction of Alzheimer's disease using biological data * Project manager for VTT team to the EU FP7 project, MITIN (http://mitin-fp7.eu) from Jan-2010 to Dec-2011
December 2005 --- November 2008
* Heterogeneous biological data integration and data mining * Biological interaction networks and their properties * Pathway analysis of gene expression data * Metabolomics data analysis
February 2003 --- November 2005
* Database development and management * Heterogeneous biological data integration and data mining
PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Systems Biology from Teknillinen korkeakoulu-Tekniska högskolan in 2010
M.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2003
M. Sc in Mathematics from University of Hyderabad in 2001