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Scientist B
Date of Birth:
Sex: Male
Date of Joining in ICMR: 21-04-2017
Designation: Scientist B
Date of Joining in Present Post:
ICMR- Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Health Research,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India, Agamkuan, Patna-800007
Telephone: 0612- 2631565
Fax: 0612-2634379
Residence: D6/ Staff Quarters, RMRIMS Campus, Agamkuan
Patna City, Patna-800008
Mobile: 09884266881
E-Mail: brsaran@gmail.com; saravanan.vij@icmr.gov.in
Educational Qualifications:
• UGC-Kothari Post Doctoral fellow, Crystallography and Biophysics Department, University of Madras (2015-2017).
• Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics, Pondicherry Central University (2011-2015)
• Master of Philosophy in Bioinformatics, Bharathiar University (2007-2008)
• Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Bharathiar University (2004-2006)
• Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, University of Madras (2001-2004)
Research Experience:
Post Organization Period
Lecturer Department of Bioinformatics, Alpha Arts and Science College, Chennai 07-07-2008 to 15-06-2010
Lecturer Department of Bioinformatics, SRM College of Arts and Science, Kattankulathur, Tamilnadu 22.06.2010 to 31.05.2011
Research Scholar Department of Bioinformatics, Pondicherry Central University,
21.05.2014 till date
Dr. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow Department of Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras, Tamilnadu. 15.03.2015 to 12.04.2017
Scientist B Department of Statistics/Bioinformatics, RMRIMS, ICMR. Patna Bihar 21.04.2017 till date
• UGC-DSK Post-doctoral fellowship (2015)
• RIKEN – RIKEN IMS Summer Program Fellowship 2014 (Japan)
• BINC Senior research fellow - 2013
• DST Young scientist Travel Grant (2013)
• IEEE-BIBM’13 Student Travel grant (2013)
• BINC (Bioinformatics National Certification - JNU) certified Bioinformatician (2011)
1. Oral and poster presentation – Lesihmania Specific epitope predictor. IIT-M-Tokyo Tech Symposium on Bioinformatics. IIT Madras, Chennai. November, 2017.
2. Oral presentation – Prediction of allergenic proteins through various sequence derived features and motif”. RISP IMS summer program, RIKEN IMS, Yokohama, Japan. June 19- 27, 2014.
3. Oral presentation – “Fuzzy Inference system for predicting allergenicity and allergic cross-reactivity in proteins”. IEEE Conference of Bioinformatics and Biomedicine BIBM’13 Dec 18-21, 2013 Shangai, Tongji University China
4. Oral presentation – “AdaBoost for predicting allergic proteins”. International Conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Biomedicine by Biotechnology association of India. July 17-19, 2013
5. Poster presentation – “Adaptive Boosting method for predicting subcellular localization of protein”. International conference on “Accelerating Biology 12’”. Feb 14-17, 2012. Conducted by C-DAC, Pune.
6. Oral presentation – “SLocP- A Tool box for subcellular localization prediction”. National conference on “Advances on Drug discovery and Design”. Nov 17-18, 2011.
7. Participated - “NGS Analysis and Training”. CCMB Hyderabad. July, 2015.
8. Participated - International seminar cum Workshop on “ Molecular Modeling and Drug Discovery” – Bharathiar University
9. Participated - International symposium on Recent Trends in Macromolecular Structure and Function – CLRI
10. Participated - National seminar in “New trends in Industrial Bioinforamtics”
11. Participated - Biosilica 05 - State level Bioinforamtics technical symposium – BIHER
12. Participated - Motif 04 – National level symposium on Bioinforamtics – Bharathiar University

Major Achievements
Developed Machine Learning based tools and databases
1. BCIgEPred (Linear B-Cell IgE epitope Predictor) - https://github.com/brsaran/bcigepred
2. LBEEP (Linear B-Cell epitope Predictor) - https://github.com/brsaran/LBEEP
3. DualPred (Dual targeting protein predictor) – https://github.com/brsaran
4. SCLAP (Subchloroplast localization predictor) – https://github.com/brsaran
5. APSLAP (Apoptosis subcellular localization predictor) – https://github.com/brsaran
6. FuzzyApp (Allergen predictor) – https://github.com/brsaran
7. ACPP (Anti-cancer peptide predictor) – https://github.com/brsaran
8. SRGDB (Arabidopsis thaliana Stress responsive Gene Database) - http://srgdb.bicpu.edu.in/
9. SiRNA Scanner (http://brsaran.googlepages.com/sirnascreener.exe)
10. Mammalian Mitochondrial ncRNA Database (http://www.iitm.ac.in/bioinfo/mmndb)