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Hire Dr. Senthil Murugapiran

Computational Biologist with 10+ years experience analyzing large-scale biological data

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Work Experience

University of Minnesota

- Present



January 2021 - Present

Bioinformatician/Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Nevada Las Vegas

February 2011 - Present

Bioinformatician/Postdoctoral Researcher

Florida International University

December 2008 - January 2011

Bioinformatician/Postdoctoral Researcher

Ajou University

December 2007 - October 2008

Postdoctoral Researcher

Hosei Daigaku - Koganei Campus

October 2006 - April 2007

Research Fellow

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics

June 2000 - August 2006

Research Assistant

Academia Sinica

November 1999 - June 2000


PhD (Biochemistry)

University of Hyderabad

July 2000 - August 2006

MSc (Plant Science)

University of Madras - Guindy Campus

May 1996 - May 1998

Masters Diploma in Software Engineering

Aptech Ltd

May 1994 - May 1997

BSc (Botany)

University of Madras

May 1993 - May 1996

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Zhou, En-Min and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Mefferd, Chrisabelle C and Liu, Lan and Xian, Wen-Dong and Yin, Yi-Rui and Ming, Hong and Yu, Tian-Tian and Huntemann, Marcel and Clum, Alicia and others(2016). High-quality draft genome sequence of the Thermus amyloliquefaciens type strain YIM 77409(T) with an incomplete denitrification pathway . Standards in Genomic Sciences. 11. (1). p. 1. BioMed Central
Becraft, Eric D and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Ohlsson, J Ingemar and Briggs, Brandon R and Kanbar, Jad and De Vlaminck, Iwijn and Quake, Stephen R and Dong, Hailiang and Hedlund, Brian P and others(2015). Single-Cell-Genomics-Facilitated Read Binning of Candidate Phylum EM19 Genomes from Geothermal Spring Metagenomes . Applied and Environmental Microbiology. p. AEM--03140. Am Soc Microbiol
Hedlund, Brian P and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Huntemann, Marcel and Clum, Alicia and Pillay, Manoj and Palaniappan, Krishnaveni and Varghese, Neha and Mikhailova, Natalia and Stamatis, Dimitrios and Reddy, TBK and others(2015). High-Quality Draft Genome Sequence of Kallotenue papyrolyticum JKG1T Reveals Broad Heterotrophic Capacity Focused on Carbohydrate and Amino Acid Metabolism . Genome Announcements. 3. (6). p. e01410--15. Am Soc Microbiol
Saw, Jimmy H and Spang, Anja and Zaremba-Niedzwiedzka, Katarzyna and Juzokaite, Lina and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Colman, Dan R and Takacs-Vesbach, Cristina and Hedlund, Brian P and Guy, Lionel and others(2015). Exploring microbial dark matter to resolve the deep archaeal ancestry of eukaryotes . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370. (1678). p. 20140328. The Royal Society
Hedlund, Brian P and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Alba, Timothy W and Levy, Asaf and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Goertz, Gisele B and Ivanova, Natalia and Woyke, Tanja(2015). Uncultivated thermophiles: current status and spotlight on ‘Aigarchaeota’ . Current Opinion In Micriobiology. 25. p. 136--145. Elsevier
Nobu, Masaru K and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Rinke, Christian and Gies, Esther A and Webster, Gordon and Schwientek, Patrick and Kille, Peter and Parkes, R John and Sass, Henrik and others(2015). Phylogeny and physiology of candidate phylum ‘Atribacteria’ (OP9/JS1) inferred from cultivation-independent genomics . The ISME Journal. Nature Publishing Group
Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Gevorkian, Jonathan and Despujos, Fairuz and Cole, Jessica K and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Ming, Hong and Li, Wen-Jun and Zhang, Gengxin and Dohnalkova, Alice and Hedlund, Brian P(2014). Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov . International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64. (Pt 6). p. 2119--2127. Soc General Microbiol
Kumari, Hansi and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Balasubramanian, Deepak and Schneper, Lisa and Merighi, Massimo and Sarracino, David and Lory, Stephen and Mathee, Kalai(2014). LTQ-XL mass spectrometry proteome analysis expands the Pseudomonas aeruginosa AmpR regulon to include cyclic di-GMP phosphodiesterases and phosphoproteins, and identifies novel open reading frames . Journal of Proteomics. 96. p. 328--342. Elsevier
