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IIT Kgp to launch Genomics Study for beginners

Kolkata: IIT Kgp has launched an ambitious programme to encourage beginners of undergraduate engineering courses at the institute to enrol for Genomics Study. "To engage the brightest young engineering minds in biology research, particularly in genomics and genome engineering, IIT Kgp is going to start the genomics laboratory facility for engineering students from all the branches of engineering," Prof Sudip K Ghosh of Biotechnology said on Monday. The primary objective of this laboratory will be to teach all the students at the 2nd year the basic techniques of life sciences that will include microscopy-based observation, molecular biology, protein structure and function and lastly, bioinformatics.
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