Department of Microbiology

  • About

    One of the oldest departments in the Marathwada region began its academic activities in the year 1980, with the introduction of Microbiology as an optional subject at graduate level. The department was accorded independent status coincided with the introduction of post graduate [M.Sc.] in 1992. Apart from offering B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses, department also has recognition as a research centre in Microbiology. In short span of the time, the department has established its impression as a centre for quality education and research activities. The department is housed in a spacious laboratory complex of Dayanand Science College and has state of the art equipment and the facilities required for research. Faculty of the department has fetched two minor research projects from UGC. The faculty members and students of the department have published over 40 research papers in referred journals of repute.

    SRTMU, Nanded has recognized our research laboratory. The department has developed good interface with the national and multinational companies for training and placement. Consultancy and analytical services are offered to farmers and industries in the area of agriculture, bio fertilizers, water analysis and soil analysis. Placement of the students is the prime agenda of the department and campus interviews by different organizations like Lupin Pharma, Mumbai, Apex Pharma, Chennai, Aadicon Biotechnologies, Mauritius and Datta Bio fertilizers, Bhalki is a step forward in this direction.

    Ever growing track record of meritorious students in university examinations of B.Sc. and M.Sc. is the result of untiring efforts of faculty and cordial interactions among the teaching faculty, non-teaching staff and the students. The department is keen in all round development of the students so as to make them best human resource in the field of Microbiology and Biotechnology.

    The department has been granted a one year Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics as an Innovative programme from University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

    Following dignitaries have worked as Head of Microbiology and Biotechnology department in chronological order:

    Prof. M. B. Deshmukh 1980-2000
    Prof. Dr. M. K. Ranjekar 2001-2010
    Prof. M. B. Deshmukh 2010-2017
    Dr. R. A. More 2018 to till date
  • Name Dr. R. A. More
    Designation Head and Assistant Professor
    Qualification M.Sc,Ph.D,CSIR-NET-LS,SET,GATE
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  • Name Miss.A.G.Siddiqui
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc,Microbiology,CSIR-UGC NET
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  • Name Miss.S.S.Dhutekar
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc,Microbiology
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  • Name Miss.V.A.Diwan
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc,M.Phil(Appeared),Microbiology
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  • Name Miss. M. D. Lokare
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc,Microbiology
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  • Name Mr.S.C.Gangawane
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc., Biotechnology
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  • Name Miss.P.P.Patil
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc.Microbiology
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  • Name Miss.A.L.Jambhle
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc.Biotechnology
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  • Name Miss.S.M.Bansode
    Designation Lecturer
    Qualification M.Sc.Microbiology
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  • Name Shri.Chitte Balaji Bhaguram
    Designation Lab Assistant
    Qualification B.A
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  • Name Shri.Suryawanshi Madhav Rangrao
    Designation Lab Assistant
    Qualification B.A
    Bio- Data NA
  • Name Shri.Patil Ratnakar Ramrao
    Designation Lab Assistant
    Qualification B.A
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  • Name Halse Shakuntala Vishwanathrao
    Designation Lab Assistant
    Qualification B.A
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  • Department also carry out following activities:

    • Project work at U.G. and P. G. level.
    • Co-curricular Activities conducted by the Department

    • Participation and Presentation of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students projects in the National, International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposium.
    • Every year department conducts Blood Group Detection Camp in the NSS.
    • Department organizes Poster competition every year.
    • Organization of Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme for Girl Students.
    • Students also participate in various competitions as well as exams at district, state and at higher levels.
    • Department also organizes Educational/Industrial tours for B.Sc. and M.Sc. students every year.
    • Department has separate laboratories for each course:

    • B.Sc. Microbiology Laboratory-01
    • M.Sc. Microbiology Laboratory-02
    • M.Sc. Biotechnology Laboratory-01
    • Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory-01
    • Instrumentation Laboratory-01
    • Research Laboratory-01
    • Department of Microbiology has well equipped research center in subject of Microbiology.Following are the Ph.D. guides:

    • Dr. B.S. Nagoba-MIMSR Medical College, Latur.
    • Dr. R. S. Awasthi- Shivaji College, Renapur.
    • Dr. S. R. Deshmukh- Government Medical College, Wardha.
    • Dr. S. R. Khandelwal- HPT College, Nashik.
    • Mr. B. M. Sandikar- Maharashtra Udaygiri College, Udgir.
    • List of research equipments procured through various funding agencies:

    • B.Sc. Microbiology Laboratory-01
    • M.Sc. Microbiology Laboratory-02
    • M.Sc. Biotechnology Laboratory-01
    • Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory-01
    • Instrumentation Laboratory-01
    • Research Laboratory-01

List of research equipments procured through various funding agencies:

  • Simple Microscopes.
  • Compound Microscopes.
  • Compound Light Microscopes.
  • Inverted Microscopes.
  • Hot plate.
  • PTC highly facilitated Laminar Hood
  • Deep freeze.
  • Orbital Shaking Incubator.
  • Digital Weighing Balance.
  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer.
  • PCR
  • BOD incubator.
  • Horizontal Laminar Cabinet.
  • Digital water bath.
  • Microwave oven.
  • Mixer Grinder.
  • pH meter.
  • PTC incubation Rack.

    Research Profiles of Professors:

    Dr R V Solunke

    • Research Area: Parasitology

    Infrastructure:

    Department has a Research Lab with Sophisticated Equipment:

    • Pathological microscope
    • Binocular microscope
    • dissecting microscope
    • soil testing kit
    • colorimeter
    • Thermometer
    • Camera lucida
    • Centrifuge machine
    • Electronic balance
    • pH meter

    Publication (Faculty-wise):

    Download Here- Prof. Miss. A. G. Siddiqui

    Download Here- Dr. R. A. More

    Research Collaborations:

    Following Institutes are collaborate with the department for research:

    • MIMSR, Medical College, Latur.
    • HPT college, Nashik.
    • Shivaji College, Renapur.
    • Devgiri College, Udgir.

    Research Activities for Students:

    • Six month research dissertation for UG and PG students.
    • Students participation in National /International- Competitions/Conferences.