Schoenfeld, Thomas W and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Floyd, Sally and Lodes, Michael and Mead, David A and Hedlund, Brian P(2013). Lateral gene transfer of Family A DNA polymerases between thermophilic viruses, Aquificae, and Apicomplexa . Molecular Biology and Evolution. 30. (7). p. 1653--1664. SMBE
Murugapiran, Senthil K and Huntemann, Marcel and Wei, Chia-Lin and Han, James and Detter, John C and Han, Cliff S and Erkkila, Tracy H and Teshima, Hazuki and Chen, Amy and Kyrpides, Nikos and others(2013). Whole genome sequencing of Thermus oshimai JL-2 and Thermus thermophilus JL-18, incomplete denitrifiers from the United States Great Basin . Genome Announcements. 1. (1). p. e00106--12. Am Soc Microbiol
Peacock, Joseph P and Cole, Jessica K and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Fisher, Jenny C and Moser, Duane P and Hedlund, Brian P(2013). Pyrosequencing reveals high-temperature cellulolytic microbial consortia in Great Boiling Spring after in situ lignocellulose enrichment . PLoS One. 8. (3). p. e59927. Public Library of Science
Murugapiran, Senthil K and Huntemann, Marcel and Wei, Chia-Lin and Han, James and Detter, John C and Han, Cliff and Erkkila, Tracy H and Teshima, Hazuki and Chen, Amy and Kyrpides, Nikos and others(2013). Thermus oshimai JL-2 and T. thermophilus JL-18 genome analysis illuminates pathways for carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycling . Standards in Genomic Sciences. 7. (3). p. 449. Genomic Standards Consortium
Dodsworth, Jeremy A and Blainey, Paul C and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Swingley, Wesley D and Ross, Christian A and Tringe, Susannah G and Chain, Patrick SG and Scholz, Matthew B and Lo, Chien-Chi and Raymond, Jason and others(2013). Single-cell and metagenomic analyses indicate a fermentative and saccharolytic lifestyle for members of the OP9 lineage . Nature Communications. 4. p. 1854. Nature Publishing Group
Malladi, Venkata LA and Sobczak, Adam J and Maricic, Natalie and Murugapiran, Senthil Kumar and Schneper, Lisa and Makemson, John and Mathee, Kalai and Wnuk, Stanislaw F(2011). Substituted lactam and cyclic azahemiacetals modulate Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing . Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 19. (18). p. 5500--5506. Elsevier
Manavalan, Balachandran and Murugapiran, Senthil K and Lee, Gwang and Choi, Sangdun(2010). Molecular modeling of the reductase domain to elucidate the reaction mechanism of reduction of peptidyl thioester into its corresponding alcohol in non-ribosomal peptide synthetases . BMC Structural Biology. 10. (1). p. 1. BioMed Central Ltd
Kumar, M Senthil and Ramachandran, Aruna and Hasnain, Seyed E and Bashyam, Murali Dharan(2009). Octamer and heat shock elements regulate transcription from the AcMNPV polyhedrin gene promoter . Archives of Virology. 154. (3). p. 445--456. Springer
Yellaboina, Sailu and Seshadri, Jayashree and Kumar, M Senthil and Ranjan, Akash(2004). PredictRegulon: a web server for the prediction of the regulatory protein binding sites and operons in prokaryote genomes . Nucleic Acids Research. 32. (suppl 2). p. W318--W320. Oxford Univ Press
Viswanathan, Priya and Venkaiah, Betapudi and Kumar, M Senthil and Rasheedi, Sheeba and Vrati, Sudhanshu and Bashyam, Murali D and Hasnain, Seyed E(2003). The homologous region sequence (hr1) of Autographa californica multinucleocapsid polyhedrosis virus can enhance transcription from non-baculoviral promoters in mammalian cells . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278. (52). p. 52564--52571. ASBMB
Bashyam, Murali D and Savithri, Gorinabele R and Kumar, Murugapiran S and Narasimhan, Calambur and Nallari, Pratibha(2003). Molecular genetics of familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (FHC) . Journal of Human Genetics. 48. (2). p. 0055--0064. Springer
Ramachandran, Aruna and Bashyam, Murali Dharan and Viswanathan, Priya(2001). The bountiful and baffling baculovirus: The story of polyhedrin transcription. Current Science. 81. (8).
Balasubramanian, D and Murugapiran, SK and Silva-Herzog, E and Schneper, L and Yang, X and Tatke, G and Narasimhan, G and Mathee, K(2013). Bacterial Gene Regulation and Transcriptional Networks . Madan Babu MB, editor. Poole, UK: Caiser Academic Press