Dr. Renu Vyas (Professor, Head of Institute)

Renu Vyas

Dr. Renu Vyas has obtained her PhD from the premier National Chemical Laboratory Pune after qualifying the joint CSIR-NET JRF examination. She pursued her post-doctoral studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville USA in the field of porphyrin synthesis. Dr Vyas has held high positions in industry, research and academia. She worked as assistant manager, chemoinformatics in IT industry and then led the department of bioinformatics and computer sciences at Dr. D.Y. Patil University where she was also a recognized PhD guide. She was awarded the DST scientist fellowship to pursue her research in the field of application of machine learning methods for protein protein interactions in the division of Chemical Engineering at NCL, Pune. She possesses twenty years of experience in the multidisciplinary fields of organic synthesis, bioinformatics, drug design and machine learning. She has authored thirty international research publications, ten patents, funded projects, several book chapters and a book (Springer) to her credit. She serves as reviewer of international journals in the field of computational modeling.