Kohulan Rajan is a young researcher from Sri-Lanka. After completing his School education in Sri-Lanka, he moved to Bangalore, India, for his higher education, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Bangalore University. His passion towards computational biology made him to pursue his Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics from Savitribai Phule Pune University, India. He worked under Dr.Manali Joshi for his Master’s thesis, which was a program to generate conformers systematically for small molecules.
In 2017, he joined the group of Prof. Dr. Christoph Steinbeck at Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany, where he is currently working towards his PhD thesis and his main interest is towards cheminformatics,deep learning and image recognition.
Kohulan is passionate towards many things. He is a professional photographer and a passionate film maker. He is also the founder of Kohulan.R Photography and KO StudioZ. He writes poems, short stories and scripts in Tamil and English languages. In 2013 he released his first Tamil poetry book called “Suvadugal” (The Footprints). He also holds several diplomas in the field of computer education, which includes animation and film editing.