Dr Bobby Paul

Associate Professor & HOD

Department of Bioinformatics


    Dr. Bobby Paul is Associate Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics at Manipal School of Life Sciences.

    He is:

    • Website Co-ordinator.
    • Class In-charge of MSc Bioinformatics.
    • Teaching Undergraduate and Postgraduate students - Computers, Basics of Biocomputing, Linux and Web Programing.
    • Anlalysis of High-through data- NGS, DNA sequencing
    • Database Design


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Bioinformatics Mangalore University, Mangalore 2013


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Assistant Professor 01-04-2014 to till date
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Lecturer 16-08-2011 to 31-03-2014
Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod Senior Research Fellow 04-06-2007 to 30-09-2010
Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut Bioinformatics Trainee 25-10-2006 to 24-04-2007


Area of Interest

Genomics, Biocomputing

Area of Expertise

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Area of Research

Genome assembly, annotations, comparative genomics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Society of Biological Chemists (India).

Full Publications List

A Genome Assembly Pipeline For NGS (454) Sequenced Data and Genome Analysis of coconut (Cocos nucifera L) Phytoplasma

2012-01-01 Amit Gupta

(MSc Bioinformatics), Fourth Semester, 2012. Genome assembly and annotation of coconut phytoplasma.

De novo Genome Assembly and Annotation of Staphylococcus aureus

2013-01-01 Arpitha Hebbar

(MSc Bioinformatics), Fourth Semester, 2013. Whole genome assembly and annotation of four Staphylococcus aureus species using de novo method.

Genome Assembly of Staphylococcus aureus using Reference-Based Method

2013-01-01 Vibha Nim

(MSc Bioinformatics), Fourth Semester, 2013. Whole genome assembly and annotation of four Staphylococcus aureus species using reference based method.

Open source Bioinformatics software

2012-01-01 Shubhi Sinha

(BSc Biotechnology), Fifth Semester, 2012. This mini project summarises the important works in open-source bioinformatics software and that has occurred over the past couple of years.

Genome Based Taxonomic Classification

Gunjan Dikshit

Genome comparison of four strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from diabetic foot ulcer

Ankit Singh Tanwar

Development of a specialized database for HBB gene sequences from beta thalassemia patients

Anju Aravind

Development of Markers for Sex Determination in Dioecious Plants and a Database for Markers

Roshan L Pais