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DBT Nodal Cell, Tezpur University,Napaam, Sonitpur, Assam-784 028, INDIA [ DBT Nodal Cell 2015]

DBT Nodal Cell, Tezpur University
(DBT-NER  MEDICAL COLLEGE PROGRAMME)


DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
Ministry of Science and Technology

Principal Investigator        :        Prof. (Dr.) M. S Pathak, Dept of Biochemistry

Co- Principal Investigator  :       Dr. D. Kalita, Dept of Biochemistry

Project Sanction date & Year:   24th September, 2009


STATUS OF SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: 
Objectives
Status
First phase:
Civil work- comprising renovation of existing rooms to molecular lab.

Procurement of equipments/ machines to equip the laboratory.

Recruitment of manpower and arrangement of training.
Laboratory with dedicated area of  62 sq m renovated, equipped & fully functional.

Over 2200 cases of diagnostics related to haemoglobinopathies.

Second phase:
Development of manpower with proper training in the field of molecular genetics.

Commissioning of the lab.
PhD ongoing

MD/MS thesis completed

Final phase:
Case identification.
Screening for genetic haematological diseases.
Organisation of scientific seminar, CME's, workshop etc.
Molecular diagnosis & confirmation of clinically diagnosed cases & research.
Motivate patients for antenatal genetic counseling to prevent burden of such diseases in the society.
Compilation and framing of data for publication.

On going

1100 cases of Diagnosis of Haemoglobin variants like HbE, HbS, beta thalassaemia, Compound HbE- beta, S- beta thalassaemia carried out.

04 Publications