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Studies related to Virology at ICMR NIV!- 18-Feb-2020

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Established at Pune, Maharashtra State in 1952 as Virus Research Centre (VRC) under the auspices of the ICMR and the Rockefeller Foundation (RF), USA, the National Institute of Virology is one of the major Institutes of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Then in the year 1978, it was upgraded as National Institute of Virology.

It is committed to carry out research studies on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Rotavirus gastroenteritis, acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis, Rabies, Herpes sirnplex, Buffalo pox, Measles, and Poliomyelitis.

Main Objective:

To carryout researches on virus that affects human being
To understand deeply the nature of the virus.
 Investigations of outbreaks, isolation and characterization of viruses.
 Providing diagnosis for viral diseases and development of indigenous diagnostic tests.
 Study of natural cycle, maintenance and spread of viruses.
 Developing models for prediction of viral epidemics.
 Developing animal models to study pathogenesis of viruses.
 Developing in vitro culture systems, including development of cell lines from mammals,
arthropods and fishes.
 Studies on genetic and immunological properties of various viruses.
Molecular epidemiology.
Developing methods of prevention and control of viral diseases.
Creating awareness of viral diseases.

The research activities carried out here are Cell repository, Electron microscopy, Rickettsioses, Hepatitis, Influenza and related viruses, Clinical virology, Biochemistry, Virus registry, and Biostatistics.

Now, it is providing 24 X 7 awareness to public on the outbreak of Corona Virus in china through 011 2397 8046, 1800 180 1104.

Programmes offered:
ICMR NIV offers various Post Graduation and Research studies like

Msc. - Virology
Mphil: - Basic Medical Science
Mphil in Biotechnology   
Phd Basic Medical Science
Phd Bio=technology
Phd Bio Chemistry
Phd in Micro Biology
Phd in Zoology

Trainings & Conferences:

This institution offers various types training as well as conferences on viruses for students and scholars.

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