Shijulal Nelson-Sathi – Laureate of the 2015 SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award
Shijulal was a Postdoc in the lab of Prof. William F. Martin at the Heinrich Heine University in Germany. His research project on “Major gene fluxes in prokaryote evolution” led to several publications, which was honoured by the award.
Today, Shijulal is the Principal Investigator of the Computational Biology Laboratory at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala in India. Together with his team, he uses an integrative approach evolutionary biology approach to study disease biology. To learn more about the different research projects in Shijulal’s group, visit their webpage and follow @Nelson_Sathi on Twitter.