Central Research Facility (Core Lab)


(1) Services

Central Core Research Facility maintains and supports sophisticated equipment and provides access to the latest technology of high-end equipment to all researchers and clinicians.

(2) Education

a. Training - Central Core Research Facilityprovidesa customized short term training program for three months (12 weeks) on high-end equipment and basic lab techniques by involving key mentors from different labs of SGPGI such as Immunology, Molecular medicine and biotechnology, Pathology, Hematology, and Microbiology so that young fellows can be well versed with key aspects of biological tools and understandtheirusesin biomedical research.At the end of the training, fellowsare evaluated based onpresentationsand MCQ tests.

b. Workshops/ study sessions - Central Core Research Facilityorganizes workshops/study sessionsrelated to high-end equipment by inviting experts from reputed premier institutes.

(3) Research

Central Core Research Facility provides a robust platform on high-quality, reliable, state-of-the-art high-end equipment that can be used to develop proteomic and genomic-based diagnostic biomarkers for patient service and clinical research work.

Workshops conducted by Central Research Facility (Core Lab), SGPGI

Central Research Facility (Core lab) organized a series of lectures online for students and faculty members of SGPGI onthe utility of high-end equipment available in the core lab for clinical practice and research.

Applications of LC/MS in Research and Clinic was conducted on Friday, October 22nd, 2021, at Core lab,in which around 98 participants joined. The following eminent experts talked about different aspects of LC/MS.
TSQ QuantisTM Triple Quadrupole
Mass Spectrometer
  • Dr. Manish Dixit, Department of Nuclear Medicine, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Dr.Rabi S Bhatta, Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, CDRI,
  • Team of Technical Experts from Agilent Technology India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. Raghavendra L, Department of Pathology, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • DNA Sequencing & practical tips for the use of ABI 7500 sequencer and NGS (ion torrent) was conducted on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, in the core lab, and 35 participants registered for this.The following distinguished experts gave talks on different topics.
    3500xL Genetic Analyzer (24-capillary
    sequencing instrument)
    Ion GeneStudioTMS5 System (Next-
    generation sequencing system)
  • Dr. Kaushik Mandal, Department of Medical Genetics, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Dr. Sushant Vinarkar, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata
  • Mr. Akhilesh Sharma, Department of Hematology, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Dr. Nikhil Patkar, Tata Memorial Centre, Advanced Centre for Treatment,
        Research and Education in Cancer, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Dr. Neeraj Arora, Unipath Lab, Ahmedabad
  • Prof. Shubha Phadke, Department of Medical Genetics, SGPGI,
  • Prof. Amita Aggarwal, Department of Clinical Immunology &
        Rheumatology, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Dr. Atul Garg, Department of Microbiology, SGPGI, Lucknow
  • "We look forward to doing more hands on workshops in the core lab in future after the COVID pandemic abates, so that students and faculty members of our institute may benefit from such high-end equipments."
    Dr Alok Kumar, Member Secretary,
    Core lab committee