Research activities of the Centre for Genetic Engineering

P Ajit Kumar, V Nagaraja, Umesh Varshney, S Vijaya


The Centre for Genetic Engineering was created in 1988 to foster basic research using recombinant DNA techniques. Several research programmes are operative in the areas of transcription,translation, molecular basis of viral and bacterial pathogenesis and tumongenesis. In addition, molecular and immunological aspects of tuberculosis are being actively pursued. This profile describes in a nutshell the research programme of the Centre.


Interferon; Japanese encephalitis; transcription activation; translation; M. tuberculosis.

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