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UK and US Firms Creates Largest Genomics Project to Study Indian Population March 19, 2018 UK-based genomics data platform Global Gene Corp and American genetics company, Regeneron Genetics Center announced yesterday that they will collaborate to create the world’s largest project of its kind to study Indian population. The multi-year-tie-up is aimed at finding innovative diagnosis and therapies for rare diseases. Genomic sequencing data generated by Regeneron Research Center will...
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Global Gene Corp and Regeneron announce largest genomics programme for Indian population March 18, 2018 NEW DELHI: Global Gene Corp, a well-known genomics data platform, has teamed up with US-based Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) to sequence the exomes of people from the Indian sub-continent and examine the links between human genetic variations and specific diseases. The collaboration is the largest programme in India and is specifically aimed at generating genomic understanding of population...
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UK BioIndustry Association February 22, 2018 BIA launches new Genomics Advisory Committee at annual Committee Summit Today the UK Bioindustry Association (BIA) launches its newest Advisory Committee, focused on the issue of genomics. The Genomics Advisory Committee has been established to support the strategic objective that the UK starts, scales and builds world leading genomic businesses. Companies and organisations represented on...
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LSE Business Review Article January 10, 2018 Sumit Jamuar: Indians are 20% of the world’s population, but represent only 1% of existing genetic data The chairman and CEO of Global Gene Corp talks about the challenges and promises of genomic medicine As the new frontier in medicine, genomics brings with it the hope of allowing researchers to find the cure for a number of largely incurable diseases, from cancer to Alzheimer’s, to infect...
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Reuters October 4, 2017 Futureproof, Gene editing and the rise of the home DNA test This episode is all about Genomics. Matt Gooderick heads to San Francisco to discover why gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 is raising ethical questions. Plus the rise of the at home DNA test – we put the swab to the test. And how a lack diversity in genomic data could negatively impact developing countries. Listen to the episode at Reuters
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Financial Times September 27, 2017 When biased data holds a potentially deadly flaw.  Madhumita Murgia for the Financial Times  "Last week, I visited the Wellcome Trust’s Genome Campus, a verdant patch of land in Cambridgeshire, where otters and bats inhabit the woods surrounding the offices of geneticists and computer scientists. .. I met Sumit Jamuar, a former engineer who runs the start-up Global Gene Corp. " Read the ful...
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Frontline Genomics July 5, 2017 Global Gene Corp, a genomics platform committed to decoding DNA of every ethnic group to deliver precision medicine for all, has announced that former Chief Information Officer of Human Longevity Inc.,  Dr. Yaron Turpaz, PhD, MBA is joining the company’s executive leadership team as Chief and Data Technology Officer, where he also will assume country management responsibility as Managing Direct...
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Times of India June 29, 2017 SINGAPORE: National Supercomputing Center (NSCC) Singapore and the Singapore government-backed Global Gene Corp (GGC) recently signed an agreement to bolster the country's genomics-driven precision medicine initiative. The colaboration will help GGC deliver "the first ever genomic beacon for Indian population", the company said. GGC is a genomics data platform and applications company. The N...
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Genome Web June 26, 2017   Capturing Diversity Most of the world's sequenced genomes come from people of European ancestry, but BBC News reports Global Gene Corp. is hoping to capture the genetic diversity of India. The company also plans to expand to other world regions currently underrepresented in genomic databases, it adds. "We realized that with the power and possibility of genomics and precision medicine,...
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BBC News June 22, 2017 The power of a billion: India's genomics revolution Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare? India is the land of inventors and industry, spices and spirituality - and 1.3 billion human genomes. But although the subcontinent contributes around 20% of the world's population, the DNA sequences of its people...