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.


  • As part of the ‘National Programme for the Education of Gifted & Talented’ anchored at NIAS, Bengaluru, Prof. Kshitish Acharya explained the molecular and cellular basis of life via interactive sessions in Kannada to rural school students in Chamarajanagara (June 26) & Mysuru (July 3).

  • Dr. Gayatri Saberwal delivered a lecture on ‘Ethics’, on 14 June 2019, to undergraduate and postgraduate summer students who are interning at premier institutes in Bangalore, as part of an educational programme sponsored by the three Indian Academies of Science. The lecture was held at the Faculty Hall of IISc.

  • Utsa Bhaduri, an IBAB alumnus currently working as a JRF in JNCASR, Bengaluru, has been awarded the prestigious Marie Curie Sklodowska fellowship to pursue his PhD in Europe. Congratulations and all the very best, Utsa!

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    The institute has recently initiated a ‘sports day’, spread out over about a week! Students, faculty, staff and so on will compete for prizes!

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    IBAB alumni company, and incubatee, DeNovo Biolabs has received the "Bioexcellence Emerging Company 2018" award.