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Oct 25, 2019
1:34PM

CSIR conducts genome sequencing of over 1000 persons in India

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In an indigenous genetic mapping effort, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has done genome sequencing of over one thousand persons from different parts of India. The initiative called IndiGen and it has enabled benchmarking the scalability of genome sequencing and computational analysis at population scale in a defined timeline.

The outcome of the initiative will be utilized towards understanding the genetic diversity on a population scale, make available genetic variant frequencies for clinical applications and enable genetic epidemiology of diseases.

Briefing media in New Delhi, Minister for Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan said, the whole genome data would be important for building the knowhow, baseline data and indigenous capacity in the emerging area of precision medicine. He said, outcome of the initiative will have applications in a number of areas including faster and efficient diagnosis of rare genetic diseases. 

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