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Genome editing offers new ray of hope to tackle malnutrition

The policymakers must be convinced about how gene-editing is a golden opportunity to enhance human nutrition, writes Dr Rishi Kumar Tyagi.....................

Genomics study warns Diphtheria could become a major global threat

The researchers used genomics to map the infections, including a subset from India, where over half of the globally reported cases occurred in 2018........................

Indian scientist unveils new reference genome for malaria mosquito

New ‘gold standard’ reference genome unveiled by the researcher, Mahul Chakraborty reveals thousands of new genes vital for targeting pathogen transmission and immunity................

A new way forward for treatment of tonsil cancer

A study on the whole genome methylation profile for tonsil cancer was recently undertaken on a subset of the northeast India population. The findings are expected to significantly improve upon the understanding of the disease....................

Experts develop a new breakthrough genetic risk score for heart disease...

MedGenome Labs has conducted a first-ever study on Indian population that validates a novel ‘CAD-PRS’ (coronary artery disease-genome-wide polygenic risk score) to precisely predict the risk of developing a coronary artery disease/myocardial infarction (MI) using a person’s genetic makeup.....................

IIT Delhi launches low cost COVID-19 test kit 

A low-cost COVID-19 test kit developed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has been launched.................

Thermo Fisher’s Oncomine Precision Assay receives breakthrough device designation by US-FDA

Next-Generation Sequencing solutions of ThermoFisher Scientific help identify IDH1 and IDH2 mutations in low-grade Glioma patients.....................

Virucidal coating to prevent COVID-19 transmission

A research study to engineer virucidal coatings to prevent the COVID-19 transmission is being conducted in collaboration with Dr Milan Surjit from Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) and Dr Samrat Mukhopadhay from Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.................

COVID-19: CSIR-IMTECH begins whole genome sequencing of SARS-Cov-2

CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) will carry out genome sequencing of coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 to understand its evolution and mutation pattern.................

COVID-19: Mapmygenome launches ‘Genomepatri Immunity’

Mapmygenome’s current Genomepatri customers have already received a free COVID-19 Immunity and Risk panel report..............