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     Amita Barik

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Department of Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Ranjit Prasad Bahadur
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: Completed in 2014
AddressRLB Hall, IIT Kharagpur
Phone8101991150
Emailamita.barik@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10CBSE-KV No2, BhubaneswarNil2001
12CBSE-KV No1, BhubaneswarScience2003
B.Sc.Utkal UniversityBotany Hons.2007
M.Sc.Birla Institute of Technology,MesraBioinformatics2009

Research Areas
  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology

Skills
  • Programming Knowledge in C,Perl
  • Bioinformatics softwares- NACCESS, HBPLUS, Modeller, EMBOSS, ClustalW, ExPasy, DaliLite,Blast,CCP4
  • Molecular Visualization Tools-VMD, PyMol, RasMol
  • Web designing - HTML,PHP
  • Others- DBMS, Data Structures
  • Opearting systems- Linux, Windows

Awards
  • Awarded DST travel grant for attending Winter School in Algorithms in Structural Bio-informatics from 2nd-7th December,2012 at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Nice,France
  • Qualified CSIR-SRF in 2013
  • Qualified GATE- 2009, 99.52 percentile, AIR-61
  • Qualified NET-LS 2008
  • Utkal University Topper in Botany Hons. (2004-2007)
  • 2nd prize in All Orissa Bio-Quiz Contest 2006
  • 2nd prize in Science Essay competition held by Old Student Association, Dept of Botany, Utkal University

Experience
  • Attended Winter School in Algorithms in Structural Bio-informatics from 2nd-7th December,2012 at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Nice,France
  • Attended workshop on Application of Support Vector Machines in Biological Sciences on 1st- 2nd November,2010 at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, India
  • Summer Internship (May-July, 2008) held at Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

Teaching Experience
  • Assisted in hands-on training in workshop on Bioinformatics in Genomics and Proteomics(P) at Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur 2010-2011 (2 terms)
  • Bioinformatics-Protein-DNA interactions, Multiple Sequence Alignment(L) at Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur 2010-2011 (2 terms)
  • Teaching Assistant in Bioinformatics and Analytical Biochemistry lab(P) at Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur 2010-till date (6 terms)
  • Assisted in hands-on training in workshop on Application of Computational Statistics in Medicine and Biology(ACSMB).(P) at School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur 2011 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Junior Research fellowship, IIT Kharagpur (2010 - 2012)
  • Senior Research fellowship, IIT Kharagpur (2012 - 2013)
  • Senior Research fellowship, CSIR (2013 - 2014)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Hydration of protein-RNA recognition sites by Amita Barik and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur Nucleic Acids Research (accepted) (2014)
  • PRince- a web server for structural and physicochemical analysis of Protein-RNA interface by Amita Barik, Abhishek Mishra and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur Nucleic Acids Research 40-W440-444 (2012)
  • A protein-RNA docking benchmark (I) Nonredundant cases by Amita Barik, Nithin C., Manasa P., and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur Proteins- Structure,Function and Bioinformatics 80(7)-1872-82 (2012)
  • Identification of single exon genes and their encoded proteins in rice (Oryza sativa L.) genome- an in silico approach by Ashutosh Kumar, Amita Barik, Megha Kumari, Ambarish S. Vidyarthi and Dev Mani Pandey Int. J. Bioinformatics Research and Applications 7 - 376-389 (2011)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • A comprehensive analysis of hydration of protein-RNA recognition sites by Amita Barik and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur Annual Conference of Indian Biophysical Society entitled Molecular Architecture, Dynamics and Assembly in Living Systems, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata Poster (2014)
  • A structural analysis of protein-RNA interactions- Development of docking benchmark and implementation of PRince webserver by Amita Barik, Nithin C., Manasa P., Abhishek Mishra and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur International Conference on Biomolecular Forms and Functions-A celebration of 50 years of the Ramachandran Map, IISC Banglore Poster (2013)
  • PRince- a web server for structural and physicochemical analysis of Protein-RNA interface by Amita Barik, Abhishek Mishra and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur 100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata Poster (2013)
  • A protein-RNA docking benchmark by Amita Barik, Nithin C., Manasa P., and Ranjit Prasad Bahadur International Interdisciplinary Science Conference 2011, held at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Poster (2011)
  • In silico prediction and identification of anoxia responsive single exon genes in rice (Oryza sativa L.) by Ashutosh Kumar, Amita Barik, Ambarish S. Vidyarthi and Dev Mani Pandey International Conference on Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance Congress Poster (2009)

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