National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is the first national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences with a proclaimed objective of becoming a centre of excellence for advanced studies and research in pharmaceutical sciences. The Government of India has declared NIPER as an 'Institute of National Importance'. It is an autonomous body set up under the aegis of Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. The Institute is conceived to provide leadership in pharmaceutical sciences and related areas not only within the country, but also to the countries in South East Asia, South Asia and Africa. NIPER is a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Ever since its inception, NIPER has stimulated a rapid growth of computer-based research, development, and training at the Institute. The powerful campus wide network has created an enhanced awareness for network computing and information processing.

NIPER provides state-of-the-art computing facility to the faculty and students of the Institute and others by housing leading-edge computing systems, with sophisticated software packages, databases, and connected by a powerful high-speed network. The computing facilities are connected to the Intranet. NIPER also impart training to scientist, research students from other universities/Institutes.

The various databases developed at NIPER are as follows:

SubCellProt: Predicting protein subcellular localization using machine learning approaches

LeishBase: A database of Leishmania major proteins

Directory of R & D Capabilities in the Field of Tuberculosis

S.pombe gene database for GenMAPP

Pharmacists Information System

NIPER Students and Alumni Database

Label composition of all the formulations manufactured in India and their market value


National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research

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