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Dr. Jiny Nair

(Lab Head, Genomics- Neuome Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Ph.D – Genomics, Allied Health Sciences)

Molecular Geneticist with a decade experience in applying cutting-edge genomic technology in research and genetic diagnostic laboratories. Passionate about combining the knowledge of genomics with the art of working alongside patients. Instrumental in understanding the genetics of premature ovarian failure during masters and cardiovascular disease during PhD. Contributed to the setting up genomics facility and development of gene testing in Neuome and Gunasheela Hospital.

Activities

Memberships

American society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
The Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG)

Certifications

Professional Certificate program in Genetic Counselling (Duration 24 weeks, July 2021- Jun 2022)
Certificate of Training in Reproductive Genetics (23-25 Oct 2020)

Education

Ph.D in Genomics -Allied Head Sciences (RGUHS)

Masters in Biomedical Genetics (VIT)

EXPERIENCEā€‹

  • Lab Head-Genomics, Neuome Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
    2022-Present
  • Senior Research Scientist, Gunshaeela Hospital
    2018-2022
  • Senior Scientific/ Bioinformatics Application Specialist, QIAGEN, India
    2017-2018
  • Scientist- Advanced Genomics Application, QIAGEN, India
    2015-2017

Publications

  1. Network analysis of inflammatory genes and their transcriptional regulators in coronary artery disease. J Nair, M Ghatge, VV Kakkar, J Shanker. PloS one 9 (4), e94328.
  2. CELSR2ā€“PSRC1ā€“SORT1 gene expression and association with coronary artery disease and plasma lipid levels in an Asian Indian cohort. P Arvind, J Nair, S Jambunathan, VV Kakkar, J ShankerJournal of Cardiology 64 (5), 339-346.
  3. Role of vitamin D levels and vitamin D receptor polymorphisms in relation to coronary artery disease: the Indian atherosclerosis research study. J Shanker, A Maitra, P Arvind, J Nair, D Dash, R Manchiganti et.al. Coronary artery disease 22 (5), 324-332.
  4. Relationship between periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, peripheral vascular resistance markers and coronary artery disease in Asian Indians. J Shanker, P Setty, P Arvind, J Nair, D Bhasker, G Balakrishna, VV Kakkar. Thrombosis research 132 (1), e8- e14.
  5. Genome-wide expression analysis suggests hypoxia-triggered hyper-coagulation leading to venous thrombosis at high altitude. PK Jha, A Sahu, A Prabhakar, T Tyagi, T Chatterjee, P Arvind, J Nair et.al. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 118 (07), 1279-1295. The detailed list is available in Google scholar (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=B4afS1oAAAAJ)