genome sequencing

Mumbai fourth genome sequencing series: 75 per cent samples infected with Delta variant, rest with Delta derivative

A release from Mumbai's civic body said 345 COVID-19 patient samples were tested in the fourth series batch at the Genome Sequencing Lab in Kasturba Hospital.

published on : 13th November 2021

Covid-19: Genome sequencing to focus on clusters in Karnataka

Eighteen sub-lineages of Delta detected in India, need to ramp up genomic surveillance

published on : 3rd November 2021

Private labs to assist in genome sequencing

After much waiting, the government of India has finally decided to involve private laboratories in the process of genome sequencing.

published on : 24th September 2021

TN’s first whole genome sequencing lab opened

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday inaugurated the State’s first whole genome sequencing lab to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus variants.

published on : 15th September 2021

Step up genome sequencing to monitor mutants: PM Modi

Modi chairs Covid-19 review meeting, stresses increased testing and asks medical ecosystem to be ready with necessary arrangements

published on : 11th September 2021

16,000 Covid samples submitted for genome sequencing in July, August: Centre

The govt said it was done to study the genetic variations in the virus, dismissing concerns that the pace of genomic surveillance had slowed down in the country.

published on : 6th September 2021

Number of COVID-19 breakthrough infections in India within expected numbers: INSACOG

It said that AY.12 that was first noted in Israel and currently driving infection in the country, which has inoculated 60 percent of its population, is not yet seen in India.

published on : 1st September 2021

Scientist flags India's slowing rate of genome sequencing

Genome sequencing is very crucial for the country to identify and take quick action against new variants which could be more virulent, as was the case with the Delta variant.

published on : 13th August 2021

TN sending samples for genome sequencing: Health minister

World Breastfeeding Week is observed from August 1-7 every year to raise awareness on breastfeeding.

published on : 4th August 2021

Salt resistant plant's genome sequenced

Avicennia marina, called Banhi in Odia, is a salt-secreting and extraordinarily salt-tolerant mangrove species that grows optimally in 75 per cent seawater and tolerates 250 per cent seawater.

published on : 11th July 2021

Fighting Covid: One more genome sequencing lab ready at Delhi's ILBS

Dr SK Sarin, director of ILBS, said the facility is equipped with relevant infrastructure and skills, and has already been conducting whole genome sequencing for other viruses.

published on : 9th July 2021

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates genome-sequencing laboratory at LNJP Hospital

The facility will be mainly for surveillance and public health purposes as the identification of the COVID variants of concern would be done.

published on : 7th July 2021

Mangaluru to get genome sequencing lab: K Sudhakar

He said 250 PHCs are being upgraded as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given top priority to health sector.

published on : 1st July 2021

TN to get its first lab for genome sequencing at Dr MGR Medical varsity

The university already has a lab to study zika, chikungunya, dengue, AIDS and other viruses. It also conducts RT-PCR tests.

published on : 30th June 2021

India was in dark on Delta variant: Dr Eric Feigl Ding

India has to speed up its genome sequencing, and invest in technology to ramp up not only whole genome sequencing, but also testing.

published on : 29th June 2021
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