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Connect with your genes on Social Media Day

Social Media Day: Connect With Your Genes

Our accounts are synced and our social media radars are always on the alert. The same cannot be said about our DNA. We connect you to your DNA.

The Hindu BusinessLine: Gopichand Academy teams up with Mapmygenome to get players’ genomes mapped

Players at Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy are getting their genomes mapped with support from Mapmygenome. Read about us in The Hindu Business Line​!
World Vitiligo Day

Clearing the (Skin) Stigma : The Truth About Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a pigmentary skin condition wherein affected individuals develop milky-white patches on their body, due to progressive loss of melanin pigment in their body. Multiple mechanisms such as autoimmunity, neural dysfunction, infections, and genetic deficiency have a role to play here.
Sickle Cell Mosquitoes and DNA: Sickle Cell Disease

Mosquitoes and DNA: The Evolution of Sickle Cell Disease

It starts with a tiny mutation. India's pioneering genetic counselor Pooja Ramchandran writes about the evolution of sickle-shaped red blood cells in populations where malaria is highly prevalent.
Renal Cell Carcinoma

Kidney Cancer Awareness: Renal Cell Carcinoma

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 85% of all kidney cancers and 3% of all cancers. Understand the risk factors and mitigation options.
International Yoga Day

My Experiences with Yoga: Anu Acharya

This blog is a summary of Anu Acharya's experiences with Yoga.

‘We do not do charity. We share our happiness’ – 30 quotes from Indian...

From innovation to impact, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring...

Whole Genome Sequencing – All you need to know!

‘Almost a decade ago, Steve Jobs was one of only 20 people in the world to have his DNA sequenced. The cost of Jobs’...

Conversations with Anu Acharya, the poetry lover and entrepreneur in the field of genetics

At Conversations at YourStory, Anu Acharya chatted with one and all on her views on genetics, life, and entrepreneurship. For the past four months now,...