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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:

  • Genomics Services
    1. DNA Sequencers (ABI 3730/ ABI 3500 XL)
    2. Real-Time PCR Machine (ABI 7500/ BIO- RAD)
  • Proteomics Services
    1. HPLC System (SHIMADZU LC 2030 C)
    2. Circular Dichroism Spectropolarimeter (JASCO J-810)
    3. GC-MS (GC 2010 SHIMADZU)
    4. Bia-Core (GE 3000/X100)
  • Cellomics Services
    1. Confocal Microscope with Multiphoton Laser (ZEISS LSM 700/ Leica SP-8)
    2. Live Cell Imaging (NIKON ECLIPSE)
    3. FACS Aria /Flow cytometer with Sorter (BD)
    4. FACS Aria Fusion High Speed Cell Sorter (BD FORTESSA X-20)
    5. Super Resolution Microscope LSM 980 (ZEISS)
  • Tissue processing
    1. Microtome (LEICA Model HM340E)
For all further clarifications, please contact:

VINOD KUMAR MISHRA
STAFF SCIENTIST-V
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
Mobile No-9440476696 Fax: +914027216006
Email: sefcdfd@cdfd.org.in
          vkmishra@cdfd.org.in
Website - www.cdfd.org.in

Last updated on : Friday, 18th September, 2020.

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