Ritwika Das

Research Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Machine Learning & Data Mining
  • Metagenomics

Important Projects

  • Development of an integrated framework for the analysis of biogeochemical cycles from metagenomic data.


  • IARI Merit Fellowship: M. Sc. (Bioinformatics)
  • IARI Merit Scholarship: PhD (Bioinformatics)
  • ICAR-NET (2018) in Bioinformatics
  • Received Nehru Memorial Gold Medal for being the best student in M. Sc. (Bioinformatics) during the period 2015-17

Webserver Developed

  • PolyMorphPredict: Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers prediction server iconpdf

Important Publications

  • Das, R., Rai, A., Mishra, D.C. “CNN_FunBar: Advanced learning technique for fungi ITS region classification”. Genes, section: Bioinformatics. Genes 2023, 14(3), 634; iconpdf

  • Das, R., Arora, V., Jaiswal, S., Iquebal, M. A., Angadi, U. B., Fatma, S., Singh, R., Shil, S., Rai, A. and Kumar, D. (2018). PolyMorphPredict: a universal web-tool for rapid polymorphic microsatellite marker discovery from whole genome and transcriptome data. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9:1966 [DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01966] iconpdf

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