SAUMYA GUPTA Phone: +41767978963|E-mail:






2010 - 2012

Masters in Bioinformatics

ETH Zurich, Switzerland


2006 - 2010

B. Tech in Bioinformatics

Amity University-Noida, India

9.11/10.0 (Gold Medalist )

2005 - 2006

Senior Secondary Education

Bal Bharati Public School, Delhi, India

Professional Experience

PhD | Systems Biology Program at University of Zurich and ETH-Zurich
  • Quantitative Analysis of aberration patterns in cancer genomes
  • Integration of existing and upcoming data qualities with the aim of understanding forces behind and targets of oncogenomic evolution
  • Performing statistical analysis on the cancer data using R
  • Involved in maintaing the arrayMap and Progenetix database

Senior Business Analyst ( Tata Consultancy Services )

(Nov'12 – Mar'13)
  • Worked with a client in South Korea
  • Responsible for direct client interaction and statistical data analysis involving Universe Estimation and Sample Design on retail data across South Korea.
Academic Projects and Internships

Master Thesis | ETH Zurich , Switzerland

Feb’12 – Aug’12
  • Quantitative data analysis of cancer genomic data
  • Processed the raw data on R (platform for statistical computing) from different database resources to a common format suitable for analysis
  • Performed statistical analysis using (i) frequency based gene enrichment and pathway network analysis (ii) frequency independent novel approach involving permutations

Molecular Dynamic Simulations| ETH Zurich , Switzerland

Sep '10 - Dec '10
  • Successfully captured the trend of change in dielectric permittivity with temperature in organic acids (acetic and methanoic)
  • Calibrated the simulation parameters (in GROMOS) and analyzed simulation results using Perl (Publication:

Clinical Data Management | Amity University , IndiaFeb '09 - May '09
  • Designed the questionnaire and collected data from TB and anemia patients to study the effect of malnutrition in both the conditions
  • Carried out correlative analysis on the collected data using SPSS 12.0 to find out the predisposing factors (variables)

Bachelor Thesis | IIT-Delhi, Mar '10 - Jun '10

  • Lipid bilayer model development using simulations
  • Created a stabilized bilayer model using molecular dynamics simulations in NAMD
  • Developed a mathematical approach to characterize the bilayer using MATLAB

Summer Internship | IIT Delhi , Jun '09 - Jul '09
  • Modeled a bilayer system from a single lipid molecule through C++ programming
  • Created a framework that could be used to insert various molecules like proteins

Summer Internship | IGIB , Delhi , Jun '08 – Jul '08
  • Data-mining and processing for amino acids in active site of different phosphatases
  • Worked on DISCOVERY STUDIO and CHIMERA to analyze the active site of enzymes
Technical Skills

Programming Languages

R , Familiarity with: JAVA(core), C++, HTML,

Scientific Packages

SPSS (Statistical Analysis), MATLAB (System Modelling), GROMACS, VMD, NAMD (Molecular Dynamics Simulations), CHIMERA (Structure Visualization)
-- SaumyaG - 11 May 2016
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Michael Baudis