Dr. Subha Kalyaanamoorthy is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo. She received her Masters in bioinformatics from Annamalai University, India. After her master's she pursued her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at the La Trobe University, Australia. Following the completion of her doctoral research, she completed her post-doctoral fellowships at the CSIRO, Australia and the University of Alberta, Canada. Her research interests are towards developing and employing computational methods to address biological, health and environmental challenges. Her research is focused on understanding the structure, function, dynamics and evolution of biomolecules and engage multiple disciplines including molecular modelling and molecular mechanics and quantum mechanics-based molecular dynamics simulations, protein biochemistry, machine learning, molecular phylogenetics and bioinformatics.