Bioinformatics

Faculty
Kannabiran Nandakumar, PhD
Director of Bioinformatics

Members
Thilakam Murali
Nima Seyedtalebi

Mission
The mission of the Bioinformatics section is to develop informatics methods, tools, and algorithms to support routine patient care.

Goals
The goal of the Bioinformatics section is to utilize existing research informatics tools or to develop new informatics tools, to ultimately build bioinformatics workflows and systems that are geared towards enabling precision diagnostics.

Focus Areas
• Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) based diagnostics (Precision Medicine)
o Oncology
o Constitutional disorders
• Cytogenetics
• Microbiology

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