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Shrikant Pawar, PhD, MS

Associate Research Scientist

Biography

Pawar is an Associate Research Scientist at Yale Center for Genome Analysis (YCGA), Yale University. His research interests are focused on big data (next-generation sequencing, microarrays, X-ray crystallography etc.) analysis with machine learning techniques (Neural networks, SVM’s, Restricted boltzmann machines, Clustering algorithms etc.). He brings unique expertise in data science, bioinformatics, computer science and predictive analytics. The detailed list of his credentials can be found at Linkedin or Google Scholar.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Georgia State University, Bioinformatics; Computational Biology
  • MS
    Georgia State University, Computer Science
  • MS
    Georgia State University, Biology
  • MS
    Western Kentucky University, Bioinformatics
  • Visiting Fellow
    The University of Iowa
  • CIC Fellowship
    Freie Universität Berlin

Activities

  • AI3SD Autumn Seminar IV: AI & ML 4 Drugs & Materials
    AI3SD Autumn Seminar IV: AI & ML 4 Drugs & Materials 2021
  • CCAIM Seminar Series
    CCAIM Seminar Series 2021
  • 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Machine Learning and Signal Processing
    2021 3rd International Conference on Algorithms, Machine Learning and Signal Processing 2021
  • 2021 Symposium: Applied Algorithmic Ethics
    2021 Symposium: Applied Algorithmic Ethics 2021
  • Global Analytics Conference at the University of Texas CATT
    Global Analytics Conference at the University of Texas CATT 2021
  • The Evolving Landscape of AI Implementation in New Drug Discovery&Develop
    The Evolving Landscape of AI Implementation in New Drug Discovery&Develop 2021
  • Sustainable Horizons Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Workshop
    Sustainable Horizons Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Workshop 2021
  • Data Science Connect Conference
    Data Science Connect Conference 2021 2021
  • Machine Learning for Algorithm Design
    Machine Learning for Algorithm Design 2021
  • USC Center for Body Computing 15th Annual Virtual Body Computing Conference
    USC Center for Body Computing 15th Annual Virtual Body Computing Conference 2021
  • Inaugural Columbia Center of AI Technology Symposium
    Inaugural Columbia Center of AI Technology Symposium 2021
  • NYC Media Lab Summit
    NYC Media Lab Summit 2021
  • WaiSYMPOSIUM : Canadian Leaders in Artificial Intelligence
    WaiSYMPOSIUM : Canadian Leaders in Artificial Intelligence 2021
  • Real Artificial Intelligence
    Real Artificial Intelligence 2021 2021
  • 4th International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Simulation
    4th International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Simulation 2021. Machine learning application in genomics. 2021
  • 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems
    2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems (ICAIIS 2021). Artificial intelligence and cancer biomarker discovery. 2021
  • 6th International Congress on Information and Communication Technology
    6th International Congress on Information and Communication Technology, London, UK, 2021. Techniques of time series modeling in complex systems. 2021
  • Human Inspired Artificial Intelligence
    Google Research India 2021
  • Scientists for Open Science 2021
    PLOS Scientists for Open Science 2021 2021
  • ACM Social Coder volunteer
    ACM Social Coder volunteer 2021
    https://socialcoder.org/Home/VolunteerProfile/ad16b418a3dc3fdec838615d694c5137
  • Latest Engineering Trends for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
    Latest Engineering Trends for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 2021
  • Machine Learning & Data Engineering on Google Cloud
    Machine Learning & Data Engineering on Google Cloud 2021
  • Applied Data Analysis in Python
    Applied Data Analysis in Python 2021
  • Cascadia R Conf Workshop
    Cascadia R Conf Workshop 2021
  • Office of Academic & Professional Development workshop
    New Haven, United States 2021
  • KY Science Communication, Education and Advocacy Symposium
    KY Science Communication, Education and Advocacy Symposium 2021
  • Single Cell Genomics Workshop
    Single Cell Genomics Workshop 2021
  • Alan Alda center creating connections workshop
    Alan Alda center creating connections workshop 2021
  • Yale Innovation Summit
    Yale Innovation Summit 2021
  • NIH Training Program in Genetics 2021 Symposium
    NIH Training Program in Genetics 2021 Symposium 2021
  • K12 Data Science Conference and Workshop
    K12 Data Science Conference and Workshop 2021
  • Yale Systems Biology Institute and Cancer Systems Biology Symposium
    Yale Systems Biology Institute and Cancer Systems Biology Symposium 2021
  • 2021 Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit
    2021 Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit 2021
  • International Data Spaces Association Summit
    International Data Spaces Association Summit 2021
  • GeekCON 2021
    GeekCON 2021 2021
  • Human-Computer Interaction Lab Symposium
    Human-Computer Interaction Lab Symposium 2021
  • Milner Therapeutics Symposium
    Milner Therapeutics Symposium 2021
  • Bioinformatics in Cancer Research and Therapy Symposium
    Bioinformatics in Cancer Research and Therapy Symposium 2021
  • OICR-JLABS cancer symposium
    OICR-JLABS cancer symposium 2021
  • Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) Single Cell Data Standards Meeting 2021
    New Haven, United States 2021
  • 4th International Cells in Experimental Life Science Workshop
    New Haven, United States 2020
  • 4th Smart Trends in Systems, Security and Sustainability Conference
    London, United Kingdom 2020
  • Yale Office of Sponsored Projects
    Writing about broader impacts in NSF proposals 2020
  • 8th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
    Granada, Spain 2020
  • American Association for Cancer Research
    Atlanta, United States 2019
  • Scientific Computing Conference
    Atlanta, United States 2019
  • Computer Science Poster & Demo Day
    Atlanta, United States 2019
  • Southeast Regional Collaborative Access Team meeting (SER-CAT) and SE Enzyme Conference
    Atlanta, United States 2017
  • DICE - Knowledge base research solutions and python programming workshop
    Atlanta, United States 2016
  • Discovery Environment for HPC Research computing and Bridging XSEDE Resources workshop
    Atlanta, United States 2014
  • XSEDE Regional Workshop
    Tallahassee, United States 2013
  • 2nd International Conference on Genomics (ICG)
    Sacramento, United States 2013
  • 244th American Chemical Society (ACS) Conference
    San Diego, United States 2012
  • WKU Bio informatics and Information Science Center (WKU-BISC) Research Symposium
    Bowling Green, United States 2011
  • 97th Annual Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Conference
    Murray, United States 2011
  • 112th Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference
    Raleigh, United States 2011
  • 41st Annual Student Research Conference (WKU ASRC)
    Bowling Green, United States 2011
  • 10th Annual Kentucky Bio-Medical Research Infrastructure (KBRIN) Conference
    Memphis, United States 2011

