Biodiversity and Paleobiology


Developmental Biology

Genetics and Plant Breeding


  The Institute is committed to promotion of science and technology with emphasis on high standards of research and development activities for the benefit of mankind and the nation. The current research activities encompass biological sciences and focus on these six broad areas

Welcome to Agharkar Research Institute

Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) is an autonomous, grant-in-aid research institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Goverment of India. It was established in 1946 by the Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science as MACS Research Institute and renamed as ARI in 1992 in honour and memory of its founder Director, late Professor S.P. Agharkar.


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    Congratulations! Dr Dhananjay Bodas, Scientist, Centre for Nanobioscience wins Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) Young Scientist Award for the year 2014. The award is in recognition of his work on Bio MEMS and Microfluidics. (14/07/2014)


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