ScienceMatters Hall of Fame Welcomes Sachin S. Y. Kothandaraman

Graduate Student Wins Podcast Episode 5 Quiz


Renay San Miguel
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College of Sciences

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Sachin S. Y. Kothandaraman, bioinformatics grad student, wins Episode 5 quiz

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Sachin Sarath Yadav Kothandaraman, a graduate student in the Bioinformatics Graduate Program, won the ScienceMatters Episode 5 quiz. Kothandaraman is researching machine-learning tools to predict drug responses to cancers in Fredrik Vannberg's lab.

  • Sachin Kothandaraman and College of Sciences Interim Dean David Collard Sachin Kothandaraman and College of Sciences Interim Dean David Collard
  • Sachin Sarath Yadav Kothandaraman Sachin Sarath Yadav Kothandaraman
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Once again, a Georgia Tech student ends up winning a ScienceMatters quiz because of the desire to take a homework break.

For Episode 4, it was Allie Caughman hearing the winning quiz detail during a study break. For Episode 5's quiz, Sachin Sarath Yadav Kothandaraman's need to relax a little resulted in the graduate student joining the ScienceMatters Hall of Fame.

"I heard this particular episode while I was taking a break from my assignments," Kothandaraman says. But it wasn't the first time he listened to the podcast. "I started listening to ScienceMatters after my classmate shared it with me. I've been hooked since."

Kothandaraman is from Chennai, India, where he received a bachelor's degree in biotechnology from Anna University. He is in his first year in the Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program.

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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, School of Physics

Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Cancer Research
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Bioengineering and Bioscience, Data Engineering and Science
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ScienceMatters, College of Sciences, School of Physics, School of Biological Sciences, Sachin Sarath Y Kothandaraman, bioinformatics, Vannberg Lab
  • Created By: Renay San Miguel
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  • Created On: Sep 26, 2018 - 2:29pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 1, 2018 - 12:14pm