1. Softwares Developed In-House
A. Biodiversity Search Software:
Biodiversity software has MS-Access as back-end and Visual Basic as Front-end. It has options for selecting from various categories: Plants, Amphibians, Fishes, Fungi, Aves, Insects, Mammals and Reptiles. Depending upon the category selected the software has a facility for viewing/modifying the already existing entries or adding a new one. After the scientific name is entered/selected for a particular organism, its classification details are displayed along with its pictures. User can generate a report for a particular organism for printing purpose.
B. Search Software for Helminth
Parasite Spectrum of North-East :
Full information is in the web page format, part of which is entered in the MS-Access database so as to make it searchable. This software uses Visual Basic as Front-end and prompts user to choose basis of parasite selection (Family, Class, Order...). Depending upon the choice made, related web file names are listed which can be opened in web browser by clicking for viewing the full details.
2. Scientific Software Packages
Accelrys Gene 2.5 (Sequence Analysis Work Bench), Matlab 7.0, Winspirs ver 4.1 for Biotechnological Abstracts, Reference Manager, PAUP* 4.0: Phylogenetic Analysis Using Parsimony (Windows & Mac OS X), CLC Genomics Workbench
3. Databases & other information resources
Derwent Biotechnological Abstracts (July 1987 - March 2006), Reference Update Delux Edition (July 2002 - June 2004), Parasitology Database obtained through MOE&F. and other application Softwares from Microsoft, RHEL, SQL, Adobe and Apple etc.