Ram Samudrala

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Education


Awards and honours


Major research resources developed


Scientific publications
115 publications listed, 5 more submitted; * denotes more significant; H-index 32; i10-index 63; 83/104 publications in journals with average impact factor of 5.8 (top 4%)


General publications
8 publications listed


Presentations
70 conference keynotes, talks, panels, and exhibits (+ 125 invited seminars displayed elsewhere)

  1. Interactomics: Computational Analysis of Novel Drug Opportunities. NIH Common Fund High-Risk High-Reward Symposium. Washington, DC. December 15, 2014. invited.
  2. Interactomics: Atomic systems biology translated to drug discovery. From High-throughput Structural Bioinformatics to Integrative Systems Biology - Network Tools and Applications in Biology (NETTAB) Conference. Turin, Italy. October 16-18, 2014. invited keynote and workshop.
  3. Interactomics: Computational Analysis of Novel Drug Opportunities. Systems Biology of Infectious Diseases. Seattle, WA. August 20, 2014. invited; presented by Geetika Sethi.
  4. Interactomics: Computational Analysis of Novel Drug Opportunities. Michael Levitt Nobel Memorial Symposium. Stanford, CA. September 11, 2014. invited.
  5. Interactomics: Computational Analysis of Novel Drug Opportunities. Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology. Boston, MA. July 13, 2014. invited.
  6. Interactomics. Zing Protein Folding Conference. Dominican Republic. July 16-19, 2014. invited; presented by Gaurav Chopra.
  7. Interactomics: Computational analysis of novel drug opportunities. Zing Protein and RNA Structure Prediction Conference. Xcaret, Mexico. December 4, 2013. invited.
  8. Interactomics: Computational analysis of novel drug opportunities. International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB). Nice, France. June 18, 2013. keynote.
  9. Interactomics: Computational analysis of novel drug opportunities. Genoa Computational Biology Workshop. Genoa, Italy. June 14, 2013. keynote.
  10. Interactomics. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Conference. Chonburi, Thailand. January 24, 2013. keynote.
  11. Interactomics. International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB). Bangkok, Thailand. October 4, 2012. keynote; presented by Gaurav Chopra.
  12. Interactomics: Discovering drugs against infectious and neoplastic disease using a shotgun computational multitargeting approach. Mahidol International Conference on Infections and Cancers. Bangkok, Thailand. February 8, 2012. keynote.
  13. Interactomics. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Kona, HI. January 5, 2012. invited.
  14. Computational analysis of novel drug opportunities (CANDO). Seventh Annual NIH Director Pioneer's Award Symposium. Bethesda, MD. September 21, 2011. invited.
  15. Shotgun multitarget computational drug discovery. World DNA and Genome Day. Dalian, China. April 27, 2011. invited.
  16. Understanding life at the atomic level. Paws-on-Science Huskies Weekend at the Pacific Science Center. Seattle, WA. April 9, 2011. exhibit; presented by 4 undergraduate students.
  17. Shotgun multitarget computational drug discovery. Pepcon: Emerging Leaders in Protein and Peptide Science. Beijing, China. March 25, 2011. invited.
  18. Computational Vaccine Discovery. World Congress on Vaccines. Beijing, China. March 23, 2011. invited.
  19. Modelling structeomes. Undergraduate Research Program Research Exposed series. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. January 19, 2011. invited.
  20. IGF1R variants associated with isolated single suture craniosynostosis. Ninth Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP9). Asilomar, CA. December 8, 2010. refereed; presented by Jeremy Horst.
  21. Research authorship. Biomedical Research Integrity Discussion. University of Washington, Seattle, WA. August 3, 2010. two panels.
  22. Understanding life at the atomic level. Paws-on-Science Huskies Weekend at the Pacific Science Center. Seattle, WA. April 10, 2010. exhibit.
  23. In silico design of solid binding peptides as molecular building blocks in technology and medicine. ACS 237th National Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. March 24, 2009. invited; presented by Ersin Emre Oren.
  24. Protein structure refinement. Eighth Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP8). Asilomar, CA. December 7, 2008. refereed.
  25. Protein folding algorithms. Melbourne, Australia. October 16, 2008. keynote.
  26. Modelling interactomes. BioC 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. July 28, 2008. invited.
  27. Modelling the Bartonella interactome. Meeting on discovery of a vaccine for Bartonella bacilliformis. National Institutes of Health, Lima, Peru. June 26, 2008. invited.
  28. Modelling interactomes. U.S.-India Joint Training Program Workshop on Global Infectious Diseases. Hyderabad, India. January 22, 2008. invited.
  29. Modelling interactomes. The 4th Solanaceae Genome Workshop. Jeju Island, Korea. Sep 10, 2007. invited.
  30. Modelling interactomes. 21st Symposium of the Protein Society. Boston, MA. July 24, 2007. invited.
  31. Modelling interactomes. Asia Pacific Conference on Plant Tissue Culture and Agrobiotechnology. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. June 19, 2007. invited.
  32. Computational engineering of bionanostructures. Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-assembled Architectures and Devices Conference. Snowbird, UT. April 21, 2007. invited.
  33. Shotgun structural proteomics. Seventh Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP7). Asilomar, CA. November 30, 2006. invited.
  34. Modelling proteomes. Molecular Biomimetics and Bionanotechnology conference. Istanbul, Turkey. November 13, 2006. invited.
  35. Designing inorganic binding proteins. First workshop on Molecular Biomimetics. Friday Harbour, WA. September 6, 2006. invited.
