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Department of Microbiology

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Overview

The department of Microbiology was established in the year 2003 with the postgraduate programme and in 2004 with the undergraduate course. The research programme comprises M.Phil and Ph.D which was started in the year 2005 and 2007 respectively.

The department has a strong link with the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital and other institutions of the trust where there are a number of ongoing research projects. The department is armed with well qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty members.

The department is committed towards the healthy academic (curriculum and co-curriculum) growth of the students as well as fostering the teaching and research activities of the faculty.

The Department engages in various Projects supported by DBT, ICMR, UGC, DST, DRDO, CSIR, and TNSCST.

Courses

Duration

3 Years

Commencement

July

Intake

60

Eligibility

HSC with Biology/Botany/Zoology as one of the subjects

Duration

2 Year

Commencement

July

Intake

50

Eligibility

B.Sc Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology / Medical Microbiology / Botany / Zoology / Biology / Biochemisty / Biotechnology / CLT

Duration

1 year(FT) / 2 years(PT)

Commencement

November

Eligibility

M.Sc. Microbiology with 55% or above.

Duration

2 years for M.Phil / 3 years for M.Sc Microbiology Graduates

Commencement

June & November

Eligibility

M.Sc. / M.Phil Microbiology with 55% or above

Vision

  • To emerge as a centre of higher learning excellence in microbiology.
  • To escalate the research activities by involving faculty and students
  • To encourage the extension services by involving students and faculty.

Mission

  • To accomplish a process to advance knowledge in a rigorous academic and research environment.
  • To attract and build people in an inspiring environment by fostering freedom, empowerment, creativity and innovation.

 

Academic Activites (2021-22)

Guest Lecture/Invited Lecture

S.No Date Name and Designation of the Resource Person Topic Venue Beneficiary
1 28-Feb-22 Dr. Jibu Thomas,
Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology,
Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore.
Webinar on Innovations for sustainable future in Science and technology Google meet Both UG and PG students (90)
2 07-Dec-21 Mr. Syed Samiullah, Head operations, Professional Info Tech, Coimbatore Webinar on "Healthcare and its opportunities” Google meet Both UG and PG students (90)

3

14-Sep-21

Dr. Aruliah Rajasekar,
Assistant Professor and Ramalingaswany Fellow,
Department of Biotechnology,
Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore.

Webinar on "Microbial Diversity in the crude oil reservoirs"

Google meet code: ahg-gchx-jnw

Both UG and PG students (90)

4

13-Sep-21

Dr. M. Arun,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biotechnology,
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Webinar on "Inheritance and Gaucher Disease

https://meet.google.com/kei-xnrc-qvn

Both UG and PG students (90)

5

08-Sep-21

Dr. P. Vidya,
Head, Department of Microbiology,
DG Vaishnav College, Chennai.

Webinar on "NOvel and Practical aspect of Clinicla research"

meet.google.com/hbf-bfms-oiy

Both UG and PG students (90)

6

07-Sep-21

Dr. V. Naveen Kumar,
Founder and Managing Director,
Immugenix Biosciences, Chennai.

CRISPR-Cas system; A modern Genetic Engineering tool to detect and cure human disease

meet.google.com/mjb-kqhm-gzm

Both UG and PG students (90)

Seminar /Workshop Conferences organized

S.No Date Nature of the Event Number of External Participants Title of the Event Name & Designation of the Speakers Name & Affiliation Chair & Co-chair Funding Agency Total Funding
1 13-Apr-22 Workshop for PG Physics students 60 Students of Physics Antimicrobial Evaluation and MIC Dr. S. Senthil Prabhu
Dr. R. Mahenthiran
UG Microbiology Lab
- Under DBT Star College scheme -
2 12-Apr-22 Workshop for PG chemistry students 60 Students of Chemistry Antimicrobial Evaluation and MIC Dr. S. Senthil Prabhu
Dr. R. Mahenthiran
UG Microbiology Lab
- Under DBT Star College scheme -
3 27-Nov-21 International Seminar Both UG & PG Students of Microbiology Perspectives of Nanotechnology in Medical applications Dr. Karthic Rajamanickam,
Lab Manager, Dr. Franco Vizeacoumar Lab, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Dr M D Balakumaran,
Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology, DG Vaishnav College, Chennai

Dr D J Mukesh kumar,
Scientist, AviGen Biotech Pvt.Ltd, Chennai
- Under DBT Star College scheme -

4

11-Oct-21

Virtual Lecture Workshop series 2021-22

Both UG and PG students (90)

Raising of IgY and its applications

Dr. R. Mahenthiran, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

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5

07-Oct-21

Virtual Lecture Workshop series 2021-22

Both UG and PG students (40)

