Dr Michael Gromiha, Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, delivered a lecture on the topic "Research and Career Opportunities in Bioinformatics" on December 28th, 2011 at 11.00 am at the Auditorium, Manipal University Dubai.
Dr Michael worked at ICGEB, Italy for two years, RIKEN, Japan for 5 five years and AIST, Japan for 9 years as a Senior Research Scientist. Dr Gromiha has more than 20 years of research experience in Bioinformatics field and published more than 150 research papers in leading international journals including Cell, JMB, Nucleic Acids Research, Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, JACS etc.
Dr Gromiha's research papers received more than 3500 citations with the h-index of 32 (ISI). Dr Gromiha is currently an Associate Editor of BMC Bioinformatics and special issue Editor of several journals. The lecture was attended by students and faculty members of Department of Biotechnology, and lecture was concluded with a question and answer session.