Dinesh Kumar, PhD Director, Informatics Informatics Biography Dinesh Kumar, PhD, is Director, Informatics, at PICI. Before joining PICI, Dinesh led a bioinformatics group at Translational Sciences at Sanofi, US. Dinesh received his PhD in DNA damage, repair, and cancer biology from the Umea University in Sweden. In addition, he was awarded long-term postdoctoral fellowships from Swedish Research and Medical Councils to pursue his postdoctoral studies at MIT and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is passionate about understanding the genomic and epigenomic basis of cancer and believes in using data-driven computational biology approaches to accelerate and strengthen efficacious drug discovery.