Shankar Subramaniam is a distinguished Professor of Bioengineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and Nanoengineering, and Joan and Irwin Jacobs Endowed Chair in Bioengineering and Systems Biology at the University of California San Diego. He was the founding Director of the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Interdisciplinary Program. He was named a distinguished scientist at the San Diego Supercomputer Center in 2010. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is a recipient of the UCSD Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence, and Genome All Star, Smithsonian Foundation and Laboratory Automation awards. Subramaniam received a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Prior to UC San Diego, Prof. Subramaniam rose through the ranks at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to become a professor of Biophysics, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Molecular and Integrative Physiology. He co-founded the Institute for Genomic Biology.
Professor Subramaniam has an extensive record with EMBS as President 2019-2020, with the NIH (multiple review an advisory panels), serving on advisory panels for multiple universities and biotechnology companies. A full listing is given in his CV.