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INTRODUCTION

Brief History of the Department
Department of Microbiology was established in the year 2000 with an Intake of 24 students and 3 faculty members. By the year 2007 the intake of students has raised up to 33 and the numbers of faculty members to five, our journey of 16 years had gained prominence as a department which possesses students filled with spirit of wisdom and knowledge enriched with skill required to fit the global competition.

M.O.U/Linkage/ Collaborations work with institutions
Department of Microbiology had a MOU wit Sri Sai Aditya Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Fresh Choice), for conduction microbiological analysis of their raw and finished products from 1st September 2014 to 1st September 2015.

Salient features

  • Good equipped laboratories to allow students to gain hands on experience in various practical procedures

  • Well learned faculty who inspire, and enrich the students with their knowledge

  • Conduction of placement drives have placed our students in prestigious Organizations

  • Conduction of Workshop & seminars has been a platform for our students to interact with resource persons who have been masters in their respective fields.

  • Till date our department has organized 6 National and State level seminars and 2 workshops in collaboration with companies like Bangalore Genei and Helini Bimolecules and these were exclusively for our students

  • Encouraging student projects have helped us in imbibing research oriented skills in the students.

  • Maintenance of blood group data from the whole college is done by our students every year.

  • Awareness programmes are conducted frequently in order to elevate a sense of responsibility among the students for the society.

  • Department is operating exclusive Face book page and WhatsApp group to help the present and past students in employment and relocation


NAME: Anil Kumar Chintaluri

Designation:Sr. Assistant Professor & HOD

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil (Qualified APSET - 2012 )

Experience in Teaching: 16 years

Teaching Experience:

  • Worked as Asst. Professor from 3rd September 2001 to July 2004, Asst. Professor/HOD from August 2004 to 30thJune 2009 and Sr. Asst. Professor/ HOD in the Department of Microbiology, MRPG College, Vizianagaram, AP till date, and ratified as Asst. Professor by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in the year 2007.

Research Experience:
  • Submitted Doctoral thesis entitled "COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF ESSENTIAL OILS OF SELECTED PLANTS AND TLC -BIOAUTOGRAPHIC STUDIES FOR DETECTION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS" to Dept. of Microbiology, GITAM Deemed University, Visakhapatnam under the Guidance of Prof. K. Aruna Lakshmi.

  • Awarded M.Phil., by the department of Botany, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in the year 2011 and the title of dissertation "Studies on antibacterial activity of Ocimum on selected food borne pathogenic bacteria"

  • Completed a project work at DANO Vaccines and Biologicals India Ltd., Hyderabad for the partial fulfillment of award of Master degree in Microbiology entitled "Production of Tetanus Toxoid from Clostridium tetani" during 2001.

Areas of expertise:
  • Microbial Biotechnology

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology

  • Microbial Genetics

  • Basic Microbiological Techniques

  • Microbial Physiology

  • Agricultural Microbiology

  • Medical Microbiology

Paper Publication:
  • V.Bhargavi, K.Anil, Ch. Anil Kumar and K.V.V.Lakshmi, April 2011, Prevalence and Antimicrobial resistance Patterns of Food Borne Pathogens Isolated from Food handlers. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, Volume: 5(1), pp 191-194, ISSN: 0973-7510.

  • Nagamalleswara Rao K., Venkata Kumar Ch, Madhuri K., Anil Kumar Ch and Satyanarayana P. V. V.A, 2013, 4(6), simultaneous method for quantitative determination of lamivudine and zidovudine in human plasma by using tandem mass spectrometry and its application to pharmacokinetic studies, Der Pharmacia Sinica, ISSN: 0976-8688.

  • Venkata Kumar Ch, Nagamalleswara Rao K, Madhuri K , Anil Kumar Ch and Kesava Rao T KV, A quantitative determination of penbutolol and its metabolite in plasma by liquid chromatography tandem mass and its application to pharmacokinetic studies, February 2014, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 2(2), pp 149-160, ISSN (Print): 2321-3310; ISSN (Online): 2321-3086.

  • Anil Kumar Chintaluri, Aruna Lakshmi Komarraju, Venkata Kumar Chintaluri & Bhargavi Vemulapalli Comparative study of antimicrobial activity of essential oils of selected plants of Rutaceae and TLC - bioautographic studies for detection of bioactive compounds, November 2014, Journal of Essential Oil Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10412905.2014.974837.

Contact No: +91 9492542469, +91 919573875916

Email ID:
anil_hod@yahoo.co.in & anil.hod@gmail.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
           

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Our department right from its inception is well equipped with all Instruments required as per the guide lines of Andhra University, 2 labs, an Instrumentation room and a culture room. Labs have sophisticated instruments like PCR thermal cycler, Cooling Centrifuge, Rotary Shaker, U.V. Visible spectrophotometer, Electrophoresis apparatus etc,. The Laboratories are spacious to accommodate 36 students at a stretch.



