Srikar Chamala, PhD

Phone: 352.265.9900

Email: schamala@ufl.edu

Biography: 

Srikar Chamala, Ph.D., leads the clinical bioinformatics and biomedical informatics efforts at the University of Florida Health Pathology Laboratories Molecular & Genomic Pathology Laboratory in developing next-generation sequencing clinical assays and data management for precision medicine. He also performs research in understating genetic basis for cancer and type 1 diabetes, using sequencing and array-based genomics technologies. Dr. Chamala’s research in genomics and bioinformatics has been published in high-impact journals, including Science, Nature, and Genome Biology, and he has also been highlighted by news outlets across the globe.

Education

2011 – 14 | Ph.D

Department of Biology
University of Florida

2007 – 08 | MS Bioinformatics

Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2002 – 06 | BS with Honors. Bioinformatics

Department of Integrative Biology
Brigham Young University

Research

Biomedical informatics

Clinical bioinformatics

Comparative genomics

Genetic and phenotypic associations

Genetic marker development

Precision or genomic medicine

Curriculum Vitae