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North Eastern State - Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility
    The Bioinformatics Centre (BIC) at North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), setup and funded by DBT, GOI under the BTISnet program started functioning from November 1999 with a view to catering to the needs of the scientific community in the far-flung northeastern region of the country and to augmenting their research activities through information inputs.

  • Information node of BTISnet: part of the National Bioinformation Network and functions as an information base in various areas of Biosciences and Biodiversity for the entire north-east ever since its inception.
  • Identified for the first phase of Bio-Resource Information Centre (BRICs) and portal development under Indian Biodiversity Information Network (IBIN), DBT.
  • Nodal centre of North East Bioinformatics Network (NEBInet).
  • Nodal centre for operating DBT-sponsored Online Access Facility of Library Resources (OAFLR): for 36 Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools in NER through 8 BIF-BTBI Coordinators.
  • Identified as one of the 18 nodal Centres in NER to operate and monitor DBT e-Library Consortium (DeLCON) facility (that comprises 917 selective Journals and SCOPUS database).
  • DBT-sponsored Bioinformatics National Certification Examination Centre (BINC): one of the nine Examination Centres, 2008 onwards.

Major research activities    
Coordinator : Prof. Pramod Tandon
Bioinformatics Centre
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793 022
Phone: (0364) 255 0150/ 272 2312/272 1241/ 272
1242/272 2214/ 272 2244
Fax: (0364) 255 0150/ 255 0300

Deputy Co-ordinator


Prof. Veena Tandon
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