The Department of Microbiology was established on 4th August 1981 under the leadership of Smt B S Kudva. The department provides undergraduate degree courses in Microbiology. The current team comprises of Dr. Shilpa Jadhav, Dr. Amita Kocharekar, Ms. Snehal Dabhade, and Ms. Priyanka Naik.
Department provides undergraduate degree courses in Microbiology. In the academic year 2015-16, a fresh new team of teachers was appointed, enriching the department with immense hard work and sincerity under the able guidance of Mrs. Bharati Kudva. The current team compromises Dr. Shilpa Jadhav, Dr. Amita Kocharekar, Ms. Snehal Dabhade, and Ms. Priyanka Naik. Microbiology scholars are trained through subject-related environmental projects, summer training programs, industrial visits, etc apart from academics. Department has started with an event named 'Microfiesta' in 2014 to encourage student's creative ability through scientific model-making competitions.
About the Subject
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms. Bacteria, yeast, fungi, viruses are studied under this subject. Microbiology is a versatile subject whose applications range from Industrial, Pharmaceutical Medical, Genetics, food, and dairy, etc. Research, teaching, medical testing, food testing, quality control, quality this subject. Thus students pursuing the subject get absorbed in areas of Fermentation industries, Vaccine production, Clinical data management, Medical institutes, Agriculture and Research institutes Biotechnology, and pharma industries.