  36. Modelling proteomes. Oral Biology Research Symposium. Seattle, WA. October 7, 2005. invited.
  37. Modelling proteomes. BioC. Seattle, WA. August 17, 2005. invited.
  38. Modelling proteomes: Application to understanding HIV disease progression. Center for AIDS Research Symposium. Seattle, WA. May 27, 2005. invited.
  39. Modelling proteomes. Fifth Annual Northwest Gene Expression Conference. Seattle, WA. May 26, 2005. invited.
  40. Computational engineering of bionanostructures. Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-assembled Architectures and Devices Conference. Snowbird, UT. April 25, 2005. invited.
  41. Modelling proteomes. Searle Scholars Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 12, 2005. invited.
  42. An integrated computational framework for systems biology research. LabAutomation Conference. San Jose, CA. February 3, 2005. refereed.
  43. Protinfo/Samudrala: New automated methods for CASP6. Sixth Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP6). Gaeta, Italy. December 6, 2004. refereed; presented by Ling-Hong Hung.
  44. Structural Bioinformatics. American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. July 22, 2004. invited.
  45. Modelling proteomes. Fourth Annual Northwest Gene Expression Conference. Seattle, WA. August 28, 2003. invited.
  46. Predicting protein structure from sequence. Biothailand 2003 Post-Congress Workshop. Bangkok, Thailand. July 22, 2003. invited.
  47. Modelling the rice proteome. Conference on Rice Biotechnology 2003. Pattaya, Thailand. July 18, 2003. invited.
  48. Modelling, comparison and analysis of proteomes from different organisms. International Conference on Biodiversity and Bioactive Compounds. Pattaya, Thailand. July 17, 2003. invited.
  49. Violent vs. non-violent approaches to global conflict resolution. Time of Reflection: The War in Iraq symposium. Seattle, WA. April 23,2003. invited.
  50. Modelling proteomes. The International Conference on Bioinformatics 2002. Bangkok, Thailand. February 8, 2002. invited.
  51. Protein Structure Prediction. The International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB). Bangkok, Thailand. February 5, 2002. keynote.
  52. Modelling genome structure and function. Statistical Genetics and Computational Molecular Biology Symposium. Seattle, WA. December 2001. invited.
  53. Protein structure prediction: progress and prospects. At the Interface of Biology, Mathematics and Physics Symposium. Tucson, AZ. March 2001. invited.
  54. Protein structure prediction: progress and prospects. Biomedical Computation at Stanford 2000 Symposium. Stanford, CA. October 2000. invited.
  55. Computational biology: from gene to structure to function. Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology. San Diego, CA. August 2000. invited.
  56. Computational biology: from gene to structure to function. Mathematical and Computational Challenges in Molecular and Cell Biology Symposium. Berkeley, CA. June 2000. invited.
  57. Probing structure-function relationships of proteins using computational approaches. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Honolulu, HI. January 2000. refereed.
  58. Heterogeneous clusters and computational biology. Mellon Institute's Developing and Using Clusters as a Biomedical Research Tool Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. June 1999. invited.
  59. The triumph of technology: the defeat of copyright law. Second Annual MP3 Summit. San Diego, CA. June 1999. invited.
  60. Applying the Cathedral and Bazaar paradigms to the music industry. Alliance for Converging Technologies Lighthouse Conference. Berkeley, CA. March 9, 1999. invited.
  61. Combining an all-atom conditional probability discriminatory function and exhaustive enumeration techniques for protein structure prediction. NSF Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology meeting VI. Santa Fe, NM. January 1999. invited.
  62. A combined approach for ab initio construction of low resolution protein tertiary structures from sequence. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Kona, HI. January 1999. refereed.
  63. Bona fide ab initio prediction of protein structures by exhaustive enumeration and successive filtering using knowledge-based scoring functions. Third Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction. Asilomar, CA, December 16, 1998. refereed.
  64. Free Music Philosophy. First Annual MP3 Summit. San Diego, CA. June 1998. invited.
  65. An all-atom conditional probability discriminatory function for protein structure prediction. Burroughs Wellcome Fund's Doing Science at the Interface. Berkeley, CA. June 1998. invited.
  66. Creativity and ownership: where is the balance? Third Annual Ethics and Technology Conference. Santa Clara, CA. June 1998. refereed.
  67. Confronting the problem of interconnected structural changes in the comparative modelling of proteins. NSF Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology meeting V. Santa Fe, NM. January 1997. invited.
  68. A graph theoretic approach to handle the problem of interconnectedness in the comparative modelling of proteins. Second Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction. Asilomar, CA. December 13, 1996. refereed.
  69. Comparative modelling of the Histidine-containing Phosophocarrier protein, the Cellular Retinoic Acid-binding Protein, and the Eosinophil Derived Neurotoxin. First Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction. Asilomar, CA, December 5, 1994. refereed.

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Contact

Date of birth: March 23, 1972
Ram Samudrala, PhD
Professor and Chief, Division of Bioinformatics
Department of Biomedical Informatics
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York (SUNY)
Buffalo, NY 14620
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