BLiSS REPORT (2013-14) - Establishment of Biotech Labs in Senior Secondary Schools (BLiSS) in North Eastern States of India
27th Co-ordinators meeting to be held in Nainital from 3-5 March, 2016
National Symposium on Bioinformatics was held at University of Jammu on February 2, 2012
Compendium on Bioinformatics publications released during 23rd Co-ordinators meeting
BTISNET - Sub-Distributed Information Centre
  The Distributed Information Sub Centre (DISC) at NIPGR has been set up by the Department of Biotechnology under the Biotechnology Information System Network (BTISnet) program. BTISnet is a major distributed bioinformatics network spread across the country. The network has been geared up to undertake advanced research in frontier areas of biotechnology with the intensive application of bioinformatics.
The network also aims to develop human resource in bioinformatics, and establish effective academia-industry interface, in order to create world class platforms for technology development, transfer and commercialization. The DISC at NIPGR was established in early 2007 and aims to serve as a support structure for all IT related issues at the institute, in addition to providing computational facilities, bioinformatics related services to the researchers in various laboratories at the Institute, catering to the needs of scientists in plant biology, physiology and agriculture.
Major research activities    
The centre has also begun an initiative to develop manpower in Bioinformatics by arranging annual training for Post-graduate students. Currently it has 2 positions of Traineeship/ Studentship of six months duration, sponsored by the DBT, Govt of India.

For more
Coordinator : Dr. Gitanjali Yadav
Distributed Information Sub Centre (DISC),
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi - 110067
Phone : 011 - 26730103



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