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Rajadurai C.P



Attain highest level of academic learning, which will lay a foundation for my career as an active scientist.



 * Ph.D in Bioinformatics, Anna University, India, 2012.

* Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, India, First Class, 2005 - 2007.

* Bachelor of Science in Botany (Spl. Industrial Microbiology), The American College, India,

   First Class, 2002 - 2005.




* Post-Doctoral Researcher at Pennsylvania State University, USA, 2012 - 2013.

* Senior Research Fellow, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai, 2010 - 2012.

* Junior Research Fellow, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai, 2008 - 2010.


  • Worked as Project Assistant from May 2011 to  Jan 2012 in CLIA-Phase-II project funded by DIT.
  • Worked as Junior Research Fellow from February 2010 to April 2010 in CSIR-OSDD Project funded by CSIR.
  • Worked as Project Associate from August 2009 to January 2010  in CSIR-OSDD Project funded by CSIR.
  • Worked as Project Trainee from July 2007 to Dec 2007  at Bioinformatics Lab AU-KBC Research Centre, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai.


  • Developing an automated method for generating atom mapping information for all reactions in genome-scale models of metabolism (Funded by Department of Energy, USA)
  • Development of Reconstructed E. coli genome database ECOMP.
  • Unraveling the hypothetical glycome genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv (Funded by CSIR. India)
  • Identification of essential electricity producing genes of Geobacter sulfurreducens through genome scale re-annotation studies
  • Genome-scale reannotation and metabolic pathway analysis of Escherichia coli K-12 for improved hydrogen productivity.


  • Functional Genomics and Transcriptomics
  • Constraint-Based Metabolic Modeling and Simulation
  • Isotopomeric Reaction mapping and C13 based Metabolic Flux Analysis
  • Exome and RNA-sequence Analysis


  • Rajadurai C.P, Subazini T.K and Kumar G.R, (2011) An integrated re-annotation approach for functional predictions of hypothetical proteins in microbial genomes, Current Bioinformatics, 6(4), 450-461. (IF. 2.017)
  • Rajadurai, C.P, Ashok, S, Saranya, R and Kumar, G.R, (2011) Computational kinetic studies of pyruvate metabolism in Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901for improved hydrogen production, Biotechnol Bioprocess Eng, 7(3), 565-575. (IF. 1.27)
  • Rajadurai C.P and Kumar G.R, Functional and comparative analysis of novel dehydrogenase genes in Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901, Indian J Biotech, (Accepted). (IF. 0.55)
  • Subazini T.K, Ashok S, Princy N, Rajadurai C.P, Kiruba R and Kumar G.R (2011) Large scale identification of protein-protein interaction of Aspergillus terreus NIH2624 using computational approaches, IEEE-ICRTIT, 156-160.
  • Vijayalakshmi P, Kumar G.R, Rajadurai C.P, and Daisy P (2011) Functional genomics and reverse vaccinology approach to identify better vaccine for tuberculosis, IJBST, 4: 23-28.
  • Mohandass J, Ravichandran S, Srilakshmi K, Rajadurai C.P, Sanmugasamy S, Kumar GR. (2010) BCDB - A database for breast cancer research and information. Bioinformation, 5(1), 1-3. (IF. 1.15)
  • Rajadurai C.P, Kumar G.R, (2010) Functional and comparative genomics studies on Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans specific to CO-metabolism and hydrogen production, OJB, 11 (1), 90-105.
  • Kumar G.R, Subazini T.K, Subha K, Rajadurai C.P, Prabakar L (2009) CanGeneBase (CGB) - a database on cancer related genes. Bioinformation. 3(10), 422-424.
  • Palanikannan K, Subazini T.K, Rajadurai C.P, Nagavignesh S and Kumar G.R, (2009) Computational Motif Signature Discovery and Validation of Gene Prediction in Aspergillus terreus NIH 2624. JCIB, 2(1), 13-19.


  • Participated in Connect2Decode program conducted by CSIR-OSDD, held on 9- 11th April 2010 at New Delhi, India.
  • Participated and presented a poster entitled "Unraveling the glycome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv" in International Conference on "Bioinformatics and Systems Biology" held on 19th-21th February 2010 at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.
  • Participated and presented a poster entitled "In silico Functional Proteomic Re-annotation of Escherichia coli K12" in National level Symposium on "Frontiers  in Computational Biology" held on 23rd-24th July 2009 at C-DAC, Pune, India.
  • Presented an oral and poster entitled "Mathematical modeling and simulation of formate dehydrogenase pathway in Escherichia coli to augment biohydrogen  production" in National level conference "Biotechnological Approach for Alternate Energies 08" held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai and the presented paper was selected as one of the best research work and received the cash prize of Rs. 5000.
  • Participated in "National Seminar on Bioinformatics" held on 23 - 24 February 2009 at Department of Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India.
  • Participated in National Conference on "New frontiers and Current trends in  Biotechnology - SBTI-08" held on 18 - 19 October 2008 at Department of Biochemistry, Madras University, Chennai, India.
  • Presented a paper entitled "Biological role of Magnesium" in SEEMEGS-06, a national level symposium held at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.
  • Participated in National level symposium on "Bioinformatics - MOTIF-05" held on 6th October 2005 at Department of Bioinformatics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India.


  • International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
  • CSIR-Open Source Drug Discovery Consortium



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