Dr. Mukta Rani - Bioinformatics - Best Researcher Award ūüŹÜ

National Institute for Plant Biotechnology (NIPB), ICAR - India 

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

She embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Botany from Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand, India. This laid the foundation for her interest in the field of biological sciences. Subsequently, she pursued higher education in the realm of Bioinformatics, achieving a Post-Graduate Diploma from Bioinformatics Institute of India (BII), an MSc from Sikkim Manipal University, and culminated her academic pursuits with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from King George’s Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow, UP, India.

Professional Endeavors :

Her professional trajectory is diversified, comprising roles in academia, research, and certifications. She started as a Web Designer at K. Vision Technologies, New Delhi, gaining practical exposure in web designing. Later, she delved into research at the Biomedical Informatics Centre (BIC), RMRIMS (ICMR), Patna, specializing in structure-based drug designing. Her academic career encompasses three years as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Hindu College, Moradabad, U.P, affiliated with M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly.

Contributions and Research Focus in Bioinformatics :

Her research journey has been predominantly centered around Bioinformatics, specifically in the domain of structure-based drug design and genomics. Her Ph.D. work on "Structure-based design of novel therapeutics for the treatment of squamous cell carcinomas by targeting hGPR87 protein in Humans" at KGMU, Lucknow, showcases her dedication to contributing innovative solutions in cancer therapeutics. Currently, as a Research Associate-III (Bioinformatics) at the National Institute for Plant Biotechnology (NIPB), ICAR, she is involved in the project titled "Network project on translational genomics in Crop Plants," furthering her expertise in translational genomics.

Accolades and Recognition :

Her meritorious academic journey earned her the Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, acknowledging her excellence and potential in the field of Bioinformatics. Additionally, she augmented her skill set by completing a certificate course in Intellectual Property Rights from the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva and a certificate course in Fingerprinting & Documentation from Rajdhani College, Delhi University.

Impact and Influence :

Her diverse experience in academia, research, and certifications reflects her commitment to interdisciplinary learning and leveraging technology for scientific innovation. Her research contributions, especially in the realm of cancer therapeutics and translational genomics, signify her dedication to making substantive contributions to the field of Bioinformatics and Genomics.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

Her legacy lies in her multifaceted contributions across academia, research, and professional certifications. Her ongoing endeavors in translational genomics and structure-based drug design fortify her position as a promising researcher poised to make further impactful contributions to the field of Bioinformatics and Genomics. Her pursuit of cutting-edge research and continued commitment to scientific advancements project a promising trajectory in her academic and professional journey.


A total of 216 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of her research within the academic community.

                   Citations            154         62
                    h-index               7             5
                   i10-index             7              2

Notable Publications :

Mukta Rani | Bioinformatics | Best Researcher Award

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