Jim Thurmond

Graduate Student and Research Assistant

Research Interests


Jim is a former Texan who has recently moved to the Midwest. He attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a Bachelors degree in Physics in 1985. After completing a Masters degree in Mathematics at Texas State University in 1993, Jim taught mathematics and science for the next eleven years. He also found time to take additional coursework in mathematics and computer science (most at Western Michigan University) before coming to the School of Informatics at Indiana University in Fall, 2004.

Jim will complete a Masters Degree in Bioinformatics from Indiana University in May of 2006. He currently lives in Bloomington with his wife and two children.