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    Shankar Subramaniam is currently a Professor of Bioengineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Biology at the University of California at San Diego. He also directs UCSDs Bioinformatics and Computational Biology graduate program and has an adjunct appointment at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. He also has a joint appointment at the San Diego Supercomputing Center. Before moving to USCD in 1999, he was the Director of the computational biology group at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and a Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Chemical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois. His present research focuses on several important aspects of computational biology including web-based approaches to bioinformatics, going from protein sequence to structure and function and studying protein recognition and function.

    Subramaniam received a Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1982 from the Indian Institute of Technology. He is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and its recipient of Smithsonian Foundation and Association of Laboratory Automatics Awards.

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