The 2nd TCGA Workshop and Conference in India was jointly organized by Centre for Translational Cancer Research [CTCR] – a joint initiative of Prashanti Cancer Care Mission and IISER Pune along with Persistent Systems, TCGA, Institute of Cancer Research(UK), CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology and DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance. This online workshop and conference was based on the theme ‘Towards Team Science for Multi-omics Cancer Research in South Asia’. The conference’s central theme was of building a culture of team science for undertaking mega-cancer research projects in India and neighboring countries.
During this conference, the vision, design and plans of the India Cancer Genome Atlas (ICGA) project were also discussed and Dr. Anand Deshpande spoke extensively about its current stage and updated the attendees about the way forward.
Dr Anand Deshpande
Founder, Chairman & Managing Director,