Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

Varun Singh Barath, BDS, PG Certificate in Bioinformatics

Doctoral Candidate


Research Interests:
  • Ceramics in dentistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Analysis of gene expression data (SAGE)
  • Genetic profiling of Oral and Maxillofacial Development
  • Programming (Java, Python)
  • Database development (My SQL)
Current Projects:

Doctorate candidate at the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Center for Dentistry, University of Cologne, Germany. Thesis topic: Spectrophtometeric analysis and comparison of two ceramic materials, their interaction with different background cement shades (expected completion May /June 2003).

Postgraduate certificate course in Bio-informatics, CUBIC, (Cologne University Bio-informatics Center ), Cologne, Germany. Thesis topic: Development of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) Microarray probe design software. Tools: Java. Platform: UNIX (Linux) and Windows (expected completion April 2003).

Development of a mathematical model for dynamic changes of gene expression during B cell development. (From June onwards).

Selected Publications:

Florian Klein, Niklas Feldhahn, Sanggyu Lee, Mirko von Elstermann, Hui Wang, Fiammetta Ciuffi, María L. Toribio, Heinrich Sauer, Maria Wartenberg, San Ming Wang, Varun Singh Barath, Martin Krönke, Janet D.Rowley, and Markus Müschen. T lymphoid differentiation in human bone marrowProc Natl Acad Sci (Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, USA) (In Press).

Markus Mueschen, Sanggyu Lee, Guolin Zhou, Niklas Feldhahn, Varun Singh Barath, Jian-jun Chen , Cordula Moers, Martin Kroenke, Janet D. Rowley and San Ming Wang. Molecular portraits of B cell lineage commitmentProc Natl Acad Sci (Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, USA) 2002 Jul 23;99(15):10014-9.