Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratory, Under Department of Microbiology
VRDL was established under the CSS 'Establishment of a network of laboratories for managing epidemics and natural calamities' in 2020. Dr, Swagnik Roy, HoD, Department of Microbiology is the Principal Investigator for this project. It is currently the only laboratory in the state of Mizoram that is conducting RT-PCR tests for COVID-19. The VRDL has also been equipped with facilities for Genomic Sequencing which was donated by PATH Foundation, USA.
List of Equipment
List of Staff under VRDL
Dr. Lalrinpari Sailo
Research Scientist – I (Medical)
Research Scientist (Non-Medical)
Data Entry Operator
The VRDL is also augmented by faculty & staff from the Department of Microbiology, Zoram Medical College.