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The National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) has been established as an autonomous institution by the Government of India, under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology. This is the first institution in India explicitly devoted to research, training, translation & service and capacity-building in biomedical genomics.
It is located in Kalyani, West Bengal, India, about 50 km. from Kolkata. Connected to Kolkata by highways, expressways and railways, it takes about one and one-half hours to reach Kalyani from Kolkata.
The Institute is currently functioning from an interim facility of about 120,000 sq. ft. of floor space, constructed on the 2nd floor of a local hospital. laboratories, equipment (including flow-cell sequencers, whole-genome genotyping and gene expression platforms, multiplex suspension array platform, high-end computing platforms, etc.), bio-banking facility, office space and class rooms have been established.
The permanent campus of the Institute is being constructed on a 30-acre plot of land, with academic blocks, student and faculty housing, guest houses, conference centre and other facilities.
have been awarded with DBT - Wellcome Trust
>> NIBMG is launching a DNB (Diplomate of National Board) Programme on Medical Genetics jointly with Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi and Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad