Laxmi Parida ( @ IBM Research )

Most of the tasks we undertake in the course of our lives are impossible.
Nevertheless we must try to carry them out.
- Jose Ortega Gasset


IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
P. O. Box 218, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598
Phone : +1 (914) 945-1376 Fax : +1 (914) 945-4217

Also at: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences , New York University
Email: parida-art-cs-dot-nyu-dot-edu, parida-art-us-dot-ibm-dot-com

Current Research Interests

Computational genomics, Pattern Discovery, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Population Genomics, Comparative Genomics, NGS Analysis, Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Topological data analysis.
I am heading the Computational Genomics Group at the IBM T. J. Watson Research.
I am currently leading the science team in the personalized cancer medicine system, Watson Genomics Analytics. I am also involved in the ongoing Sequence the Food Supply Chain Consortium, with focus on models and algorithms underlying metagenomics and metatranscriptomics. I lead the IBM Science team in the Cacao Consortium with MARS and USDA and continue to work on plant genomics. Also, I lead the RecoProject, Genographic Project with National Geographic and continue to work on population genomics.

Professional Services

Conference Organizer/Chair

Changing times brings more expectations from the chairs!

Editorial/PC Services
  • Editorial Board, BMC Bioinformatics
  • Associate Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Computational Biology
  • Program committee member (2011-15) in RECOMB, WABI, APBC, GIW, ISBRA, ISMB, ECCB, RECOMB-AB, RECOMB-CG, SPIRE, ICDM, KDD.

  • Further Information

    Invited Talks

    Leisure related activities

    Lecture notes of Bioinformatics (graduate) Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007 Course G22.3033.004.
    July 2013