About us

Srivatsan Raghunathan is involved in teaching and research in the field of computational biology at the Institute for Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore. He obtained his PhD in the field of Astrophysics from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. After his PhD, he worked for 10 years at various research institutions in the fields of physics and astronomy and spent the next five years working for bioinformatics companies before joining the current position in 2011. A brief description of his research work at IBAB is here.

He is passionate about teaching mathematical methods and computer programming to the students of biology. He believes that the success of computational biology requires a mathematician to approach a complex biological system with humility and a biologist to embrace mathematics without fear.