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 annulataschizont. 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.

Research Interests Keywords

Bioinformatics Biological networks and interactions Genomics