Quality analysis in Pharmaceutics

Dr. A. M. Ramachandran, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

-

Under DBT Star College scheme

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6

06-Oct-21

Virtual Lecture Workshop series 2021-22

Both UG and PG students (90)

RT-PCR and Diangnosis

Dr. N. Vidhya, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

-

7

04-Oct-21

Virtual Lecture Workshop series 2021-22

Both UG and PG students (90)

Microbial metabolites and its insecticidal activity

Ms. M. Mynumathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

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8

04-Oct-21

Hands on Training program

35 students of KMCH pharmacy

Microbial isolation and Molecular analysis for KMCH college of Pharmacy students

Dr. R. Mahenthiran, Assistant Professor & Prof. M. Nivethitha, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

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9

30-Sep21 & 01-10-21

Hands on training

30 students of biochemistry

Basic Microbiological Techniques for Biochemistry students

Dr. R. Mahenthiran, Assistant Professor & Prof. M. Nivethitha, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

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10

27-Sep-21

Virtual Lecture Workshop series 2021-22

Both UG and PG students (70)

Antimicrobial testing and its applications

Prof. C. Sasikala, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr NGP ASC

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Under DBT Star College scheme

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Extension Activities

S.No Date Nature of the extension Place Students involved
1 11-Sep-21 Awareness on Importance of First Aid Poster and meme creation competition on observation of World First Aid day Dr NGP ASC Students of Microbiology (30)

Awards and Prizes for Staff

S.No Name of the Staff Name of the Award Awarded by Cash Prize (If any) Date
1 Sasikala C Seed money for Project Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC 5000 05-Oct-21
2 Dr J Rengaramanujam Seed money for Project Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC 5000 05-Oct-21
3 Dr R Mahenthiran Seed money for Project Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC 5000 05-Oct-21
4 Dr A M Ramachandran Seed money for Project Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC 5000 05-Oct-21
5 Dr S Senthil Prabhu Seed money for Project Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC 5000 05-Oct-21
6 Dr. J. Rengaramanujam Research Publication Incentive Dr NGP ASC 1000 02-Nov-21
7 Prof. C. Sasikala Research Publication Incentive Dr NGP ASC 1000 02-Nov-21

Staff Recognitions

S.No Name of the Staff Acted As Name of the Programme Date Venue
1 Dr. S. Senthil Prabhu Resource Person Hands on Training on Stereo & Inverted Microscope 21-Dec-21 Department of Microbiology, RVS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
2 Dr A M Ramachandran Resource Person Online guest lecture on "Career opportunities for Microbiologists in Pharmaceutical industry 07-Dec-21 Vels institute of Science and Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai
3 Dr R Mahenthiran Resource Person Webinar on "Microbiology - Future Prospects" 30-Nov-21 Barathidasan College of Arts and Science College
4 Dr S Senthil Prabhu Invited Lecture on the topic “The glory of fungi and its application” Webinar on Observation of World Fungi Day 02-Oct-21 Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science, Erode
5 Sasikala C Invited Lecture Alumina Elite Carnival 2021-22 on the topic Bioprospecting 06-Aug-21 Tiruppur Kumaran College for Women
6 S. Karthik Sundaram Resource Person for Expert Talk Expert Talk on the topic “Fungal Opportune Gaining Momentum - A Retrospection” 23-Jul-21 SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai

7

Dr. S. Karthik Sundaram

Resource Person

Webinar on “Fungal Pathogens Gaining Momentum a Retrospection” for SRM University, Chennai

23-Jul-21

Online

8 Dr J Renga Ramanujam Acted as Resource person on the topic “Antibiotic Resistance and One Health” International Colloquium on ‘Microbiome world survival versus expiry” 09-Jul-21 Srinivasan College of Arts and Science

Staff Participation

S.No Date Name of the Faculty Name of the Workshop/FDP/Training Programme College
1 17-Dec-21 & 18-Dec-21 Dr N Vidhya Two days workshop on NGS; 16s Metagenome Sample to Data Ganga Orthopedic Research and Educational Foundation
2 17-Dec-21 & 18-Dec-21 Sasikala C Two day workshop on NGS; 16s Metagenome Sample to Data Ganga Orthopedic Research and Educational Foundation
3 10-Nov-21 & 11-Nov-21 Dr S S Sudha FDP kongunadu Arts and Science College
4

23-Sep-21 to 24-Sep-21

Dr. S. S. Sudha

State level workshop on “Public Financial Management System with special reference to TSA”

ADM College, Nagai, Tamilnadu

5

12-Jul-21 to 16-Jul-21

Dr. J. Rengaramanujam

Online Elementary FDP on "Drug

Engineering through Bioprospecting"

ATAl Academy, All India Council for Technical Education

6

12-Jul-21 to 16-Jul-21

Prof. C. Sasikala

Online Elementary FDP on "Drug

Engineering through Bioprospecting"

