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India’s first national repository for life science data: ‘Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC)

  • IASbaba
  • November 14, 2022
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Context: As per the BIOTECH-PRIDE guidelines of the Government of India, IBDC is mandated to archive all life science data generated from publicly-funded research in India.

Features:

  • IBDC has accumulated over 200 billion bases from 2, 08, 055 submissions from more than 50 research labs across India
  • IBDC dashboard provides customized data submission, access, data analysis services, and real-time SARS-CoV-2 variant monitoring across India
  • IBDC is mandated to archive all life science data generated from publicly-funded research in India
  • It has a data storage capacity of about 4 petabytes and houses the ‘Brahm’ High Performance Computing (HPC) facility.
  • IBDC has started nucleotide data submission services via two data portals viz. the ‘Indian Nucleotide Data Archive (INDA)’ and ‘Indian Nucleotide Data Archive – Controlled Access (INDA-CA)’ and has accumulated over 200 billion bases from 2,08,055 submissions from more than 50 research labs across India.

Source: PIB

 

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