Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) Facility Current Affairs - 2020

ICMR approves India’s first home screening test kit of COVID-19

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently approved the home testing COVID-19 kit that was designed by a startup called Bione. Highlights The prices of the kit ranges between Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000. In order to take the test, one has to clean his or her finger with alcohol and use the lancet in Read More…

CCMB unveils new Next Gen Sequencing facility

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, inaugurated Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), a CSIR lab in Hyderabad, Telangana. About Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) Facility It would include technology for high genome sequencing and also diagnostic sequencing of Read More…