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SELECTBIO Conferences Emerging Role of Next Generation Sequencing in Clinical Genomics

Firoz Ahmad's Biography

Firoz Ahmad, Research Scientist and Senior Manager-R&D, SRL Diagnostics

Currently Dr. Firoz Ahmad is working as the Research Scientist and Senior Manger at SRL Limited, Mumbai since January, 2011 (Till today- 6.5 years). His major contribution is developing and implementing various molecular assays across different molecular platforms. As a research scientist, his role is to design assays on sanger, pyrosequencing as well as Next generation sequencing based assays such as BRCA, hereditary cancer panels as well as whole exome sequencing at SRL. He has undergone various technical training across India on Laboratory quality management system, Next Generation Sequencing technology; Microarray based cytogenetic assays, Pyrosequencing etc. He is also well versed with molecular cytogenetic techniques such as conventional cytogenetic analysis and FISH analysis. He has attended several technical workshops in the field of cancer genetics and presented papers at several national symposiums and conferences. He has been awarded with prestigious Dr J.C. Patel award, Biotech Industrial Training program award, and National level scholarship. He is also an active member of Mumbai Hematology Group, Association for Molecular Pathology, USA and Molecular Pathology Association of India, Mumbai. On academic front, he is a recognized PG guide from Mumbai University and actively involved in designing research projects for PhDs and masters student. He has published 25 research papers in peer reviewed international Journals.

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Molecular Spectrum of BRCA Gene Mutation in Indian Scenario

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 at 11:10

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This presentation highlights how Next generation sequencing (NGS) based testing increase the sensitivity of mutation detection, and help in identifying patients with high risk of developing cancer?

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