Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar

  •   Sher - i - Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
    Soura, Srinagar
    Jammu & Kashmir - 190011, India
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Principal Investigator: Prof. Mohd Ashraf Ganie, Professor Department of Endocrinology SKIMS, Srinagar

Co-Investigators: Prof. Bashir Ahmad Charoo, Professor & Head Department of Neonatology & Paediatrics, SKIMS, Srinagar Dr. Mahrukh Hameed Zargar. Associate Prof. Advanced Centre for Human Genetics, SKIMS, Srinagar

Contributors: Dr. Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani, Scientist D, Department of Endocrinology SKIMS Srinagar, Research staff

Role of the Institution in the GenomeIndia Project: Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, (SKIMS), Srinagar has a role of sampling and phenotyping of five ethnic groups from Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh divisions of UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

Accomplishments and Outcomes

The SKIMS site has completed its target of sampling and phenotyping of 1,214 samples. Personal information, socio-demographic details and other relevant information has been captured as per the approved questionnaire. All the subjects are done with laboratory tests and samples were shipped to IGIB, Delhi and CBR Bangalore for sequencing and Biobanking respectively.