Laxmi Parida ( @ IBM Research )

Most of the tasks we undertake in the course of our lives are impossible.
Nevertheless we must try to carry them out.
- Jose Ortega Gasset


ISCB Fellow
IBM Fellow
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
P. O. Box 218, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598
Phone : +1 (914) 945-1376 Fax : +1 (914) 945-4217

Also at: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences , New York University
Email: parida-art-cs-dot-nyu-dot-edu, parida-art-us-dot-ibm-dot-com

Current Research Interests

Computational genomics, Pattern Discovery, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Population Genomics, Comparative Genomics, NGS Analysis, Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Topological data analysis.

I head Computational Genomics at IBM T. J. Watson Research, Yorktown Heights, New York.

I am currently leading the science teams in the personalized cancer medicine system, Watson for Genomics and the Sequence the Food Supply Chain Consortium across multiple IBM Research labs in different geographies. In the last 10 years, I also led the IBM Science team in the Cacao Consortium with MARS & USDA and the RecoProject/Genographic Project with National Geographic.

Current NSF grant (senior consultant) on Logic, Topology and Genomics.

Professional Services

Conference Organizer/Chair

Changing times brings more expectations from the chairs!

Editorial/PC Services
  • Advisory Board of NYU Tandon Engineering School
  • Editorial Board, BMC Bioinformatics
  • Associate Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Computational Biology
  • Associate Editor, SIAM Journal of Discrete Mathematics
  • Program committee member (2011-15) in RECOMB, WABI, APBC, GIW, ISBRA, ISMB, ECCB, RECOMB-AB, RECOMB-CG, SPIRE, ICDM, KDD.

  • Further Information

    Invited Talks

    Leisure related activities

    Lecture notes of Bioinformatics (graduate) Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007 Course G22.3033.004.