About Genomics for Public Health in India (IndiGen) programme
IndiGen programme aims to undertake whole genome sequencing of thousands of individuals representing diverse ethnic groups from India. The objective is to enable genetic epidemiology and develop public health technologies applications using population genome data.
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Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, ATTN: Dr Sridhar Sivasubbu, Head-Business DevelopmentCSIR-IGIB Mathura Road, New Delhi 110 025
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Celebrating 10 years of the First Indian Genome
The First Indian Genome was announced on 8th of December 2009. To this effect, an announcement was made in the Indian Parliament by Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Science and Technology on Sequencing of the first human genome in India.
In picture, Hon'ble Minister for Science and Technology, Government of India is seen with the IndiGenome Card.
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Jain A, Bhoyar RC,Pandhare K, Mishra A, Sharma D,Imran M, Senthivel V,Divakar1 MK, Rophina M, Jolly B, Batra A,Sharma S, Siwach S,Jadhao AG, Palande NV, Jha GN, Ashrafi N, Mishra PK, Vidhya AK, Jain S, Dash D, Senthil Kumar N, Vanlallawma A, Sarma RJ, Chhakchhuak L, Kalyanaraman S,Mahadevan R, Kandasamy S, Pabitha BM, Rajagopal RE, Ramya E, Nirmala Devi P, Bajaj A, Gupta V, Mathew S,Goswami SG, Mangla M, Prakash S, Joshi K, Meyakumla, Sreedevi S, Gajjar D, Ronibala Soraisham, Yadav R, Silla Devi Y, Gupta A, Mukerji M, Ramalingam S, Binukumar BK, Scaria V,Sivasubbu SIndiGenomes: a comprehensive resource of genetic variants from over 1000 Indian genomesNucleic Acids Research (2020) doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa923
Population-scale Genomics - Enabling Precision Public HealthThe current excitement for affordable genomics technologies and national precision medicine initiatives marks a turning point in worldwide healthcare practices. The last decade of global population sequencing efforts has defined the enormous extent of genetic variation in the human population resulting in insights into differential disease burden and response to therapy within and between populations.
Sivadas A, Scaria V*Population-scale genomics—Enabling precision public healthAdvances in Genetics (Academic Press) (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.adgen.2018.09.001[ResearchGate]
South Asian Genomes and ExomesSAGE compiles one of the most comprehensive searchable resource for allele frequencies across genomes and exomes sequenced from South Asia
Hariprakash JM, Vellarikkal SK, Verma A, Ranawat AS, Jayarajan R, Ravi R, Kumar A, Dixit V, Sivadas A, Kashyap AK, Senthivel V, Sehgal P, Mahadevan V, Scaria V,* and Sivasubbu S*SAGE: a comprehensive resource of genetic variants integrating South Asian whole genomes and exomesDatabase (2018) Vol. 2018: article ID bay080; doi:10.1093/database/bay080