Vivek Kashyap P.
MSc (Area): Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
Vivek Kashyap obtained his M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology from the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. He has worked as a Project Assistant in the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and subsequently has served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, The Oxford College of Science, Bengaluru. He has also worked as a Data Ontologist in the Molecular Connections Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru. At CSBMM, he is involved in the analysis of kinase metabolite networks, and the development of various bioinformatics tools and databases.
- Project Assistant (2017-2018) – IISc, Bengaluru
- Lecturer (2018-2019) – The Oxford College of Science, Bengaluru
- Data Analysts (2019-2020) – Molecular Connections Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru
Bioinformatics, Protein-metabolite interactions and Kinase-metabolite network
Interactions between proteins and metabolites plays vital roles in controlling various cellular processes. Understanding the biochemical dynamics of kinase – metabolite interactions are crucial to decode the architecture of cellular signaling, and it also can potentially assist us to decipher the dynamics of various diseases and metabolic disorders. There are currently no methods to systematically identify complete set of functional kinase-metabolite interactions. Most interactions that have been discovered are predominantly via hypothesis-driven experiments that are biased towards specific set of kinases or metabolites. These assays are also labor intensive providing a low-throughput output, lacking the comprehensiveness with respect to deciphering interactions. In order to enable a systematic and unbiased analysis of kinase-metabolite interactions, an integrated in silico module needs to be developed. At CSBMM, I will be working towards the same.