The oncogenomics research of Prof. Bibha Choudhary, which led to the identification of 114 genetic variants linked to oral cancer in Indian populations, was recently picked up by several news channels. The research was conducted jointly by IBAB and doctors from HCG Cancer Centre, using IBAB’s in-house state-of-the-art genomics facility. A press conference was organised on the occasion of World Cancer Day, and the research was commended by C.N. Ashwatha Narayana, Minister for IT/BT and Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka.
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/study-identifies-114-genetic-variants-associated-with-oral-cancer-in-humans/article38379202.ece/amp/
https://www.prajavani.net/karnataka-news/cancer-genetic-mutation-detected-908194.html