Welcome to Purushottam's research page!

Hello! I am currently a postdoc with Dennis Vitkup at the System Biology department at Columbia (2013-). I spent two years at the Brookhaven National Lab with Sergei Maslov before coming here (2011-2013). Prior to that I did my graduate work with Dilip Asthagiri at the Johns Hopkins University (2007-2011). I did my undergraduate work at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay (2002-2006).

I can be reached at pd2447_at_cumc_dot_columbia_dot_edu.

Research interests

I am broadly interested in systems and evolutionary biology. I also maintain an active interest in maximum entropy methods and physical chemistry. Below, you can find a detailed description of the research interests. Here is the list of publications on google scholar.

Bacterial genome evolution


Signal transduction

Informed random walks

Statistical mechanics of small systems

Statistical mechanics of solute-solvent interactions

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