National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB) is an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India being established in the campus of University of Hyderabad.
NIAB will focus on translational science and capacity building in the area of Animal Biotechnology. The vision is to enhance knowledge on livestock production and health and translate the knowledge for developing a globally competitive livestock industry through innovative science and technology development. A key feature of NIAB is that it will function as an incubator for startup companies and will also act as a national repository of biotech products and processes and promote bio-entrepreneurship in the country.
The research at NIAB will be focused on Animal Genomics, Transgenic and Biotech Animal Products, Reproductive Biotechnology, Animal Health and Nutrition Enrichment.
NIAB aims at catering to the needs of human and animal healthcare sector in India with major emphasis on conducting high quality research and attracting world-class talent. Among other activities, the institute aims at research leading to the development of vaccines, diagnostic kits and improved therapeutic molecules for farm animals.
Animal Health for Human Welfare
For more information, please visit http://www.niab.org.in