Sequencing and Informatics Services

This unit offers genomics and informatics services to cater to the needs of genotyping and sequencing for a range of applications in different themes of the global research program on Genetic gains, other Research Programs, and NARS partners. An arm of the Center of Excellence in Genomics & Systems Biology, provides services on a cost-to-cost basis with the objective of enhancing genomics applications in breeding as well as research at ICRISAT and its partner institutes.

The CEGSB hosts state-of-the-art genomics platforms such as HiSeq 2500, MiSeq, ABI3730, Microarray Spotter & Scanner, LiCOR, etc. and ahigh-performance computational analysis platform with 600 cores, 6 TB RAM and 830 TB storage.

Services offered:

  • De novo and re-sequencing of genomes
  • RNASeq/Transcriptome sequencing and small RNA sequencing
  • ChiP-Seq, Methylation/Bisulfite sequencing
  • SNP (KASPassay) and SSR genotyping
  • DArT genotyping
  • qRT-PCR analysis
  • Sequence alignment and variant calling based on next generation sequencing data
  • Basic genome and transcriptome analysis
  • Genotyping-by-sequencing analysis
  • Training in sequencing and genotyping data analysis.

For availing above mentioned services, please write to:

Ms. Anu Chitikineni
Senior Manager (Sequencing and Informatics Services Unit)
Center of Excellence in Genomics & Systems Biology (CEGSB) 
Research Program – Genetic Gains
Bldg 300, ICRISAT
Patancheru- 502324, Greater Hyderabad
Tel: 040 3071 3345
Fax: 040 3071 3074/75
Email: a.chitikineni@cgiar.org

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