Binay Panda, D.Phil.


School of Biotechnology &

Special Centre for Systems Medicine

(Concurrent Appointment)

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Room 115, SBT

New Mehrauli Road

New Delhi 110067


Email: binaypanda at jnu dot ac dot in, 

           binaypandalab at gmail dot com

Phone: +91-11-26704081 (office)

Research Areas

  1. Data integration and Genomic medicine. 

  2. Building and optimizing computational tools for high-throughput data, especially genomics data.

  3. Metabolic engineering of secondary metabolites.

  4. Biodiversity genomics and informatics.

  5. Open science and dissemination of knowledge to the wider society.

Recent Blog Posts: It's all about skill and scale.
How NOT to write an e-mail when seeking an internship position in the lab?
I have several Ph.D. positions open for this year. If interested, please read the Openings page.

Recent Preprints, Peer-reviewed Articles, Newspaper Op-Eds & Policy documents.


1. Prediction of a plant intracellular metabolite content class using image-based deep learning (2019). bioRxiv


Recent peer-reviewed articles
1. Building Biofoundry India: Challenges and path forward (2021).

2. The mutational landscape of early‐ and typical‐onset oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (2020). Pubmed Article

3. Functional Genomics Screen with Pooled shRNA Library and Gene Expression Profiling with Extracts of Azadirachta indicaIdentify Potential Pathways for Therapeutic Targets in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (2019).PubMed Article 

4. CAFE MOCHA: An Integrated Platform for Discovering Clinically Relevant Molecular Changes in Cancer-An Example of Distant Metastasis- and Recurrence-Linked Classifiers in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (2018). PubMed Article

Policy/Guideline Documents

1. BIOTECH-PRIDE (promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange) Guidelines, July 2021. (I was a part of a committee of experts that wrote the first Guideline document).