ARCHANA PAN S Associate Professor

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  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • School of Life Sciences
  • archana@bicpu.edu.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Computational analysis of statistical compositions of nucleotide sequences Jadavpur University, Kolkata 1998
2 M.Sc. Applied Mathematics Jadavpur University, Kolkata 1992
3 B.Sc. Mathematics (Honours), Physics & Chemistry (Subsidiary subject) Jadavpur University, Kolkata 1989

Area of Specializaion

Comparative Genomics, Molecular Evolution

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Incentive award for the best paper publication NATIONAL DBT, Govt of India 2016 No

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Bioinformatics Pondicherry University
2 Lecturer (on contract) Life Science Jadavpur University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 CSIR-Research Associate Biophysics IICB, Kolkata Comparative Genomics
2 Information Officer Bioinformatics Centre IICB, Kolkata Computational Biology
3 DBT-PDF Computational Biology Group IACS, Kolkata Computational Biology

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 PROCGR : A software for Chaos Game Representation of Protein Sequences GRANTED Registration no. L-16425/97 1996 NATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A comparative genomics approach for shortlisting broad-spectrum drug targets in nontuberculous Mycobacteria Aishwarya Swain, Pranavathiyani G,1 Jyoti Prava, Athira C.R., Pragya Kesarwani, Chandrajit Lahiri, Archana Pan* Microbial Drug Resistance DOI: 10.1089/mdr.2020.0161 2020 2.296
2 Novel target exploration from hypothetical proteins of Klebsiella pneumoniae MGH 78578 reveals a protein involved in host-pathogen interaction Pranavathiyani G, Jyoti Prava, Athira CR, Archana Pan* Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00109 2020 4.123
3 Exploring MicroRNAs, target mRNAs and their functions in Leguminous plant Arachis hypogaea MicroRNA Anjana Rajendiran, S. Vijayakuar, Archana Pan* MicroRNA 8(2):135-146. doi: 10.2174/2211536608666181105114154. 2019 -
4 Functional assignment for essential hypothetical proteins of Staphylococcus aureus N315 Jyoti Prava, Pranavathiyani G, Archana Pan* International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Oct 27, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.10.169 2017 5.162
5 Computational approaches and related tools to identify microRNAs in a species: A bird’s eye view Anjana Rajendiran, Aniruddha Chatterjee, Archana Pan Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences March 30, DOI 10.1007/s12539-017-0223-x. 2017 1.512
6 Functional annotation and network analysis of predicted miRNA targets in leguminous plant Glycine max Nela Pragathi Sneha, Anjana Rajendiran, Archana Pan International Journal of Biomathematics & Systems Biology, Biology 3 (1) 2016 -
7 Comparative studies of proteomes from extremophiles:elucidation of trends of thermal adaptation Ipsita Chanda, Archana Pan International Journal of Biomathematics & Systems Biology 2 ( 2), 1-11 2016 -
8 Computational analysis of protein interaction networks for infectious diseases Archana Pan, Chandrajit Lahiri, Anjana Rajendiran, Buvaneswari Shanmugham, Briefings in Bioinformatics Aug 10, pii: bbv05 2015 8.990
9 Screening of potent antibacterial agents targeting Clostridium difficile virulence factor toxin B: An in silico approach Vijayalakshmi Ezhilarasan, Ankush Jadav, Archana Pan Medicinal Chemistry Research DOI 10.1007/s00044-014-1017-x 2014 1.783
10 Unraveling novel broad-spectrum antibacterial targets in food and waterborne pathogens using comparative genomics and protein interaction network anal Ankush Jadav, Buvaneswari Shanmugham, Anjana Rajendiran, Archana Pan Infection, Genetics and Evolution 27, 300-308 2014 2.773
11 In silico identification of potential drug targets in Clostridium difficile R20291: Modeling and virtual screening analysis of a candidate enzyme MurG Vijayalakshmi Ezhilarasan, O.P. Sharma, Archana Pan Medicinal Chemistry Research (2013), 22 (6), 2692-2705. 2013 1.783
12 Clostridium-DTdb:A comprehensive database for potential drug targets of Clostridium difficile Ankush Jadav, Vijayalakshmi Ezhilarasan, O.P. Sharma, Archana Pan Computers in Biology and Medicine 43, 362–367 2013 3.434
13 Identification and characterization of potential therapeutic candidates in emerging human pathogen Mycobacterium abscessus: A novel hierarchical in si Buvaneswari Shanmugham, Archana Pan PLoS One 8 (3), e59126 2013 2.740
14 A Bioinformatics Resource for TWEAK-Fn14 Signaling Pathway M. Bhattacharjee, R. Raju, A. Radhakrishnan, V. Nanjappa, B. Muthusamy, K. Singh, D. Kuppusaami, B.T. Lingala, A. Pan, P.P. Mathur, H. C. Harsha, T. S. Keshava Prasad, G. J. Atkins, A. Pandey and A. C Journal of Signal Transduction DOI: 10.1155/2012/376470 2012 -
15 Modeling, docking, simulation, and inhibitory activity of the benzimidazole analogue against β-tubulin protein from Brugia malayi for treating lympha O.P Sharma, Archana Pan, S. L. Hoti, Ankush Jadav, M. Kannan and P.P. Mathur Medicinal Chemistry Research 21, 2415-2427. 2012 1.783
16 Identification of potential drug targets in Yersinia pestis using metabolic pathway analysis: MurE ligase as a case study Aditya Sharma, Archana Pan European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 57, 185-195 2012 5.572