ATAl Academy, All India Council for Technical Education

7

15-Jun-21 to 21-Jun-21

Dr. S. S. Sudha

Seven Day online FDP on “Research Methodology and Pedagogy for Tertiary Education”

IQAC, Dr NGP ASC

8

15-Jun-21 to 21-Jun-21

Dr. J. Rengaramanujam

Seven Day online FDP on “Research Methodology and Pedagogy for Tertiary Education”

IQAC, Dr NGP ASC

9

15-Jun-21 to 21-Jun-21

Prof. C. Sasikala

Seven Day online FDP on “Research Methodology and Pedagogy for Tertiary Education”

IQAC, Dr NGP ASC

10

12-Jul-21 to 16-Jul-21

Dr. R. Mahenthiran

Online Elementary FDP on "Drug

Engineering through Bioprospecting"

ATAl Academy, All India Council for Technical Education

Staff Publication

S.No Name of Author Paper Title Journal Name ISSN / ISBN No. Date of publishing Vol. No. Impact Factor SCI/WoS/ UGC/SSCI/Scopus

1

Sasikala C

Microalgal Diversity - Review

International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews

E-ISSN 2348-1269

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Google Scholar

2

Sasikala C

Macroalgal Diversity

Macroalgal Diversity

E-ISSN 2348-1269

--

Google Scholar

3

Sasikala C & Dr Geetharamani D

Isolation and Characterization of Principle Bioactive Compounds from Ulva fasciata

Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

2249- 1023

--

Google Scholar

4

Dr S S Sudha

Microbiome and Microbiota – An Influencer Early in the Life

Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences

2278-3008

07-Dec-21

16(4)

0.888

UGC

5

Sasikala C

Antibacterial and phytochemical analysis of Cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) extract against clinical pathogens

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications

2249-7781

27-Nov-21

6(6)

0.79

Google scholar

6

Sasikala C and Dr D Geetharamani

Antibacterial activity of Jania rubens from Gulf of Mannar, south coast of India

Indian Journal of Natural Product Resources

0976-0504

11-Nov-21

12(3)

0.55

UGC and Scopus

7

Dr S Senthil Prabhu

Hydrogel formulation from calotropis gigantea plant extract against foot ulcer causing bacteria in diabetes

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Reserach

01-Nov-21

6.974

Scopus

8

Dr. A.M. Ramachandran

construction of simplified microbial consortium from gold ornaments and their sensitivity against disinfectants

International journal of creative research thoughts

2320-2882

12-Oct-21

9(8)

-

UGC

9

Dr.A.M. Ramachandran

Hydrogel formulation from calotropis gigantea plant extract against foot ulcer causing bacteria in diabetes

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research

2455-3891

29-Sep-21

14(11)

-

UGC

10

Dr. S. Senthil prabhu

Biosynthesis and Characterization of silver nanoparticles by Fusarium sp. and it’s antimicrobial and antioxidant activity

International Journal of Scientific Development and Research (IJSDR)

2455-2631

5(9)

01-Sep-21

5.41

Google scholar

11

Dr.A.M. Ramachandran

Antibacterial and phytochemical analysis of Capsicum annum (chili pepper BSS-859 F1 Hybrid) against foodborne pathogens

International journal of creative research thoughts

2320-2882

11-Aug-21

9(8)

-

UGC

12

Dr.A.M. Ramachandran

Evaluation of microbial load on combs in various places within the tirupur district, tamilnadu, and sensitivity pattern of disinfectants

International journal of creative research thoughts

2320-2882

10-Aug-21

9(8)

-

UGC

13

Dr S S Sudha

Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticle From Couroupita Guianensis Leaf Extract and its Effect on Clinical Pathogens

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research

2455-3891

08-Aug-21

13(10)

6.974

UGC

14

C Sasikala

Fermentation of amla juice by probiotic latic acid bacteria

International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts

2320-2882

01-Aug-21

9(8)

-

UGC

15

C Sasikala

Characterisation and formulation of cosmetic product from the seaweed eucheuma spinosum

International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts

2320-2882

01-Aug-21

9(8)

-

UGC

16

Dr. A.M. Ramachandran

Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Zingiber officinale rhizome extract and its application on diabetic ulcer.

