Department

Central Research Laboratory

Location : About 310 sq metre area on 4th Floor, Administrative block, College premise.

Scope of research work : Major Research works from all departments separately or in integrated way.

Purpose : To provide most recent research methodologies in an integrated way to the faculty members of all departments for carrying out novel research works in medical science.

Unit in charge : Dr. Anindya Dasgupta, Professor & Head, Dept. of Biochemistry, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata.

Research facilities available :
1. Human DNA isolation, PCR amplification, RFLP study, study of mutations and polymorphisms
2. Fluorescent studies including immunofluorescence.
3. Electrophoretic separation of proteins, lipids and nucleic acids,
4. Different spectrophotometric studies.

Ongoing research projects :
1. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to beta thalassemia,
2. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to PCOS,
3. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to hypertension,
4. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to thyroid receptor disorders,
5. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to Prostate cancers,
6. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to Vitamin D deficiencies,
7. Study of genetic polymorphisms related to Folate metabolism disorders,
8. Development of convenient PCR method for effective diagnosis of Hansen’s disease.
9. Immunofluorescence method dependent diagnostic method.