Niranjan Nagarajan

Current Position: Senior Research Scientist, Computational and Mathematical Biology, Genome Institute of Singapore

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2009 (advisor: Mihai Pop)
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology,
and UM Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006 (advisor: Uri Keich)
M.S., Cornell University, 2004
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 2000

niranjan [at]
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Biomolecular Sciences Bldg #296
College Park, MD 20742

Niranjan Nagarajan's Homepage

Research Interests

Current Projects

Optical Mapping

Optical Maps & Yersinia Genomes
Collaborators: Timothy Read, Tim Welch

Collaborators: James White

Reassortments & Inference with Tree Ensembles
Collaborators: Carl Kingsford

Recent Papers

  • Niranjan Nagarajan and Uri Keich. Reliability and efficiency of algorithms for computing the significance of the Mann-Whitney test. Computational Statistics (2009) 
  • Saket Navlakha, James White, Niranjan Nagarajan, Mihai Pop and Carl Kingsford. Finding biologically accurate clusterings in hierarchical decompostions using the variation of information. RECOMB (2009) NEW!
  • James White, Niranjan Nagarajan and Mihai Pop. Statistical methods for detecting differentially abundant features in clinical metagenomic samples. PLOS Computational Biology (2009) NEW!
  • Niranjan Nagarajan and Mihai Pop. Parametric complexity of sequence assembly: Theory and applications to next generation sequencing. Journal of Computational Biology (2009) NEW!
  • Maria Pia Di Bonaventura, Rob DeSalle, Mihai Pop, Niranjan Nagarajan, David Figurski, Daniel H. Fine, Jeffrey Kaplan and Paul Planet. Complete genome sequence of Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) aphrophilus NJ8700. Journal of Bacteriology (2009) NEW!
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