Department of Microbiology

Head of the Department

Nazareth Sarita W.

Year of establishment : 1974 (CPIR)
Office Phone : 0832-6519280
Email :

About Us

The department carries out research in the thrust areas like Marine Microbiology, Microbial ecology, Environmental microbiology, Molecular biology, Extremophiles

Major Facilities

High pressure liquid chromatography; Lyophilisation unit; Remi-Centrifuge; Ultra centrifug; Electrophoretic units; Microscopy; UV-VIS spectrophotometer; Thermal Cycler; Gas chromatograph; Fraction collector; UV transilluminator; Millipore ultrafiltration unit; Incubator cum-shakers; Spectrofluorimeter Cold room.Oxygen analyzer, Gel documentation, Flourescent Mircroscope, Concentrator.




Academic programmes leading to a Degree / Diploma / Certificate :

Programme Intake
PG Diploma-
Advance PG Diploma in Marine Microbiology and Technology10
M.Sc. BiochemistryTime Table | Syllabus 20
M.Sc. MicrobiologyTime Table | Syllabus 20
M.Sc. Marine MicrobiologyTime Table | Syllabus 15


Name Designation Areas of Interest
Charya LakshangyAssistant Professor
D'Costa Priya Mallika D'CostaAssistant Professor
Dubey Santosh KumarProfessorMolecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Genetics, Microbial Genomics, Agricultural Microbiology
Garg SandeepAssociate Professor.
Naik Milind MohanAssistant Professor
Nazareth Sarita W.ProfessorBiochemistry, biodegradations, bioremediation, halophilic fungi.