Madhavi Ganapathiraju, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor at Department of Biomedical Informatics and Intelligent Systems Program at University of Pittsburgh and Molecular and Cellular Cancer Biology Program of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. She is also Faculty of Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University and Joint Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology. She has a Ph.D. from School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters in Engineering from Department of Electrical Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Science. She is the recipient of the Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) from National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health of USA. In this award-funded project, her group is discovering the Mental Health and Inflammation Interactome of Protein-Protein Interactions, by applying machine learning and graph mining methods.