Assistant Professor, BioNano Technology, Department of Food & Nutrition Gachon University, Republic of Korea.
Dr. Varun Jaiswal is a researcher of Indian origin working in the area of bioinformatics which spans from medical informatics to artificial intelligence and genomics of host and pathogens. He is presently working as assistant professor at Gachon University, South Korea. He is an alumnus of JNU, New Delhi, and serves as assistant director in the National Centre of Disease Control (NCDC), New Delhi. During the COVID-19 outbreak, he played a key role in the development of testing, training, and genome sequencing facility at the NCDC. He has expertise in both dry- and wet-lab experiments and administration. He has applied machine learning methods in diverse fields which include biology, chemistry, medicine, computer science, and social science. He has authored dozens of papers in reputed top-tier journals of diverse fields. Numerous students have completed their Ph.D. and master’s degrees under his able guidance. He prefers to work with new and emerging technology to answer different challenging problems of the nation and the world. He strongly believes that artificial intelligence, powered by machine learning, will change the global scenario in favor of humanity in almost all fields.