Centre for Innovation in Infectious Disease Research, Education and Training (CIIDRET) is an independent Centre of the University of Delhi. The Center is situated at the South Campus of the University and carries out basic and translational research addressing diagnostics, therapeutics and prophylactics aspects of infectious diseases concerning India. The centre provides services to academia and industry for available infrastructure and technologies. It also imparts training to UG and PG students, research scholars, teachers and scientists from Delhi University and other institutions through short-term