I assist scientists and technicians by performing various investigative procedures and operating a variety of instruments and other scientific equipment including: Maintain the laboratory’s planarian colonies; Collect, record, organize and verify the accuracy of data, perform calculations and prepare charts, graphs and reports; Configure and operate laboratory apparatus and instruments, read and record instrument data, […]
Kalpana Raja’s research focuses on using text-mining and natural language processing techniques to extract known and novel information from published biomedical literature. She uses her knowledge in pharmacy, computer science, bioinformatics and biomedical informatics to solve challenges such as drug-drug interaction and drug repurposing through gene-drug interactions.
I am an experienced bioinformatician. I like working on a variety of problems in high-throughput biological data analysis and integration. I am also interested in computer programming and data management. My current project is blue whale genome assembly and annotation. Education Ph.D., 1998, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Diploma (5-years), 1992, Moscow State University, […]
I am working as a part of the Newmark Lab in studying the regenerative capabilities of planarian flatworms–my focus is on developing genome-editing techniques in planarians. Education PhD – Cell Biology, 2013, Medical College of Wisconsin BS – Biochemistry, Chemistry, 2006 University of Wisconsin-Madison