Kriti Awasthi obtained her M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from Banaras Hindu University, Varansi, India. As
part of her master’s dissertation, she worked on a project entitled “A Database of Stress Genes in
Order Nostocales of Cyanobacteria”. She worked as a Bioinformatics trainee in DBT funded BCIL
Bioinformatics Training Programme in the project entitled “Insilico investigation & Comparative
analysis of some medicinal plants against Dengue Virus”. She worked as Project Assistant-II in CSIR-
National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, U.P. Recently, she worked as a Young Professional-II
in ICAR- National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, U.P. At CSBMM, she is involved in
NGS Data analysis and involved in development of various Bioinformatics tools.