Primary interests include bioinformatics and computational biology (computational modeling of proteins). He is also interested in data-mining, text-mining and knowledge management. He has teaching experience in structural proteomics.
Dr. Chiquito Crasto is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics. He received his MSC in 1990 from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India. He received his MS degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 1995 and his received his PhD degree from the University of New Orleans in 1997. Dr. Crasto received his post-doctoral training at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, in Philadelphia from 1997-2000. He joined the faculty as an assistant professor at UAB in 2007.