We are glad to be featured in the Horizon – The Tata Trusts magazine!
In this centre stage section of the December edition, ‘𝗜𝗻 𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗲 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁’, a 5-article series, gives a snapshot of our research programs and insights into our efforts of providing science-based solutions to the challenges faced by the country.
In the first article, Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Director, TIGS speaks to Labonita Ghosh where he discusses the vision, mission, and the highlights of our research programs.
‘𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙖 𝙜𝙚𝙣𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙘 𝙨𝙤𝙡𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙤 𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙗𝙡𝙚𝙢𝙨…’
In the second piece, 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱, focusses on the Wastewater surveillance work, powered by high end genomics, happening at TIGS and insights on what’s in store for all of us in the future with this technology!
𝗕𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸 – another article which speaks about our efforts to manage and control insect vectors to prevent infectious diseases such as Malaria and Dengue. It also highlights our efforts on managing Fall Armyworms and Coffee Stem borers which are highly invasive pests causing severe crop loss to our farmers.
𝗙𝗮𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗙𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰 – With climate change and a growing population, food security and nutrition are global concerns today. This article spots our work to improve crop varieties, mainly rice and to make them nutritionally rich, resilient, and high yielding using genome editing and mutation breeding techniques.
𝗔𝗻 𝗲𝗳𝗳𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗿 – Rare Genetic Diseases are far more than rare in India. Read on to know more about our efforts in accelerating diagnostics and therapeutics for Rare genetic diseases using cutting edge technology.