Dr Animesh Acharjee PhD

Dr Animesh Acharjee

Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Senior Research Fellow

Contact details

Centre for Computational Biology
Haworth Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Animesh Acharjee is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences with interests in the biomarker discovery, omics and integrative data analytics aiming at the discovery of novel features to stratify population for personalised (or precision) medicine strategies.


  • PhD in Omics data analysis, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • MSc in Bioinformatics, IBAB, Bangalore, India
  • BTech in Electrical Engineering, NERIST, India



  1. Omics data analysis
  2. Feature/variable selection
  3. Data integration/fusion


Merodio LB, Williams JA, Gkoutos GV and Animesh A. Omics biomarker identification pipeline for translational medicine. Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:155

Irvine HJ, Acharjee A, Wolcott Z et al., 2019. Intravenous Glibenclamide Reduces Hypoxanthine, a Novel Predictor of Brain Edema Formation: An Exploratory Analysis of GAMES-RP. Stroke 50(Suppl_1);DOI: 10.1161/str.50.suppl_1.TMP18

Segal JP*, Mullish BH*, Quraishi MN*, Acharjee A, Williams HRT, Iqbal T, Hart AL, Marchesi JR. The application of omics techniques to understand the role of the gut microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2019 Jan 24;12:1756284818822250. doi: 10.1177/1756284818822250

Sanders FWB, Acharjee A, Walker C, Marney L, Roberts LD, Imamura F, Jenkins B, Case J, Ray S, Virtue S, Vidal-Puig A, Kuh D, Hardy R, Allison M, Forouhi N, Murray AJ, Wareham N, Vacca M, Koulman A, Griffin JL. Hepatic steatosis risk is partly driven by increased de novo lipogenesis following carbohydrate consumption. Genome Biol. 2018 Jun 20;19(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s13059-018-1439-8.

Mena P, Ludwig IA, Tomatis VB, Acharjee A, Calani L, Rosi A, Brighenti F, Ray S, Griffin JL, Bluck LJ, Del Rio D. Inter-individual variability in the production of flavan-3-ol colonic metabolites: preliminary elucidation of urinary metabotypes. Eur J Nutr. 2018 Apr 3. doi: 10.1007/s00394-018-1683-4

Quraishi MN, Acharjee A,  Liaskou E  et al.;Th17 cells dominate the colonic mucosal immune response in primary sclerosing cholangitis associated colitis, January 2018, Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, 12(supplement_1):S111-S112, doi:10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjx180.165

Acharjee A, Chibon PY, Kloosterman B, America T, Renaut J, Maliepaard C, Visser RGF; Genetical genomics of quality related traits in potato tubers using proteomics, BMC Plant biology, 2018 Jan 23;18(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s12870-018-1229-1.

Murfitt SA, Zaccone P, Wang X, Acharjee A, Sawyer Y, Koulman A, Roberts LD, Cooke A, Griffin J. A metabolomics and lipidomics study of mouse models of type 1 diabetes highlights divergent metabolism in purine and tryptophan metabolism prior to disease onset. J Proteome Res. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00489.

Acharjee A, Prentice P, Acerini C, Smith J, Ong K, Griffin JL, Dunger D, Koulman A, The translation of lipid profiles to nutritional biomarkers in the study of infant metabolism. Metabolomics. 2017, 13(3):25.

Acharjee A, Ament Z, West JA, Stanley E, Griffin JL, Integration of metabolomics, lipidomics and clinical data using a machine learning method. 2016, BMC Bioinformatics. 2016, 17(Suppl 15):440

Acharjee A, Kloosterman B, Visser RG, Maliepaard C. Integration of multi-omics data for prediction of phenotypic traits using random forest. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016, 6;17 (Suppl 5):180

Acharjee A, Finkers HJ, Visser RGF, Maliepaard CA, Comparison of Regularized Regression Methods for ~Omics Data, Metabolomics : Open Access 3(2013) - ISSN 2153-0769 - 9 p.

Carreno-Quintero N*, Acharjee A*, Maliepaard C, Bachem CW, Mumm R, Bouwmeester H, Visser RG, Keurentjes JJ. Untargeted metabolic quantitative trait loci analyses reveal a relationship between primary metabolism and potato tuber quality. Plant Physiol. 2012; 158(3):1306-18.

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