Open Positions

Talented individuals looking for postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate opportunities, or internship, please contact Dr. Jegga for more details.

Past and current students (M.S. or Ph.D. - Bioinformatics, Computer Science, and Others, University of Cincinnati):

Student Name Degree Thesis Title Year of Graduation Current Position
Jing Chen Ph.D. Computational Selection and Prioritization of Disease Candidate Genes 2008
  • Currently at Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • Formerly at GlaxoSmithKline, North Carolina
  • Formerly Research Scientist at University of Cincinnati
Sivakumar Gowrisankar Ph.D. Predicting Functional Impact of Coding and Non-Coding Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms 2008
  • Currently at Novartis, Boston
  • Formerly Bioinformatician at Partners Healthcare
  • Formerly Research Fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Formerly Research Fellow at Harvard University
Xiaoyan Qu Ph.D. Discovery and Prioritization of Drug Candidates for Repositioning Using Semantic Web-based Representation of Integrated Diseasome-Pharmacome Knowledge 2009
  • Currently Associate Director - Computational Biology at GlaxoSmithKline
  • Formerly Senior Technology Development Manager at Global Health Care & Corporate Biotechnology at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati
Vivek Kaimal Ph.D. Computational approaches to study microRNA networks 2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Regulus Therapeutics, San Diego
Computer Science
Amit U Sinha Ph.D. Discovery and Analysis of Genomic Patterns: Applications to Transcription Factor Binding and Genome Rearrangement 2008
  • Currently CEO
  • Formerly Visiting Investigator at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Formerly Instructor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Formerly Instructor at Harvard Medical School
Mrunal Deshmukh M.S. A Concept Based Genomic Data Exploration System 2008
  • Senior Software Engineer at eTouch Systems
Faris Alqadah Ph.D. Clustering of Multi-Domain Information Networks 2010
  • Currently Data Scientist at PayPal
  • Formerly Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sandhya Shahdeo M.S. miR-Drug Relationships: Mining and Discovering bi-domain dense subclusters using greedy randomized algorithm 2010
  • Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) at Microsoft
Ravi Kumar Chatnahalli Sugandharaju M.S. Gaussian Deconvolution and MapReduce approach for Chipseq Analysis 2010
  • Software Development Engineer, A9 -Amazon Search
Chunsheng (Victor) Fang Ph.D. Novel Frameworks for Mining Heterogeneous and Dynamic Networks 2011
  • Senior Data Scientist at Pivotal
  • Senior Data Scientist at EMC Greenplum
Abhik Banerjee M.S. Discovery of overlapping 1-closed biclusters 2012
  • Director Data Science, Oracle
  • Formerly Data Science Leader, Recommendation Systems, Kohl's
  • Formerly Senior Anti - Spam Analyst and Programmer at AOL
Minlu Zhang Ph.D. Discovery and Analysis of Patterns in Molecular Networks: Link Prediction, Network Analysis, and Applications to Novel Drug Target Discovery 2012
  • Bioinformatics Scientist at Illumina/NextBio, California
Cheng Zhu Ph.D. Efficient network based approaches for pattern recognition and knowledge discovery from large and heterogeneous datasets 2013
  • Research Informatics Scientist at Genzyme, Boston
Arjun Bakshi M.S. 2013
  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Computer Science at Ohio State University
Mohammad Rawashdeh Ph.D.

A Relational Framework for Clustering and Cluster Validity and the Generalization of the Silhouette Measure

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Central Missouri
Chao Wu Ph.D. Intelligent data mining on large-scale heterogeneous datasets and its application in computational biology 2014
  • Bioinformatician at CHOP
Britney Bogard M.S. Topic modeling: a novel approach to drug repositioning using metadata 2014
  • SDE at Amazon
Vineet Joshi Ph.D. Unsupervised anomaly detection in numerical datasets 2015
  • Senior Software Engineer, Recommendation Systems, Kohl's
Jagadeesh Patchala Ph.D. Data mining algorithms for discovering patterns in text collections 2016
  • Software Engineer, Recommendation Systems, Kohl's
Suryanarayana Yaddanapudi M.S. High-risk patient identification: Patient similarity, missing data analysis, and pattern visualization 2016 Pursuing Ph.D. at University of Cincinnati
Anusha Kantamneni M.S. Identifying communities as core-periphery structures in evolving networks 2016
  • Software Engineer at Vantiv
Divya Sardana Ph.D. candidate Analysis of meso-scale structures in weighted graphs 2017
  • Analytics Software Engineer at Teradata Aster
Suryanarayana Yaddanapudi Ph.D. candidate   Current Currently pursuing Ph.D.
Jaswanth Yella M.S. candidate   Current  
Others (Systems Biology, MolGen, Pathology, Biostatistics)
Gopinath Sundaramurthy Ph.D. A probabilistic approach for automated discovery of biomarkers using expression data from microarray or RNA-Seq datasets 2016
  • Watson Health Data Scientist at IBM
Karthickeyan Chella Krishnan Ph.D.

Host-pathogen interactions promoting pathogen survival and potentiating disease severity & morbidity in invasive group A streptococcal necrotizing soft tissue infections

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Systems Genetics, Lusis Lab, UCLA
Yunguan Wang Ph.D. candidate   Current Currently pursuing Ph.D.
Huan Xu Ph.D. candidate   Current Currently pursuing Ph.D.

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This page was last updated on August 10, 2017.