ICGA Mission Statement
To create an indigenously developed, open-source, comprehensive database of molecular profiles of all cancers prevalent in Indian populations.
ICGA project is inspired by and modelled after The Cancer Genomics Atlas (TCGA) set up by the US National Cancer Institute in 2006.
Why Indian Cancer Genome Atlas (ICGA)?
Our Cancers are different!
Article in Economic Times - January 19, 2021
In December, even before the exuberance over the arrival of Covid-19 vaccines could sink in, researchers in the UK found that gene mutations or natural changes in the coronavirus had made it even more infectious.Read more >
Press Release from Government of India about ICGA - December 04, 2020
Dr. Harsh Vardhan virtually inaugurates the 2nd Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) 2020 Conference.Read more >
December 3 – 5, 2020
Towards Team Science for Multi-omics Studies in South Asia
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, even though initially planned, it was not possible to organize a 2nd TCGA-themed conference in Pune in 2020. Instead, this conference was organized in app online format with the theme 'Towards Team Science for Multi-omics Cancer Research in South Asia'.Read more >