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Call for Pre-proposal on “Training Course for Clinicians cum Creation of Genetic Diagnostic Unit” in Human Genetics under UMMID-Initiative (Last date:30th November, 2017)

Call status: Close
Proposal deadline:30th November, 2017

Call Outline

Congenital and hereditary genetic diseases are becoming a significant health burden in India and hence there is a need for adequate and effective genetic testing and counseling services. The diagnostic tests for inherited disorders available in India are at a nascent stage. Some prenatal diagnostics are available that too at a few hospitals. Lack of specialty recognition; scarcity of training programs; shortage of professionally trained clinical & laboratory geneticists/Clinicians and paucity of genetic diagnostic centers & referral labs are still to be addressed adequately in our country. Considering these facts, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) invites pre-proposals with the aim to produce skilled clinicians in the area of Human Genetics and establish Genetic Diagnostic Units in Government Hospitals wherein the influx of patients is more.

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Mode of Submission:
Pre-Proposals may be submitted in the prescribed Format A or B, clearly stating ‘Proposal against Call for Pre-Proposal on Training course for Clinicians cum Creation of Genetic Diagnostic Units in Human Genetics under UMMIDInitiative’ through an email:

Subsequently, two hard copies should also be sent to:
Dr. Vinita N. Chaudhary,
Scientist ‘D’, Department of
Biotechnology, Block- 2,
Room No.816, 8th floor,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi – 110003.