2nd list of candidates selected for admission to the MSc programmes of IBAB (Semester 1 2024-25)

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology supports and leads the biotechnology academic ecosystem through its academic and new initiatives in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Big Data.


  • Vishnu Madhav, a 1st year MSc in Big Data Biology (BDB) student, has been selected under the prestigious Google Summer of Code programme through a proposal he submitted to the National Resource for Network Biology of the NIH, USA. Vishnu is one of 1220 selected applicants (out of 43000 applicants) from 73 countries received by Google SoC. He will work with a group of mentors from the US and Europe for the same. 

    Another 1st year MSc BDB student Suryadip Sarkar has obtained the Indian Academy of Sciences Summer Fellowship and will be working at NIT, Rourkela.

    Hearty congratulations to both of them!

  • Among the 100+ PhD students who presented posters at MAHE’s Manipal Research Colloquium 2024 on 12-13 April 2024, Harsha Rani, who works with Prof. Viji Mahadevan, won the Best Poster Award. Harsha was competing against students from diverse disciplines such as Dentistry, Biodiversity etc. Keep up the good work, Harsha!

  • We take great delight and joy in announcing that IBAB has been ranked third amongst research institutes in India for launching a career in Bioinformatics:https://www.biotecnika.org/2024/03/top-20-bioinformatics-institutes/The interdisciplinary nature of the research carried out at IBAB is highlighted by the strong collaborations that exist between IBAB’s computational and experimental PIs. It is further enhanced by the expertise of PIs who work in the domains of AI/ML and big data in biology. A proud moment, indeed!

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    IBAB has been ranked third amongst research institutes in India