Dr Anup Som

Research Interests:

Network & Systems Biology, Computational Stem Cell Biology, Evolutionary Bioinformatics

Serving as:


  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology in June 2003, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (Worked at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science – IACS, Kolkata).

  • Diploma in UNIX, C, & C++ in 1998, ET & T Computer Education Center, Kolkata.

  • M. Sc. in Physics in 1997, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (Specialization & Master thesis on: X-ray Crystallography).

  • B. Sc. in Physics (Hons.), Mathematics, and Chemistry in 1995, Calcutta University, (College: Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur, Howrah) India.

Employment (Teaching and Research Career):

  • Assistant Professor:

    • Centre of Bio-Informatics, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India (Current Position).

    • Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh - AUUP, Noida, India.

  • Research Scientist:

    • Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research – IBIMA, University of Rostock, GERMANY.

Postdoctoral Research:

  • Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution, University of Houston, USA.

  • Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics, Arizona State University, USA.

  • Centre of Biological Physics, Department of Physics, Washington State University, USA.

Research Associate:

  • Department of Computational Biology, LIRMM (CNRS), University of Montpiller, FRANCE.

  • Department of Biological sciences, Louisiana State University, USA.

International Visits:

  • Technical University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, GERMANY (September, 2010).

  • Max-Plank Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Muenster, GERMANY (July, 2010).

  • Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Achen, GERMANY (March, 2009).

  • School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA (January, 2007).

  • Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA (December, 2006).

  • Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA (June, 2005).

  • Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington, USA (April, 2005).

  • Department of Small Grains Breeding and Quantitative Genetics, Iowa State University, Ames, USA (March, 2005).

  • Center for Functional Genomics, University at Albany, Rensselaer, USA (March, 2005).

  • Laboratory of Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (CNRS), Lyon, FRANCE (February, 2004).

  • Bioinformatics & Molecular Modeling Laboratory, Institute of Advance Biosciences, Keio University, JAPAN (May, 2002).


  • CNRS Research Fellowship, FRANCE 2003.

  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, USA 2004-2008.

  • German Science Foundation (DFG) Fellowship, GERMANY 2008-2011.

  • CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) in Physical Sciences, 2001.

  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Physics, 1997.

  • Doctoral Research Fellowship from DST (Govt. of India), 1997.