About US


Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a premier research organization engaged future forward areas of modern biology.

The Centre conducts high quality basic research and training in modern biology, and promotes centralized national facilities for new and modern techniques in the inter-disciplinary areas of biology. With this legacy applied research, and promoting entrepreneurship among the scientific community, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is the perfect home for the Atal Incubation Centre.

As a research organization, CSIR - CCMB understands the opportunities and challenges a deep science start-up faces. As host institute, CCMB works very closely with AIC to provide ancillary facilities and like

Animal Facilities:
Animal House, Drosophila Facility and Zebrafish Facility

High end-equipment:
Microarray, Proteomics Facility, Automatic DNA Sequencing, Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, Cryo-transmission Electron Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Crystallography Facility, High Throughput (HT) Crystallization Facility, Bioinformatics and NMR facility

CCMB shares a well-organized library with the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT). The library has an extensive collection of resource material in the fields of modern biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, and related areas, comprising 41,961 books, 58,111 bound volumes of periodicals and 1,85,000 Indian Patent Specifications. The library subscribes to 470 print journals and over 1300 titles of online journals. CCMB has access to about 4,000 e-journals. The library has an in-house bindery, reprographic facility, good Internet connectivity and a security surveillance system.

CCMB's Strengths:

  • CCMB helps the industry for analytical services
  • Extends equipment/ sophisticated instrumentation facilities
  • Highly qualified scientific & technical staff
  • World class facilities to do industrial R&D
  • Won many technology awards.