Science Informatician, CyVerse
BIO5 Institute, The University of Arizona
BioScience Research Laboratories, 214
1230 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Ph.D. in Plant Sciences and Bioinformatics from the National University of Ireland, Galway
M.S. in Bioinformatics from Banasthali University, India
Roles and Research Interests
Reetu is a science informatician who works with CyVerse technologies, developers and researchers to develop cutting edge scientific workflows and applications in the area of bioinformatics and high-throughput sequence analysis. Reetu also helps to train researchers in using cyberinfrastructure, provides user support and helps improve platforms and services through user analytics. She earned her Master’s degree in bioinformatics from Banasthali University, India and PhD in plant sciences and bioinformatics from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her PhD research was focused on studying the evolutionary processes that can contribute to the species-specific adaptation in plants. She continued working on plant genomics for her postdoc in Professor Gloria Coruzzi lab at New York University where she developed data management and analysis systems to infer complex regulatory networks from gene expression and DNA-binding datasets.