International journal of creativite research thoughts

2320-2882

26-Jul-21

9(7)

-

UGC

17

Dr. S. Senthil prabhu

Covid-19 associated mucormycosis and candidiasis in india and herbal medicine treatment for fungal infections: a review

International journal of creative research thoughts (ijcrt)

2320-2882

15-Jul-21

9(7)

-

UGC

18

Dr.R. Mahenthiran

Analysis of genetic variants and mutations of the novel corona virus sars-cov-2

World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences

2278-4357

13-Jul-21

10(8)

7.6

Google Scholar

19

Dr. J. Deva kumar

Development of Fungal Consortium to Degrade the Polyethylene Polymer and Polystyrene

International journal of progressive research in science and engineering

10-Jul-21

2(7)

20

Dr.R.Mahenthiran

Antibacterial activity of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) on Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli isolate from wound infections

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR)

2582-7898

Jul-21

8(7)

5.4

Google scholar

21

Dr.R.Mahenthiran

Assay of Antigen Preparation for Production of Antibody against Bacterial and Fungal spp.

Aegaeum journal

0776-3808

2021

9(6)

6.1

Google Scholar

Research Funding

S.No Name of the Faculty Name of the project / scheme Sanction No. and Date Funding body Amount

1

Dr. J. Rengaramanujam

Research Publication Incentive

DEAN/R&D/2021-22/084

02-Nov-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

1000

2

Prof. C. Sasikala

Research Publication Incentive

DEAN/R&D/2021-22/084

02-Nov-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

1000

3

Sasikala C

Seed money for Project

DRNGPASC/DEAN/R&D/SM/2020-21/032

05-Oct-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

5000

4

Dr J Rengaramanujam

Seed money for Project

DRNGPASC/DEAN/R&D/SM/2020-21/028

05-Oct-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

5000

5

Dr R Mahenthiran

Seed money for Project

DRNGPASC/DEAN/R&D/SM/2020-21/025

05-Oct-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

5000

6

Dr A M Ramachandran

Seed money for Project

DRNGPASC/DEAN/R&D/SM/2020-21/031

05-Oct-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

5000

7

Dr S Senthil Prabhu

Seed money for Project

DRNGPASC/DEAN/R&D/SM/2020-21/027

05-Oct-21

Management of Dr. N G. P. ASC

5000

Co-curricular Activities

S.No Name of the Event Date Venue Prize Won

1

Alumni Lecture series 2022 on Molecular Diagnosis (Covid) by Mr. Balaram P K, Molecular Technician, Maitocon Laboratory, Tiruppur.

Google meet

01-Apr-22

Google Meet

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National Science Day Celebrations 2022

28-Feb-22

Google meet

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2

International Biodiversity day December 29

Interdepartmental competitions - Quiz and Drawing

29-Dec-21

UG lab and Room No. 1311

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3

Alumni Interaction on “Importance of Quality Controller in Food Industry” by Ms. Durga Devi, R& D Executive, Thillais Masala, Viruthunagar

04-Dec-21

Online

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4

Alumni Interaction on “Basics of Research” by Ms. Sri Alamelu, Project Assistant, Ganga Spine Research Center, Coimbatore

23-Nov-21

Hall No.1411

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Online Alumni Interaction Program on “Future of medical coding” by Mr. M. Karthikeyan, Programmer, Calpion Ltd, Coimbatore

13-Nov-21

Google Meet

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5

Alumni Interaction on “Future of medical coding” Mr. M. Karthikeyan, Programmer, Calpion Ltd, Coimbatore

13-Nov-21

meet.google.com/wgz-ddeu-kga

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6

Fungal photography competition-2021 World fungus day 2nd october

04-Oct-21

Online

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7

International Microorganisms Day Celebrations

17-Sep-21

xgp-kfge-evh

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8

Online Alumni Interaction Program on the topic “Clinical Trials Industry – An Alumni’s observations” by Mr. Sehan Pushparaja (Batch 2011-14), Senior Statistical Programmer, Biostatistics, IQVIA, Melbourne, Australia

23-Aug-21

https://meet.google.com/pgw-fbjk-ygd

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9

Samooga neethi naal

12-Aug-21

PG Lab

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Students Participation

S.No Date Name of the Students Event College Inter Collegiate / Inter Departmental Prizes won

1

29-Dec-21

R.Narmatha

International Biodiversity day

Department of Microbiology, Dr NGPASC

Inter departmental

III Prize in Drawing

2

03-Dec-21

R. Praveena

Connection

Department of Commerce and Professional Accounting, Dr NGPASC

Inter departmental

I Prize

3

03-Dec-21

Sharumathy U

Connection

Department of Commerce and Professional Accounting, Dr NGPASC

Inter departmental

I Prize

4

02-Oct-21

R.Narmatha

Fungal photography competition-2021

Department of Microbiology, Dr NGPASC

Inter departmental

Participation

5

01-Oct-21

M.Srimuki

Fungal photography

Dr. NGP ASC

Inter collegiate

2nd prize

6

17-Sep-21

Abinayasri H

Paper presentation - Microbes rule the world

Dr. NGP ASC

Inter departmental

Participation

7

17-Sep-21

G.Anisha

Paper presentation

Department of Microbiology, Dr NGPASC

Inter departmental

III Prize

Students Counseled

S.No Name of the class Number of Students
1 I B Sc Microbiology 15
2 II B Sc Microbiology 20
3 III B Sc Microbiology 20
4 I M Sc Microbiology 20
5 II M Sc Microbiology 16
 

