Institute of Human Genetics

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The root of FRIGE’s Institute of Human Genetics was started in 1994 as a Genetic Centre. This was the first genetic diagnostic centre in Gujarat with primary focus on research and teaching activities. The centre has grown from three room setup to three storey building with the generous support and guidance from our well wishers, clinicians and scientists from the country and abroad.

Foundation for Research in Genetics and Endocrinology [FRIGE] was established in 2000 to start the research work in human genetics and endocrinology in the premises of Genetic centre.

In 2003 FRIGE has received recognition as a SIRO from Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Thereafter the centre was accredited ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2005.

The centre is also affiliated with M S University, Vadodara, as a research organization, for PhD program since 2009.

• Today the centre has 6 core departments spreaded over 10,000 sq ft area in three storey building. They are:

(1) Department of Cytogenetics
(2) Department of Molecular Cytogenetics
(3) Department of Molecular genetics
(4) Department of Biochemical genetics
(5) Diabetes and allied research department
(6) Library and conference room

• All departments are well equipped with the required instruments and internet facility
• Well trained 18 scientists and students are working in various departments
• Seminar Room is well equipped with sound system, projector, with sitting capacity of 30 persons