Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratory, Under Department of Biochemistry

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 Biochemistry 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.

List of Equipment

List of Staff under VRDL

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

1

Dr. Lalrinpari Sailo

Research Scientist – I (Medical)

2

Zomuanpuii Colney

Research Scientist  (Non-Medical)

3

K. Lalnunthari

Research Assistant

4

Malsawmdawngliani

Laboratory Technician 

5

Zongaihzuali

Laboratory Technician 

6

Zairemtluanga

Data Entry Operator

7

R Vanlaltanpuia

Multi-Tasking Staff

The VRDL is also augmented by staff under the Department of Biochemistry, Zoram Medical College.