Central Research Laboratory (CRL)

Central Research Laboratory (CRL)

Central Research Laboratory (CRL)

Vision & Mission

To improve oral health through research, teaching, and service and become a leading center of excellence in the field of dental research, translating new knowledge from basic science research to the clinical scenario and creating optimal outcomes and benefits for the patients and the community.

  • To provide state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality research to the researchers of the institution to conduct basic and advanced research.
  • To co-ordinate and assist relevant research and research-related activities among all disciplines of dentistry
  • To develop and strengthen inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration to foster research
  • To collaborate with prestigious national and international research and academic institutions
  • To create a culture of responsible and quality research with integrity and focus on publishing the outcomes in high-quality journals.

Research Team

  • Dr. Ambili. R,  MDS. PhD. FDS RCPS: Research Director
  • Dr. Ravindran Ankathil, PhD: Chief Scientist
  • Smitha C. M Phil, PhD Professor. Microbiology
  • Sherin S,  M Phil, PhD. :  Senior Lecturer. Biochemistry

Other staff

  • Jithin Dev :  Technical Assistant

Contact Details

Interested researchers can contact the CRL by sending a request mail to
The faculty staff of CRL will allot a time to discuss the feasibility, budget, and suggestions to improvise the research proposal to publish in high-impact journals.