This book broadly highlights about the bioinformatics in agriculture sector, chemoinformatics, database resources for medical and health science researches. This book includes important chapters regarding Microarray data analysis in Agri-Informatics, Next generation sequencing, bioinformatics approaches in tomato genome studies, etc. The coverage of this book will enable reader to update his/her knowledge about bioinformatics concepts as well as applications in different sectors. It is believed that this book will be useful for the reader to get equipped with the knowledge regarding current issues related to bioinformatics and related sciences. This book would be useful for the researchers, academicians, scholars and policy-makers
Dr. Satendra Singh is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed B. Pharma (UPTU), M. Tech. Bioinformaics (IIITA) and Ph.D. in Bioinformaics (SHUATS). He has qualified GATE-2003, 2004 and GATE2006. His main area of research interests are genome analysis, drug designing, chemoinformatics molecular dynamics and Agriculture Bioinformatics. Dr. Singh has published research papers in national and international peer reviewed journals. He is the recipient of several awards, including Excellence in Teaching award, Young scientist awards, Best research paper award and Best oral presentation award, etc. Dr. Singh is having life time memberships of several National and International societies.
Dr. Budhayash Gautam is an Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at “Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, U.P., India”, where he is serving for the last twelve years. He has his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics. He has also two masters, one in Bioinformatics and another one in the Biotechnology area. He has over 14 years of experience of teaching and research where he has taught bioinformatics to graduate, undergraduate and doctoral students. He has worked extensively on several bioinformatics projects. He has more than 40 International research publications published in several good reputed and peer-reviewed journals. He has several co-authored chapters too in his name in books published in various international publishing houses. He has several Awards and Honours in his name given by various national international societies.
Dr. Dhirendra Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor of Animal Genetics & Breeding at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), R.S.Pura, Jammu (J&K). Dr. Dhirendra is a recipient of Best Ph.D. Thesis award, Appreciation Avard (2), Distinguished Scientist Award, Excellence in Teaching Award, young Scientist Award (2) and Life Science Leadership Award. He has also served as Organizing Secretary of International Conference (1), Joint Organizing Secretary of International Conference (1) and Co-organizing Secretary of National Conference/Symposium (2). Presently he is the Aboutthe Editors v Principal Investigator of Network Project of NBAGR-ICAR on Characterization of Poonchi Chicken. He also acted as a Co-principal. Investigator under Network Projects of ICAR on “Characterization of Sheep and Goat”. He was the co-project leader of the project “Capacity building /Training of Women Self Help Group members from Umeed as Community Paravets”. He has published more than 40 research and review articles in reputed national and international scientific journals. He has edited three books. He has also contributed in scientific fields by means popular articles, conference proceeding papers, short communications, chapters in books, manuals, edited publications, etc.
Dr. Gurudayal Ram Guru is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Engineering, Jacob Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. He has done B.Sc. Agriculture from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology from Odisha University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Ph.D. Biotechnology from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He is recipient of ICAR merit and DBT scholarships during UG and PG studies respectively and has qualified UGC-CSIR NET. He is currently teaching and guiding Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral students for their project work/dissertation/thesis. He has published research papers in national and international peer reviewed journals and has been appointed as member, Editorial Board and Reviewer of several journals. He has also participated in several National and International conferences. He has been conferred several awards like Excellence in Teaching award, Young scientist award and Best oral presentation award, etc. He has life time memberships of several National and International societies.
Dr. Pramod Kumar Yadav has obtained M. Tech. (Bioinformatics) degree from Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad in 2006 and Ph.D. (Bioinformatics) from SHUATS, Allahabad in 2014. He has qualified GATE-2003 and GATE-2004, and received graduate scholarship by Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Currently, Dr. Yadav is working as an Asst. Professor (senior scale) in the Dept. of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Prayagraj (Allahabad), U.P., India. He is actively involved in Teaching and Research since last 14 years. He has published 26 research articles in international and national peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Yadav is recipient of Young About the Editors / vi Scientist Award-2015 by Society of Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences. He has given several invited talks in workshops/conferences. Dr. Yadav is editorial board member and reviewer of many international journals. His areas of research interest include molecular modelling, molecular dynamics simulation, docking, structure-based drug designing, in silico drug target identification, and computational epitope prediction.
Vibha Raj Shanti is PI of WOS-B project funded by DST, Gov. of India. Her areas of research interest include drought stress, next generation sequencing, transcriptom study, bio-pesticides, etc. She has published research papers in national and international peer reviewed journals.