Sequencing and Informatics Services

This unit offers genomics and informatics services to cater to the needs of genotyping and sequencing for a range of applications in different themes of the global research program on Genetic gains, other Research Programs, and NARS partners. An arm of the Center of Excellence in Genomics, it provides services on a cost-to-cost basis with the objective of enhancing genomics applications in breeding as well as research at ICRISAT and its partner institutes.

The CEG hosts state-of-the-art genomics platforms such as HiSeq 2500, MiSeq, ABI3730, Microarray Spotter & Scanner, LiCOR, etc. and a high-performance computational analysis platform with 600 cores, 7.5 TB RAM and 830 TB storage.

Services offered:

• De novo and re-sequencing of genomes

• RNASeq/Transcriptome sequencing and small RNA sequencing

• ChiP-Seq, Methylation/Bisulfite sequencing

• DArT genotyping

• qRT-PCR analysis

• Sequence alignment and variant calling based on next generation sequencing data

• Basic genome and transcriptome analysis

• Genotyping-by-sequencing analysis

• Training in sequencing and genotyping data analysis.

For availing above mentioned services, please write to:


Senior Scientific Officer– Sequencing & Genomics Services

Center of Excellence in Genomics and System Biology (CEGSB)

Bldg 300, ICRISAT

Patancheru- 502324, Greater Hyderabad

Tel: +91 845568 3427 (O)