Central Research Laboratory Established in 2009. is a part of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. The laboratory is equipped with high-end instruments and state of art facilities.

It is headed by Emeritus Professor Dr. KL Ravikumar, who has more than 35 years of experience in the field of Research, Diagnostics and Teaching.

He is supported by a team of Microbiologists, Molecular Biologists and Bioinformaticians.

CRL acts as a single point of workstation for investigators to accelerate their research study.It provides a structured environment to work together in projects that are relevant and fundamentally important.

The research focus of the institute is to understand the molecular basis of disease using genomics and integrative biology. Scientists at CRL undertake research in the areas of Genomics, Molecular biology, Microbiology, Immunology to advance understanding of biology and improve health with support from ICMR, BIRAC and NIHR, pharmaceuticals and vaccine manufacturing companies.