Indian Institute of Chemical Biology

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Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
Indian Institute of Chemical Biology.svg
Established1935; 84 years ago (1935)
Research typeAutonomous Research center
Budget711 million (2012)[1]
Field of research
Biology,
Chemistry
DirectorSamit Chattopadhyay
Faculty66[1]
Students427[1]
LocationKolkata, West Bengal, India
22°29′51″N 88°22′12″E / 22.4974°N 88.3700°E / 22.4974; 88.3700Coordinates: 22°29′51″N 88°22′12″E / 22.4974°N 88.3700°E / 22.4974; 88.3700
CampusMultiple campuses Urban
AffiliationsAcSIR
Operating agency
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
Websitewww.iicb.res.in

Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB) is a biomedical research centre in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.[2] Established in 1935 it was named as Indian Institute of Experimental Medicine (IIEM). Later on IIEM was included in Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) in the year of 1956 and renamed to its present form in 1982.

The researchers of the institute have developed therapeutic and diagnostic solutions of various diseases.[3][4]


IICB is a multidisciplinary research laboratory under the umbrella of CSIR, Govt. of India. It has 6 R&D divisions:

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  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2011-2012" (PDF). Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ "History of IICB". iicb.res.in. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Narayana Health, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology joins hand for transitional research". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Indian Institute of Chemical Biology". nti.org. Retrieved 19 April 2014.

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