Dr. R. Shenbagarathai PhD (Microbiology)
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Phone Number: +91 - 452 - 2535575
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• Established in Nov, 2006 at LDC • Act as bioinformatics hub for the teachers and UG, PG, M.Phil and PhD students of various departments and nearby colleges and research institutes. • Various projects were carried out from and using BIF centre. • 41 computers (Under DBT-BIF: 26) with one high end server, one medium end server, fax machine, photocopier and printers along with scanner. • Internet facility at a speed of 2Mbps leased line connectivity.
Biopolymer: PHA, Chitosan
a. Parasporin in cancer therapeutics
b. Peptide inhibitors for controlling Dengue
Biodiversity of basidiomycetes
Organizing of seminars and workshops with hands on training.
To teach and train bioinformatics for students and research scholars.
Facilitated to promote research among the students and faculty from outside (ICMR institute, Madurai) and inside departments (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Biotechnology).
Development of databases (MEDDB, DENvirDB).
No. of projects completed: 5
No. of ongoing projects: 8
No. of conference/workshops Organized: 18
Bioinformatics Projects completed: PhD - 1; PG Diploma - 31; M.Phil - 13; PG -15; UG - 14; Miniproject – 4.
Students trained: 26 (studentship & traineeship)
855 participants of college students, college teachers, school teachers, research scholars and scientists were benefitted.
Biotechnology, Computer science, Botany and Zoology departments are conducting regular classes on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics in the DBT - BIF Centre.