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

  • Taria, S., Arora, A., Krishna, H., Manjunath, K.K., Meena, S., Kumar, S., Singh, B., Krishna, P., Malakondaiah, A.C., Das, R. and Alam, B. (2023). Multivariate analysis and genetic dissection of staygreen and stem reserve mobilisation under combined drought and heat stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Frontiers in Genetics, 14, p.1242048.iconpdf

  • 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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