Library Facilities:
We have nearly 750 volumes of 250 different titles of books in the Central Library which will accommodate 300 students at a time. Library will work from 9.00am to 8.00pm for the benefit of students. We are also having departmental library with 100 titles of reference books.


ADMISSION PROCEDURE

The students are selected through a Common entrance test conducted by Andhra University. Admissions in to various courses will be done by the directorate of admissions, Andhra University according to the reservation policy and rules and regulations of the government of Andhra Pradesh. The requirement for admission into all science courses offered by Andhra University is a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in group subjects in the qualifying examination. For SC and ST candidates, a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in group subjects is sufficient. The requirement for arts and commerce courses is generally a pass in the appropriate qualifying examination. Admission to, the management quota seats only, will be made by the college. They are filled as per first cum first served basis.

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EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Department has organized one day Seminar *Recent advances in Bioremediation and Biotechnology* on 20th August 2006. Experts from different Universities delivered inspiring Lectures. Students have participated in poster presentation session very actively. Prizes were distributed to the best posters in valedictory session.


Number of Seminars/Guest Lectures conducted :

  1. Organized a one day National seminar on “Applied Microbiological Concepts and Recent trends” on 24th February 2008
  2. Organized “World water day Celebration” on 24th March 2008
  3. Organized one day state level seminar on “New Frontiers in Biosciences” on 13 December 2009 in coordination with Departments of Biochemistry & Biotechnology
  4. Organized workshop on “Human DNA Fingerprinting Techniques” on 31st March 2010 in collaboration with Helini Biomolecules, Chennai
  5. Organized 2 day national seminar on “ Changing Horizons of Applied Biology” during 11th December to 12th December 2010.

Department achievements

Department has successfully completed 16 years of academic excellence and produced nearly 450 microbiologist, who are serving in various multinational, national and Govt. organizations. With the support of alumni, department is providing employment to the meritorious students. From the inception the pass percentage of students is above 95 in the department. Research is the continuous activity in the department and it has supported in the completion of Ph.D for three of the faculty members and M.Phil., for tow of the faculty members. Department has produced 10 research publications from the year 2008 and more than 25 student projects have been completed by taking the support of departmental laboratory facilities

Students achievements
Students of the department have actively participated and got prizes in the cultural, literal and sports competitions organized by the college and University. More than 300 alumni are working with Industries like Pharmaceutical, Food Processing, Vaccine Production etc. and many of them are working under the cadre of manager and above. More than 10 alumni have completed their doctoral degrees from various Universities.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Good equipped laboratories to allow students to gain hands on experiences in various practical procedures

  • Well learned faculty who inspire, and enrich the students with their illustrious knowledge

  • Conduction of placement drives have placed our students in prestigious Organizations

  • Conduction of Workshop & seminars have been a platform for our students to interact with Resource persons who have been masters in their respective fields.

  • Till date our department has organized.

  • National and State level seminars and 2 workshops. In collaboration with companies like Bangalore Genei and Helini Bimolecular, we have conducted workshop for our students exclusively.

  • Encouraging student projects have helped us imbibing Research oriented skills in the students.

  • Extension activities Maintenance of blood group data from the whole college is done by our students every year.

  • Awareness programmes are conducted frequently. In order to elevate a sense of responsibility among the students towards by the society.

FACULTY PROFILE

 NAME:Ch. Anil Kumar
 Designation:Sr. Asst. Prof/HOD
 Qualification:M.Sc., M. Phil., APSET LS (Ph.D)
 Experience in Teaching :16 Years
 Contact No:+91 9492542469, +91 919573875916
 Date of Joining:0000-00-00
 e Mail ID:anil_hod@yahoo.co.in & anil.hod@gmail.com
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 NAME:K.V. Vijaya Lakshmi
 Designation:Sr. Asst. Professor
 Qualification:M.Sc., M. Phil., APSET LS
 Experience in Teaching :13 Years
 Contact No:+919989989915
 Date of Joining:2004-01-01
 e Mail ID:vijjivenu8206@gmail.com
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 NAME:D. Priyanka
 Designation:Asst. Professor
 Qualification:M.Sc., APSET LS
 Experience in Teaching :9 Years
 Contact No:-
 Date of Joining:2008-01-01
 e Mail ID:vejerlapriyanka@yahoo.co.in
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 NAME:P.V.V. Madhuri
 Designation:Asst. Professor
 Qualification:M.Sc.
 Experience in Teaching :3 Years
 Contact No:-
 Date of Joining:2014-01-01
 e Mail ID:-
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