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Dr. Gopalakrishnan Bulusu

Principal Scientist
TCS Innovation Labs, Hyderabad
1 SW Units Layout, Madhapur

Brief Biography:


Principal Scientist, Life Sciences R&D Division, TCS Innovation Labs, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Hyderabad
Dr Gopalakrishnan has a Ph.D in Molecular Biophysics, from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He then worked as a Research Associate in the area of structural biology at the Universities of Paris and Cambridge.
He was an Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry for five years at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) before he joined Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad in 2001 to set up and lead their Molecular Modelling and Drug Design department. He joined TCS R&D in 2003, where he was lead-scientist in a multi-institution, multi-centre project on Improving the annotation of Malaria Parasite (Plasmodium falciparum) Genome and allied research.
He holds an adjunct faculty position in the Centre for Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad.
He is a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal: Current Computer Aided Drug Design (Bentham).
He is vice-president of a People's Science Forum (Jana Vignana Vedika) in Andhra Pradesh.
Dr. Gopalakrishnan’s research interests are in the areas of Bioinformatics, Structural Biology and Drug Design.


Academic positions:

Adjunct Professor, Centre for Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad 500032. (2006-present)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (NIPER), Punjab 160 072.


Research interests:

Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Structural Biology and Drug Design


Any other information:

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Current Computer Aided Drug Design, Bentham Science Publishers.

Reviewer for:

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, Elsevier

Journal of Molecular Graphics & modelling, Elsevier

Journal of Chemical Information & Modelling, ACS

Bioinformatics, Oxford

Current Medicinal Chemistry, Bentham

Current Computer Aided Drug Design, Bentham

Current Bioinformatics, Bentham


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