Aims & Objective
Basic and translational research addressing diagnostics, therapeutics and prophylactics aspects of infectious diseases concerning India.
CIIDRET has large ongoing programs relating to development of novel diagnostics and/or therapeutics for COVID, Tuberculosis, and Chikungunya.
CIIDRET has also developed a novel technology based on recombinant antibodies that is national resource for isolation of molecules for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications.
Establishment of a state-of-the-art facility with platform technologies that can be extended as services to academia and industry.
CIIDRET offers custom services that currently include DNA sequencing, Microarray technology, Next-generation sequencing (NGS), SPR, and production of recombinant proteins and antibodies. The proposers of CIIDRET have been providing services related to DNA sequencing for the last 17 years to academic users throughout the country (DBT-Supported DNA Sequencing Facility). The same has been initiated for Microarrays and NGS and SPR. These activities will provide a platform for interaction with other researchers in academia and industry, and generate funds for sustenance of the center.
Innovating education- Empowering human resource
CIIDRET aims to bridge the gap between the academia output and the required industry input. Merging science with entrepreneurship is the essence of biotechnology. Students who want to become part of the development of science in the nation must first develop industry-relevant skills and acquire requisite knowledge and experience.
Some key skills sets targeted by CIIDRET include:
- Entry-level skills for Research & Development
- Upstream and Downstream Processing
- Cell Culture Skills
- Hybridoma Technology
- Documentation and
- Bio-Marketing and Entrepreneurship
CIIDRET aims for industry responsive training programs that produce employable individuals with in-demand skills. These include foundation skills for entry-level work in research and development sector as well as advanced skill-sets for higher-level and incumbent industry workers.
For training to keep pace with evolving industry demands, CIIDRET partners with industry for relevant training, internships/work experience and placements.
College Connect- promoting research and Innovation
CIIDRET provides opportunity to college teachers and students to visit and use its facilities for trying new ideas and execute experimental work.
CIIDRET also does activities to inspire youngsters to take up research and Innovation as their career.