Senior Member of Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
Dr. Krishnakumar is a molecular biologist and bioinformatician with experience in both experimental and computational biology. She completed her undergraduate study at the University of Cambridge in Biochemistry and received her doctoral degree from Cornell University in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology. Her thesis focuses on the regulation of gene expression in mammalian cells. Dr. Krishnakumar’s current work focuses on understanding and engineering human cells for therapy in infectious disease and other conditions involving the immune system. She also works as a bioinformatician and data analyst on a wide range of projects in infectious disease, genomics, and bioenergy.