Archive (2015-2021)

 
 

Faculty Details

01. Professor and Head
Renga_Ramanujam
Dr.J. Rengaramanujam
M.Sc., M.Phil., PGDBI., Ph.D., SET., NET(CSIR).

drrengaramanujam@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 17.3 years | Research: 7 Years

Specialization

Medical Microbiology & Bioprospecting

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02. Professor
Geetharamani
Dr. D. Geetharamani
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

drgeetharamani@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 25 Years | Research: 12 years

Specialization

Natural Product, Drug Discovery, Microbial Physiology

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03. Professor / Co-Ordinator - CDC
Sudha
Dr.S.S.Sudha
M.Sc., Ph.D., PGDBI., MBA.

drsudha@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 22 years 6 Months

Specialization

Environmental Biotechnology & Medical Microbiology

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04. Professor
Vidhya
Dr.N.Vidhya
M.Sc., M.Phil., SLET., Ph.D.

vidhya@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 22 Years 8 Months

Specialization

Medical Microbiology

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05. Associate Professor
Ramachandran
Dr. A.M. Ramachandran
M.Sc., Ph.D.

ramachandran@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 16.10 years | Industry: 5.9 Years | Research: 5 years

Specialization

Agricultural Microbiology, Pharmaceutical QA

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06. Associate Professor
Senthil_Prabhu
Dr.S.Senthil Prabhu
M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., PGDCRDM., PGDBI., SET.

senthilprabhu@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 16.5 years | Industry: 1 Year | Research: 10 Years

Specialization

Lichenology, Mycology & Bioprospecting

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07. Assistant Professor
Sasikala
Mrs.C.Sasikala
M. Sc., M. Phil., PGDQA (Ph. D)

sasikalac@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 10.10 years | Industry: 2 years

Specialization

Marine Microbiology

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08. Assistant Professor
Karthik_Sundaram
Dr. S. Karthik Sundaram
M. Sc., Ph.D.

karthiksundaram@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 8 years | Research: 8 years

Specialization

Bioremediation, Industrial Effluent Management

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09. Assistant Professor
Mahenthiran
Dr. R. Mahenthiran
M.Sc., M. Phil., MBA., Ph. D.

mahenthiran@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 4.8 years | Research: 3 years

Specialization

Immunotechnology

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10. Assistant Professor
Devakumar
Dr.J.Devakumar
M.Sc., PGDBI., M.Phil., Ph.D.

devakumar.j@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 3.9 Years | Research: 10 Years

Specialization

Medical Microbiology

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11. Assistant Professor (Relieved on 31-01-22)
Mynumathi
Mrs. Mynumathi
M.Sc., PGDCLT.

mynumathi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching : 9 Months | Research : 4 months

Specialization

Phycology, pharmacology

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12. Assistant Professor
Nivethitha
Ms. M. Nivethitha
M.Sc.

nivethitha.m@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 7 Months

Specialization

Medical Microbiology & Environmental Microbiology

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13. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Gayathiri
Dr. R. Gayathri Devi
MBBS, MD (Microbiology)

gayunandakumar@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 10 Years

Specialization

Microbiology

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14. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Deepak
Dr. T. Deepak
MBBS, MD (Microbiology)

Experience

Teaching: 5 Years 2 Months | Research: 6 years

Specialization

Immunology

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B.Sc., Microbiology

Programme educational objectives

The Curriculum is designed to attain the following learning goals which students shall accomplish by the time of their graduation:

  • To inculcate practical knowledge in correlation with the theoretical knowledge.
  • To equip the students to meet the requirements of the current technology in Microbiology.
  • To motivate and train the students in various clinical and industrial sectors.
  • To encourage students to involve in research to explore microorganisms for the betterment of mankind.

Programme outcomes

On the successful completion of the programme, the following are the expected outcomes.

PO Number PO Statement
P01 To prepare microbiologists who are competent, creative, and highly valued professionals in academia, industry and private/public sector that are capable of excelling in careers of their choice.
P02 To impart basic knowledge on the theoretical basis of the tools and techniques and to imbibe and demonstrate the practical skills in microbiology.
P03 To disseminate knowledge in microbiological discipline and to promote and develop competency in microbiology that have enduring value beyond the classroom.
P04 To instill a pattern of life-long learning and to translate the potentials of microorganisms to the welfare of biosphere.
P05 To explore the scope of various branches of microbiology to become an entrepreneur.

