Department of Bioinformatics

Courses offered: M.Sc

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme.

Duration: M.Sc 4 semesters (2 Years)

Intake: M.Sc - 20+10 (Payment)



A candidate should have bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences(including Agriculture, Pharmacy and Fishery), Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Bio-chemistry, Biology, BCA, Microbiology, BE/B.Tech on Biotechnology with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST/Cat-1 & 45% for OBC candidates) from any recognized University.


Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof. S.B. Madagi MSc., PhD Bioinformatics Proffesor & Chairman download
Dr. Babu R. Lamani MSc., MPhil, PhD Cancer Biology, drug discovery & molecular biology  Asst. Professor download
Ms. Sunanda Sarwad MTech Bio Chemical Engineering Guest Faculty  
Ms. Shilpa Shiragannavar MTech Bioinformatics Guest Faculty  
Smt. Vasfiya Momin MSc., Computer Science Guest Faculty  
Smt. Maheswari Patil MTech Bioinformatics Research Scholar  
Smt. Prachi Parvatikar  MSc Biotechnology  Research Scholar  


Our Vision:

To empower women through the development of computational skills & analytical skills required to excel in the field of “life science"

Our Mission:

  • To arrange for the theory and practical’s in cell biology and genetic engineering.
  • Facilitating to learn computer applications and statistical techniques to be able to collect Bio-Data and Analysis of the same. 
  • Facilitating students to Data ware house and Data Mining through internet.
  • Creating assess to Bio-Data Bank like EMBL, DDBJ, NCBI, PDB etc
  • To have sufficient biological knowledge to relate biological information on gene function and protein structure/function with sequence and genome information and know how to store these data in a suitable format.
  • Drug designing and Docking studies



  • BIF center for regular trainings and workshops (established under the assistance of DBT, Ministry of Sci/Tech govt. of India).
  • Wet lab with equipments like PCR, HPLC, Electrophoresis, water Purifier, Refrigerated centrifuge Gel DOCK, Incubator, Shakers, Spectrophotometer etc.
  • Digital Classroom with sound system.
  • Sufficient number of Books in the library, studentship of DBT during 4th semester for completing project.
  • Students are provided in-plant training in reputed industries. Students undertake research and project work which are part of the curriculum.
  • Conducted National Women Science Congress 2008. There will be conferences, workshops and Trainings regarding Bioinformatics.

Career Opportunities:

        IT and Pharma Industries and Bio Labs



  • Department is recognized as National Facility Center by DBT for training in Bioinformatics.
  • 80% of the are recruited in clinical research labs, bio labs and IT industries
  • 02 PhD’s are awarded in 2013-14, 02 have submitted for award in 2014-15 and 03 students are preserving PhD.


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Prof. S.B. Madagi

Phone: 08352 – 229125
Mobile: 74068 63822
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Akkamahadevi Women’s University
Jnanashakti, Torvi,
Vijayapur 586108, Karnataka
Fax : (08352)-229057
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