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Identification and functional characterization of miRNA targets in Glycine max Nela Pragathi Sneha, Anjana R, Archana Pan 2nd International conference on structural and functional genomics organized by School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thanjavur AUG 19-20, 2016 (PS-56) pg 65 2016
2 TargetMab: A novel screening approach to prioritize and characterize potential therapeutic candidates Buvaneswari S, Archana Pan Proceedings of the 5th National Symposium cum Workshop on “Recent Trends in Structural Bioinformatics and Computer Aided Drug Design”, 19th-22nd February, Alagappa University - 2013
3 Steps towards identification of novel antibacterial agents effective against virulence factor of Clostridium difficile: A computational perspective. Vijayalakshmi and Archana Pan Proceedings of the 5th National Symposium cum Workshop on Recent Trends in Structural Bioinformatics and Computer Aided Drug Design, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India, February 19-22, 2013 p. 14 2013
4 Sequence and structural characterization of DAHPS from Mycobacterium abscessus, an emerging human pathogen Buvaneswari S, Archana Pan International Conference on Biomolecular Simulations and Dynamics 2013: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives, IIT Madras, 28-30 November, 2013 (PS 40) pg 96 2013
5 In silico Identification of Potential Drug Targets in Clostridium difficile R20291: Modeling and Virtual Screening Analysis of a Candidate Enzyme MurG Vijayalakshmi and Archana Pan Proceedings of the Bioinformatica Indica 2012 – International Symposium on Protein-Protein Interaction Networks, State Inter-university Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, January 12-14, 2012 P. 10 2012

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Genome and Proteome Composition of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorous Aniruddha Chatterjee and Archana Pan Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany 2012 978-93-83305-42-1

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Computational Methods for Plant Genome Sequence Analysis Archana Pan and Ipsita Chanda Agriculture Bioinformatics New India Publishing Agency 2015 978-93-83305-42-1

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Searching for potential therapeutic targets in human pathogens (food & waterborne) using comparative genomics approach UGC, Govt of India 2011-2014 7.81 lakh 2011

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved
1 Happiness Program June 2017 20 Art of Living

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2019 M.SC 1 Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu
2 2018 M.TECH 2 Bioinforatics, Pondicherry University
3 2018 M.SC 3 Bioinforatics, Pondicherry University
4 2017 M.TECH 1 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
5 2017 M.SC 3 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
6 2016 M.SC 1 Bioinformatics, Orissa University of Agriculture
7 2016 M.TECH 1 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
8 2016 M.SC 2 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
9 2015 M.TECH 1 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
10 2015 M.SC 2 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
11 2014 M.SC 3 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
12 2013 M.SC 3 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
13 2012 M.SC 4 Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Anjana R. July 2012 R40066 Exploring microRNAs, targets and transcriptome in Lejuminous plant Arachis hypogaea: An in silico approach YES 4 April 2018 YES 09-08-2019
2 Buvaneswari Alias Suriya S July 2010 -- In silico prioritization of potential therapeutic cadidates: Insights for drug discovery in emerging human pathogen Mycobacterium abscessus YES Feb 2016 YES March 2017
3 Vijayalakshmi D. Dec 2009 -- In silico approach towards target-based drug design for human pathogen Clostridium difficile YES Aug 2015 YES Aug 2016
4 Ms. Aishwarya Swain 31-07-2018 1800104001 -- NO NO
5 Ms. Athira C.R. 07-08-2017 20171104003 --- NO NO
6 Ms. Jyoti Prava 01-09-2016 20161104009 -- NO NO
7 Mr. Pranavathiyani G 01-09-2016 20161104010 -- NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year
1 National conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (NCMTB 2018) Organized by Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in collaboration with the Biomathematical Society of India 12,000 Jadavpur University, Kolkata 22-03-2018 23-03-2018 2018
2 International conference on “India Biodiversity Meet–2013 Organized by Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit, ISI, Kolkata in collaboration with Biomathematical Society of India 13,000 ISI, KOLKATA 14-03-2013 16-03-2013 2013

