Dr. T. Madhan Mohan

T. Madhan Mohan
"Merger of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics"

"Strategic development by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India"


Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
Government of India


Dr. T. Madhan Mohan is an Adviser in the Department of Biotechnology and head of national wide Bioinformatics network. Dr.Madhan Mohan is the architecture of BTISnet which is spread across the Nation. He has been recognized with ISCA’s (Indian Science Congress Association) prestigious award S.K. Mitra Birth Centenary Award (2011), for his key role played in the development of Science and Technology –Specifically in the areas of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. He is not only an institution builder in this area but also shaped the way this area of Science & Technology should develop in the future. The award with a Gold Medal has been conferred to Dr. Madhan Mohan by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh in the year 2011.

Dr. Madhan Mohan is also the mentor for the North Eastern Region Biotechnology Programmes aimed at biotech based developments in the North Eastern Region of India. He has been instrumental in developing several long term programs for capacity building and development of innovative technologies, strengthening R&D capabilities of the scientists and the research institutions in NER through fostering national and international linkages.

Dr. Madhan Mohan had his academic qualifications from the prestigious institutions. His M. Tech. Degree in Biotechnology was awarded by the Anna University, Chennai and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He published many research articles appeared in journals and newsprints provided clarity to the end users about the importance of Bioinformatics and its role in capturing major world market in Biotechnology. He had visited several countries in connection with Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. His current interest is to integrate Bioinformatics with Experimental Biology towards promotion of Biotechnology growth as well as introducing innovations in biology teaching through bioinformatics.