Trupti Joshi

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Department: Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Medical Epidemiology (BBME)

Concentration: Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Trupti Joshi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Medical Epidemiology (BBME) in the School of Medicine (SOM), with a joint appointment with Department of Plant Sciences and Technology (DPST) at University of Missouri-Columbia (MU). She also has Core Faculty appointments with MU Data Science and Informatics Institute (MUIDSI), Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG), Christopher S. Bond Life Science Center (LSC), and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). Dr. Joshi served as Director of Translation Bioinformatics with School of Medicine from 2015-2020 and currently serves as a Faculty Lead for Translational Bioinformatics for the NextGen BioMedical Informatics (NextGen BMI). She has over 20+ years of experience working in academia, collaborations with multi-disciplinary researchers and several Industry partners. Her expertise is in the areas of bioinformatics and its application to biomedical sciences, plants sciences, animal sciences, and health informatics fields. She has published more than 157 scientific papers and co-developed several bioinformatics software systems, methods and tools. Her current research focuses primarily on (i) building knowledge base frameworks such as KBCommons and SoyKB, for genomics and multiomics data integration in biomedical and agricultural domains, (ii) development of computational methodologies and multiomics data analysis pipelines using HPC and cloud based resources, (iii) multiomics data integration methods, (iv) deep learning and machine learning methods for biomarker identification, (v) IMPRes algorithm for in silico hypothesis generation, and (vi) application of translational bioinformatics techniques towards advances in precision medicine, precision agriculture, and genomic epidemiology including Covid.