 

M.Sc., Microbiology

Programme educational objectives

The Curriculum is designed to attain the following learning goals which students shall accomplish by the time of their graduation to:

  • Present intense knowledge in areas of organization and functioning of micro-organisms.
  • Familiarize with the operations of bio instruments and related techniques.
  • Enable students to understand the applications of microbiology in healthcare, agriculture, food technology & environmental protection.
  • Provide opportunities to develop skills and participate in Research projects.

Programme outcomes

On the successful completion of the programme, the following are the expected outcomes.

PO Number PO Statement
P01 To impart knowledge of various branches of Microbiology and to understand the role of microorganisms in human welfare and sustainable development.
P02 To acquire skills in the techniques used to observe and study the nature of microorganisms and the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for biological practice.
P03 To appreciate the complexities of microbiological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc.
P04 To inculcate broad education necessary to understand the impact of microbiological solutions in a global and societal context; an ability to function in multi-disciplinary teams; To develop the ability to identify, formulate, and solve biological problems and to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
P05 To create awareness of contemporary issue and to appreciate the applications of Microbiology to become an entrepreneur.

Notable Persons Visited

  • Dr.ArunkumarRawat, Director, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of science and Technology, New Delhi
  • Col.Dr.Rajiv Mohan Gupta, ICMR, New Delhi
  • Dr.Kulbhushan Sharma, WHO Advisor, New Delhi
  • Dr.Lee Chew Tin, UniversitiTeknologi, Malaysia (UTM)
  • Dr. Eswarakhanth Muthukrishanan, Spain
  • Dr. P. Sumathy, Food Safety Lead auditor,URS, Dubai
  • Dr.C.Muthukumar King Saudi University,Saudi Arabia
  • Prof.Dr.Shamim Ahmad, Institute of Opthamology,Aligarh Muslim University, UP
  • S.Jayasomu, Scientist & Associate editor, CSIR, New Delhi
  • Dr.AshokRattan,Advisor, Escorts Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Jyotsna.P.Thakare, National Institue of Virology Pune
  • Dr.Varsha Gupta,M.D. Microbiologist, Chandigarh
  • Dr.Geetha Mehta, Lady Medi college, New Delhi
  • Dr. Leelavathy, Head, Department of skin and STD, Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Dr. B C Pillai, Dean Research of Karunya University
  • Prof. Dr.K.K. Krishnamoorthy, R.S.Puram, Cbe
  • Dr.G.Jayalakshmi, Professor & Head, Dept. of Microbiology,Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • Dr.K.Gopinathan, Bharath Biotech, Hyderabad
  • Dr. G.Dhinakar raj, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
  • Dr. G.Subramanian,Research adviser, Mahatma Gandhi medical college, Pondicherry
  • Dr. P. Rajendran, Professor, Madha Medical College, President IAAM
  • Dr. T. J. Pandian, Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
  • Dr. Dhilip Mathai, CMC Hospital, Vellore
  • Dr.SeemanthiniDesai,Consultant in Microbiology, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Prof. V.Ramaswami,SG Scientist,TNSCST,Chennai
  • Dr.N.Thajuddin, Associate Professor & Head Department of Microbiology Bharathidasan university Tiruchirapalli
  • Dr.Subhash Chandra Parija, Director, Jipmer, Pondicherry
  • DR.R.Rajendran , Principal PSG CAS Coimbatore
  • Dr.K.Kadirvelu, Joint Director, (DRDO), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

Best Practices

  • Conducting common seminar to enhance presentation and communication skills
  • Motivating the PG students to do their research project as a funded one by applying to granting bodies like TNSCST
  • Students Internship training had been made mandatory to organizations like KMCH which have advanced laboratory procedures
  • Interested students are entertained to do part time research even at UG level
  • Research aptitude and its role in development of the nation is reiterated through discussions on research articles
  • Value addition to their core by conducting special lectures and laboratory workshops
  • Frequent feed backs are collected by the tutors and head to concentrate on areas to be improved
  • Conduct various extension activities to imbibe social responsibilities by reaching the public and their issues
  • Our students are given opportunity to host interdepartmental competitions to inculcate managerial excellence
  • Periodic counseling is given to students who are under stress due to various intrinsic and extrinsic factors
  • Cognitive skills and comprehensive thinking is cultivated by designing programmes like quiz, just a minute, debate and group discussions
  • Students are motivated to take part in various competitions for developing right spirit and attitude

Students Achievements

Prizes Won in Paper Presentation/ Project Contest/ Best Paper Award/ Symposiums/ Workshop

