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Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology
S.No Title Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Duration of the project (years) Name of the Funding Agency (Intramural / Extramural) Amount Sanctioned / requested (Rs. Lakhs)
01 Gene mapping for Myopia and identification of environmental risk factors for myopia progression in subjects with genetic susceptibility/ DST/ Govt of India Dr.S.Sripriya Dr.RR Sudhir 3 Years DST, Govt of India 22,00,000
02 India US Genetic Study of Ocular Quantitative Traits Dr.Ronnie George Dr.S.Sripriya/ Dr.N.Soumittra 2 Years DBT, Govt of India 28,00,000
03 Molecular genetics of Corneal Dystrophy – Mutational Screening of SLC4A11 and COL8A2 gene in Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy (FCD) and Linkage analysis in FCD affected Families / Indian Council of Medical Research, Govt of India Dr.N.Soumittra Dr.Rama Rajagopal 3 Years ICMR, Govt of India 18,93,492
04 Genetic Association Studies & Fine Mapping Of Critical Genomic Regions That Harbor Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Susceptibility Loci/Genes/ Govt of India Dr. S.Sripriya Dr.Tarun Sharma 3 Years DBT, Govt of India 36,34,000
05 Gene expression profiling and development of micro array based biomarkers for diabetic retinopathy - a pilot study. Functional genomic study of diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Lingam Gopal Dr.N Soumittra 3 Years DST, Govt of India 10.00L
06 Sankara Nethralaya Diabetic retinopathy epidemiology and molecular genetics study III (SNDREAMS III): Rural arm/ /Jamshedji Tata Trust Dr. Tarun Sharma Dr. Rajiv Raman 3 Years Jamshedji Tata Trust 40,00,000
07 Bardet-BiedlSyndrome: molecular epidemiology and identification of novel genes in the Indiancohort. Dr.S.Sripirya Dr. Parveen K sen 3 Years ICMR (INDO INSERM) 28,74,400