Haja Kadarmideen

Haja Kadarmideen

Institutdirektør, Professor

Institut for Bio- og Sundhedsinformatik

DTU Bioinformatics Employees
Quantitative and Systems Genomics

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet


Bygning 208, rum 007

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


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1998 - 2001
Postdoc, Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1994 - 1998
Doctorate in Quantitative Genetics (PhD), University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1990 - 1992
Master of Veterinary Genetics (MVSc), TANUVAS, Chennai, India
1984 - 1990
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & Science (DVM), TANUVAS, Chennai, India

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2017 -
DTU Denmark, Director of Institute of Bio and Health Informatics
2017 -
DTU Denmark, Head of PhD school of Bio and Health Informatics
2010 - 2017
University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Full professor, consortia director, group leader in Quantitative Genetics & Systems Biology
2006 - 2010
CSIRO Australia, Principal Scientist & Team Leader, Quantitative & Systems Genetics
2007 - 2010
University of New England, Australia, Adjunct associate prof. of Animal Genetics & Breeding
2001 - 2006
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, Deputy Director of Institute of Animal Science (2 years) and Asst. Prof & Head of Statistical Genetics
1998 - 2001
Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, UK, Geneticist
1997 - 1997
Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, Visiting PhD researcher
1994 - 1998
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Graduate Research Assistant
1989, 1992 - 1994
India, Veterinary Surgeon and Head of Veterinary Hospital


- Quantitative- and population-genetics of animal and human populations

- Gene, variant, pathway and biomarker discovery by integrative ‘omic analyses including Genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics & metabolomics underlying complex human and animal traits or diseases

- Personalized and predictive medicine in human diseases using genome sequencing, population genetics and systems biology with a focus on obesity, nutritional, metabolic and psychiatric diseases

- Genetics/genomics, bioinformatics and systems biology of animal production, health and welfare

- Biological and health databases, software and tool development

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Over 270 scientific publications: 90 as international journal articles with scientific peer review, 2 books, 8 refereed book chapters, 47 peer-reviewed full conference proceedings papers and over 123 conference abstracts/short papers


Selected managerial, leadership and scientific advisory roles (current & past)

- Institute Director and Head of PhD School at Institute of Bio and Health informatics, DTU Denmark

- Head of research group of Quantitative Genetics and Systems Biology at UCPH and DTU Denmark

- Director of The BioChild Consortium related to Obesity (www.biochild.ku.dk)

- Director of The GIFT Consortium related to Genomics of Invitro Embryo Production (www.gift.ku.dk)

- Main or co-principal investigator of 27 + externally funded research projects until to-date

- Member/scientific reviewer of more than 25 international journals and Associate Editor/Board member

- Reviewer of EU, American, Australian and Danish research grant applications for various funding bodies

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