Sithara Vivek

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Assistant Professor
Biography

Dr. Vivek earned a PhD in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from the University of Minnesota in 2023, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences (SCTIMST), India, in 2012, focusing on biostatistics and epidemiology. Currently she is an Assistant Professor in Computational Biology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Medical School at the University of Minnesota. She received the Young Investigator Award from the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS) in 2022 and 2023. As a computational biologist, she specializes in machine learning applications for integrated omics analysis and identifying novel molecular signatures of aging and age-related outcomes.