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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Starting May 01, 2019
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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.
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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 Exomes
SAGE 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