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink

Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 1-"Introduction to protein-protein interaction network analysis” & 2-“Comparative genomics and Refresher Course in Biological Sciences UGC-human Resource development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. National 23-09-2019 23-09-2019 2019
2 A step towards target-based drug design against infectious diseases: A case study Biotechnology in Human Health and Environment Seth Anandram Jaipuria College, Kolkata National March 23 March 23 2018
3 ROC curve analysis for performance assessment of subcellular localization prediction tools NCMTB 2018 Jadavpur University, Kolkata & Biomathematical Society of India National March 22 March 23 2018
4 In silico approach for identifying putative therapeutic targets for bacterial pathogens Motif 2018 (Series of Lectures in Bioinformatics) Department of Bioinformatics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore National March 2 March 2 2018
5 Computational approach to identify putative drug targets: Application to a rapidly growing Mycobacte Innovations in Biotechnology (NCIB- 2017) School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamraj University National Dec 14 Dec15 2017
6 TargetMab:A novel screening approach to identify and characterize potential therapeutic candidates i India Biodiversity Meet–2016 Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata National Oct 24 Oct 27 2016
7 Food and waterborne pathogens: Comparative genomics and protein interaction network analysis for pre Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (NCMTB 2015) Jadavpur University, Kolkata & Biomathematical Society of India National Nov 19 Nov 20 2015
8 Mycobacterium abscessus: An in silico approach for prioritization and characterization of putative d Advancing Biology through Technology and Computation West Bengal State University, Kolkata National Aug 22 Aug 22 2014
9 Comparative studies of proteomes from psychrophiles, mesophiles and thermophiles: elucidation of gen Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (NCMTB 2014) Jadavpur University, Kolkata & Biomathematical Society of India National Feb 20 Feb 21 2014
10 Evolutionary forces shaping the codon and amino acid usage in a sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfota India Biodiversity Meet–2013 Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata International March 14 March 16 2013
11 A look into a predatory bacterium using Correspondence analysis Frontiers of Statistics and its Applications (ICONFRSOT -2012) Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University International Dec 21 Dec 23 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 A five-day short course on "Statistical methods in biological data analysis” DBT, GOVT of INDIA Centre for Bioinformatics Pondicherry University, Pondicherry State 11-02-2019 15-02-2019 2019

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Observer CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION 26-02-2020 & 14-03-2020 Supervising the conduction of exams (CLASS X & XII Board Examination) at KV 2, Pondicherry
2 University Observer Pondicherry University 11-06-2017 to 15-06-2017 Supervising the conduction of DDE- examination at Kolkata Center
3 University Observer Pondicherry University 11-06-2017 to 15-06-2017 Supervising the conduction of DDE- examination at Kolkata Center

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 School Board of Life Sciences, Pondicherry University Member 2015
2 Biomathematical Society of India Member 2012
3 Indian Science Congress Life Member : L20281 2012
4 Board of Studies (MSc Computational Biology, Chettinad University, Kelambakkam) Member 2011

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

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Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Warden 2009-2012 Taking care of day-to-day activities for the welfare of hostel-inmates

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Institution / Industry
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From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 5-day National workshop on “Data Science in Biomedical Research” Centre for Modeling, Simulation and Design in collaboration with school of Life Sciences, UoH University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 5 19-12-2018 23-12-2018 2018
2 Short Course on Drug Discovery Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 6 21-08-2017 26-08-2017 2017
3 One Week Short Term Course HRDC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 7 25-07-2016 30-07-2016 2016
4 Refresher Course in Life Sciences HRDC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 21 04-12-2015 24-12-2015 2015
5 National Workshop on Emerging Trends in Information Technology in University Management (STP) HRDC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 8 03-09-2013 10-09-2013 2013
6 Refresher Course in Life Sciences ASC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 21 19-12-2012 08-01-2013 2012
7 100th Orientation Course ASC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 28 05-05-2010 01-06-2010 2010

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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