Manas R Dikhit is presently working Scientist at Department of Bioinformatics, Rajendra memorial research Institute of Medical Science, Agamkuan, Patna. He has completed his Master Degree in Bioinformatics from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar and Ph.D. from Calcutta University, Kolkata, India. He has also served as a guest faculty at NIPER Hajipur. He has more than 10 years of teaching /research experiences. His areas of specialization are Bioinformatics, Immunoinformatics and Immunology. He has published more than 65 publications in different international journal of repute. He has screened out the genomic sequence of Leishmania donovani for potential MHC class I add MHC class II restricted epitopes that triggered Th1 cytokines against Leishmania donovani. He has also screened potential biological active compounds against Leishmania donovani and some of them are under pre clinical trials. He has also special interest in development of databases and algorithm for different biological problems.
Manas R Dikhit Research Interests are Computational drug design, Lead discovery and optimization, Virtual screening and evaluation of molecules activity in biological pathways, exploring the epitopes and investigating immuno-modulating pathways.