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Indian Institute of Chemical Biology

Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
Established1935; 89 years ago (1935)
Research typeAutonomous Research center
Budget711 million (2012)[1]
Field of research
DirectorArun Bandyopadhyay
LocationKolkata, West Bengal, India
22°29′51″N 88°22′12″E / 22.4974°N 88.3700°E / 22.4974; 88.3700
CampusMultiple campuses Urban
Operating agency
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Edit this at Wikidata

Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB) is a biomedical research centre in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.[2]

Established in 1935 as Indian Institute of Experimental Medicine (IIEM), it was inducted under the aegis of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1956 and renamed to its present form in 1982.[2] It has 6 R&D divisions:- Cancer Biology & Inflammatory Disorder, Cell Biology & Physiology, Chemistry, Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Molecular & Human Genetics, and Structural Biology & Bioinformatics.

Notable people

Prof. Amar Bhaduri, Director of CSIR-IICB, Kolkata (1990-1995) and President of Society of Biological Chemists of India (1999-2000),[3] known for outstanding contribution in Kala-azar research in India.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2011-2012" (PDF). Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 March 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b "History of IICB". Archived from the original on 30 March 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  3. ^ [bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ [bare URL PDF]
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