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B Jayaram's Biography

B Jayaram, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Dr. Jayaram has pursued Ph.D. from City University of New York, USA in (1982-1986); Post Doctoral Fellow (1987-88), Columbia University, USA; Senior Research Associate(1989-90), Wesleyan University, USA. He was the Faculty of the Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi since 1990. He is a Recipient of Chemical Research Society of India Medal (2000) & IBM Faculty Award (2014). He is a Principal Investigator & Coordinator of the Supercomputing Facility for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (SCFBio), IIT Delhi (Since 2001). SCFBio has been upgraded to a Centre of Excellence of BTIS Network of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, with effect from Dec., 2013.
He is the Member of the National Task Force on Bioinformatics of DBT (till 2009 & from 2013-2015); Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, for Physical Chemistry (2004 -2007); Organic Chemistry (2007-2011) and Biophysics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (2012-2015); FIST Committee of DST for Chemical Sciences (2009-2011); National Committee of IUPAB (2008-2011); Editorial Board of Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modeling (2009-2011).
Dr. Jayaram was a Vice President of Indian Biophysical Society (2006-2008). He was also a Head, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi (Sept. 2006- Aug. 2009); Founder Coordinator, Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, IIT Delhi (2008-2014); Chairman, DBT’s committee on promotion and popularization of Biotechnology (2009-2014).
He Guided several PhDs (15 completed, 10 in progress); published and presented over 100 papers in national/international journals & conferences.
He is Responsible (a) for developing Chemgenome, Bhageerath & Sanjeevini methods & softwares for genome annotation, protein tertiary structure prediction & computer aided drug design respectively, (b) for setting up a multi-teraflop supercomputing facility for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology at IIT Delhi, and (c) for making the hardware and software freely accessible at ( to the global user community.
He is a Faculty Facilitator/Founder Director for two start-up companies (Leadinvent & Novoinformatics) formed by students/project personnel of SCFBio, IIT Delhi.

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