Centre For DNA Fingerprinting And Diagnostics
The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) is an Indian Biotechnology research center, located in Hyderabad, India, operated by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
CDFD is Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence in Medical Bio-informatics, supported with a strong bioinformatics facility, and is the India node of the EMBnet.
CDFD receives funding from other agencies like the Wellcome Trust on specific collaborative projects. In addition, DNA fingerprinting and diagnostics services provided by the centre support some of the activities. The Centre is recognized by the University of Hyderabad and Manipal University for pursuing doctor of philosophy in Life Sciences.
Research at CDFD has focused largely on molecular epidemiology of bacterial pathogens, structural genetics, molecular genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology.
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