M.Tech, IT (Specialization in Bioinformatics)
Division of Applied Sciences & Indo-Russian Center For Biotechnology [IRCB]
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
| Dr C V S Siva Prasad
Head of Division
Bioinformatics is a multidisciplinary science that analyses, understands and creates the model of life as an evolving information processing phenomenon for maximizing natural energy utilization. It uses the principles and models of mathematics, medical and pharmaceutical concepts, computer programmes and tools for understanding and analyzing biological processes, human diseases and indentifying new molecular targets for drug discovery.
The Bioinformatics department was incepted in IIIT-A as, two years full time regular M.Tech specialization programme in the year 2002. Since then the department is striving regularly to meet the latest advancement in Bioinformatics era.
Mission And Objective
To produce Techno masters through due understanding of multi-disciplines including computational, biological, medical and chemistry domains. To lead research in leading technologies to serve mankind in general.
To conquer the limits of nature by revealing inherent properties of versatile materials like protein, DNA, RNA and paving path to the awaiting bioinformatics breakthrough.
To develop and implement algorithms and tools to, use, manage and study various biological information.
To provide leadership by maintaining standards in practise, research, teaching, and commercial application in bioinformatics.
To device a framework to foster and facilitate overall advancements in bioinformatics.
"IIITA is one of the premier and reputed institute of india in IT. I am very fortunate that I was the part of this institute. Studying M.tech (Bioinformatics) at IIIT-A was a great experience. I believe that this institute has lot to offer its students. We got a excellent faculty which lead us at zenith of success. IIIT-A gave me opportunities to explore my skills and talents. I had got so many good friends and experienced new cultures. The lot of fun with career opportunities can be expericed only at IIIT-A. Really, these two years will be memorable to my lifetime".
|Renesh H. Bedre (2009-11 Batch), Research Scholar, Louisiana State University (USA).|
"IIIT-Allahabad- 'An excellence in IT' as the name depicts itself, had made my life excellent through exploring IT section combined with biotechnology. I came across various computer languages leading to placement in world class company Deloitte as Business Technology Analyst (Oracle).It helped me to nuture by providing fabulous environment hard working teachers and such a co-operative and helping friends resulting in increasing my confidence and skills.I loved these two years of my life and missing them".
|Swati Srivastava (2009-11 Batch), Deloitte-Business Technology Analyst (Oracle).|