J. Sreekumar Principal Scientist, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, ICAR, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Dr. J.Sreekumar is working as a Principal Scientist at ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He did his MSc. in Agricultural Statistics from ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi and PhD is Statistics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. He has got post-doctoral work experience in Bioinformatics at Plant Research International, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He is a Faculty Member of IISER, Thiruvanathapuram and Research guide of MSc (Integrated) Biotechnology students of Kerala Agricultural University, Vellayani. His main research interests are Statistical Genetics & Genomics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
Dr. J. Sreekumar has extensive research contributions in the field of Agricultural Statistics in general and application of Statistical and machine learning techniques in predicting protein-protein interaction using multiple sequence alignments and also in gene interaction network prediction using gene expression data. He has handled various research projects with grants received from Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology etc. He published many research articles in national and international journals of repute and guided many students.