The Department of Microbiology possesses a faculty and training programme that is one of the best in the field. The faculty interests include basic research on the molecular biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, microbial pathogenesis, and diagnostic methods. The department provides high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and a breadth of research programmes covering areas of bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, immunology and molecular biology.
The department of Microbiology has a well equipped laboratory for diagnostic work. The laboratory at the hospital functions round the clock on all the days of the week. Routine serology, bacteriology, parasitology & mycology tests are carried out at the hospital laboratory. Special serologies, bacterial including T.B culture, fungal culture are done in the laboratory at the college which functions on all days. All the sections of the laboratory are well equipped with necessary equipment and skilled manpower.
The department is actively involved in researches being conducted at undergraduate, postgraduate and faculty level. Research projects completed from 2006 till date are enlisted below:
The department has expert staff with good academic credentials. The department is actively involved in teaching of undergraduate students of II MBBS, P.G students of M.D Microbiology and Nursing students.
The faculty of this department has been acknowledged with several Awards & Honors for their remarkable contribution to the subject.
The department has various publications in indexed journals and paper and poster presentations of departmental research in various conferences.