Vide University order No. Ac.E1.A.2.29772/05 dated 13/01/2006, the Centre for Bioinformatics has been recognized as a centre of research of the University of Kerala. Candidates from Science, Applied Sciences and Engineering & Technology can apply for part-time or full-time research at the centre during December and June each year, according to the rules and regulations (Click Here for Regulations) of the University of Kerala in this regard. Those seeking to do research are to identify a supervisor to begin with and application for registration should be made on the advice of the supervising teacher. The life science departments under the science faculty of the University has various research supervisors who work in applied bioinformatics or allied areas. The centre itself, however, currently focuses on the following computational themes (under Applied Sciences and Engineering & Technology faculties):Use of Digital Signal Processing in Genomic and Proteomic Sequence Analysis. Protein Structure Prediction. Sonification of Biological Sequence Data. Gene Finding Algorithms.Micro-array image processing.