Date Student Name Event/Programme Organizer/Venue Prize
Academic Year 2018-2019
10-Aug-18 M. Praveen, A. Tamilarasu International Workshop on “Approaches in Basic and Applied Research in Science and Technology” sponsored by Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore chapter PG and Research Department of Zoology, Kongu Nadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
Participation
11-Aug-18 M. Mynumathi Tamil oration In-house
II
03-Sep-18 Vinothini R. Pusphavalli R. National level conference on “Recent Innovation in Nano medicine and Drug Delivery” sponsored by DDU Kaushal Kendra and Department of Applied Sciences ST Aloysius College, Mangaluru
Participation
04-Sep-18 M. Mynumathi Allitharbar Tamil Oration Hello FM, Coimbatore
II
06-Sep-18 M. Mynumathi Extempore speech (Tamil) LIC of India
I
Sep -18 Samrat Ashok V. Vasudevan Business English Certificate Preliminary -
Pass Level B1
14-May-18 to 19-May-18 N. Maduri - Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor
Industrial Training on Vaccines and Tissue culture
21-May-18 to 31-May-18 N. Maduri - Kaleeswari Refinery Private Limited
Industrial training
06-Jan-19 Ms. M. Mynumathi Oratorical Competition Kovai Kamban Kalagam
Selected for state level
Ms. M. Mynumathi Poetry - Tamilnadu Tamilnadu Ponvila Competition
Kavisemmal Award
Academic Year 2017-2018
14-Jul-17 N. S. Adarsh Karthik K. Praveen Spell Tech – TechBeat’ 17 Department of Computer Technology
I
25-Jul-17 Mynumathi Speech Competition Covai Book Festival 2017, Coimbatore
I
18-Aug-17 Dhanalakshmi M. Disaster Management and First Aid In-house
Participation
22-Sep-17 23-Sep-17 Krishna Kumar B. Poster Presentation -15thIAAM National Level Conference Department of Microbiology, Vivekananda College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode
I
22-Sep-17 23-Sep-17 Sowmia B. Swetha Poster Presentation -15thIAAM National Level Conference Department of Microbiology, Vivekananda College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode
II
Academic Year 2016-2017
17-Jun-16 to 24-Jun-16 P. Saranya sri International Youth Exchange Programme 16 Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India and Republic of China
Representative of India
14-Jul-16 Renuka Navaneethan S. Pavithra Connection Department of Computer Technology
I
14-Jul-16 Puvanesan P. Saranya Sri P. Poster Presentation Department of Computer Technology
I
19-Jul-16 M. S. Sri Varshini S. Reshmika Poster Presentation - International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking Department of Hospital Administration
III
20-Jul-16 S. Nandhini Tamil Essay - International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking Department of Hospital Administration
I
21-Jul-16 S. Nandhini Tamil Oratorical - International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking Department of Hospital Administration
I
10-Aug-16 Saranya Sri. P. Book Review - “COMMERCIAL BLAST” Department of Commerce
II
10-Aug-16 Reshmika. S. Srivarshini. M. S. Archana S. Nair Photo Collage - “COMMERCIAL BLAST” Department of Commerce
I
10-Aug-16 Nivedha. J. Pavithra. S. Quiz competition - “COMMERCIAL BLAST” Department of Commerce
I
15-Aug-16 R. Pushpavalli State Level Painting Competition Kavi Arasar Kalaithamil Sangam
Ooviya Olisudar Award
17-Aug-16 J. Nivetha Patriotic Minds (Quiz) - Brave Bharat 16 Department of International Business
III
17-Aug-16 N. Nilanivetha K. Abinaya Poster Presentation - One Day National Conference on Food Processing and Technology (Igniting India) – Towards Entrepreneurship Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and EDC
I
17-Aug-16 J. Nivetha Patriotic Minds (Quiz) - Brave Bharat 16 Department of International Business
III
22-Aug-16 S. Nandhini Tamil Oratorical Department of Biochemistry
I
22-Aug-16 Shinila. M. C. Divya. P. Athira. K. V. Rahana. P.V. Indhumathi. P. Sangeetha. K. Reshma. S. Kalpana. S. Iswariya. M. Nivethitha. T. Vidhyashree. K.V. Srikavi. A. Helen Lawrencia G. Sangeetha. B. Sindhuja. B. PavithraNayaki. K. Manisha. R. Pavithra. R. Gayathri. C. M. Abarna. R. Sangeetha. P. Kalaiyarasi. B. Praveen. M. Selvakumar. R. Mathan. S. Jayasuriya. C. Arun Kumar. P. Tonyadijah Jeganeeshwaran Aakash. C. Mohamad Abdul Bajith Mahalakshmi. S. Keerthana. S. S. Kalima A. Sandhya M. Arunkumar R. Piruthika M. Naveena A.S. ShamugaPriya K. Pavithragayathri K. Sowbagyam K. Eniyathendral S. Kalima A. Sandhya M. Arunkumar J. Devakumar V. Keerthana L. Durgadevi Symposium on “Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics – Applications in clinical Research” Ganga Medical Centre and Hospitals Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore.
