Brief summary about BIF Centre:
The Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF) was established in the Department of Zoology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati with the financial assistance from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi on 25th June 2010 for Bioinformatics Teaching and Research. The Centre has procured several hardwares and softwares, high speed internet and these infrastructure facilities were extended to all disciplines of Life Sciences in campus to carry out their research work and project works in the field of Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Computational Biology, Drug Discovery, Ethanopharmacology and Human Diseases etc. The Research person working at this centre import training to the Research Scholars and PG students in Bioinformatics teaching and research activities. Further the centre has been focusing research work in Molecular Modeling, Molecular Dynamics, Drug Targeting & Drug discovery, Genomics, Proteomics, Pharmacophore, Chemoinformatics, and NGS etc., this centre has the privilege of Conducting the 26th BTIS’net Annual Co-Ordinator’s Meeting and National conferences and Bioinformatics workshops and received lot of appreciation from Researches and scientist/academicians. The Centre has received “INCENTIVE AWARD FOR PUBLICATIONS” for Two years i.e. 2014 and 2016 from DBT, New Delhi for its contributions in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Research and Development. Data bases were developed for Cancer Genes and Markers, Alzheimer’s. New inhibitors were Identified against cancer, Human disease, Neurodegenerative disorders and Viral disease against genes/proteins. Essential gene identified as potential for drug development deposited in NCBI. One M.Phil., 19 Ph.D.’s awarded in pure Bioinformatics.
Infrastructure Facilities available and Research areas
Academic licensed :
Research areas of specializations:.
R&D and Educational activities:
Details about Manpower / Scientific person in the centre:
Name & Designation
Dr. K. Peera.
Sr. Research Associate (RA) – III
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Bioinformatics )
Molecular Biology, Drug Designing, Computational Biology, Neuroinformatics, NGS, miRNA and R programme .
Outcome from the BIF Centre
Total No. of Research Publication
Ph.D. in bioinformatics awarded
Total PG students trained
and Research Scholars trained
Patents/ copyright filed:
Dr. K. Peera et al.,
Ø 1st Patent Publication granted: Patent Title: *A novel medicinal …..Patent Application No.: 202141043589A. Publication Dt: 5/11/2021.
Ø 2nd Patent filling under process: Patent Title: * Formulated organic Drip Cleaner with plant growth supplements. Product name Drip Safe ™ (NPOF – ANGRU, Poshan Incubation Centre, RARS Tirupati)
Ø 3rd Patent filling under process: Cominational Anti-inflamatory and pain relief gel – Ayurvedic Preparation (Application submitted for YUSH apporval)
Incentive Awards Received from DBT, New Delhi
Incentive Awards for Publication – 2015
Incentive Awards for Publication – 2017