Sivakumar Kannan, PhD

Computational Biology Branch


Research Interests

  • Comparative genomics; evolution of mitochondrial genomes.


PhD Bioinformatics (2008)
University of Montreal, Canada

Selected Publications

  • Kannan, Sivakumar, Diana Chernikova, Igor B. Rogozin, Eugenia Poliakov, David Managadze, Eugene V. Koonin, and Luciano Milanesi. "Transposable element insertions in long intergenic non-coding RNA genes." Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 3 (2015): 71.
  • Kannan, Sivakumar, Igor B. Rogozin, and Eugene V. Koonin. "MitoCOGs: clusters of orthologous genes from mitochondria and implications for the evolution of eukaryotes." BMC evolutionary biology 14, no. 1 (2014): 237.
  • Kannan, Sivakumar, and Gertraud Burger. "Unassigned MURF1 of kinetoplastids codes for NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2." BMC genomics 9, no. 1 (2008): 455.
  • Kannan, S., A. M. Hauth, and G. Burger. "Function Prediction of Hypothetical Proteins Without Sequence Similarity to Proteins of Known Function." Protein and peptide letters 15, no. 10 (2008): 1107-1116.
  • Shenoy, Avinash R., K. Sivakumar, A. Krupa, N. Srinivasan, and Sandhya S. Visweswariah. "A survey of nucleotide cyclases in Actinobacteria: unique domain organization and expansion of the class III cyclase family in Mycobacterium tuberculosis." Comparative and functional genomics 5, no. 1 (2004): 17-38.
  • Marx, Stefanie, Maja Baumg√§rtner, Sivakumar Kunnan, Hans-Peter Braun, B. Franz Lang, and Gertraud Burger. "Structure of the bc1 complex from Seculamonas ecuadoriensis, a jakobid flagellate with an ancestral mitochondrial genome." Molecular biology and evolution 20, no. 1 (2003): 145-153.
Sivakumar Kannan, PhD

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