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The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) is a renowned autonomous Institution of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India established in 1996.The Centre provides services for forensic DNA fingerprinting, wildlife DNA fingerprinting, bioinformatics and for diagnosis of various human genetic disorders.

Basic research in the frontier areas of modern biology is the key component of CDFD, which include genetics, molecular and cell biology, molecular pathogenesis and computational biology. CDFD also has significant investments and expertise in research infrastructure resources.

CDFD offers wide range of instrumentation and analytical services in the area of modern molecular biology using state of - the-art, high precision, supreme quality, sophisticated scientific instruments. This matchless facility is being made accessible to all interested scholars, academicians and scientist from Universities, R&D institutes, private firms and industries along with teachers and students from colleges and schools at notional costs.

The list of services offered with the major equipments available under the scope of this Sophisticated Equipment Facility (SEF) are as follows:

  1. DNA Sequencers (ABI 3730/ ABI 3500 XL)
  2. Circular Dichroism spectropolarimeter (JASCO J-810)
  3. Confocal microscopes (ZEISS LSM 900, Leica SP-8)
  4. Super resolution microscope (Zeiss LSM 980, ELYRA-7)
  5. Live cell Imaging (OLYMPUS - IX83)
  6. Flow Cytometry (BD-LSR FORTESSA X-20, BD-FACSAria FUSION)
  7. Microtome (LEICA Model HM340E)
  8. Leica Tissue Processor 1020
  9. Leica Histocare Arcadia (C & H)
For all further clarifications, please contact:

Head, Sophisticated Equipment Facility (SEF)
Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)
Inner Ring Road, Uppal
Hyderabad-500 039
Tel:+914027216178 / 79 / 80 / 81 / 82
Fax: +914027216006
Email: sefcdfd@cdfd.org.in
Website - www.cdfd.org.in

Last updated on : Wednesday, 26thJune, 2024.

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