Dr. R. Amutha


Department of Bioinformatics

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Joined the Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University in July 2009 as an Assistant Professor. Leading a research group in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology & Chemistry. Handing courses like Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Bioinformatics-Sequence analyses, Artificial Intelligence, etc. for the last 10 yrs.

Received Ph.D degree in Physics/Biophysics from University of Madras, in 2002. Spent several years as Postdoctoral Fellow at Internationally reputed institutions including University of Pittsburgh (USA), Ohio State University (USA), University of Tokyo (Japan) and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). Have more than 17 years of research experience.

I am a Personnel striving hard to succeed the challenging current scenario.


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Notable Publications

Helical structure of xylose-DNA Amutha Ramaswamy, M Froeyen, P Herdewijn, A Ceulemans Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132 (2), 587-595

Molecular Dynamics of double stranded Xylo Nucleic Acid (XyloNA) Amutha Ramaswamy, Daryna Smyrnova, Mattheus Froeyen, Mohitosh Maiti, Piet Herdewijn, and Arnout Ceulemans, J. Chem. Theory Comput, 2017, Vol.13 (10), pp 5028–5038.

Pharmacophore modelling and electronic feature analysis of hydroxamic acid derivatives, the HIV integrase inhibitors B Sangeetha, R Muthukumaran, R Amutha SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research 2013, 24 (9), 753-771

Structural dynamics of nucleosome core particle: comparison with nucleosomes containing histone variants A Ramaswamy, I Bahar, I Ioshikhes PROTEINS: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 2005, 58 (3), 683-696

Bader's and reactivity descriptors' analysis of DNA base pairs R Parthasarathi, R Amutha, V Subramanian, BU Nair, T Ramasami The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2004, 108 (17), 3817-3828

Awards & Achievements​

Best poster award and a Travel Grant award (worth of 500 US$) from The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA on the 3rd Annual Ohio State University Medical Center Graduate & Postgraduate Research Day, April 1, 2004
N. N. Saha Award for best poster presentation from Indian Biological Science Society on the occasion of Discussion Meeting on Structural Biology and Symposium on Biophysics, January 22, 2002
Senior Scholarship from Lady Tata Memorial Trust, 2000.

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