iBRIC - Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram

  •   Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
    Thycaud Post
    Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram
    Kerala - 695 014, India
  •  +91-471-2529400
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Principal Investigator: Dr. E. V. Soniya

Co-Investigators: Dr. Abdul Jaleel K. A

Role of the Institution in the GenomeIndia Project: Sample collection of seven distinct population groups from Kerala, followed by secondary analysis of variants. Aims to unveil genetic insights and enhance understanding of regional diversity.

Accomplishments and Outcomes

1,851 blood samples have been successfully collected, encompassing seven communities. A notable achievement includes the submission of blood samples to the CBR, procured the essential equipment for sample collection and a computing cluster for the secondary analysis of the data, complemented by an operational registration web portal for GenomeIndia.