Welcome to the Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR),IISc. The main goal of CIDR is to integrate research activities in the area of infectious diseases with interactions and collaborations and provide avenues for multidisciplinary activities with translational outcomes. CIDR provides for: office spaces for fellows, a fully equipped and functional laboratory to perform research studies and a state of the art BSL-3 facility. Research activities in CIDR are spearheaded by senior fellows, e.g. Ramalingaswami, DBT- Wellcome ,Ramanujan etc, who have procured competitive grants for studies related to infectious disease research.