Niranjan Nagarajan

Associate Director

Genome Institute of Singapore

Niranjan Nagarajan is an Associate Director and a Senior Group Leader at A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and an Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine and Department of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore. His research focuses on developing cutting edge genome analytic tools and using them to study the role of microbial communities in human health. Nagarajan received a BA degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2000, and a PhD degree in Computer Science from Cornell University in 2006. He carried out his postdoctoral research in the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Maryland, working on problems in genome assembly and metagenomics.

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