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Genomics for Clinicians / Workshop on the Concept & Application of Genomics in Clinical Medicine - Mizoram 2018

posted Jul 10, 2018, 8:28 PM by Vinod Scaria   [ updated Jul 11, 2018, 5:21 AM ]

Genomic technologies have been progressing rapidly in the recent years. Many of these advances have accelerated our understanding of human disease biology with implications in better molecular characterization of diseases. In recent years, advances in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies have enabled a significant reduction in the cost of nucleotide sequencing. These together have signalled a significant change in the way we practice medicine. 

A large number of molecular data-sets including genomic data needs to be integrated in the clinic for precise diagnosis and to be able to predict prognosis for a patient. It has become necessary that clinicians keep abreast of these developments and be equipped to implement it in their clinical practice. The workshop attains significance in this backdrop and provides a conceptual understanding of the spectrum of applications encompassing genomic medicine.

Programme Overview

Introduction to Genomics in Medicine
Genome & Exome Sequencing for Rare Genetic Diseases
Cancer Genomics Research in Mizoram
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Genome Wide Association Studies and it’s Application in Clinical Research
Genomics for diagnosis of Mitochondrial disorders
Advances in Molecular Diagnosis and Treatment of Genetic Diseases
Introduction to Pharmacogenomics and Applications in Clinical Practice
Functional validation of novel gene mutation in model organisms

Registration (Free)

Maximum: 25 delegates on a first-come, first-serve basis
(Applicants are requested to email confirming their attendance)


Dr. Lalchhandama, 
Dept. of Pathology,
Civil Hospital Aizawl.

Dr. N. Senthil Kumar, 
Dept. of Biotechnology,
Mizoram University, Aizawl.

3 CME Credits for participation granted by the Mizoram State Medical Council CME code for the workshop MSMC-CME/2018/013


Civil Hospital Aizawl
Civil Hospital Aizawl, presently 300 bedded with 23 departments was established in 1896, since its establishment Civil Hospital, Aizawl, continuously function as the epic-center for training, education and resource center for all medical, nursing and other paramedical streams. Recently with the constant and valiant effort of the Doctors, the State of Mizoram has achieved four recognitions at different levels.

Mizoram University
Mizoram University was established on 2nd July 2001 as a Central University and has been accredited as ‘A’ Grade by NAAC. The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2007 offering M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D. Degree Courses in Biotechnology. The department is undertaking research projects funded by various agencies such as DBT, DST, ICAR, CSIR and UGC. The Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility was established in 2008 and State Biotech Hub Facility in the year 2011 by the DBT, New Delhi and has state of art facility for research and teaching.

CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology 
CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB) is a premier Institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), engaged in research of national importance in the areas of genomics, molecular medicine, bioinformatics, proteomics and environmental biotechnology. 

Sponsored by:

Advanced Level State Biotech Hub,
Mizoram University (DBT, New Delhi sponsored)