New Keynote Speaker: Prashanth N Suravajhala

The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference is pleased to welcome a new keynote speaker to our excellent lineup. Dr. Suravajhala will be our live keynote for our East program.

Prashanth N Suravajhala

Senior Scientist, Birla Institute of Scientific Research
Prashanth N Suravajhala

Prashanth N Suravajhala is a senior scientist at Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. A PhD in Systems Biology, he went on to gain more than 7 years of postdoctoral experience across four different laboratories. He has interests exploring the known unknown regions in the human genome, primarily working on the top-down systems biology approaches of hypothetical proteins. Over the last five years, he has developed an interest in long noncoding RNAs in humans, elucidating the mechanisms underpinning small molecular interactions through clinical exomes.

He founded in 2005, India’s largest bioinformatics society which advocates open access. The organization aims to bridge mentor-mentee relationships and has been successful in mentoring as many as 2000 graduate students across 30 countries. He is also associated with Bioinformatics.Org and a host of other humanitarian organizations, viz., Rotary Community Corps.