Sona Vasudevan

Sona Vasudevan Ph.D. Dr. Vasudevans interests span the areas of structural biology, structural bioinformatics, homology modeling, protein-ligand and antibody-antigen interactions, and RNA biology.

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Her research interests include comparative genomics, protein classification, protein homology modeling, and molecular dynamics simulations to look at the effect of single nucleotide polymorphisms in breast cancer, evolutionary analysis, systems biology, and translational informatics. She has contributed to the development of several well-known bioinformatics tools for doing sequence and structure analysis. She has developed a drug-discovery database. Her research record includes several research papers, invited lectures, and book chapters. She serves on the Editorial Board of, and is a reviewer for, several journals. She teaches Biochemistry, Structural Biology, and several courses in Informatics. She has mentored over 20 students. She has created the MD/MS dual-degree program in Systems Medicine, and a free-standing MS degree program in Systems Medicine. She has received several academic awards, and excellence-in-teaching awards.