Harish Nagarajan

Graduate Student

I am a fifth year bioinformatics and systems biology PhD candidate in Bernhard Palsson's lab. I am interested in implementing next-generation genomics and systems biology modeling approaches for various biotechnological and biomedical applications.

Curriculum Vitae


2007- Present PhD (Bioinformatics and Systems Biology) University of California San Diego

2003-2007 B. Tech (Major: Biotechnology, Minor: Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras


  1. Charusanti P, Fong NL, Nagarajan H, Pereira AR, Li HJ, Abate EA, Su Y, Gerwick WH, Palsson BO. (2012) Exploiting adaptive laboratory evolution of Streptomyces clavuligerus for antibiotic discovery and overproduction. PLoS One 7: e33727.

  2. Lewis NE, Nagarajan H, Palsson BO. (2012) Constraining the metabolic genotype-phenotype relationship using a phylogeny of in silico methods. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 10(4):291-305

  3. Xu X*, Nagarajan H *, Lewis NE*, Pan S*, Cai Z*, Liu X, Chen W, Xie M, Wang W, Hammond S, Andersen MR, Neff N, Passarelli B, Koh W, Fan HC, Wang J, Gui Y, Lee KH, Betenbaugh MJ, Quake SR, Famili I, Palsson BO, Wang J. (2011) The genomic sequence of the Chinese hamster ovary (CHO)-K1 cell line. Nature Biotechnology. * equal contribution

  4. Nagarajan H, Butler JE, Klimes A, Qiu Y, Zengler K, Ward J, Young ND, Methé BA, Palsson BØ, Lovley DR, Barrett CL. (2010). De Novo assembly of the complete genome of an enhanced electricity-producing variant of Geobacter sulfurreducens using only short reads. PloS One. 5(6):e10922

  5. Harish N, Gupta R, Agarwal P, Scaria V, Pillai B.(2006). DyNAVacS: an integrative tool for optimized DNA vaccine design. Nucleic Acids Research.;(2006) Jul 1;34(Web Server issue):W264

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