The Bioinformatics Cell of Dr GRDCS was established in the year 2001 with an aim to advance Bioinformatics and related researches for the benefit of mankind. The Bioinformatics Cell grew rapidly and was converted into the Bioinformatics Centre in May 2002 with its own well-equipped laboratory. The Advanced Part time Diploma course in Bioinformatics was started in the year 2002 for the students of Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Computer Science. So far over 300 students have been conferred with the Advanced Diploma Degree. Full time PG Diploma Course in Bioinformatics was started in the year 2002-2003. Two Year Post Graduate Course in Bioinformatics (M Sc Bioinformatics) was started in the year 2004.

Course overview

     *The Department offers a one-year Full time Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics for the students of Biosciences, Life Sciences and other related fields.
     *The Department offers a two-year Postgraduate Degree in Bioinformatics (M Sc Bioinformatics) consisting of four semesters, in which the final semester is mainly for research work in the field of Bioinformatics. The research areas include Sequence Analysis, Molecular Modeling, Cheminformatics, Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology.