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Gajendra Raghava

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • Indrapratha Institute of Information Technology
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Research interests

to develop software for biological problems.Bioinformatics


Dr Raghava is a scientist working at Bioinformatics Centre, Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, India. He did M.Sc. form Meerut University, M.Tech from IIT Delhi and PhD from IMTECH Chandigarh. He worked as Postdoctoral fellow at Oxford university UK (1996-98), Bioinformatics specialist at UAMS, USA (2002-3 & 2006) and visiting professor at POSTECH, South Korea (2004). His group developed more than 100 web servers, 100 research papers, 50 Copyrights, 10 databases and mirror sites. He is responsible for setting Bioinformatics infrastructure at IMTECH and at UAMS Little Rock, USA ( He got following major awards/recognition i) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in Biological Science, 2008 ii) National Bioscience Award for Carrier Development, for year 2005-2006 (by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. India); iii) NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award, 2009; iv) Thomson Reuters Research Excellence - India Research Front Awards, 2009; v) Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (F.N.A.Sc); and vi) Fellow of Indian Academy of Science (F.A.Sc.) Banglore.

Co-authors (339)


BMC Bioinformatics

Associate edito

2012 - Present

Plos One

Academic Editor

2011 - Present

Publications (5)

  • Computational prediction of the immunomodulatory potential of RNA sequences

    • Nagpal G
    • Chaudhary K
    • Dhanda S
    • et al.
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  • In silico analysis to identify vaccine candidates common to multiple serotypes of Shigella and evaluation of their immunogenicity

    • Pahil S
    • Taneja N
    • Ansari H
    • et al.
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  • THPdb: Database of FDA-approved peptide and protein therapeutics

    • Usmani S
    • Bedi G
    • Samuel J
    • et al.
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  • Assessment of SYBR green I dye-based fluorescence assay for screening antimalarial activity of cationic peptides and DNA intercalating agents

    • Bhatia R
    • Gautam A
    • Gautam S
    • et al.
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  • On the development of vaccine antigen databases: Progress, opportunity, and challenge

    • Ansari H
    • Flower D
    • Raghava G
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Professional experience


Indrapratha Institute of Information Technology

February 2017 - Present


Institute of Microbial Technology

August 1986 - January 2017(30 years)

Education history


Institute of Microbial Technology

July 1992 - July 1996(4 years)


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi

July 1984 - August 1986(2 years)