Key areas of services offered
Gene Expression data analysis (microarray, ESTs, RNA-seq)
NGS (Genomics, including variations such as SNPs, indels and CNVs; metagenomics)
Protein and other molecular interaction analysis, network visualizations
Gene ontology and pathway analysis
Mass-spec data, sequence analysis, RAPD analysis, etc.
Creation of custom- designed databases and Software
Biomarker discovery by in silico approaches
Advanced literature search
Access and analysis of molecular biology data in general
databases and performing gene expression using analysis 1 microarray and RNA sequencing 1 data 1 [multiple projects and collaborations; 3 of the collaborative work published]
Metagenomics analysis of sequencing data from NGS & Sanger's method in the context of human gut microbiome 1 [completed for a medical research group in India] Reference and de novo
genome sequence, gene annotations (miRNA included), phylogenetic analysis of raw genome sequence reads assembly 1 [multiple projects]
miRNA (microarray) data analysis 1 [completed for a research group at CCMB, Hyderabad, India]
Exon-array (Affymetrix)for brain tissue data analysis 1 [completed for a research group at CCMB, Hyderbad, India]
CHiP-seq data analysis 1 [completed for a research group at KMIO, Bengaluru, India]
Primer and mutationin the context of oral cancer analysis 1 [completed for a company, Malaysia]
Protein interaction and pathway analysis applied to mass spec and microarray data in the context of a human disease [completed for an academic research group, Mumbai, India] Development of a
novel meta-analysis algorithm to make use of different types of gene expression data [in-house] Development of a new
computational platform for protein-interaction analysis [in-house] Development of
new RNA-protein interaction database by biocuration [in-house] Development of
online test system for screening candidates for course/job-suitability in the area of life sciences [in-house] Development of a
software for compiling hits obtained by literature search across multiple important resources [in-house] Development of a portal for majority of bioinformatics resources as a guide for biologists
[in-house: please visit for more details]
www.startbioinfo.com Computational structural analysis to screen and dock ligands
[collaboration with VIT, Tamilnadu, India; published] 1 We can also carry out some of the initial wet-lab work (purifications, quality checks etc) or any other molecular biology laboratory work, in some cases, with the help of our collaborating companies.
Roy D et al. Probing the Binding of Syzygium-Derived α-Glucosidase Inhibitors with N- and C-Terminal Human Maltase Glucoamylase by Docking and Molecular Dynamics Simulation.
172(1):102-14 Applied biochemistry and biotechnology,  Bhagwat S et al. Acetylated alpha tubulin is reduced in individuals with poor sperm motility.
101(1):95-104.e3 Fertility & Sterility, Chitturi N et al. TIPMaP: a web server to establish transcript isoform profiles from reliable microarray probes.
14: 922 BMC Genomics,  Bhagwat SR et al. Endometrial receptivity: a revisit to functional genomics studies on human endometrium and creation of HGEx-ERdb.
8(3), e58419 PLOS One,  Bajpai et al. MGEx-Udb: A Mammalian Uterus Database for Expression-Based Cataloguing of Genes across Conditions, Including Endometriosis and Cervical Cancer
7(5), e36776 PLOS One, , Bajpai et al. In search of the right literature search engine(s)
Nature Precedings,  Acharya, KK et al. A novel tissue-specific meta-analysis approach for gene-expression predictions, initiated with a mammalian gene expression testis database.
11: 467 BMC Genomics, , Kshitish Acharya K:
Capacities vs. jobs in bioinformatics and biotechnology: a few points to the attention of current students & job-seekers  In: "Biotech Career Ready Reckoner 2014" (BCRR 2014), Vivify Media Private Limited & Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India.
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