Dr. I. R. Oviya is an Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Humanities, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai Campus.
She received her MPhil and PhD degrees in Bioinformatics from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, in 2010 and 2017, respectively. She was also awarded the DST-INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing her Doctoral degree. She completed MSc Bioinformatics (Gold medallist) from CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, in 2008 and B.Sc. Zoology from Fatima College, Madurai, in 2006. She was also awarded with University proficiency prize in both UG and PG courses.
Dr. Oviya has published three book chapters and six research papers. Her research interests include comparative genomics, text mining, pharmacognosy, functional and translational biology.