About Pandurang Kolekar

Feb 10, 2015 • Pandurang Kolekar

Hello everyone! I am PhD student at Bioinformatics Centre, University of Pune, Pune, India.

As part of my PhD work, I have developed an alignment-free algorithm for nucleotide/protein sequence analysis with its applications in Molecular phylogeny and subtyping of viruses. The details of my work are available from,

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0044-0076

Google scholar: http://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Sf0vQAwAAAAJ

Persoanl website: http://biosakshat.wix.com/pandurang-kolekar

I have good knowledge of C, Java, Perl, Python and R. I am interested in development of software and tools for Life science researchers. In future, I would love to learn and teach programming and software development to empower the reserach in Life sciences.

I am looking forward to learn new skills. Thank you!

What I found hardest about using Git the first time was…

Well, I found it difficult to memorise the commands for collaborative use of Git. I am going through online help documentation of Git and GitHub to get familiar with this version control system. It is really helpful! I will get used to it after few more fork, clone, commit, push and pull requests.