Varun Khanna

Contact details

Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences,
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie University
NSW 2109 Australia
Phone: +61 (2) 9850 8276
Fax: +61 (2) 9850 8313
Email: imvarun9@gmail.com

My area of interest : Chemoinformatics and data mining. Present Status: PhD student in Macquarie University under Dr. Shoba Ranganathan. Previous assignments: I did Bsc(Biotechnology)from Kurushetra University and Masters in Bioinformatics from CCSHAU Hisar. During MSc I developed a live CD like knoppix. I worked in NCL for six months before joining Macquarie.

Adademic history

Currently, I am enrolled as a PhD student in Macquarie university in Chemoinformatics

Worked as a Junior Research Fellow in National Chemical Laboratory, Pune for six months

Masters in Bioinformatics form CCS Harayana Agriculture University, Hisar

Bachelor in Science (Biotechnology) form Kurushetra university, Kurukshetra

Awarded All-India CSIR fellowship(2007)

Qualified All-India GATE twice (2006, 2007)

Publications

Gaikwad J, Khanna V, Vemulpad S, Jamie J, Kohen J, Ranganathan S: CMKb: a web-based prototype for integrating Australian Aboriginal customary medicinal plant knowledge. BMC Bioinformatics 2008, 9(Suppl 12):S25

IN SILICO METHODS AND DATABASES IN CHEMOINFORMATICS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF METABOLITES AND DRUG MOLECULES —Book Chapter under preparation.

Physiochemical property space distribution among human metabolites, drugs and toxic molecules –manuscript under review.