National Institute of Lasers and Optronics

Spectroscopy Division

Material Division

Optronics Division

Agriculture and Biophotonics Division

Laser Development Division

Technical Services Division

NILOP Nanomedicine Research Labs Group

Major research interest lies in the development of metal and polymeric based multifunctional particles for its application in the area of Nanomedicine, Nanodiagnostics, Nanotheranostics and Translational Research. Major facilities include Nanotech Lab., Cell Culture Lab, Molecular Biology Lab, Animal Facility for rodents, Nano-diagnostic Lab and Nano-Theragnostic Lab.


  • DLS Nanosizer and zeta potential measuring system.
  • Flow cytometer.
  • Small animal optical imaging system with anesthesia unit.
  • Cell imager.
  • Ultrasound with low and high frequency transducers.
  • Probe sonicator.
  • Rotary evaporator.
  • Freeze dryer.
  • Spectrophotometer.
  • CO2 incubator.
  • Nanoquantification system.
  • ELISA reader.
  • Basic facility for Pk/PD profile.
  • 20C freezer, refrigerators, centrifuge, hotplate stirrer.

Recent activities

  • Polymer and metal based drug delivery systems.
  • Ultrasound, laser and radiofrequency waves based diagnostic devices.
  • Developing self-fluorescent particles as nanotheranostic tool.
  • Ultrasound and laser stimulated multifunctional particles for diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • Ultrasound-mediated polymeric micelle drug delivery.
  • Optical control switch gene interference.