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Biography

Arun Konagurthu is an academic (Level C) at Monash University. He is currently the Director of the undergraduate Bachelor of Computer Science degree offered by the Faculty of Information Technology. Between 2011-2013, he held a Larkins Fellowship at this faculty. His primary research area is Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

His academic home page is maintained at: http://lcb.infotech.monash.edu.au/~karun

His research lab page is maintained at: http://lcb.infotech.monash.edu.au

 

Monash teaching commitment

Dr Arun Konagurthu has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3155 Advanced data structures and algorithms
  • FIT2004 Algorithms and data structures
  • FIT3139 Computational science

Arun has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3155 Advanced data structures and algorithms
  • FIT2004 Algorithms and data structures
  • FIT3139 Computational science
  • FIT4012 Advanced topics in computational science

Keywords

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Algorithms
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Information Theory

Projects 2015 2019

Research Output 2004 2019

Information-theoretic inference of an optimal dictionary of protein supersecondary structures

Konagurthu, A. S., Subramanian, R., Allison, L., Abramson, D., de la Banda, M. G., Stuckey, P. J. & Lesk, A. M., 2019, Protein Supersecondary Structures: Methods and Protocols. E. Kister, A. (ed.). 2nd ed. New York NY USA: Springer, p. 123-131 9 p. (Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.); vol. 1958).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Statistical compression of protein sequences and inference of marginal probability landscapes over competing alignments using finite state models and Dirichlet priors

Sumanaweera, D., Allison, L. & Konagurthu, A., 5 Jul 2019, In : Bioinformatics. 35, 14, p. i360-i369 10 p., btz368.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

The bits between proteins

Sumanaweera, D., Allison, L. & Konagurthu, A. S., 27 Mar 2018, Proceedings: DCC 2018 - 2018 Data Compression Conference. Bilgin, A., Marcellin, M. W., Serra-Sagrista, J. & Storer, J. A. (eds.). Piscataway NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 177-186 10 p. (Data Compression Conference Proceedings; vol. 2018-March).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Statistical Compression of Protein Folding Patterns for Inference of Recurrent Substructural Themes

Subramanian, R., Allison, L., Stuckey, P. J., de la Banda, M. G., Abramson, D., Lesk, A. M. & Konagurthu, A. S., 8 May 2017, Proceedings - DCC 2017, 2017 Data Compression Conference: 4 - 7 April 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA. Bilgin, A., Marcellin, M. W., Serra-Sagrista, J. & Storer, J. A. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 340-349 10 p. 7923707. (Data Compression Conference. Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Activities 2012 2016

  • 4 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Committees and working groups

Member - Faculty Research Committee - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Arun Konagurthu (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Member - Undergraduate Programs Committee - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Arun Konagurthu (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Course Director - Bachelor of Computer Science - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Arun Konagurthu (Chair/ Co-Chair)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Past Alternate HDR coordinator for Faculty of IT - Monash University

Arun Konagurthu (Executive Member)
28 Apr 2013

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Past FIT representative on Faculty of Science Board of Studies - Monash University

Arun Konagurthu (Executive Member)
22 Jun 2012

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body