About Bioinformatics Centre
Bioinformatics Sub-DIC was established in November 1998 in the College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar and since then it is an inherent part of the Pantnagar Biotechnology Programme and one of the first Sub-DIC in Uttarakhand. Every year bioinformatics courses are being offered by the centre to the postgraduate students of various disciplines including Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding and Genetics and dessiminate bioinformatics education through lot of emphasis on theoretical as well as on hand practical training. In addition to teaching of the university’s students, centre also actively imparts bioinformatics knowledge to students, researchers and academicians of other universities by timely conducting on-hand trainings and workshops both on wide and specific areas of bioinformatics and system biology with special reference to the applications in agricultural biotechnology. The center provides strong in silico support to the ongoing research activities in the University and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering. The centre has been actively involved in creating useful tools and databases which have been successfully integrated into the wet lab research. Nonetheless, the centre also provides support to the students of other universities to persue their research in various areas of bioinformatics and complete their dissertations.
Dr. Anil Kumar
Professor & Coordinator
College of Basic Sciences Humanities,
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology,
Pantnagar 263145 Uttarakhand
Telephone No: 05944-233898(O)