Working to facilitate rapid translation of scientific discoveries into therapeutics

Puthen Veettil Jithesh


Puthen Veettil Jithesh, MSc, Adv Dip Bioinfo, PhD

Puthen Veettil Jithesh is currently the Head of Bioinformatics for the Translational Molecular Diagnostic Centre at the University of Oxford. He holds a Masters Degree in Microbiology, Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics and PhD in Medical Bioinformatics (Queen’s University Belfast). He has over 16 years of professional experience in various fields including High Performance and Distributed Computing, Cancer Informatics, Translational Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics. He has worked with various premier institutes in India such as the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing. Dr. Jithesh was a Founder Director of Healthintec, a medical informatics company based in the UK and India. Before joining Oxford, he has worked with the Liverpool Cancer Research UK Centre, Belfast e-Science Centre and the Centre for Cancer Research & Cell Biology at Queen’s University Belfast.

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