Hifzur Rahman Ansari

Postdoctoral Fellows

Now at National Guard Hospital, Jeddah

Research Interests

I am focusing on bioinformatic analysis of apicomplexan and chromerid genomes. My research interests include immuno-informatics and comparative genomics and biological databases.

Selected Publications

​• Reid et al (2014). Genomic analysis of the causative agents of coccidiosis in domestic chickens. Genome Research (in press).
    • Singh H, Ansari HR, Raghava GPS. (2013) Improved method for linear B-cell epitope prediction using antigen's primary sequence. Plos One, 8(5). 
      Kerry L. Woods, Romina Theiler, Marcus Mühlemann, Adrian Segiser, Sandra Huber, Ansari HR, Arnab Pain, Dirk A. E. Dobbelaere. (2013) Recruitment of EB1, a master regulator of microtubule dynamics, to the surface of the Theileria annulata schizont. Plos Pathogens, 9(5). 
         in immunology – Prediction of HLA class I binding peptides. Journal of Immunological Methods, 374:1-4.
          • Ansari HR and Raghava GPS (2010). Identification of conformational B-cell Epitopes in an antigen from its primary sequence. Immunome Research, 6:6.
            • Ansari HR and Raghava GPS (2010). Identification of NAD interacting residues in proteins. BMC Bioinformatics, 11:160.
              • Ansari HR, Flower DR, Raghava GPS (2010). AntigenDB: an immunoinformatics database of pathogen antigens. Nucleic Acids Res., 38 (Database issue):D847-53. 
                • Ahmed F, Ansari HR, Raghava GPS (2009). Prediction of guide strand of microRNAs from its sequence and secondary structure. BMC Bioinformatics, 9:10-105.

                Book Chapters
                • Ansari HR and Raghava GPS. (2013) In Silico Models for B-Cell Epitope Recognition and Signaling. Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, Kortagere, Sandhya (Ed.) 993: 129-138. 
                • Ansari HR, Flower DR, Raghava GPS (2012). Vaccine Antigen Databases: Progress and Remaining Challenges. Encyclopedia of Systems Biology, SpringerReference.


                Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 2012.


                M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, India, 2005.