A. Computers and Communication facility
Tesla GPU server, Xeon Quad Core Servers (4 Nos.), Xeon Cluster Servers (3 Nos.), Itanium Server, AMD Opteron Server, Wipro Xeon Server, HP Workstations (5 Nos.), Silicon Graphics Fuel Machine, Apple iMac (2 Nos.), HCL Laptops (5 Nos.), HCL/HP Intel Core i5/Core 2 Duo Workstations (145 Nos.) – Works on
both Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Modern computing facilities and round-the-clock internet
connectivity are provided to the students to meet their academic and research needs.
B. Wet lab
The Centre has developed a separate wet lab facility. The lab is functional with the following equipment: SPR Biocore-3000, High performance Liquid Chromatography (AKTA-HPLC), UVVisible Spectrophotometer, ELISA Reader, Gel DocumentationvSystem, PCR Thermal Cycler, -80˚C Deep Freezers, -20˚C Freezer, Refrigerated Table Top Centrifuge, Quartz Distillation Unit, Water purification system, Bench To Freeze Dryer, Vertical Gel apparatus, Horizontal Gel apparatus, Western blot apparatus,
UV illuminator, and pH meter. The Centre is having a cell culture facility.
C. Software packages
Schrodinger Glide, Discovery Studio 3.1, Amber 16, Autodock, Dock, Modeller, Gromos 96, V-Life, Whatif, EMBOSS, BioEdit, Phred, Consed, GeneScan, Statistica, MEGA, R and Kaspersky end-point serurity-10.
D. Resources & Services
A separate website, designed in-house and hosted in the web server, available at www.bicpu.edu.in is being maintained by the Centre. Information about courses, admissions, syllabus, seminar notifications & various opportunities for traineeship/ studentship / JRF are updated periodically. Bioinformatics related tools can be downloaded from the site.
In addition the centre has Domain Name Server (DNS), Database Server, E-Book Intranet Server, Proxy Server and Cluster Computing servers.
E. Databases & Other information resources in the Centre
Approximately 600 books available in the reference library of the Centre
Scientific American, Cell, Current Science
Access to E-Journals
University has access to UGC Infonet Journals, Science Direct, Blackwell Publishers, EBSCO Databases.