Thiru Ramaraj

Assistant Professor // Bioinformatics
School of Computing
Thiru Ramaraj

Bio and Research Information

Thiru Ramaraj is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, DePaul University, Chicago, USA. He received his BE in Computer Science & Engg. from Annamalai University, India, MS & PhD in Computer Science from Ball State University and Montana State University respectively. His research focus is mainly on Computational Biology and applied bioinformatics. Before joining DePaul University, Thiru was a Bioinformatics Research Scientist at the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR), Santa Fe, NM from 2010 – 2019 where he and his team primarily focused on developing computational workflows for high-throughput DNA/RNA sequence data analysis. He has active collaborations with Biologists, Biochemists across several Universities and research institutions. Thiru’s research work is primarily funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Computational Biology,Applied Bioinformatics, OMICS Data Science

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