Santosh Kumar Behera obtained his M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from Pondicherry University, India. As part of his master’s dissertation, he worked on a project entitled “In silico design of A2A adenosine receptor ligand using fragment-based drug design”. He obtained the prestigious Bioinformatics National Certification and is funded by the BINC Junior Research Fellowship from DBT, Government of India. At CSBMM, he is involved in development of algorithms and databases for analysis of metabolomic data.