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Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Diseases in IndiaName： Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Diseases in India
Location: National Institute of Cholera and Enteral Diseases, Calcutta, India
Start of Operations: September 2007
Main Research Areas
Placards on the first floor lobby and research room of the National Institute of Cholera and Enteral Diseases（NICED）
Official from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology makes an address at the opening ceremony (Dec. 19, 2007).
ActivitiesThe staff consists of three researchers dispatched from Okayama University and one office worker. The center is engaged in researching diarrheal diseases and in performing collaborative research with Indian scientists.
(1) Improving Detection Technology for Diarrheal Microbe:Improvement of isolation technologies for diarrheal microbes. In cooperation with diarrheal specialists working in an infectious diseases institute in the neighboring state of West Bengal, the center works to detect new diarrheal microbes.
(2) Analyzing the Pathogenicity of Microbes that Cause Diarrhea:
Performing microbiological analyses of pathogenic factors of diarrheal microbes