Kumar Selvarajoo

Senior Principal Investigator

Bioinformatics Institute (BII)

Kumar Selvarajoo is a Senior Principal Investigator with the Computational Biology & Omics laboratories at A*STAR’s Bioinformatics Institute (BII) and the Singapore Institute for Food & Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI), and serves as a National Science Scholarship (BS-PhD) mentor there. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and the School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University. Prior, he was an Associate Professor in Systems Biology at the Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Japan. He serves on the editorial board of Genomics, Scientific Reports, and Biotechnology Notes and has lead research teams in computational biology, systems biology, bioinformatics, data analytics and statistical genetics. In particular, Selvarajoo has used original ideas, utilising fundamental statistical laws, to investigate multi-dimensional datasets, deterministic and stochastic modelling of complex signaling and metabolic networks. He has authored over 75 scientific articles, presented as an invited speaker at international conferences, obtained several research grants, and reviewed international grants. In 2013, 2015 and 2018, he founded and chaired the Symposium on Complex Biodynamics and Networks (cBio).

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