PhD programme, MSc Programme, Postgraduate Diploma Programme
Research in Synthetic Biology, Genomics, Systems Biology/Bioinformatics, Disease Biology/Molecular parasitology, Structural Biology/Drug Discovery, Policy Research.
Engaging with audiences to explore opportunities for scientific discovery
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.
Rashi, Prantika and Nimisha of IBAB’s MSc12 batch have secured 1st place in the Data Wrangling and Visualization track of “DATAQUEST: Unlocking the power of data” challenge hosted by Biostatistics Bangalore Team, Novo Nordisk Global Business Services. This year, 216 participants had registered for this national-level competition and 30 students were in the final round. We heartily congratulate Rashi, Prantika and Nimisha. Indeed, this is a proud moment for the institute!
IBAB celebrated its 22nd Foundation Day on August 19, 2023. The air was charged with excitement as we welcomed two luminaries of Indian science: Prof. G. U. KULKARNI, President of JNCASR, Bengaluru, graced us with his presence as Chief Guest, and Prof. P. BALARAM, Former Director of IISc, Bengaluru, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour. Their enlightening talks reminded us of the endless possibilities that lie in the pursuit of knowledge and scientific research. It was also an occasion to honour IBAB staff and faculty members for their tireless service and unwavering commitment to sustaining the excellence of the institute. Overall, it was a memorable day.
The convocation of the last batch of the PG Diploma course in Big Data in Biology, which was managed by IBAB from 2019-2023 in collaboration with IIIT-Bangalore and with support from DBT-India, also took place on August 19, 2023. Esteemed guests, Dr. Manish Gupta, Director of Google Research India, and Dr. S D Sudarshan, Executive Director of C-DAC, Bengaluru, honoured the event, which was also attended by Prof. Debabrata Das, Director of IIIT-Bangalore, and CMDE SR Shridhar, Registrar of IIIT-Bangalore. The event was an incredible success and marked the official launch of IBAB’s one-of-its-kind “MSc in Big Data Biology” program.
Nihar Lakhe of IBAB’s MSc11 batch secured the Best Poster Prize for his work titled “Comparative Genomics of Epigenetic Components to Understand the Evolution of Parasitic Behaviour in Protists”, which he presented in the ‘Symposium on Big Data Algorithms for Biology 2023’ conducted at IISc, Bengaluru. Nihar carried out this work as part of his MSc thesis project under the supervision of Dr. Shruthi Vembar at IBAB, in collaboration with Prof. Rakesh Mishra of TIGS, Bengaluru.
Winners of DataQuest 2023, IBAB MSc12 students Prantika, Rashi and Nimisha
Lamp lighting by the esteemed guests for IBAB Foundation Day 2023
The IBAB Family
IBAB launches a new Master's Programme in Big Data in Biology
Presenting the PGDB Best Student Award to Christie Jacob
IBAB faculty and staff members are honoured on the occasion of Foundation Day 2023
Convocation of the last batch of the PG Diploma course in Big Data in Biology
IBAB MSc11 student Nihar Lakhe wins Best Poster Prize at BDBio 2023