Participation
23-Aug-16 R. Pushpavalli Glass Painting Department of Biochemistry
III
10-Sep-16 Devakumar 14th IAAM Conference In-house
Life Membership
21-Sep-16 Samrat Ashok Avinash kumar Ragupathy Gowtham R. Gowtham S. Brand Race - ICONSOFT – 2K16 Department of Computer Science
II
18-Oct-16 & 19-Oct-16 M. S. Srivarshini S. Reshmika National Level Technical Symposium on “Innovations in Biotechnology for sustainable Development – Clean and Green Technology” (Evogen 2K16) – Poster Presentation Department of Computer Science
II
20-Dec-16 & 21-Dec-16 R. Hemalatha S. Mahalskshmi Anjali G. Menon S. Nishola G. Ramya C. M. Gayathri B. Sindhuja M. Nivedha S. Sudha Abirami N. Subiksha Science Academies Lecture Workshop on “Impact of Life Sciences in 21st Century” PSGR Krishnammal College for Women
Participation
23-Dec-16 Nivetha. R Jenifer Mercy NGP Fest - Paper Art Fine Arts Club
II
26-Dec-16 to 04-Jan-17 S Latha S Raathika Certificate programme on “Advanced Food Science Technology” Kavin Bioresearch
Certification
12-Jan-17 S. Nandhini Tamil Oratorical Department of International Business
II
25-Feb-17 R. Raaththika Skit Manavar Mandram - CASCALL 2K17, PSG College of Arts and Science
II
Academic Year 2015-2016
29-Sep-15 Sharmila
Selvakumar
Paper Presentation Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
I
29-Sep-15 Agsal Angeline Poster Presentation Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
III
06-Oct-15 Sharmila A.
Selva kumar R.  
Inter Departmental Competition  - Paper PRESENTATION Dept. of Biochemistry
II
08-Oct-15 Sharmila A. Inter Departmental Competition  - Mind Brave  Dept of CLT, Dr. N. G. P Arts and Science College
I
08-Oct-15 Sharmila A
Pavithra Nayaki K
UG Final Year
Inter Departmental Competition  - DEBT Dept. of CLT
II
08-Oct-15 Sharmila .A
UG Final Year
Inter Departmental Competition  - Mind Brave  Dept. of CLT
I
Oct - 15 Nandhini Tamil Oratorical Competition Nirmala College for Women
II
18-Dec-15 to 19-Dec-15 V. Pradeepa Poster Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
III
18-Dec-15 to 19-Dec-15 V. Keerthana Oral Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
II
18-Dec-15 to 19-Dec-15 P. Amudha Oral Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
I
18-Dec-15 to 19-Dec-15 V. Pradeepa Poster Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
III
18-Dec-15 to 19-Dec-15 V. Keerthana Oral Presentation Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
II
28-Dec-15 to 29-Dec-15 R. Piruthika A. S. Shanmuga priya Pavithra 
Gayathri K. J. Devakumar
MARINA'15 - 8th  National  Conference - Paper Presentation Department of Biotechnology
Paper Presentation
10-Feb-16 S. Pavithra National Conference on Bioresolution – A promising strategy Department of Bioscience, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College.
III
14-Feb-16 S. Nandhini HiLARICUS – South Indian Level Inter Collegiate Cultural Hindusthan College of Arts and Science
III
Academic Year 2014-2015
19.07.2014 & 20.07.2014
Anitha S NABS National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation – Status, Future and Way forward Department of Biotechnology, K. S. Rengasamy College of Technology
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12.09.2014 to 13.09.2014
Selvi Sofia J,
Loganagi J,
Shanmuga Priya A S,
Nivetha S,
Divya Bharathi B,
Lavanya P,
Reshma R,
Shahana Priya S,
Srimathi S
National Conference on Advances in Science and Technology PSG College of Arts and Science
Oral, Poster and Science Quiz
  Ms. Nandhini “Tamil pesuu Tamilai Pesuu” Pothigai TV Dr. N. G. P. Arts and Science College
II
07.02.2015 to 09.02.2015
S Anitha
Devakumar J
National workshop on Advanced Microbial Diagnostic Methods Department of Microbiology, Selvamm Arts and Science college
-
23.02.2015 to 24.02.2015
Mangaiyarkarasi A,
S Anitha
K R Mohanapriya
National Level Certificate Programme on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Biosciences PG and Research Department of Zoology, Holy cross College, Trichy.
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24.03.2015 to 25.03.2015
Mangaiyarkarasi A
K R Mohanapriya
Carbon Sequestration Seminar 2015 C. V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
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