COVID-19 Open Research

The COVID-19 Open Research Data and Resources provides access to relevant data-sets, research, and resources at Vinod Scaria Lab at CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) 

COVID-19 Genome Analysis Summaries

  • GENETIC DIVERSITY OF INDIAN SARS-NCOV-2 ISOLATES 15/05/2020 Credits:  Inforgraphics: Bani Jolly Data Source: GISAID Acknowledge data submitted from NIMHANS Bengaluru, NCDC Delhi, ICMR NIV Pune, NIBMG Kalyani, GBRC Gandhinagar and Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad Methods and Resources ...
    Posted May 14, 2020, 8:20 AM by Vinod Scaria
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Forthcoming talks

  • These are a tentative list of forthcoming invited talks. The talk title, content and attendance are likely to change. [List of forthcoming talks]
  • 24th Human Genome Meeting HGM2020 Human Genome Meeting (HGM) is a series of annual conferences organised by the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO). It started as a meeting dedicated for Human Genome Mapping. Over the years ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2019, 9:56 PM by Vinod Scaria
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Clinical Genomics / Precision Medicine Initiatives India, South-East Asia and Middle East
Precision Medicine
Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomes
Zebrafish Wild-type Strain [Data/Resources

Genomics for Precision Medicine in India

http://guardian.meragenome.com
CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) has initiated a unique programme on this front, pioneering the application of Genomics for Public Health (IndiGen) in India. The Genomics for Understanding Rare Disease, India Alliance Network (GUaRDIAN) is a large-scale collaborative network of clinicians from around India trying to integrate genomics in clinical practice, with the a singular focus to elucidate the genetic structure of Rare Genetic Diseases in India. Omics for Precise Therapeutic Interventions Minimizing Adverse Events (OPTIMA) is a collaborative initiative towards implementing pharmacogenetics in Clinics.

Lab in News

  • The Gene Business Technology advances in gene sequencing are creating new opportunities for enterprises in healthcare and other sectors - writes Joe Mathew in Business TodayAre you genetically predisposed to some diseases? Do ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 2:34 AM by Vinod Scaria
  • Genome sequencing by CSIR to help in Precision Medicine in India The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has sequenced the entire genomes of 1008 Indians in six months, under a mission that was aimed at demonstrating capability and scalability of ...
    Posted Oct 31, 2019, 12:24 AM by Vinod Scaria
  • Genome sequencing to map population diversity Jacob Koshy | The Hindu NEW DELHI, APRIL 19, 2019 00:11 ISThttps://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/genome-sequencing-to-map-population-diversity/article26880217.eceCSIR effort set ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2019, 2:14 AM by Vinod Scaria
  • 5-year-old ‘butterfly’ boy at PGI for treatment Shimona Kanwar| TNN | Updated: Apr 12, 2018, 11:13 ISTFull text: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/5-year-old-butterfly-boy-at-pgi-for-treatment/articleshow/63720834.cms ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2018, 10:29 PM by Vinod Scaria
  • Interpretation of a malady: how scientists zeroed in on one family's rare and crippling disease The poignant story of an Agra family, where six children have the Nalband mutation. Jacob Koshy reports on how a group of scientists linked it to a rare and crippling ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2017, 11:03 PM by Vinod Scaria
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Recent Publications
[Complete list of publications are available here]
Publications related to COVID-19 from Vinod Scaria Lab at CSIR Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology. Find more information on COVID-19 Open Research, Data and Resources

Poojary M, Shantaraman A, Jolly B, Scaria V 
Research Reports (2020) Accepted [reprint


Sharma S, Rophina M, Poojary M and Scaria V
circad: a comprehensive manually curated resource of circular RNA associated with diseases
Database (2020) Accepted

Jalali S, Singh A, Scaria V and Maiti S
Genome-wide computational analysis and validation of potential long noncoding RNA mediated DNA-DNA:RNA triplexes in the human genome
Methods in Molecular Biology (2020) Accepted

Sharma D, Sandhya P, Vellarikkal SK, Surin AK, Jayarajan R, Verma A, Kumar A, Ravi R, Danda D, Sivasubbu S, Scaria V
Saliva microbiome in primary Sjogren’s syndrome reveals a distinct set of microbes associated with the disease
Oral Diseases (2019) Accepted

GUaRDIAN Consortium
Genomics of rare genetic diseases—experiences from India
Human Genomics (2019) Accepted

Sharma D, Sehgal P, Mathew S, Vellarikkal SK, Singh AR, Kapoor S, Jayarajan R, Scaria V* & Sivasubbu S* 
A genome-wide map of circular RNAs in adult zebrafish
Scientific Reports (2019) 9, 3432

Thottath J, Vellarikkal SK, Jayarajan R, Verma A, Manamel M, Singh A, Rajendran VR, Sivasubbu S and Scaria V
A novel cathepsin D mutation in 2 siblings with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
Neurol Genet 5:e302 (2019)

Advances in Genetics (Academic Press) (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.adgen.2018.09.001

Sharma D, Sehgal S, Hariprakash J, Sivasubbu S, and Scaria V*
Methods for Annotation and Validation of Circular RNAs from RNAseq Data
Methods Mol Biol. (2019) Accepted

Mathew S, Sivadas A, Sehgal P, Kaushik K, Vellarikkal SK, Scaria V, and Sivasubbu SMethods Mol Biol. (2019) Accepted


(*as communicating/co-communicating author)