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut Entrepreneurship Foundation FundConnecticut Entrepreneurship Foundation2020
Rothberg FundYale University2020
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) FundGeorgia State University2018
Ahmed T. Abdelal FellowshipGeorgia State University2016

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
4th International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications (IHSED 2021)Reviewer2021 - Present
Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS)​Member2021 - Present
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)Member2021 - Present
Frontiers in GeneticsReviewer2021 - Present
Frontiers in BioinformaticsReviewing Editor2021 - Present
Elsevier: Health Policy and TechnologyReviewer2021 - Present
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)Member2020 - Present
Frontiers in Molecular BiosciencesReviewer2020 - Present
American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)Member2020 - Present
TiE Global International EntrepreneurshipMember2019 - Present
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)-Georgia Tech UniversityMember2019 - Present
Biophysical SocietyMember2019 - Present
Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds (ASFFBC)Member2019 - Present
ChestAiFounding Member2019 - Present
PeerJ: The Journal of Life and Environmental SciencesReviewer2019 - Present
Elsevier: Gene Reports, Materials Today Communications, Infection, Genetics and EvolutionReviewer2019 - Present
KaryosoftConsultant2019
Future Science OAReviewer2019 - Present
Synergy (Plus+) LLC.P.O.Consultant2019
American Chemical SocietyMember2018 - Present
HackerSpace-Free Side AtlantaMember2018 - Present
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)Member2018 - Present
Georgia State Biology Graduate Student AssociationCommittee Member2018 - 2019
Georgia State UniversityInstructor of Record2018
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor SocietyMember2012 - Present
Kentucky Academy of ScienceMember2011 - 2013
Western Kentucky University Biograd AssociationMember2010 - 2011
Western Kentucky University Student Government Association (WKU SGA)Member2010 - 2011
College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky UniversityCouncil Member2010

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