Department Of Microbiology
About the Department

The Department of Microbiology was established in the year 2005.The Department offers two undergraduate programme (B.Sc. in Microbiology and B.Sc. in Microbiology with Nanotechnology) and PG and Research programme in Microbiology. The Department has more than 400 students and an efficient team of dedicated and experienced members of faculty who have published 40 research articles in reputed national and international Journals. Students are constantly motivated to carry out project work and research work. They are also encouraged to participate and present papers in conferences and seminars. The teachers persuade the students to take part in co-curricular activities. More than 70% of students are placed in various companies every year.

Vision

To emerge as an excellent Research Department.

Mission
  • Institutional-Industry tie up
  • Collaborative Research
  • Technology Transfer and Product Developments
  • Internship programs and hands on training
  • Faculty and Student exchange programmes
  • Publications
  • Entrepreneurial skill developments
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT
  • Two UG Courses of Microbiology and Microbiology with Nanotechnology.
  • Research Department for undergraduate students.
  • 12 out of 13 members of faculty are Ph. D. holders
  • Rank Holders producing Department.
  • “Earn while Learn” by Production Unit
  • Socially relevant projects join hands with various funding agencies like TNSCST and UGC.
  • MoU with Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, Microbiological Laboratory, Coimbatore, Abbes Biotech, Chennai, Biozone, Chennai and Anyang Institute of Technology, China
Department Association Activities:
Year Activities Held On
2012 – 13 Workshop on enzymology 11 – 20/June/2012
Cookery competition 10/Sep/2012
Workshop on advances in Immunology 3 – 7/Dec/2012
Hands on training – senior to junior 12 – 13/ Feb/2013
Herbal Expo 7/Mar/2013
2013 – 14 Hands on training – senior to junior 17 – 18/ June/ 2013
Hands on training – senior to junior 26 – 27/ June/ 2013
Blood group camp 5/July/2013 & 19/ July/2013
Plastic free awareness 5/Aug/2013
Mushroom cultivation training 19/Dec/2013
Hands on training – senior to junior 11/ Jan/2014
Pongal celebration 18/Dec/2014
2014 – 15 Vermitechnology training 18/ Dec/2014
Workshop on analytical techniques 25 – 28/ Feb/2014
Training program to tribal school students 25/Sep – 1/ Oct/2014
2015 – 16 HIV awareness program 15/July/2015
Guest lecture - intellectual property rights 16/Oct/2015
Hands on training – senior to junior 7/Jan/2016
Guest lecture – conservation biology 27/ Jan/2016
Guest lecture – functional food for metabolism 10/Feb/2016
Medical expo 29/Feb/2016
National and International Seminars Organized
Organized by Year Date Particulars
Department Association 2011-2012 20th and 21st Sept. 2011 National Seminar - CTAB
2012-2013 9th Jan. 2013, 28th & 1st March 2013 National Seminar- Conservation of Natural Resources using Rs and GIS, CTAB-2013
2013-2014 9th Oct. 2013 CTAB
2015-2016 5th & 6th August 2015 National Seminar - CTAB
Invited Talks
Year Date Particulars Resource Persons Organized by
2011-2012 10.08.11 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoparticles Dr.Viswanathan , Bharathiar University, CBE Microbiology
2015-2016 16.10.15 IPR Mr. Nishanth Kikewalramani, EDIPLUS, Bangalore. Microbiology
15.07.2015 HIV awareness Camp Dr. Mahadevan, PSGIMS, Coimbatore. Microbiology
10.02.16 Functional Foods for metabolic syndrome in India Pro. Lindsay Brown,Resource Person, Australia. Biosciences
27.01.16 Conservation Biology Dr. Aswin Naidu, University of Arizona Biosciences
2016-2017 18.07.16 Professional Excellence by Alumni Sunil Kumar Yadav, Alumni , Department of Microbiology Microbiology
2016-2017 09.10.16 Bioremediation Dr. W. Jabez Osborn ,VIT University, Vellore. Microbiology
Invited Talks
Year Name of the Course Name of the Faculty/Company
2010-11 Microbial Technology Dr. R. Vijayaragavan, Head, Dept. of Microbiology, NASC
2011-12 Medical laboratory Technology Dr. R. Vijayaragavan, Head, Dept. of Microbiology, NASC
2012-13 Advanced Diplomo in Clinical Laboratory Science Dept. of Microbiology, NASC in Association with Microbiological Laboratory, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore
2013-14 PG Diploma in Clinical Trial Management And Regulatory Affairs Consortium Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore
2014-15 Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques Abbes Biotech, Chennai
2015-16 Bioinformatics and Drug Designing Biocone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
2015-16 Bioinformatics and Drug Designing Biocone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
2015-16 Bioinformatics and Drug Designing Biocone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
Advance in Molecular Biology Techniques Abbes Biotech, Chennai
2016-17 Bionanotechnology in cancer research Biocone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
Restriction Digestion and Ligation Abbes Biotech, Chennai