Bioinformatics Centre
      (a Sub-DIC established at MGIMS in 1999 with funding from DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India)
   Biochemistry | JB Tropical Disease Research Centre | Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram

Bioinformatics deals with the various aspects related to the biological data covering development of data analysis tools, modelling of biological macromolecules and their complexes, metabolic pathways, designing of new molecules such as drugs, peptides, vaccines, proteins etc.

India was one of the first developing countries that had taken a giant step in 1986 and established a Nationwide Bioinformation System of India. This comprises a distributed database and network system namely Biotechnology Information System Network (BTISnet) with 7 Centres of Excellence (COE), 11 Distributed Information Centres (DIC), 51 Distributed Information Sub-Centres (DISC), and 98 Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facilities (BIF) in India to promote research in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.

Current Events

Health Informatics Certification

Sevamed April, 2017 issue is available

Some Important Websites: Bioinformatics Tools / Databases:

1. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
2. European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)
3. DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ)
4. UniProt
5. Biotechnology Information System Network, DBT, Govt. of India

1. NCBI Tools
2. EBI Tools & Services
3. ExPASy Tools
5. Database of Biological Database