18 Nov 2019

Turing Hall, BSB 361

11th IBSE Seminar by Dr. Ranjeeta Menon

Happy to announce that Dr. Ranjeeta Menon from Univ. of Sydney will be presenting an overview of her work in pathogen genomics coming Monday. She will be presenting along with Nilesh Subramanian, IBSE Postbac working with Dr. Manikandan Narayanan who will talk about using bioinformatics and machine learning to guide Tuberculosis drug predictions. The title of her talk will be “Aspects of Whole Genome Sequencing application in translational research – Pathogen genomics”.

Dr. Ranjeeta Menon obtained her PhD in Bioinformatics from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Ranjeeta currently works as a Research Fellow in Microbial informatics for University of Sydney at Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Pubic Health (CIDM-PH), Institute of Clinical Pathology & Medical Research (ICPMR), Westmead Hospital. Ranjeeta has worked as a postdoctoral scientist at Lowy Cancer Research Centre, University of NSW and School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of NSW in human genomics, mainly cancer genomics and viral motif predictions. Her main research areas include microbial informatics, comparative genomics, genome wide association studies, copy number variations and also transmission, outbreak and surveillance in public health.