Daisuke Kihara is associate professor of Biological Sciences and Computer Science at Purdue University. His research interests are development and application of structural bioinformatics methods, including those for protein structure modeling, protein structure-based function prediction, protein-protein docking, and protein-ligand docking. His research projects are supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, and Purdue Research Foundation. He has published more than 70 papers in reputed journals.
His research interests include protein function prediction, protein structure prediction, and protein surface shape comparison for function prediction and docking.